Life In Berlin

Life In Berlin: Warpigs Tap Takeover At Lager Lager

May 5, 2017
Hugh & Hana Eckermann

Hugh Eckermann: Lager Lager, a unique combination growler station, bottle shop and tasting room in Berlin-Neukölln is frequently hosting amazing tap takeovers.

Funky Berlin: The British Pie Man

May 4, 2017
Kai Haskins

Timothy Pink is a kindly British pie man. His family has been selling pies in the UK since 1880, but recently Timothy has relocated to Berlin in an attempt to enter a more international market. He wears a grey argyle sweater, black apron, and beaming smile. We caught up with Timothy one Saturday afternoon at the Markthalle Neun, where he attempts to teach Berliners about the magic of savory pies.

Life In Berlin: The Haus

May 2, 2017
Courtesy of The Haus

In one room stand a pair of colossal feet and legs, as though a giant has burst through the ceiling of the building and is standing in the sky above. In another room, there’s a huge hardcore pornographic fresco created not with a paintbrush, but with spray paint. Another room is a dizzying geometric swirl of patterns created using colored tape.

Life In Berlin: How To Make Beer Like A Parasite

Apr 28, 2017
Hugh & Hana Eckermann

Hana Eckermann: Bierlieb in Berlin - Friedrichshain announced a Parasite Produktions beer tasting and we are eager to find out what is the story behind this unusual project.

Richie Hodges: We're also in a scene in Berlin right now that although is growing and budding and doing wonderful craft beer, has maybe become a little bit stagnant in the last six months to a year. We thought, "and let's just shake it up a little bit and try something new." It's Berlin, be creative, push the edge a little bit.

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In Turkey’s recent referendum, 51% of voters were in favor of expanding Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s presidential powers. The narrow margin of victory, combined with repressive tactics by Turkey’s ruling AK party prior to the election, led to two broad implications. First, Turkey’s main opposition party, the Republican People’s Party, has called for the referendum to be voided, citing voting irregularities. Second, that is was Turkish expats that swung the vote in Erdogan’s favor.