The Coronavirus in Austria & Vienna | School Vacations Started

With summer approaching, new challenges await Austria in dealing with the coronavirus. Here’s all you need to know about current measures and developments, including trusted sources and tips – regularly updated.

Liberal Freedom and Its Flip Side

The renewed struggle against discrimination is really two struggles: one about rights, the other about opinion.

Vienna’s Ultimate Swimming Pool Guide

It will be a summer like no other. This year due to corona, many Viennese will opt to spend a good part of their holiday in the city and surroundings. Lucky for us, there are few better places for relaxing in the shade and swim in pools or rivers than Vienna.

Taste of India | Keep Calm and Curry On

Nestled in the 3rd district, The Taste of India’s second location serves authentic North Indian cuisine in a cozy atmosphere, balancing food and feeling.

Traditional Brand Icons and the New Sensitivities of Race

The worldwide Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement has now spilled over onto the supermarket shelves. A look at Austria’s own racially problematic icons.

The Coronavirus in Austria & Vienna | School Vacations Started

With summer approaching, new challenges await Austria in dealing with the coronavirus. Here’s all you need to know about current measures and developments, including trusted sources and tips – regularly updated.

Taste of India | Keep Calm and Curry On

Nestled in the 3rd district, The Taste of India’s second location serves authentic North Indian cuisine in a cozy atmosphere, balancing food and feeling.

Taste of India | Keep Calm and Curry On

Nestled in the 3rd district, The Taste of India’s second location serves authentic North Indian cuisine in a cozy atmosphere, balancing food and feeling.

Austria, the Making of a Republic

On April 27, 1945, the Austrian Proclamation of Independence was signed and promulgated in the liberated city of Vienna. Today, Austrians celebrate 75 years of their Republic, a free, democratic and open country in the middle of Europe.

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

Meet Nabila Irshaid, Artist & Single Mother of Five

“Being a single mom is intimidating; there are no safety nets. You could even say it’s existentially life-threatening.”

Grey Wolves Howl in Favoriten

Turkish political violence has spilled over on to the streets of Vienna: The hard right Grey Wolves confront an alliance of Kurdish and left wing protesters in the 10th District.

Donauinsel | Vienna’s Leisure Island

Regardless of how many livability surveys Vienna tops, our beloved city has one glaring deficiency that it will never fix: The nearest ocean beach is hundreds of kilometers away.

Café Vollpension | Everybody Comes to Oma’s

The inter-generational café Vollpension adapts to the social distancing era, offering comfort and homemade cakes by the hour.

Videos

The Coronavirus in Austria & Vienna | What Happened in June

With summer approaching, new challenges await Austria in dealing with the coronavirus.Here’s all you need to know about current measures and developments, including trusted sources and tips – regularly updated.

Vienna’s Indie Cinemas Screen Old Favorites and Current Releases

A cavalcade of films new and old welcome starved cinephiles back last weekend.

KAICIID is Leaving Vienna

After years of heated debate over its mission, the disputed Saudi-led organization is moving to Geneva.

Climate Activists Return to the Fray Post-Lockdown

Vienna’s Fridays for Future hopes to turn tragedy to structural change via a Green New Deal.

The Disease Detectives | Contact Tracing During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Just breaking the chain of transmission could manage the pandemic, prevent second waves, and enable us to get safely back to normal life.

How Freud, Adler & Moreno Pioneered Modern Family Therapy in Vienna

Alfred Adler and Jacob L. Moreno developed the theoretical foundations for family therapy in Vienna, building on the work of Sigmund Freud.

Chain Store Massacre: Vienna’s Struggle to Keep Its Character

Ubiquitous multinational retailers have flattened the quirky individuality of the world's great cities. Stadt Wien is pushing back. A little anyway.

The Black Voices of Vienna

Two weeks ago, 50,000 marched in Vienna for #blacklivesmatter, justice and equality. These Viennese Black thought leaders have been trailblazers long before, with their voices, careers and advocacy.

Böhmischer Prater | The Fairytale Road

A whistle blares unmistakably through the bushes and shrubs. The little train is ready to depart. “Einsteigen bitte!” (All aboard!) ...

How Vienna Became the Petri Dish for Geniuses Li...

From saving mothers to preventing blood clots and unraveling the secrets of our physical universe, Vienna’s scientists have advanced humanity through the ages.

The City and Land of Music

Vienna made music ... and music made Vienna. As told by “Metropole” writers – a libretto for life in the Austrian capital. With an overture by our Editor in Chief Dardis McNamee.

Austria, the Making of a Republic

On April 27, 1945, the Austrian Proclamation of Independence was signed and promulgated in the liberated city of Vienna. Today, Austrians celebrate 75 years of their Republic, a free, democratic and open country in the middle of Europe.

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

Features

Spoon in Vienna Serves Feel-Good Food at Great Value

Spoon offers feel-good food, great value and brisk service, but speed is a double-edged sword.

Ruth Wodak on How the Far-Right Deceives the Public and Undermines Democracy

How the far-right deceives the public and undermines democracy. A conversation with linguist Ruth Wodak.

IST Research in Klosterneuburg – Ranked 3rd in the World – Joins Forces with Startups to Make Ideas Real

Inventing something new is one thing. Turning it into a product is quite another. Here's how founders and researchers take ideas to market

A New Metternich Biography Rounds Out the Portrait of One of History’s Greatest Political Strategists

Wolfgang Siemann draws on newly discovered notes and letters to paint a more nuanced portrait of diplomat and statesman Klemens von Metternich.

The Truth About the Vienna-born Bluetooth Bombshell Hedi Lamarr

The Jewish Museum and a recently published book re-evaluate the myths surrounding Hedy Lamarr

From an Insane Asylum to Vienna’s Last Video Rental Place, the Altes AKH Holds Plenty of Secrets in Store

Wandering around the diverse and historic campus of Austria’s largest and best-known academic institution is compelling even if you are no longer a student

Culture

A New Metternich Biography Rounds Out the Portrait of One of History’s Greatest Political ...

Wolfgang Siemann draws on newly discovered notes and letters to paint a more nuanced portrait of diplomat and statesman Klemens von Metternich.

The Truth About the Vienna-born Bluetooth Bombshell Hedi Lamarr

The Jewish Museum and a recently published book re-evaluate the myths surrounding Hedy Lamarr

Finding Purpose with Robert Musil

Robert Musil’s epic Austrian classic gets cut down to size to explore love and identity across the boundaries of self.