Rider One: ‚The Street is My Office‘

     |    Friday, der 18. October 2013

Ahhhh – who is Rider one? The graffiti artist who tagged up the building shown here in Köpenicker Strasse in Kreuzberg?  You can find graffiti artists in the net who go by the name of Rider. But, look a bit down in the middle toward the sidewalk and you’ll see the wording like a signature: 

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TV WITH CHEESE – nice idea!

     |    Friday, der 16. August 2013

There was something about that billboard that made me look closer. What was that? A giraffe? Is that part of the advertisement or not? What’s that bit there at the bottom „tv with cheese“. Hmmm – gotta whip out the camera and get a pic. I was on my bike, just going to the park 

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B-Boys in Berlin: Pariser Platz rockin‘ it

     |    Tuesday, der 23. July 2013

B-Boys in Berlin. Breakdance! Breakdancing as an urban art form is not dead – it is alive, kicking and spinning and making folks happy. We took visitors around to the sites in Berlin Mitte on the sunny, lovely weekend and we came across a FREE show at Pariser Platz. These guys danced their hearts out 

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The Swimming Pool atop the Spree: Badeschiff Berlin

     |    Thursday, der 18. July 2013

Did you know that Berlin has a swimming pool that floats atop the Spree River? In the early 1900’s, the Spree River used to be full of this type freshwater swimming pool known as swimming ships . Today, the ‚Badeschiff‘  bordering Kreuzberg is the only  swimming pool currently floating on the Spree  in Berlin. It 

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Flower Power

     |    Tuesday, der 28. May 2013

  Hey, instead of graffiti, one creative city dweller in Kreuzberg, downtown Berlin, filled cans with earth, planted some petunias and other dots of color, and fastened the cans to the rain drainpipe on her building. This flower lover also tied the cans to the lampposts in her neighborhood. An explosion of yellow, blue, ruby 

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