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The Snow Globe That Is Berlin

Arne Schmidt and Claudia Hirschberger | Posted 02.11.2013 | Travel
Arne Schmidt and Claudia Hirschberger

Who ever said tourists are sissies? Watch these travelers do their thing at Berlin's Pariser Platz in a December snow storm.

A New York Institution -- Jean-Claude Baker Tells Stories From West-Berlin

Lia Petridis Maiello | Posted 12.10.2012 | New York
Lia Petridis Maiello

The heavy door to Chez Josephine in New York's theater district conceals one of the last places of its kind in the metropolis: the bohemian New York, the New York of Jean-Claude Baker.

PHOTOS: Bavarian Celebrations In Germany's Christmas Markets

Viator | Posted 02.08.2013 | Travel
Viator

Germany's most famous Christmas Market is often referred to as the "Little Town from Wood and Clot," due to the 180 wooden market stalls decorated with red and white fabrics in the picturesque old town.

The Stage Is Yours

Alexander Goerlach | Posted 02.04.2013 | World
Alexander Goerlach

Investment rounds are like trips to the theater: you might not expect much of the performance, but you'll be glad that you went.

Where Berlin's Cool Kids Hang Out

Party Earth | Posted 01.26.2013 | Travel
Party Earth

Germany's capital is quickly sneaking up on Amsterdam as the most liberal city in Europe.

LAST CALL: Deutsche Guggenheim's Blockbuster Final Exhibition

VernissageTV | Posted 01.18.2013 | Arts
VernissageTV

With the exhibition Visions of Modernity, Impressionist and Modern Collections from the Guggenheim Foundation, the collaboration between the Solomon R...

PHOTOS: The Best Holiday Markets Around The Globe

Oyster | Posted 01.16.2013 | Travel
Oyster

From Scotland to Chicago, German-style Christmas markets are offering a jolly dose of holiday cheer to people around the globe.

'The Cabinet of Curiosities': Thomas Erber's Exhibit Gets Curiouser

Andria Mitsakos | Posted 01.15.2013 | Arts
Andria Mitsakos

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PHOTOS: World's Best Music Venues

Party Earth | Posted 01.09.2013 | Travel
Party Earth

From experimental emerging artists to the biggest pop stars in the world, fans have turned the best venues and amphitheaters into international music icons. So if you're looking to see a great live show in a completely unique environment, catch a concert at one of Party Earth's favorite music venues from around the world.

'Nostalgia': The Color Photographs of Sergei Mikhailovich Prokudin-Gorskii

Evelyne Politanoff | Posted 01.01.2013 | Arts
Evelyne Politanoff

Sergei Mikhailovich Prokudin-Gorskii was a pioneer of photography in Russia and a pioneer of color photography. He was given the task of capturing the old Russia in images, on behalf of Czar Nicolas II in 1909.

PHOTOS: Budget-Friendly Bars In Berlin

Party Earth | Posted 12.25.2012 | Travel
Party Earth

From lively student hangs to romantic candle-lit dens, here are a few of Party Earth's favorite bars that hit the spot but don't break the bank.

PHOTOS: Berlin's Best Budget Hotels

Oyster | Posted 12.23.2012 | Travel
Oyster

All of this would come at a high price in any other city, but Berlin is one of the most affordable destinations in Europe.

The European Startup Scene Is on the Rise, With London and Berlin in the Lead

Martin Varsavsky | Posted 12.19.2012 | Technology
Martin Varsavsky

If I had to bet on the winner, I'd choose London as the best place to start a business in Europe, as the conditions for entrepreneurs are similar to those found in U.S. startup hubs like the Silicon Valley or NYC.

Mario Botta: The Craft of Modernism

J. Michael Welton | Posted 12.17.2012 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

Of late, Mario Botta's been focusing not just on monumental design, but on the artisans who now are creating sophisticated spaces out of ordinary materials, and on fellow architects who design from the heart for the common man.

WATCH: Berlin, City Of Goths

La Carmina | Posted 12.16.2012 | Travel
La Carmina

I have a number of spooky friends in the German capital, and they brought me to their favorite haunts. In this travel video, we explore Berlin's darkest clubs and fashion.

169 Guards, One Prisoner

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 10.12.2012 | World

You would think the prisoner was Hannibal Lecter on steroids. A staggering 169 officers are being paid to guard one inmate at the Grünau detention ce...

VIDEO: Berlin Police Caught Pepper Spraying, Beating Injured Man

Posted 10.09.2012 | World

Authorities in Germany are investigating the "violent tactics" used by Berlin police to subdue an allegedly "deranged," weapon-wielding man over the w...

WATCH: The Urban Adventure Of The Berlin Marathon

Arne Schmidt and Claudia Hirschberger | Posted 10.03.2012 | Travel
Arne Schmidt and Claudia Hirschberger

In Berlin, sportsmen and sportswomen from all over the world thus had a great get-together on September 30 -- and so did thousands of spectators along the streets.

Biking Abroad: What Cycling Laws Say Overseas

EuroCheapo | Posted 11.28.2012 | Travel
EuroCheapo

What can you expect to pay if you get accused of pedaling through a red light? The answers are sometimes surprising and sometimes ambiguous.

Passengers Go Topless For This Taxi Driver...Art?

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 09.27.2012 | Arts

We've always heard that Berlin is a bastion of liberalism, but a new exhibit at the city's Galeria Casablanca has us aghast at just how open-minded so...

PHOTOS: Is Berlin The World's Rudest City?

Posted 09.18.2012 | Travel

Berlin is an increasingly popular destination for travelers, particularly for younger travelers looking to get weird. While locals don't mind the infl...

U.S. Consulate In Berlin Evacuated

AP | Posted 09.13.2012 | World

BERLIN -- The U.S. consulate in Berlin was evacuated as a precaution Thursday after an employee reported a strange smell from an envelope, but police ...

PHOTOS: Berlin's Most Memorable Hotels

Oyster | Posted 11.12.2012 | Travel
Oyster

From luxe suites to hipster hangouts, there is a "best" hotel for everyone in Berlin.

Official: Ritual Circumcision Legal In Berlin

AP | Posted 11.05.2012 | Religion

BERLIN — Infant male circumcision for religious reasons is legal in Berlin, a top state official said Wednesday, making the capital the first of...

A Divisive Cold War Museum In Berlin

Reuters | Posted 10.28.2012 | Travel

By Sophie Duvernoy BERLIN, Aug 28 (Reuters) - More than two decades after the fall of the Berlin Wall, differences over how to represe...