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Would Karl Heine be Karl Heine without Noch Besser Leben?

in Arts/Business/My Leipzig by

Noch Besser Leben needs your help urgently. It is in danger of closing now, if it doesn’t raise €12,000 right away.

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Hipsteritis: Symptoms checklist

in Philosophies/Society by

Are you a hipster, too? Read this to find out.

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Gentrification: the rise of hipsterdom

in My Leipzig/Opinion by
The rise of hipsterdom, of man buns and oh-so-individual-sameness in the uniform dresscode, hair styles, tattoos and totes has been flooding Karl-Heine-Straße for several years now. Literally open a hole in the wall and present a bottle of beer and someone will want part of that, you’ve founded the new in-place. Ever more cafés, snack places and bars - because why have a large Späti or a store for instruments when you can have the umpteenth place that sells you Bio drinks and Mate. http://leipglo.com - series on gentrification

Literally open a hole in the wall and present a bottle of beer and someone will want part of that, you’ve founded the new in-place.

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Gentrification: the death of Karl Heine?

in My Leipzig/Opinion by

We saw the trophy girlfriends and the tight, white t-shirts of Audi owners who were now parking on the street.

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