Take-off Delayed
Residents of Warsaw were left scandalized last week after an Ilyushin-14 passenger plane was left parked on Pl. Defilad. But this shock quickly turned to horror after rumors began circulating that the plane’s owner – the proprietor of numerous fast food ventures in the vicinity – planned on opening... Read more
New Mural Rises
Work has begun on a new mural to commemorate the 1944 Warsaw Uprising. Covering an area of 250 sq/m, and costing approximately PLN 25,000, the piece will officially be unveiled on July 31st – the eve of the 73rd anniversary of the battle. Found on the wall running outside... Read more
Keret House Open Days
“I saw a gap between a pre-war tenement and a 70s co-op block,” says architect Jakub Szczęsny, “and thought it was a fantastic representation of the Frankenstein nature of Warsaw. Well, I wanted to fill that space, to make those two buildings communicate and relate to each other. How?... Read more
Trump In Wawa!
Despite being widely hailed as a success, Donald Trump’s fleeting visit to Warsaw wasn’t completely without incident: Wednesday evening saw Greenpeace activists project a message onto the Palace of Culture announcing ‘No Trump, Yes Paris’. Their message was a reference to the US President’s withdrawal from the Paris Climate... Read more
Armageddon

Armageddon

Insider News 30 June 2017 0

Huge swathes of Warsaw were left gridlocked and without electricity after a flash storm ripped through the city on Thursday afternoon. Hundreds of trees are believed to have been felled, leaving dozens of cars damaged and roads blocked. Miraculously, no serious injuries have been reported. Across the rest of... Read more
Modlin 2.0

Modlin 2.0

Insider News 28 June 2017 0

Plans have been made public to transform Modlin fortress into a ‘smart city’ development hosting the largest conference center in Central Eastern Europe. The project, estimated to cost up to EUR 480 million, also envisions the creation of a university, wellness center, golf course, and, of course, luxury loft... Read more
The New Wisła!
Some things are worth waiting for: though delivered behind schedule, the revamped promenade on the left side of the Wisła has won acclaim for transforming the riverfront. Launched in several stages (with some still to go), the latest section was officially opened yesterday by Warsaw’s mayor, Hanna Gronkiewicz-Waltz. “You... Read more
The Future of Gwardii
Plans to revive Hala Gwardii were made public last week by the Warsaw-based architectural studio Bulanda, Mucha – Architecki. Their concept envisions the transformation of the eastern wing of the Hala Mirowska complex into a modern food and leisure market showcasing regional produce and eco foods. Space has also... Read more
Weekend Happenings
Warsaw Orange Festival 2-3 June @ Służewiec, ul. Puławska 266 Warsaw’s biggest music festival has an array of acts booked to perform, among them Kings of Leon, Imagine Dragons, Kodaline and Justice. Tickets from zł. 109-399 @ orangewarsawfestival.pl Comic Con 1-4 June @ Ptak Warsaw Expo, Al. Katowicka 62... Read more
Swings & Roundabouts
News of an epic new playground set in the grounds of Park Ujazdowski has left kids across the city buzzing with anticipation. Costing zł. 3.6 million, the project will include tunnels, towers, bridges and water features and is set to be funded by ZOM – the municipal department charged... Read more

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