Heumarkt: Stopped for Now

Under pressure from Feder...

How to Grow Up in Vienna

Coming of age i...

Back to Black

For the first time since 1945, the city of Salzburg has turned from Red to a new silky Black. With 37% of the vote and a doubling of their council seats from eight to 16, the People’s Party (ÖVP) officially unseated the Social Democrats (SPÖ), establishing a stronghold in the alpine provincial capital. Local ÖVP chairman and Mayor Harald Preuner...

Pam’s Jam

She’s a fresh faced, brig...

Growth and Its Discontents

Central Europe ...

The US Midterms and the Consequences for Europe

The world has watched the...

A Flatlander’s Lament

What is it like to have f...

Women’s Art at the Fringe

The Kunstforum brings the...

How to Grow Up in Vienna

Coming of age i...

Pam’s Jam

She’s a fresh faced, bright-eyed optimist with an easy laugh. She is also confronting a task daunting enough to wipe the smile off the sunni...

Growth and Its Discontents

Central Europe is thriving as never before in history. Any macroeconomic indicator will tell you that. While the measures are impe...

The US Midterms and the Consequences for Europe

The world has watched the US midterm elections spellbound. But for Europe, even the Democratic victory in the house of representative might ...

Conchita – Down to Wurst

"No branding, no standing" say the admen, and this is especially true in showbiz. May 2014 Austria was center stage as winner of the European Song Con...

Of Helmets & Hardware

Just nine months after a significant build up of armored personnel carriers, Austrian Federal President Alexander Van der Bellen and Defense Chief of ...

Power to the Pupils

Tens of thousands of school and university students marched through Vienna, March 15, as part of international school strike Fridays for Future, prote...

Doping Scandal

Say it Ain’t So, Max! Another ski season, another scandal – and yet another case of national heartbreak, as the Nordic Ski World Cup in Seefeld (Feb ...

In the Blind Corner

The death of a nine-year old child hit by a truck on the way to school January 31, has led to public pressure for mandatory electronic driver-assistan...

Recent Articles

Anything Can Happen l Vienna’s New Wave of Political Theater

The return of the Thursday demonstrations to Vienna’s streets last October heralded a reawakening of Austrian protest culture. Between clima...

The Quest for Dignity

Stanford political scientist Francis Fukuyama was in Vienna in early March to talk about the global crisis of democracy. Gaining world fame ...

Equal Pay Day in Austria

It's 2019 and the Gender Pay Gap is still here. This year, the difference between  men and women's salaries when fully employed is 15,6 perc...

Goodbye! Uber (no longer) Eats in Vienna

On Valentine's day, Uber broke our hearts. They have officially announced on their blog that Uber Eats will no longer operate in Vienna star...

“You’re a young Guy” – Kurz meets Trump

Austrian chancellor Sebastian Kurz described his meeting with United States president Donald Trump Wednesday as “very disputatious” in an in...

By Women about Women – FrauenFilmTage 2019

In the lead-up to International Women’s Day, the Vienna International Women’s Film Festival once again presents an eclectic selection. ...

Cover Story | The Power of Culture

How Austrians know who th...

Cover Story | Tour de Schmäh

Forget Sissi, Schönbrunn ...

Cover Story | Hidden Giants

Austria may sometimes app...

Legacy In Green

Michaela Rathba...

City Life | Magic behind the Curtains

Vienna’s biggest stages h...

City Life | Jokes Aside

Austria’s comedy scene ge...

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Banking for the People

“Our goal was to make banking personal and interactive, using all the elements of design and creativity that people really love.” ...

Crossroads by the Sea

The Adriatic’s window to Mitteleuropa, Trieste flares with Viennese charm and Italian flavor Vienna, for all its charms, does lack one th...

The (New) Code Makers

It’s going on 18:30, but the windows of the co-working space in the 3rd district are already brightly lit. It is still winter, so ...

Taking to Horse

Riding clubs, lessons, dressage, tracks and majestic horses are just a few bus stops away    Vienna is a city that revels in its past, wi...

City Guide

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 ro...

Dorotheerviertel | Imperial Backstreets

Particularly during the holidays, it’s impossible to avoid the hustle and bustle of the 1st district – from Schottentor to Stubentor, you’re bombarded by sights, sounds and noises. Yet, nest...

Brunnenmarkt

United We Eat If you’re accustomed to the glitz and Old World charm of Vienna’s inner city, stepping out of tram No. 46 on Brunnengasse can transport you to another world: A sea of market stalls open...

My Home Is My Grätzl | Altlerchenfeld

If Goldilocks had to choose a neighborhood in Vienna, it might be Altlerchenfeld. Laidback yet central, this neighborhood strikes the perfect balance – not too trendy, but exciting enough; not to...

My Home Is My Grätzl | Lainzer Tiergarten

As hard as it is to find solitude in a city of almost two million, it’s far from impossible: at the Lainzer Tiergarten nature preserve in the 13th and 23rd districts, you can have a whole forest to yo...

My Home Is My Grätzl | Cottageviertel

by Anastasia Gromontova & Binu Starnegg The lure of suburbia, with its promise of the tranquility of country life within city limits, is a strong one. And while Vienna mostly consists of large ...

Food & Drink

Holiday on Rice

David Zoklits and André Spitzinger bring Southeast Asian flair to Josefstadt while paying homage to a German comedy legend For a few years now, the 25-seat local favorite Es gibt Reis (There will b...

Beating the Heat

The 2018 Austrian wines are defined by last year’s long summer and sweltering temperatures Like love and moonlight, wine and sunshine go hand in hand, but too much of a good thing can be as harmfu...

Our Daily Bread

“Baking used to be an old man’s profession, now young bakers are getting the same prestige as chefs and vintners.”  Barbara van Melle, organizer of the bread festival Kruste & Krume ...
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