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368 posts, 10:54 hrs
I'm quite a bit late on replying to this, but check out McPaper for some of the stuff you need. There is also a store (Modular) that has office supplies at U Moritzplatz. I was quite impressed with…
363 posts, 09:27 hrs
Great to see you guys yesterday. Next meetup, 12th Feb at Cafe Marx near Gorlitzer Bahnhof. As an aside, I'm going to a bead-making class on Sunday if anyone fancies joining me for a…
23 posts, 09:40 yesterday
Never having been to Moscow, my guess is that traffic is not nearly as bad in Berlin (how big is Moscow's population? 10+ million vs. 3.5 million in Berlin). And it depends on where you ultimately…
23 posts, 08:12 yesterday
Day care spaces for BILINGUAL children available Day care center in Streustrasse (Weißensee) is currently looking for additional kids (preferable 4 year old girls). We are bilingual. We eat organic…
60 posts, 07:23 yesterday
It's actually like any other country, but with an emphasis on your education. And companies here might have the audio tools that you've previously worked on, in German language (yaay, time to pick…
8 posts, 4 February
I'm near the U6, which means our lines would cross somewhere near Friedrichstrasse, I think? I'm definitely up for lunch some day (or morning coffee, though I realize 10 am would perhaps not be what…
78 posts, 4 February
It is time to get the organisation of this weeks drinks started. My suggestion for this week is Brauhaus Südstern, Hasenheide 69, 10967 Berlin, Germany. It is a fairly large bar with some good beers.
1 posts, 4 February
Looking for the best sports bar to watch all the European Champions League 2016 matches live in Berlin? Belushi's is home of football and Champions League in Berlin. We will be playing all the…
1 posts, 4 February
At Belushi's Berlin we will be playing all the 6 Nations 2016 Rugby matches live with English commentary on our large screen TV's and on the big screen projector. We've got our happy hour…
9 posts, 4 February
I came here from Scotland in 2011 with A2/B1 German and have reached a decent C1. By now I can handle most conversations/situations... and my grasp of the grammar is good, but still things aren't…
1,052 posts, 3 February
Hi, been in Berlin for 9 months and getting to know it. I work from home so would love to catch up for early morning coffee or lunch to get out of the four walls. Have easy access to the S Bahn…
6 posts, 1 February
This is an old post but does anyone here know of an English speaking mechanic here in Berlin who is willing to come and look at my car? I've left the car unused for several months and the battery is…
1 posts, 1 February
Hello Everyone, On February 8th we’ll be having a listen to a record by one of the most notorious bands ever, Led Zeppelin. They are responsible for creating some of the most recognisable rock…
5 posts, 31 January
Reviving this thread, as I haven't yet found a proper spinning class with quality bikes and instructors in Berlin. FitnessFirst and McFit seem to be the only ones. Or does someone know of something…
5 posts, 30 January
Have you thought of getting to know your local butcher a bit better? You might be able to organise something that way, rather than actually having a whole animal to share with friends...
1 posts, 29 January
New Baby and Toddler Movement classes at the Kids Corner in Schöneberg. On Monday from 10:30 am Toddler Movement Class -Mini Movers On Thursday from 12 noon Baby Movement Class - Baby Movers.
12 posts, 28 January
Yeah, forget about Zalando. I had an appointment with them a few years ago (I was a tech at one of their partner companies) and when we arrived there were about two dozen people waiting outside…
2 posts, 28 January
I don't actually have a "play group", but I have 2 kids aged 3 years and 21 months who speak English-- would you like to organise a meetup where we could introduce them and see how they all get…
104 posts, 28 January
Hi Rosie, try coming to Thursday night drinks. It is a good place to meet people. Also, I work out at Mcfit several times a week, I also play acoustic guitar and sing and may well be looking for a…
131 posts, 28 January
Hello people  Just wondering if perhaps any girls here go to the fitness studio superfit in Friedrichshain? Looking for a gym buddy who would also maybe enjoy the courses with me there. Let me know…
3 posts, 27 January
She sent me a copy of the Nebenkostenabrechnung, but just the second page of each. There I can see that the heat and water have some ridiculous combined price and that she's been charging me more…
1 posts, 27 January
At Yogaia, 20th February, at 7:00 pm (19:00) Tegeler Str. 38 13353 Berlin (Wedding) U9 – Amrumer Str. Tickets: 10€; 7€ Reduced Ticket Limited places. Please book your tickets in advance…
8 posts, 26 January
PS with chronic Lyme long term antibiotics don't really work, they should be taken only in the first six months or so, but there are other therapies, look up Klinghardt academy and Lee Caldwen…
1 posts, 26 January
Just seeing if there are wannabe film makers/vloggers out there who are interested in collaborative working in central Berlin? I've been on YouTube for years, but only recently started a new Channel…
16 posts, 26 January
Wow, fantastic. Thanks, and thanks original post-er Solas. I didn't even dare ask for a best-train-car function because those are really rare. (For NYC, only one app had it - and it's I-phone only -…
1 posts, 25 January
Did you register to run but then found out that work or family commitments clashed? Do you want to shift your registration? A pal of mine back home in Wales was too late to register and is…
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