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Wheelchair skating at Leipzig’s Conne Island

For last weekend, we announced that Germany's first professional wheelchair-skater, David Lebuser, was coming to Leipzig to give a workshop at Conne Island. We found that pretty cool, so our glocal photographer Stefan Hopf stopped by to bring us a glimpse into the action. Here's the result.

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“Don’t give Legida more attention than it deserves”

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Another enlightening interview from our glocal politics and history writer: "Legida’s presence is a reminder that the image of Leipzig as Germany’s hipster capital is utterly incomplete... The city’s Head of Unit for Migration and Integration, Stojan Gugutschkow... shared some interesting insights [on Legida, xenophobia and related matters] and finished off with a message for

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Sachsen’s ugly side

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Leipzig is not just cool alternative events and venues and beautiful parks and lakes and not just a sense of community and solidarity, either; unfortunately, as our political columnist explores today, the problem of xenophobia in Leipzig and its region, perhaps most infamously in Dresden, has been tainting the news for a while, long before

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Anna and the making of Poniatowski

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With lots of hard work, some "madness" and serendipity, a "little" help from her friends and a business loan, a very glocally connected young woman took a risky career turn and managed to open her own Polish restaurant in Leipzig, honoring an ancestor she didn't even know had been a head chef and the memory

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“More police needed,” says Leipzig Deputy Mayor

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Heiko Rosenthal addresses the recent violent outbursts around the Federal Administrative Court and the US Consulate General in Leipzig.

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Special: Can we help a Leipziger get a kick-ass coffee machine for her nascent cafe in seven days?

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Leipziger Maike Steuer has only a week left to raise enough money to buy a quality espresso machine for her intercultural café under construction at Leipzig north. If you feel like helping out with some bucks or spreading the word, read this post for more information or go directly to http://www.visionbakery.com/bohnenbubi.

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