Neighborhood Watch: Mariensztat
Originally established by an 18th century nobleman who named it after his wife, Maria, it didn’t take long for the Mariensztat district to veer from its intended genteel look. By the outbreak of WWII the area had become an unnavigable confusion of tangled streets and tumbledown tenements: pimps, prostitutes...
Reflections on a Broken Mirów
Taken at face value, lower Mirów looks discordant and despondent; but search around and you’ll find a complex district in the process of healing itself… By Alex Webber | Photographs by Kevin Demaria Blocked and bounded by major traffic arteries – Prosta, Jana Pawła, Jerozolimskie and Okopowa – Mirów’s...
Muranów Prowl

Muranów Prowl

Blog 13 March 2016 0

Today? In a word, glorious. So it’s not meant to officially start till next weekend, but Sunday presented a sneak snapshot of spring that was just too good to miss – at one stage it felt like the whole of Warsaw was on the streets. Might as well join...
Taming Tamka

Taming Tamka

FeaturesInsider News 15 September 2015 0

Everyone talks about Powiśle like it’s the local answer to Brixton. So why does everyone go cold at the mere mention of Tamka? This issue we redress the balance, looking into the crooks and corners of this overlooked street… SHOPPING Antykwariat na Tamce ul. Tamka 45B How can you...

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