Tag:City life

Affordable Luxury

For nearly a century, Vienna’s Gemeindebauten have gotten municipal housing projects right.Picture the clusters of typical multistoried apartmen...

The Rocky Road to Copa Cagrana

After winning a lengthy lawsuit, the city is finally revamping the infamous Copa CagranaVienna’s relationship with the Danube is an ongoing love...

Vienna’s Rents are Some of the Most Affordable in the EU

A recent study shows how much space $1,500 per month will get you in the world’s best citiesIn a recent study, the online renting platform Rent ...

Design for Chaos | Otto Wagner’s Steinhof

Steinhof is a Wiener Melange of health and history and now the city adds housing to the mix.For centuries, to be considered mad was a life sente...

Viennese Entrepreneurs

A closer look at leaving the rat race and striking out on your ownFor many Viennese, being your own boss is the dream of a lifetime. Yes, securi...

Grave Misconception – How Vienna Lost Mozart

Mozart's Final Resting PlaceThe myth that a destitute Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was buried and abandoned in an unmarked mass grave persists to thi...

Vienna Necropolis

Hardly a place embodies the city’s heart and soul more than the Zentralfriedhof, Vienna’s Central CemeteryAs October ends and the city recoils f...

Beltway Insiders

The Gürtel is a hot spot for live music with no neighbors.On any given Saturday night,  this stretch of pavement flanked by busy roads under the...

Shaking up the Grätzl

Gracious old Vienna can be set in its ways. But a few entrepreneurs and activists are trying to do things differentlyHalf a century ago, Vienna wa...

All Grown Up and No Place to Go

Metropole’s party planning tips for the adult childJust because you’re a responsible “adult” doesn’t necessarily mean you can’t celebrate like a...