Life in Berlin
July 2, 2012 After 24 days and 31 matches the Euro 2012 is over. It's hard to imagine that Germany would have defeated such a dominating Spanish team.
June 15, 2012 Last year, Hungarian Attila Kiss opened Szimpla Musiksalon on Revalerstr. 99 in Friedrichshain. Like its precursor in Budapest, Szimpla Musiksalon aspires to be a cultural community area with film, dance, and concerts. Patrons say the club is filling a niche in the Berlin music scene.
June 1, 2012 At Room 77 in Kreuzberg, you can expect to pay 2 Bitcoin for a cheeseburger. The Texas-inspired eatery is the only restaurant in Germany accepting the virtual currency. Using Bitcoin, the customer pays via a computer or smart phone. The Bitcoin is then sent encrypted to ensure it can't be hacked.
May 24, 2012 Egyptian soccer pioneer Sahar El-Hawary recently stopped in Berlin to speak at a "Discover Football" conference before making her way to the women's Champions League Final in Munich. El-Hawary was the first female member of the Egyptian Football Federation and the first women's referee in North Africa.