Kreuzberg

10.25.17

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.

7.10.17

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."

7.27.16

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.

5.18.16

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.

5.2.16

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.

10.21.13

Talking to Berlin's Hipster Defence Squad

Anti-gentrification rhetoric is threatening to turn violent in the German capital.

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5.8.13

May Day in Berlin Was a Playground for Happy Idiots

Idiots in bathtubs, idiots in gorilla suits, idiots who cut drugs in phone booths.

4.5.13

Berliners Are Fighting a War Against Hipster-Led Gentrification

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