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4rooms and other sad closures in Leipzig

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4rooms will close this week, a great loss for Reudnitz and Leipzig. (Photo: Ana Ribeiro)

After 13 years, 4rooms says goodbye this week from its Reudnitz corner, joining the more than 50 casualties in the Leipzig food & entertainment market over the past few years.

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Startups: an afternoon ’round the bin

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binee, a smart recycling bin startup, kicks off our series on local budding enterprises. (Photo: public domain)

binee’s Martin Jaehnert introduces us to his smart recycling-related business and the Leipzig startup ‘hood – home of the young and bright, incubator of dreams that may peter out with the current grant or outlast the marathon to continuous cash flow.

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Local business built on hiring internationals

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Scott Galvão (left), Anja Galvão and Eduard Gerristen, founders and heads of InterCultural Elements, in Stötteritz. (Photo: Sonia Blade, www.soniablade.com)

InterCultural Elements owes a lot of its success to its diversity. The more nationalities represented among its staff, the better for business.

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German language school opens in Reudnitz

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On location in Reudnitz with Sprachschule Paroli German language school. (Photo: Henk Otte)

The lessons are surrounded by a variety of excursions to events such as concerts, exhibitions, screenings and readings.

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Poniatowski: gone but not forgotten

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Poniatowski logo against glass. (Photo: Maeshelle West-Davies)

Some reminiscences and answers as to what happened to Leipzig’s lively Polish hub, which died much too young.

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Rolling Homes: Less is truly more

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Students at Uni Leipzig are the future, and they are concerned with how we treat the planet. We joined them for a tour to look at one interesting way of reducing our carbon footprint.

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