Kreuzberg

Berlin

Will Google Finally Ruin Kreuzberg for Good?

The launch of a new Google Campus in Berlin's coolest district has fanned the flames of a long-running tension between locals and gentrifiers.
Lucie Heath
10.25.17
Last Call

Last Call: One of Berlin's Oldest Cocktail Bars Will Put Chicken Skin in Your Drink

"Drinking a beer at a cocktail bar is like going to a brothel to jerk off in the toilet."
Liv Fleischhacker
7.10.17
Travel

I Spent 24 Hours Around Berlin's Dingiest Square

When I get out of the U8 train at Berlin's Kottbusser Tor station at 5AM on a Thursday, three men dressed in rags raise their beer bottles to greet me, grinning with the few remaining teeth they have.
Wlada Kolosowa
7.27.16
Berlin

How Two Dutch Chefs Are Reinventing Berlin's Restaurant Scene

Serving an eclectic menu that includes Dutch bitterballen and baba au rhum, Lode & Stijn is the antidote to Berlin restaurants decked out in mismatched vintage furniture.
Barbara Woolsey
5.18.16
Photo

360° Photos of May Day Celebrations in Berlin

About 44,000 people showed up for MyFest – a May Day celebration street fair initiated to counteract the violence usually saved for the demonstrations on the day.
Grey Hutton
5.2.16
News

Talking to Berlin's Hipster Defence Squad

Anti-gentrification rhetoric is threatening to turn violent in the German capital.
Huw Nesbitt
10.21.13
Stuff

May Day in Berlin Was a Playground for Happy Idiots

Idiots in bathtubs, idiots in gorilla suits, idiots who cut drugs in phone booths.
Luke Atcheson, Photos: Grey Hutton
5.8.13
News

Berliners Are Fighting a War Against Hipster-Led Gentrification

And it looks like they just might be the first people to succeed.
Matt Shea
4.5.13