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Herr von Eden
Herr von Eden

Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Get some spiffy New Year's duds at Herr von Eden, a Hamburg-based tailor whose exquisite suits, coats and shirts are cut with old-fashioned flair and modern verve.

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Voo Concept Store
Voo Concept Store

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

The new VOO Concept Store opened last month in Berlin Kreuzberg, a gigantic 300 square meter retail space featuring a nice mix of high-end and more affordable brands, from classic with an alternative, progressive edge, to street wear and high fashion, from known to unknown names.

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Muret la Barba
Muret la Barba

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

This is two Italian restaurants in a row we've reported on, but this one is too lovely to keep to ourselves... Muret la Barba brings great joy: a simple, autenthic, delicious Italian restaurant and wine bar near the Miniloft apartments, with a huge wine selection, most of which can also be ordered by the glass.

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Holy Shit Shopping
Holy Shit Shopping

Thursday, December 2, 2010

For a different kind of Berlin Christmas market and a one-stop Christmas shopping extravaganza, head to Holy Shit Shopping. At this 'Christmas Shopping Lounge,' over 150 designers, artists and craftspeople sell their wares in the HBC gallery and Gallery Hopping, with DJs and snacks to boot.

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Zwölfer
Zwölfer

Thursday, November 11, 2010

Shopping for something special in Kastanienallee? check out Anna von Gwinner's very personal selection of design and art.

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Tom's Fritten
Tom's Fritten

Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Heading home to your Miniloft in that netherland between night and day, the smiling potato with the backwards baseball cap is there to save you from your hunger. Tom's Fritten (Berliner for french fries, of course) serves hand-cut, hand-made fries out of its cheerful truck.

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La Galleria Italiana
La Galleria Italiana

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Don't be fooled by the hum-drum exterior on a busy street: La Galleria Italiana, a homey little hole in the wall with 30 seats, serves tasty homemade pastas and other delectable delicacies. It's another great addition to the roster of good restaurants within walking distance of Miniloft.

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Clärchens Ballhaus: Fall Ball
Clärchens Ballhaus: Fall Ball

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Celebrate the crisp days and glorious colors of fall by dancing the night away in the beloved Clärchens Ballhaus, at the "Großer Herbstball". The ballroom extravaganza rings in the glories of the cold seasons (which are, of course, the best time to dance at Clärchens).

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Direktorenhaus
Direktorenhaus

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Direktorenhausis in a beautiful old building on the Spree, now a huge new art space. It utilizes the total space to build an atmospheric framework to explore the different elements of art, craft, design and performance.

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Berlin Music Week
Berlin Music Week

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Where once there was only Popkomm, now there is Berlin Music Week, as the music industry consolidates to create a vast 7-day program for music lovers and industry folks.

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