Fries and public pools are tightly connected in Berlin – when you’re spending a day at one of the city’s pools, it’s inevitable to eat fries at one point during the day. It’s a Berlin summer ritual. And one that one of my closest friends, Nele Heinevetter, has been following meticulously for years, until she had the opportunity to become the master of the ritual herself and take over the Imbiss at the pool inside of Humboldthain park, where she now serves fries with a side of contemporary art.
Archive: July 2017
One of the best things to do in Berlin in summer is to enjoy a great film en plain air. Luckily, we don’t only have a great variety of open air cinemas that screen original versions, but the locations are pretty amazing as well. Try the Freiluftkino Kreuzberg at Mariannenplatz for example, or enjoy a movie night in the park, surrounded by nature at Freiluftkino Hasenheide. The cutest and most urban of them all is the backyard cinema at the not-yet-gentrified Schwarzenberg Höfe in the middle of the posh Hackesche Höfe area. Here, Stil in Berlin‘s godchild, the Berlin Art Film Festival, launches its summer open air program with a pretty rad selection of daring Berlin films with English subtitles for five Fridays in a row. Plus, many of the filmmakers will come by for talks after the screenings.
As a passionate proponent of everything sweet and frozen, I couldn’t only publish a guide to the bestest ice cream places in the city, but had to join forces with the all female powerhouse that is Sweethearts in Neukölln to throw the daintiest ice cream event of the season: it’s an Ice Cream Party! It’s happening this Sunday from 14:00 in the luscious garden of lovely Sweethearts, and we’ll assemble the finest artists in the field of frozen delights to bring you ice cream in all its delicious varieties: from scoop to sandwich to popsicle. Read on to get your hands on the limited ice cream feast tickets, that will give you all the pleasures at an unbeatable price.