Every week, we ask an immigrant in Berlin to share their top five favourite things to do in the city. This week: Brazilian dancer Rosiris Garrido.
In a canoe on the Spree, by kayak on the Wannsee - a fresh way to explore Berlin's history from the water.
Corona has devastated cinemas. The Colosseum multiplex was already fighting an uphill battle and its last chance could be state intervention.
After the fall of the Wall, renowned molecular biologist Tom Rapoport was fired by his new West German bosses - and ended up at Harvard.
The app is much more than the favoured messaging app of corona deniers. It can help you find drugs and prostitutes. A noctural stroll through Berlin.
Remember all the fun we had in pre-corona Berlin? The city's swinging bars, roaring clubs and love of all things decadent and pleasurable goes back decades.
Both started out as working class districts. The Cold War drove a wedge between them. Now they're united once more. But what do they really have in common?
By and large, the writing of history has ignored the stories of women. Here are five exceptional female Berliners who have left a mark over the past century.
Anna Funder's Stasiland has become a classic of the literature on communist East Germany. 30 years after reunification, the book could serve as a warning for now.
Of West Berlin pizzas, East German students and an unexamined Stasi file: after graduation, Catherine Hickley took a job teaching English in East Germany in 1989.
Unforgettable years: the peaceful revolution, the fall of the Wall, reunification. We got the mayors of West Berlin and East Berlin, Walter Momper and Thomas Krüger, to sit down for a chat about that time.
To mark 30 years of German reunification, we at the Berliner Zeitung English Edition are taking you on a linguistic journey through 30 German words and phrases that charted Germany's Cold War division, reunification and what happened next. First up, it's the neue Bundesländer.
With the 1920 Greater Berlin Act, Berlin became one of the biggest cities in the world in one swoop. A stroll through ten decades of Berlin history.
We need to stop saying 'East' and 'West' like they're four letter words.
Dilber Dogan and her husband Gökhan are owners of a well-known Prenzlauer Berg takeaway offering German classics from Currywurst to Schnitzel. They told us how they're coping with corona - and gentrification.
"Kottbusser Tor, ich spring' vom Zug, zwei Kontrolleure ahnen Betrug. (...) Oranienstraße, hier lebt der Koran, dahinter fängt die Mauer an." So singt Annette Humpe von "Ideal" 1980 über Kreuzberg.
Vielleicht ist eigenwilliger Humor etwas Verbindendes unter Berlinern. Ein rauer Ton, der für Uneingeweihte nach Herzlosigkeit klingen mag, aber doch nur dazu geschaffen ist, die Dinge sehr direkt auf den Punkt zu bringen. Wer also Victoria Wentzell fragt, was West Berlin heute ausmacht, wird zur An...
Architecture was not exempt from the process of denazification. In May 1946, the Allied Control Commission ordered the "complete destruction" of all buildings and memorials linked to the military and National Socialists. The order was to be carried out by January the 1 st 1947. But just as it proved...