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Because of the dynamic of the group, it could be difficult for a child to attend. Sometimes, the group is small and the restaurant has enough room for a high chair and other times, everyone shows up…
22 posts, 00:35 hrs
Hi, I was looking for a football team here in Berlin. The thing is that the struggle with finding people to ask. Every time I see football fields with no one in them. Is your team m still available? 
3 posts, 1 August
SHUT UP AND WRITE!   I’m looking to set up a writing group, which regularly meets each week to (literally) shut up and write. If you are in the process of writing up your PhD dissertation or any…
39 posts, 31 July
Exactly, this is what I am afraid of. I really don't want to not have insurance on it, it makes me nervous. I have friends who ship stuff a lot and never use insurance, they said the chances of…
1 posts, 31 July
Hey Guys,    I know it might be a long shot, but i just wanted to see if there are any people in Berlin who would be interested in meeting up on a somewhat regular basis to watch MLB games in…
143 posts, 30 July
gah I am already defeated and back on the ubahn. I don't have a lot of time today so I gave up too easily I guess.    There's a restaurant on each corner and a shuttered storefront at the address.
8 posts, 30 July
yep im up for it,  Yep im up for it, All that are interested please drop me an email sw@sekal.com as im not on this so often. Once we get something organised I can repost on here. Look forward to…
9 posts, 30 July
Hybrid part? Is it a Prius?   From my short experience, the car can still be valuable if the outside is in good shape, which does not seem to be the case. If both the inside and outside are in bad…
21 posts, 29 July
Somewhat ill-humoured article about the Berlin hype among young Israelis: James Kirchick, "Was soll die israelische Begeisterung für Berlin?", FAZ, 29 July 2915 I think there are many reasons for…
51 posts, 29 July
Ebenso, out of interest, what do you do at Visoneers? It looks like an interesting organisation but I am wondering what kind of help they need? I saw the ad for graphic designers and blog…
41 posts, 29 July
Well good for you for dealing with the guy and hopefully stopping him from treating some other woman the way he treated you! Best of luck with it all (and do think about the Haftpflichtversicherung…
3 posts, 29 July
We recently spent half a year at Rudesheimer Platz. It's exactly as described - pleasant, quiet, nice, bürgerlich. The Weingarten in summer is a bonus. Parking is a bitch and it's little boring at…
16 posts, 28 July
Looking for a partner to climb with over the next 3 weeks in the dav Hall   45, 85 kilo male, got all own gear. Lead climbing around a 6, but fine if your level is different up or down. My German is…
1 posts, 28 July
Hey Guys,   We will have the Rugby World Cup games live in Berlin @ Belushi's   You'll find all the action live from the England with English commentary on our plasmas in the bar throughout the RWC.
3 posts, 28 July
Hi all, We moved to Berlin last week from the US (after a 3 year stint in Toronto) and are shipping our beloved car (Lexus RX350). I've read thru the import posts and gained a lot of insight on the…
6 posts, 27 July
Hi all, I would love to play some tennis as well. Live in Kreuzberg and am new to Berlin as well so I'm not very familiar with courts etc. my email address is Courtney.may1220@gmail.c... please feel…
12 posts, 27 July
Thanks Kimbob. I wasn't fast enough last week to get one at 7am. By the time they appeared blue they were already gone. Same thing happened today. God this is like trying to get tickets to Burning…
41 posts, 25 July
Sorry for the link to my own blog, but I did a post about free wifi in Neukölln and soon I'll be posting other guides about other parts of Berlin   there you go:   fotostrasse.com/free-wif...
14 posts, 25 July
He mainly sells these raw crackers and also fruit, so it's not so obvious that he also sells milk stuff but you'll notice there is a small refrigerator at the end of his table with the dairy stuff in…
2 posts, 25 July
Don't know if you're supposed to reply to the events, but I just had to say that I looked their website by looking at sisterchain's profile and heard some great samples of their country music. That's…
27 posts, 24 July
Joining the Mietverein is worth every cent. Whining about 9 euros a month for legal advice, peace of mind is weird. Next best advice- learn German, ask a German speaking friend to go with you. Be…
3 posts, 24 July
Hi!  Today I had to take the ring bahn to Zob Berlin to take a bus abroad. I knew there was some type on impediment on the line which meant it stops at westend, everyone has to leave the train and…
7 posts, 23 July
Hi lowkeylit,   Are you still looking for the special brand of vitamins? I know a place in Berlin where you can buy excellent vitamins and dietary supplements. In addition, one can also buy or order…
59 posts, 23 July
Hey,    I'm keen to play squash, played for about a year in London before I moved here, I'm decent but not amazing or anything. The Squash House looks pretty good, so if anyone fancies a game let me…
18 posts, 23 July
Hello, anyone who have tried to find a perfect road bike for long rides outside of Berlin, now have a clear and easy online service that makes this possible. Aspire Cycling is a company that rents…
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Spiegel: Merkel wants fourth term in power

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