Polish Vodka Museum Opens!
The regeneration of Praga’s Koneser Factory took a significant step forward today with the official opening of the Polish Vodka Museum – allegedly the first museum of its kind anywhere in the world. Set inside a 19th century distillery that once kept both locals and occupying Russian troops supplied... Read more
Sto Lat Maluch!

Sto Lat Maluch!

Features 12 June 2018 0

June 6th marked the 45th anniversary of the Fiat 126p. Nicknamed Maluch (‘the little one’), the diminutive rear-engine car has since acquired cult status both at home and abroad… and even Hollywood. The Maluch was introduced to Poland as part of Edward Gierek’s plan to ‘motorize’ the nation. Prior... Read more
Poland: World Cup 2018
Backed by an estimated 20,000 traveling fans, Poland’s Eagles land in Russia as everyone’s favorite outsider for World Cup glory. No pressure then, lads… The Megastar You know this one already, don’t you? Forward Robert Lewandowski notched 16 goals during the qualifiers, bringing his all-time tally to 52 –... Read more
Nocny Market Lives!
Foodies and trendistas had a collective seizure in April after organizers of the celebrated Nocny Market landed the bombshell that they would not be returning for a third stint this summer. Occupying the disintegrating platform of an abandoned train station, the street food market made its debut in 2016,... Read more
Building of the Year
Cult architectural website, Bryła, have announced the result of their annual Building of the Year poll, with Poznań’s Bałtyk tower scooping the coveted top spot. Designed by Dutch firm MVRDV, the 16-storey mixed-use skyscraper is comprised of several cascading terraces, with the structure’s sloping form changing with every angle.... Read more
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
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
Hangover Doctor!
Offering round-the-clock outcalls that will reach your deathbed within a maximum of 45 minutes, a new service has been launched looking to tend and relieve the hungover masses. The brainchild of Dr. Tomasz Hendzel, Kac Doktor (kacdoktor.pl) promises to kick your hangover / comedown into touch within a maximum... Read more

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