“I was spoken to more during my first moments in Copenhagen than in my first week in Leipzig. Be helpful to a stranger, period. Be kind to the person sitting across from you in public transit, period. It’s not a difficult behavior to participate in, I promise.”
We kick off our series of interviews ahead of the 26 May elections with Martin Grund (SPD). The Plagwitz resident was the first Leipzig City Council candidate who reached out to us. Die Interviews werden in deutscher und englischer Sprache gemeinsam veröffentlicht.
Jesus! So many dates, so little time – hard to keep them straight. This guide takes you from Carnival to Pentacost, passing through this Sunday, and tells you how it all fits together into one bigger picture.
A Colombian visiting from Miami sings the praises of a cafe and bar that welcomes customers with open arms, all day long, and which is becoming a hub for Latinos and other internationals in Leipzig: Uptown Coffee Bar.
“Lest we forget the lessons of our gadget-less childhoods. We didn’t need to peruse countless Pinterest accounts to spark creativity – it was already within us.”
Leipzig’s MdbK continues to make bold statements, having hosted its first female-only exhibition.