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Gregory Bondaruk

A Polish-American who has deemed Vienna home - Gregory takes care of our website, online marketing and social media. Photo: Visual Hub
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Grätzl | Stuwerviertel: A Neighborhood at a Crossroads

The Stuwerviertel is an anomaly, both more and less than meets the eye: Wedged in between the Prater, Mexikoplatz and Ausstellungsstrasse, it’s quiet, unimposing, with wide alleys lush with trees and venerable Altbau apartment...
Christoph Waltz

On Vienna, the Viennese and Death – Christoph Waltz

I want to be buried there.   While promoting his latest feature, Tulip Fever (read our preview here), Austrian cinematic ambassador and national treasure Christoph Waltz stopped by the Late Show with Stephen Colbert for a...
Vienna This Week

Vienna This Week | July 4 – July 11

Metropole caters to the interests and needs of English-speaking expat communities. Here are our curated recommendations for what you won’t want to miss in Vienna this week (July 4 – July 11, 2017). EVENT OF THE WEEK   July 6: dotdotdot...
Frameout Festival

A Summer Highlight, Frameout Festival Turns Museumsquartier into an Open-Air Cinema

An eclectic mix of cinema's finest, at one of the summer's hottest hangouts Any summer spent in Vienna pretty much requires a visit to the Museums Quartier: whether it’s for an exhibition, a late-night drink...
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Vienna’s Icelandic Eatery Promises Northern Comfort the 9th District

Nordic charm and a living-room atmosphere are a welcome addition to Vienna's international collection of cuisines. While Austria undoubtedly has a lock on gorgeous alpine scenery as well as prime meat, dairy and produce in abundance,...

A Tale of two passions: food and biking at Ghisallo

Ghisallo marries casual Mediterranean dining with fine Italian road bikes. When you first face Ghisallo on the corner of Reinprechtsdorfer Straße and Schönbrunner Straße, you may perform a double take: it changes depending on which way...

Obsessed with the Sound of Music

CBS's Late Show host, Stephen Colbert came across rumors concerning the potential new U.S. ambassador to Austria, Patrick Park, longtime Trump supporter and concert pianist. As Colbert pointed out, the main qualifications for a...
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Opinion | Born-Again Facts

If the recent election has taught us anything, it’s that details do not matter anymore Trump rose to power not only by tapping into notions of helplessness and despair among working-class voters, but also by...

Grätzl | Downtown Diplomacy – Gußhausviertel

Gußhausviertel Taking a stroll just behind Karlskirche into the 4th district is a calming experience. Gone is the buzz of tourists and traffic snaking its way through the city. Instead, the streets are filled with...