Smog Alert!

Smog Alert!

Insider News 9 November 2017 0

It’s baaaack! Following a brief break over summer, Warsaw’s smog problem has made a theatrical return with analysts warning that the number of harmful particles in the air has, at times, exceeded EU limits by over 300%. The news is a blow to City Hall who have repeatedly struggled... Read more
Save The Wreck!

Save The Wreck!

Insider News 21 October 2017 0

Efforts are underway to rescue one of Warsaw’s great surviving war ruins from outright destruction. Substantially damaged towards the end of WWII, the building at Waliców 14 has become one of the city’s quirkier landmarks on account of its crowning feature: a shattered exterior wall adorned with a 1,400... Read more
Restaurant Week Returns!
The 10th edition of the Restaurant Week Festival will be held from October 20th to the 31st; now bigger than ever, over 400 restaurants have enrolled to take part across 30 Polish cities. Expecting to attract over 100,000 diners, this latest chapter of Restaurant Week is dedicated to ‘the... Read more
Polin Reaches Landmark
A Polish couple from Szczecin are celebrating after being named the one millionth visitors to Polin, a.k.a The Museum of the History of Polish Jews. Aside from receiving lifetime passes to the museum, the pair have also earned themselves an all-expenses-paid trip to Tel Aviv. First opened to the... Read more
Faberge Rediscovered
Two silver fish knives produced by Faberge have been rediscovered in Poland. Valued at just under five million złoty, the knives date from 1900 and are believed to have been part of a wider set of cutlery that was melted down during the Russian Revolution; according to researchers, they... Read more
New Wisła Project

New Wisła Project

Insider News 27 September 2017 0

City Hall have revealed plans for the next stage of the Wisła’s redevelopment – and, by the looks of it, this could be the most stunning section to be built. The winning project has been coined by the WXCA architectural studio and envisions ‘a linear park’, sports facilities, an... Read more
Cannabistro To Open!

Cannabistro To Open!

Insider News 25 September 2017 0

Though short-term footfall is assured, it remains to be seen if Poland’s first ‘cannabistro’ will prove to be a fleeting fad or something more substantial. Serving hemp burgers, cookies, cakes and tortillas (called spliffs), the management of Filipa z Konopi (ul. Wilcza 26/3) stress that everything for sale will... Read more
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
Pole Detained For Inferno
A Polish hiker has been detained by authorities after accidentally starting a forest fire that quickly raged out of control. The unidentified mountaineer lost his bearings whilst rambling in the mountains near the Montenegrin town of Bar and allegedly started a fire to signal for rescue. However, a combination... 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

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