On Sunday, as Berlin Waste Management (BSR) prepared to collect discarded Christmas trees to shred and send off to biomass power plants, some cycling advocates found an intermediate use for the trees.
Berlin’s central bus station is now predicted to cost nearly triple the amount originally expected to refurbish. In other news, demonstrators from real estate sector and housing industry gathered on Monday in Mitte to protest the proposed rent control legislation of the Red-Red-Green Senate.
DJ and producer Shed, aka René Pawlowitz, just released his fifth studio album on Ostgut Ton. “Oderbruch” is an ode to the region his family’s from in East Germany. He joined us in the studio to talk about the music, as well as his first experience in Berlin as the techno scene was igniting.
The SPD duo Saskia Esken and Norbert Walter-Borjans have called for a renegotiation of the coalition agreement with the CDU/CSU, something the Christian Democrats have rejected. In other news, another German museum has been burglarized in less than a week – this time the Stasi Museum in Lichtenberg.