Jewish Theatre Fights For Survival
Locked out of the building that has served as their home since 1970, actors from Warsaw’s Teatr Żydowski have refused to be cowed and retaliated in the best way they know how: through raising awareness of their plight by performing for free on Pl. Grzybowski. by Alex WEBBER |... Read more
Emilia, Love Ya’

Emilia, Love Ya’

Blog 7 March 2016 1

If you’ve been keeping a tab on the local news the last week or two then you’ll be familiar with the scandal enveloping one of Warsaw’s favorite remnants of commie concrete. Completed in 1969, but officially opened on January 15th, 1970, Dom Meblowy Emilia has been cited as one... Read more
Whine & Dine

Whine & Dine

Blog 21 October 2015 0

President of Poland Andrzej Duda came under fire after it was revealed that the King of Belgium was served a zł. 50 bottle of wine during a state visit to Poland in October. Speaking to Le Soir, the internationally acclaimed sommelier Erich Boschman led the criticism of the decision... Read more
A Bridge Too Far

A Bridge Too Far

Blog 24 September 2015 0

A daring villain has been caught by police after a bridge went missing in Silesia. Posing as a licensed industrial contractor, the thief disassembled the 40-ton viaduct over two days before selling the metal to scrap dealers for zł. 40,000. The swindler, who already has 17 convictions to his... Read more
Gone For Gold

Gone For Gold

Blog 27 August 2015 0

Polish hammer thrower Paweł Fajdek learnt a golden lesson about moderation after a night of a celebration culminated in him giving away his gold medal to a taxi driver so as to pay his fare. Fajdek, who won gold in the World Championships held in Beijing, was reportedly seen... Read more
Golden Train Found?

Golden Train Found?

Blog 21 August 2015 0

A 70-year-old mystery looks to have been cracked after news broke that a Nazi “ghost train” packed with gold had finally been tracked down in the Sowa Mountains in the South West of Poland. According to local lore, a train laden with priceless art, gold and jewelry was seen... Read more
Weather The Storm

Weather The Storm

Blog 19 July 2015 0

One woman has died and scores of other people have been injured after brutal storms ripped through Poland on Sunday. Fierce gusts and flash floods left tens of thousands without electricity, felled trees and caused widespread disruption across the nation. In the space of 24 hours the fire brigade... Read more