Frankfurt

Kids These Days

This Programmable LED Fidget Spinner Sends Secret Messages

The wildly popular toy gets a tech upgrade.
Samantha Cole
6.17.17
Frankfurt

Marco Fabian's Resurgence Puts Him on the Verge of a National Team Call-Up

The once struggling midfielder is now starring for fifth-place Frankfurt. Is that enough to earn him a call-up to El Tri?
Cesar Hernandez
9.26.16
Art

An Artist Discovers His Black Heritage Through Photography

German-born photographer Zun Lee documents the special non-special moments of black family life.
Beckett Mufson
2.11.16
Travel

Inside the Devastation of Germany's Crack Capital

The crack problem in Frankfurt's Bahnhofsviertel neighborhood has gotten so bad, residents are nostalgic for the days when heroin was addicts' drug of choice.
Ben Kilb
7.30.15
Design

Frankfurt’s Skyline Gets Minecrafted by Bjarke Ingels

This skyscraper contains elements of a real city all in one structure.
Antonio Pacheco
7.21.15
tech

A Volkswagen Factory Worker Has Been Killed by a Robot

Are giant robotic arms coming to wipe out humanity?
Joe Bish
7.2.15
pride

Who Says the Lesbian Party Scene Is Dead?

Female DJ collectives are creating new spaces for queer women as lesbian bars, clubs, and festivals are shutting down.
DJ Whitney Day
6.10.15
Art

Photojournalist Captures the Sublime Beauty of German Buildings Being Destroyed

Photojournalist Meike Fischer fossilizes the dramatic changes in Frankfurt's skyline in her ongoing photo series 'Panta Rhei/Frankfurt.'
Sami Emory
5.12.15
The Magic Hour Issue

Fiction: 'The Fair'

"The dressy clothes, the parties, the cigars, the jacked-up prices in the hotels and restaurants, the disappointing food were all of a piece. It was exhausting and repetitive and depressing—and no one in publishing would have missed it for the world."
Jonathan Galassi
4.21.15
Art

These Architecture Pictures Are So Crisp It’s Unreal

Matthias Heiderich's photo series 'Systems/Layers' captures moments when urban scenery almost looks like an illustration.
Beckett Mufson
10.28.14
Germany

Deep in Germany's Apple Wine Country

Billy Wagner takes us on a tour through Frankfurt's Sachsenhausen district to visit traditional Apfelwein pubs and taste different versions of this tart, golden-colored booze.
Billy Wagner
9.3.14
Travel

A Guide to Europe's Secret Drug Capitals

The European Monitoring Center for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) analyzed sewage to determine which drug was most widely used in each area. We turned their analysis into a helpful guide.
Jermain Raffington
6.26.14
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