In Berlin, rules were made to be broken, says DW's Lavinia Pitu.
Get inside Berlin. In a monthly series, DW presents the up-close look at what makes this city rock. Guest columnist Jan Kage is a nightowl who has shaped Berlin's art and music scenes for a decade and a half.
The Berlin they grew up in was completely different, run by either the Nazis or the communists. As the Prenzlauer Berg neighborhood now gentrifies, DW's Leah McDonnell speaks with those who were there first.
As Berlin Fashion Week kicks off, it's time for the locals to take out their eclectic outfits once again and get ready to rock the town. In Berlin, being in just means opening your closet, says DW's Lavinia Pitu.
Berlin is famous for its nightlife. But getting in is an art in itself. Insider Jan Kage explains how to know when it's time to leave when the bouncer says, "Nein!"
From the cafes and nightclubs to the concert halls and museums - what's being talked about in Berlin? DW's Berlin columnists bring you an insider's perspective on cultural life in one of the world's most vibrant cities.
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