I Spent 24 Hours in Berlin’s Busiest Drug Market
When I get out of the U8 train at Berlin's Kottbusser Tor station at 5 AM on a Thursday, three men dressed in rags raise their beer bottles to greet me, grinning with the few remaining teeth they have.
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.
In Photos: Berlin 'Refugee School' Stand-Off Ends After 8 Days of Siege and Protest
In Berlin's Kreuzberg the derelict Gerhart-Hauptmann school was besieged by up to 1,700 police officers with 40 refugees barricaded inside.
Refugees In Berlin Kicked Themselves Out of Their Own Protest Camp
The evacuation is a great lesson on how to make a protest movement slowly wear itself down and implode without the state lifting a finger.
Talking to Berlin's Hipster Defense Squad
Berlin is often hailed as a mecca for ex-pats and creative types fed up with New York and its stratospheric cost of living. Now, as hordes of graphic designers and writers have begun gentrifying the city, locals have started a concerted attack on...