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5 Things to Know About the Berlin Wall

INTERNATIONAL | By Frank Jordans | Nov 9
The Berlin Wall fell 25 years ago on Sunday, a key event in the collapse of communism and the preface to Germany's reunification in 1990. Here are five things to know about the Berlin Wall:

Berlin Grindr Users Angry Over Chats Streamed Live for 'Art'

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 4
Dutch gay artist Dries Verhoeven is sitting in a glass-walled box and having his live, unedited Grindr conversations stream live. He calls it art. Others are calling their lawyers.

Berlin Mayor to Resign By End of Year

INTERNATIONAL | By David Rising | Aug 26
Charismatic Berlin mayor Klaus Wowereit, whose reputation has taken a beating over struggles in the construction of the German capital's new international airport, said Tuesday he will step down by the end of the year.

Lesbian-Only Cemetery Being Inaugurated in Berlin

INTERNATIONAL | By Kirsten Grieshaber | Apr 1
A new burial area for lesbians only is being inaugurated in a two-century-old cemetery in the German capital this weekend.

EDGE’s Top 5 Travel Stories From 2013

By Matthew Wexler | Dec 31
We made a list and checked it twice, and although we can’t take responsibility for whatever did (or didn’t) end up in your stack of holiday gifts, EDGE can offer up five of our most popular travel stories from 2013.

Obama Urges LGBT Acceptance at Brandenburg Gate

POLITICS | By EDGE | Jun 19
In an address with topics ranging from nuclear disarmament to closing Guantanamo Bay, Obama drew cheers in Berlin today when speaking of the need to fight intolerance, specifically mentioning gender inequality and LGBT discrimination.

48 Hours in Berlin: Sleep Not Included

By Matthew Wexler | Jan 22
Sweets, sausages and sunrises conspire for an action-packed getaway to one of Europe’s most vibrant cities.

Fourth Time is a Charm: Berlin Airport Delayed Again

By Juergen Baetz | Jan 14
Berlin’s new airport has been delayed for a fourth time.

Berlin’s Restaurants Reach for More Michelin Stars

FOOD/DRINK | Nov 19
Berlin is Germany’s gourmet capital, with the most Michelin-starred restaurants in the country. The 2013 Michelin Guide awarded twelve Berlin restaurants with the prestigious stars, including four two-star establishments.

Airberlin Adds Windy City to US Flight Operations

Aug 21
Airberlin is continuing its expansion from the USA: as of March 23, 2013 the airline will start operating nonstop flights from Chicago to Berlin

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