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  • 'The Last Battle' review: Ryan's look at tragic triumph over Nazis in 1945
    'The Last Battle' review: Ryan's look at tragic triumph over Nazis in 1945
    The Last BattleBy Cornelius RyanIt is spring, 1945.Almost six years have passed since Adolf Hitler invaded Poland on September 1, 1939 and sparked the Second World War. Once, Hitler's Third Reich dominated most of Europe and parts of North...
  • The Norwood Theatre presents the award-winning musical, 'Cabaret' May 29-31!
    Norwood Theatre presents award-winning musical, 'Cabaret' May 29-31
    An infamous 1920s Berlin nightclub filled with scandal and secrets, where intrigue and entertainment take center stage.Inside this nightclub, audiences escape into a mysterious world while the Nazi regime is just beginning to form before World War...
  • Cocaine Aldi bananas
    Cocaine: Aldi bananas used to conceal a record cocaine haul, $17 million seized
    Bananas delivered to Aldi supermarkets contained a record amount of cocaine. The 386-kilo shipment of bananas ended up in over a dozen Aldi discount supermarkets in and around Berlin. The estimated worth of the haul, according to officials, was...
  • Re-Inventing Shoes
    Bridging the gap: Fashion meets technology from San Francisco to Berlin
    The rise of wearable technologies has transformed many industries. The most obvious ones have been, consumer electronics and communications. Early adopter industries have included clothing, healthcare, sports and fitness. However, other industries...
  • Irving Berlin
    Irvin Berlin asked God to bless America
    Arriving on May 11, 1888 in Tyumen, Siberia, Israel Isidore Beilin (Irving Berlin) was a Russian born composer of Jewish heritage. His father, Moses Beilin, was a cantor in a synagogue prior to uprooting his family to make a new home in America....
  • Biking in Berlin at the Cathedral
    Biking Around Berlin
    The best way to see Berlin is by bicycle. For one thing, the city of 3.4 million people is huge – 9 times the size of Paris – and, like any capital city, there are long distances to be covered between monuments and historic buildings...
  • Reichstag, Berlin
    Tour the Reichstag in Berlin for the view from the top
    Berlin is a fantastic town, and for many of the tourist attractions you can easily walk right up and get a ticket. However, one place that you will want to reserve in advance is a visit to the Reichstag Building. Entrance is free, but you must...
  • Five good reasons to get to Berlin in 2015
    Five good reasons to get to Berlin in 2015
    As the city’s unofficial motto puts it, “Berlin is always becoming.” The 25th anniversary of the fall of the Wall in 2014 was accompanied by citywide celebrations and global media coverage as Berliners from around the world...
  • Holiday market in Berlin
    Christmas markets in Berlin, Germany
    If you are looking for a different spot for your next winter vacation, consider checking out Berlin, Germany. The German Christmas markets are legendary, and the nation's capital is a great place to experience the variety of the different...
  • Berlin Wall at the Newseum
    The second Tangents Guitar Series concert in 2015 will be commemorative
    Next month the second concert in this year’s season of the Tangents Contemporary Guitar Series will feature a visitor from Berlin. That visitor will be guitarist Seth Josel, and he has prepared a special program to commemorate the 25th...
  • Berlin’s best restaurants on Richardplatz, Neukölln
    Berlin’s best restaurants on Richardplatz, Neukölln
    Berlin is a city with many culinary treasures. We sampled some of the best of these local culinary treats during our Berlin visit. Our visit just happen to coincide with the 25th anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall. 25 years ago (November 9...
  • Fall of the Berlin Wall: The 25th Anniversary
    Fall of the Berlin Wall: The 25th Anniversary
    The Berlin Wall fell 25 years ago (November 9, 1989) resulting in the reunification of Germany. We were most fortunate to arrive in Berlin nearing the celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall. Until that momentous day in...
  • Victory Column
    Exploring Berlin’s Tiergarten District
    The Tiergarten (Animal Garden) is Berlin’s largest public park and very popular with joggers, bicyclists’ and the person wanting to take in the sights. For a casual stroll, you can walk along the Neuer See – a popular lake in the...
  • "Dateline" NBC
    NBC 'Dateline' Did Jennifer meet a real killer on 'Kingdom's of Camelot'?
    “Dateline” (NBC) can be seen each Friday evening at 8/7 p.m. Last night's episode on Oct. 31, 2014 was called, “Secret Lives.” In the overnight TV ratings it garnered 7.26 million TV viewers overall. It reached 1.3...
  • Kreuzberg Panorama
    Kreuzberg: Berlin’s forgotten neighborhood
    Kreuzberg, one of the twelve boroughs that comprise the city of Berlin is the youngest of the districts in this German metropolis. Its name is derived from its highest point (cross Mountain - 66m) a monument designed by Karl Schinkel, a...
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