Imagine you are planning a dinner party, a mix of people coming together to spend time with each other. Your job, as the host, is to create a setting that is both pleasing and stimulating, one where each of your guests feels welcome and can enjoy a delicious meal in the company of friends. Everything matters, […]
Day breaks over Hoher Markt. An inconspicuous son of a civil servant makes his way down the cobblestone streets, rope looped over his shoulder, bag packed with a stencil, knife and black paint. This avid climber, stories say, had made a bet that morning: Joseph Kyselak was leaving town, and he vowed that in no […]
Bins full of sorted junk, sewage, waste – and all that trash…For all cities, garbage is a fact of life that must be managed – but for Vienna, waste also provides good jobs, clean energy and oddly enough, enormous civic pride. Early morning on a sunny Tuesday. A deafening roar through the window, shattering sleep. It […]
Claudio Bergero and Sandra Falkner, founders of Alpengummi, cannot wait to tell us about chewing gum - and there is much to know. It took two years of research and product development to bring their first two flavors of all-natural chewing gum to m...
Come the hour, come the woman. Leading the interim government was going to be a tough gig, but she was ready.
Publisher's Letter Margaret Childs -
In Vienna, as the dog days of summer give way to cool breezes and falling leaves, Metropole turns its focus to the clockwork behind the city on the Danube.