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Colors@Concorde: The Fresh And French Party

In the world of all that is hip in Berlin, sometimes the central-western kiezes (especially Charlottenberg and Wilmersdorf) feel a little left out of the buzz, despite being “juuuust a bit outside” the HIP ZONE.  My Prenzlauerberg/Mitte/Kreuzberg rooted neighbors will tell you that’s because there is nothing over there that is hip enough to buzz […]

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Creativity, Culture, And Cuisine With Slow Travel Berlin

Yesterday I had the pleasure of attending the Slow Travel Berlin Event at Markthalle IX in Kreuzberg.  The gathering was entitled “A Celebration Of Creativity, Culture & Cuisine,” and it was all that and more… The program was packed with cool activities and a boatload of Berlin tweeps showed up, such as @iamkosmonaut, @uberlinblog, @smonicats […]

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Bird Virgin No More (Best Burgers In Berlin!)

On February 9th I finally lost it…I’m a Bird virgin no more.  The Bird in Berlin (Prenzlauerberg) is renowned throughout the city for having seriously fierce burgers and with good – very very good – reason.  They are stupendous. I had the chance to visit the place with the awesome guys from a Berlin startup […]

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Tongue Twisting German

Foreigners to Germany attempting to speak the language are a great source of amusement for the locals – trust me, I know this for a fact. Even after one makes it past the first 2 years of monotonous-machine-gun-rat-a-tat-tat and is able to discern that there are actually spaces between words here and there, the venture […]

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Restaurant Tim Raue

Originally written on February 17, 2011 I committed a cardinal sin at Restaurant Tim Raue.  Buddha Raue forgive me, I asked for substitutions in the fixed menu. I am personally not fond of most fish.  But the smiling waitress was quite charming as she explained that my preferences would not taste good together.  I was so […]

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