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October 2015

The Many-Peopled Land

Can Vienna be enriched by the flood of migrants coming to Europe? History suggests that it will. Suddenly, Vienna has become the point city of th...

In Pursuit of Purpose: Ali Mahlodji

Arriving in Austria as a refugee, Ali Mahlodji lived in 13 apartments before he was 10 years old, dropped out of school at 18 and worked over 40 jobs ...

Editor’s Letter | We the People | October 2015

Newsrooms around the world are discussing how and when to use the words “refugee” and “migrant.” Terminology is key when it comes to why people are fl...

Books | Life after Wartime

Elisabeth de Waal’s The Exiles Return depicts the heartbreak of postwar homecoming Elisabeth de Waal is a familiar name to readers of her grandso...

On Display: Curated by Vienna

“Tomorrow Today“ reflects on art and money An annual, six-week event backed by the Vienna Business Agency, Curated by Vienna brings international...

Profiles | Expats Making it

Once outsiders, these Viennese creatives have made their experience as immigrants, or their heritage an asset in the workplace. With a smaller market ...

Opinion | The Price of Paradise

In this increasingly globalized age, we are obsessed with finding the best place to “live.” We are constantly being told that the world is our oyster ...

Last Words: Sebastian Kurz

We asked the youngest foreign minister in the EU, Sebastian Kurz (29), what he thinks newcomers can do to get integrated, besides learning the languag...

From our Readers | October 2015

For our first issue we have taken the liberty of creating “letters” from recent conversations and experiences highlighted in METROPOLE’s focus groups....

L’Incoronazione di Poppea

The Theater an der Wien concludes its Monteverdi trilogy with this bloody tale of desire Opera is an exotic and irrational entertainment,” observed S...

Marry Me a Little

The Vienna Theatre Project takes on Stephen Sondheim A bittersweet take on urban isolation, this musical revue by the Vienna Theatre Project  is ...

The Rhythm of the Day

A new study at Vienna’s University of Veterinary Medicine shows how cells change according to daily rhythms, with significant consequences for your he...

Außen/Nacht

Organized by filmmakers, for filmmakers, Außen/Nacht feels like a house party – and everyone is invited The Volksgarten Pavillion has always seem...

Cocktails at Miranda Bar & Tür 7

Over the past year cocktail bars have been making a comeback. Tür 7 and the Miranda Bar are individualistic, styled to the nines and still unique in e...

Startups: Do You Have it in You?

AustrianStartups' Daniel Cronin on what it takes to be an entrepreneur. Recently, I’ve noticed that lots of young founders confuse entrepreneuria...

Freihausviertel | The Art of Living

True independence comes from within this neighborhood, where high-rent and low-budget meet at every corner. It’s centrally located in the 4th district...

Your Essential Urban Cheat Sheet for Vienna

It's those little things that make you feel at home in a new town. While you can't always have the best solution to the day-to-day qualms of urban lif...

Midi: Paris for Lunch

A downtown deli brings joie de vivre to Vienna A cartoon figure sporting a beret, striped shirt and moustache strolls across the tiled walls of M...

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 tic...
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