Central Park
The results of a competition to find a new design for the southern side of the Palace of Culture have been revealed, with the winning entry coming courtesy of the Gdynia-based architectural studio Pniewski Architecki. Picked for its originality and functionality, work to implement the project is expected to... Read more
Nocny Market RIP
Organizers of Warsaw’s Nocny Market have confirmed that they will not be returning to their spiritual address this year due to renovation works scheduled to be carried out at the abandoned train station that served as their home. First opened in 2016, the street food market quickly rose to... Read more
Fountain Returns
Over 35,000 attended yesterday’s official inauguration of the new ‘fountain season’. Reactivated after the annual winter break, the Multimedia Fountain Park between the Old Town and river has thrilled millions since launching seven years ago. Equipped with 367 jets capable of firing 30,000 liters of water per minute, the... Read more
Survivor Saved!
One of Warsaw’s great surviving war ruins has been saved after being entered into the so-called ‘register of monuments’. Substantially damaged towards the end of WWII, the building at Waliców 14 had come to be viewed as one of the city’s quirkier landmarks on account of its crowning feature:... Read more
River Drinking Laws
Nothing says summer more than heading down the riverside and seeing in the sunset with a beer in your hand. The moment the mercury climbs, a string of bars open along the Wisła turning the front into an amorphous, happy blur of drunken din. But with the riverbank often... Read more
And Breathe…

And Breathe…

Insider News 25 February 2018 0

Nearly two years since it was first published online, a striking architectural project found itself going viral after being the subject of a Facebook post by social activist Jan Śpiewak. The concept of architects Patrycja Stołtny and Michał Sapko, Plac Oddechu (Breathe Square) visualizes the area surrounding the Palace... Read more
Emilia: The Comeback!
Opened in 1970, Dom Meblowy Emilia was hailed as one of the outstanding examples of post-war modernism in Poland, largely thanks to a visionary aesthetic reliant on wide open spaces and a glass facade designed to ‘blur the lines between outside and in’. When it was announced that the... Read more
Stones Return?

Stones Return?

Insider News 29 December 2017 0

The Rolling Stones are set to make a sensational return to Warsaw over fifty years since they last played in the Polish capital. With the arena in Chorzow already booked to host Guns’n’Roses this coming summer, speculation has mounted that the Stones will choose instead to perform at the... Read more
Party Town!

Party Town!

Insider News 16 December 2017 0

An in-depth study of 41 global cities has ranked Warsaw as the ninth best place in the world in which to go out. The survey, conducted by Hostelworld, took into account factors such as quality of nightlife, safety, transport and cost. Hamburg, Berlin and Copenhagen were named the top... Read more
Whale Of A Time

Whale Of A Time

Insider News 10 December 2017 0

Warsaw residents woke on Friday morning to news that a 15-meter whale had been discovered washed up on the banks of the Wisla river. Secured by police tape, and guarded by a team of scientists clad in hazmat suits, the finding prompted a steady stream of gawkers throughout the... Read more