Kinodämmerung Bellaria | Twilight of the Movie Houses

Vienna’s temple of movie nostalgia, the legendary Bellaria cinema, has gone dark. Energetic rescue attempts are going on behind the screen, but a happy end is not yet in sight.

The Spirit of Spontaneity

’Tis the season yet agai...

Can’t Vote in Vienna? Here’s Your Chance to Have a Voice

A new project by the Austrian Academy of Sciences (ÖAW) aims to bring Viennese who are not citizens into the political conversation. And you can be part of it!

Myth, Mystery & Murder in Babylon Berlin

Available in over 100 countries, Babylon Berlin has already reached millions of people and is one of Sky’s most popular shows of all time.

ÖVP Must Pay an €800,000 Fine

The People's Party has exceeded the upper limit of € 7 million in campaign spending for 2017. Now it is being asked to pay it back.

Kinodämmerung Bellaria | Twilight of the Movie Houses

Vienna’s temple of movie nostalgia, the legendary Bellaria cinema, has gone dark. Energetic rescue attempts are going on behind the screen, but a happy end is not yet in sight.

Can’t Vote in Vienna? Here’s Your Chance to Have a Voice

A new project by the Austrian Academy of Sciences (ÖAW) aims to bring Viennese who are not citizens into the political conversation. And you can be part of it!

Myth, Mystery & Murder in Babylon Berlin

Available in over 100 countries, Babylon Berlin has already reached millions of people and is one of Sky’s most popular shows of all time.

Kinodämmerung Bellaria | Twilight of the Movie Houses

Vienna’s temple of movie nostalgia, the legendary Bellaria cinema, has gone dark. Energetic rescue attempts are going on behind the screen, but a happy end is not yet in sight.

Can’t Vote in Vienna? Here’s Your Chance to Have a Voice

A new project by the Austrian Academy of Sciences (ÖAW) aims to bring Viennese who are not citizens into the political conversation. And you can be part of it!

Myth, Mystery & Murder in Babylon Berlin

Available in over 100 countries, Babylon Berlin has already reached millions of people and is one of Sky’s most popular shows of all time.

The Long Road Home

A century after the end of the Habsburg Empire, and 30 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, Vienna has finally resumed its role as the hub of Central and Eastern Europe

Remembering a Very Slovak Life

A Slovak-American remembers his grandmothers life. It is also the story of Slovakia – and Central Europe – of the past century.

Dr. Alma Zadić | From Refugee to Minister

Dr. Alma Zadić, a Bosnian-born lawyer who came to Austria as a 10-year-old when her family fled from the war-torn Balkans in the 1990s, has been named justice minister.

Finding Beethoven Part I | 4 Ways to Start the Anniversary Year

Beethoven was a “Wahlwiener,” a Viennese by choice. During this 250th anniversary year of his birth, his adopted city has pulled out all the stops on this great organ of musical life, to bring him alive in sounds­­­­, sights and special events.

The Tell-Tale Note

Jottings from phone calls at a Vienna hotel key evidence in Trump Impeachment.

Austria’s New Government | Who’s Doing What

Here are the people who will be running the country: their backgrounds, portfolios and plans

From our Readers | December 2016/January 2017

We’ve been getting great feedback from our readers over social media. Thanks very much for your thoughts, ideas and insights! Check us out ...

7 Remarkable Ball Highlights in Vienna That Cater to Every Taste

These are the pompous event highlights you shouldn't miss in 2020.

Telenovela Subtitles for Government Ceremony

Politics sometimes resembles a soap opera. But this gaffe by the ORF takes the comparison to a new level. The results are frighteningly fitting satiric images.

On the Menu: From Kalamazoo to you

The Beaver Brewing Company brings craft beer and American classics to Alsergrund From the outside, the Beaver Brewing Company...

Be My Guest: It’s All About the Meat, Baby

The creators of It’s All About the Meat, Baby share their plans for the future of Vienna burgers and how to make the best oneResurrect...

Alternative Options in Vienna’s Coffeehouse Culture

In a city that manages to make the most out of its coffeehouse culture, it’s not impossible to spend every day of the year in a new café. De...

Top seven Vienna bars for non-smokers

To breathe or not to breathe – that is the question for Vienna’s bar hoppers. The city’s watering holes are a traditional bastion for one of...

Smart City Vienna

From San Diego to Copenha...

The City that Sleeps

Slow down . . . what's th...

Toys in the Attic – 25hours Hotel’s Rooftop Bar

Savor the last days of su...

Long Read

Leading the Crazy Ones

The creative industries need to be ever-fresh. Michael Conrad of the Berlin School of Creative Leadership talks about what it takes to ...

The Future of Meat | Impossible Burgers, Bioreactors and the Real Cost of Cheap ...

To the late chef Anthony Bourdain, “Life without veal stock, pork fat, sausage, organ meat, demi-glace, or even stinky cheese is not a life ...

Touchdown Blues

On being an expat NFL fan on Super Bowl Sunday, fighting to stay awake for the  kick-off, and making it to the half-time spectacle.   ...

City Guide

Servitenviertel | Saints and Sinners in the Neighborhood

The Servitenviertel is almost hidden, with countless side streets and cobblestones walks inviting you to a leisurely stroll. It’s almost impossible to rush anywhere here. Just off the R...

Nestroyviertel | A Legend Behind Every Door

On a little square, tucked away at the bottom of Praterstraße, stands a gentleman cast in iron, his Napoleon collar high on his neck, top hat in hand, making his entry. It’s Johann Nepomuk N...

Gumpendorf | Bohemian Rhapsody

As dawn breaks in Gumpendorf, you can observe two very different types of early morning creatures: You might catch bearded barroom revolutionaries stumbling out into the glaring sunlight – or you may ...

Westbahnstraße | West Side Story

Vienna may not be quite as hip as Berlin – though not from lack of trying, as anyone who’s been to Westbahnstraße in the 7th district can attest.Armies of young and trendy 20- to 30-somethings roa...

Bermudadreieck | History and Hard Drinking

Ominously named after the mysterious navigational hazard that allegedly claims countless vessels in the Caribbean, Vienna’s Bermudadreieck (Bermuda Triangle) is an adventure, particularly on w...

Turning Back the Clock in Vienna’s Mittersteig

Wedged between the lively arteries of Wiedner Hauptstrasse and Margaretenstrasse, Mittersteig is a mostly residential area with some hidden gemsFor years, cycling down Mittersteig was just part ...

Food & Drink

Cozy Cuisine

By Antonia Kögl & Benedikt SteinleFew places in Vienna emanate the warmth of Kommod – a wonderful architectural gem, the former bakery in the 8th district boasts an elabor...

On the Menu | Gustl Kocht – The New Fusion

With Pierogis for Grown-ups and a Kindergarten with French Fries, this is a neo-classical Wiener café with a special heart for children.Neo classical café – what´s that? A café trying to upgrad...

Be My Guest: Chef Eyal Shani

This celebrity chef from Israel has opened another of his Miznon civilized street food restaurants in Vienna “It’s the entire world on the plate,” gushes Israeli chef Eyal Shani, servin...

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