Our most recent articles with recommendations and the most up-to-date happenings in this vibrant city!

Natural History Museum
Natural History Museum

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Berlin's incredible Natural History Museum is just around the corner from Miniloftmitte ('Naturkundemuseum' is even our subway stop). With over 30 million objects, the 'Museum für Naturkunde' is one of the most important and largest natural history collections in the world.

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MAOC Hair
MAOC Hair

Friday, March 12, 2010

The little shop on the ground floor of the Miniloft building is now home to MAOC Hair salon, and we couldn't be happier! Finally, a hairdresser who makes us look fabulous - every time - at quite reasonable prices.

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Hebbel am Ufer / Oedipus Rex
Hebbel am Ufer / Oedipus Rex

Thursday, March 4, 2010

The intendant of Hebbel am Ufer, one of the most exciting theatre and musical venues in town, famously has an aversion to "art shit"; preferring instead "reality shit"; - an attitude that has helped propel his theatre into experimental terrain far removed from the world of traditional drama.

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Tartane
Tartane

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

In a city where hamburgers are relative newcomers to the culinary scene ('Bouletten', although also made of ground beef, are really no comparison), the title for Berlin's best burger is hotly contested.

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Kino Babylon Mitte
Kino Babylon Mitte

Monday, February 15, 2010

Berlin's Berlinale fever is practically melting the snow off the streets, and all we can think about is movies - the perfect time to share the glory of one of our favorite cinemas!

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Tadschikische Teestube
Tadschikische Teestube

Monday, February 8, 2010

The Tadschikische Teestube (Tajikistan tearoom) is a warm and welcoming treasure hidden behind the Neue Wache on the busy tourist hub between Unter de Linden, Museum Island and Alexanderplatz, the perfect spot for a break after a day wandering around cold Berlin.

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La Bonne Franquette
La Bonne Franquette

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Happily a friendly new French brasserie has opened around the corner from Minilofts, a place that hits the spot, whether you opt for a casual yet classy lunch or relaxed dinner with good French wine.

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Berlinale 2010
Berlinale 2010

Monday, January 18, 2010

Only three weeks until the start of the Berlin Film Festival! Tickets are already on sale for the revamped version of Fritz Lang's Metropolis on February 12 in the Friedrichstadtpalast and for the Culinary Cinema events from February 14 to 19 (film, food and wine, in the lovely Martin Gropius Bau.

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Hamburger Bahnhof
Hamburger Bahnhof

Wednesday, January 6, 2010

Miniloft is surrounded by an ever-growing number of galleries and art hot spots - the newest crop lies slightly hidden just north of the main train station, behind the large museum for contemporary art, Hamburger Bahnhof.

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Matthew on TV: Berlin after the wall
Matthew on TV: Berlin after the wall

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

CNN recently asked Matthew Griffin, one of the architects and owners of Minilofts (along with his wife, Britta Jürgens), to share his local architecture expertise.

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