Record Breaker

Record Breaker

Insider News 16 January 2017 1

Despite facing numerous hurdles this year, it’s been announced that the latest installment of the WOŚP fundraising event has smashed all previous records. Celebrating their 25th year, organizers have fallen foul of Poland’s ruling party, with the state broadcaster, TVP, cold shouldering the event and even going so far... Read more
Smog Crisis

Smog Crisis

Insider News 9 January 2017 2

For the second time within a month City Hall took the previously unprecedented step of declaring a day of free public transport in a desperate bid to break up a bank of smog that has settled over the capital. The low-hanging cloud is the result of two factors: a... Read more
Going, going…

Going, going…

Insider News 8 January 2017 0

After months, even years of speculation, the management of Pardon To Tu have revealed that this February will be their last month of operations – at least in their current format. Widely hailed for revolutionizing Warsaw’s live music scene, the building housing PTT is set for demolition to make... Read more
Living With Warsaw
First-time filmmaker Jonathan L. Ramsey makes his directorial debut with the release of Living With Warsaw, a 40-minute documentary about the lives of expat men. Having already premiered to much acclaim at the Festiwal Form Dokumentalnych NURT in Kielce, the film will begin at 6 on the dot with... Read more
2016 Year In Review (Part II)
It’s trite to say so, but what a year that was… If you’re the sort of gloom monger that views their glass as half-empty, then you’ll probably be thinking Poland is about to plunge off a precipice. That maybe so, but it’s sure as hell been interesting getting there.... Read more
2016: Year In Review (Part 1)
It’s trite to say so, but what a year that was… If you’re the sort of gloom monger that views their glass as half-empty, then you’ll probably be thinking Poland is about to plunge off a precipice. That maybe so, but it’s sure as hell been interesting getting there.... Read more
Rotunda Revolution!
Bold, new plans that would revolutionize the Rotunda have at last been revealed by Gowin / Siuta, the architectural studio handed the responsibility of humanizing this city center landmark. Aiming to transform the Rotunda into a ‘modern urban oasis’, the Kraków-based practice were selected from a shortlist to lead... Read more
Simply The Best
The Dialogue Centre Przełomy – a department of the National Museum in Szczeczin – has been named as the World Building of the Year at the World Architecture Festival in Berlin. Submerged under a sloping concrete plaza, the underground museum covers a 50-year period beginning with the outbreak of... Read more
The EU’s Tallest!
After months of speculation, initial permission has today been granted for a new landmark skyscraper. Located on an empty plot at the intersection of Chmielna and Al. Jana Pawła II, the 310-meter Chmielna Business Center will surpass London’s Shard by a meter, making it the tallest tower in the European... Read more
Hello, Mr. President

Hello, Mr. President

Features 12 November 2016 0

With the American election set for November, we turn back the clock to remember previous Polish excursions by US presidents… BY STUART DOWELL Seven US presidents have made a total of thirteen visits to Poland. During all of those visits, the US head of state spent time in Warsaw... Read more

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