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Friday, January 19, 2018

Catherine M. Hooker

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Catherine M. Hooker is the head of Communications at METROPOLE. She keeps us honest and in line, creates promotion materials and is our connection to our cooperation partners. She holds a MA in International Relations and also contributes photography to METROPOLE. hooker@metropole.atPhoto: Visual Hub
opinion

Opinion | The Ugly Truth

If you’ve been following the American election, this has been a very tumultuous month for women. The release of a ten-year-old tape showing Donald Trump bragging about sexual assault unleashed a wave of ­disavowal...

Buy it! Christoph Waltz Says So

Oh Christoph Waltz, making Austria so proud.His bemused grin makes us love him even more, even when we know he's taking the piss, we kind of want to buy whatever he's holding in his hand.Like...
walk wine side

On the Vine | Take a Walk on the Wine Side

The Wiener Weinwandertag makes it easy to get to know Vienna’s vintners on their own turfIf there is a day that sums up autumn in Vienna, the Wiener Weinwandertag (Vienna Wine Hiking Day) is...
Wiener

OMG! I’m Such a Wiener!

Those moments when you realize you’ve become VienneseBeing designated “Viennese” is a title that must be earned by anyone who is not a native here – and not easily. I moved to Vienna six...

Scenes of Vienna: A Beginner’s Tale

The adventures of a flatlander surviving in the AlpsDespite the 6 a.m. train, we planned to hit the slopes the moment we arrived in Oberndorf in Tirol five hours later. The excitement of a...

Grätzl: Schottenviertel – From Friars to Freedom Fighters

In mid-autumn, it is already dark by 19:00 in Vienna. Crossing the Ring at Schottentor, the street glistens under the glow of the streetlamps in the light rain, as passersby take shelter under the...

On Sale: In With The Old

A new take on trash reduction, the 48er Tandler (The 48’s Scrap Dealer) is the latest innovation of Vienna’s beloved bright orange-clad MA 48 (Magistratsabteilung 48, the department of waste disposal). Open since August...

Seven tips to help you survive the MA35

If you want to become a Vienna resident all roads lead to the Municipal Department 35 - Immigration and Citizenship, a.k.a. the MA 35.  They are the go-to place for residency and citizenship questions and registration. The trip can...

How to be Legally Viennese

Making your stay as a non-EU citizen to Vienna long-term is a big step, with plenty of paperwork attached. But if you plan ahead, you‘ll have your ticket to the good life Vienna residents...
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