SKRA To Die?

SKRA To Die?

Insider News 5 September 2017 0

The future of SKRA stadium (ul. Wawelska 5) hangs in the balance after it was announced that the property will pass into the hands of City Hall at the end of September. Though the city is thought to be considering a substantial rejuvenation that would cost up to PLN... Read more
Future Soho

Future Soho

Insider News 28 August 2017 0

Plans for a major redevelopment of Kamionek’s Soho Factory have been made public, with the architectural renderings visualizing the creation of new office, residential and leisure facilities around a ‘heritage zone’ of former factory buildings. Structures such as the cult Neon Museum will be retained as part of this... Read more
Grounds For Optimism
The long-suffering fans of Polonia Warszawa have had little to celebrate the last few seasons, though that could yet change with news that their ramshackle stadium is set for a swank overhaul. Set to cost approximately zł. 57 million, the five-year revamp will involve the construction of two 2,000-seater... Read more
Under The Bridge
A new footbridge spanning the Wisła river has opened following eight months of work. Running underneath Most Łazienkowska, the PLN 13.5 million project consists of two separate footbridges running on either side: one for cyclists and pedestrians, and the other solely for bike users. Additionally, a further footbridge, this... Read more
Disaster For Tiger
The Tiger energy drink brand has found itself at the center of a ferocious PR storm after an advert published online backfired in style. The ad, depicting an obscene hand gesture, appeared on Instagram on August 1 – the anniversary of the 1944 Warsaw Uprising – along with a... Read more
Black Cat Loses Life
The end is nigh for possibly the most iconic of all of Warsaw’s post-communist architectural atrocities. Years of legal wrangling appear to be over after it was announced that a tender for the demolition of the Czarny Kot hotel would be launched within the next 60 days. Originally constructed... Read more
Uprising Anniversary
The 73rd anniversary of the 1944 Warsaw Uprising will be commemorated by way of numerous services, exhibitions, lectures and screenings throughout the month. As ever, August 1 is set to be the most important day, with events including a ceremonial changing of the guard at noon in front of... Read more
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
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
Inside Trump’s Tower!
The opening of the Marriott in 1989 wrote a new chapter in Warsaw’s hotel history. Expats and moneyed locals thronged the hotel’s bars and restaurants, while visiting VIPs made full use of the split-level Presidential Suite on the 40th floor: Joan Collins, Chris de Burgh and the King of... Read more

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