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2 posts, 9 November
Hi future nannys / babysitters! I am looking for a nanny/babysitter for our 7 year old girl. We are located in München-Harlaching close to tram station "Kurzstrasse". We would need help after…
41 posts, 9 November
QB Munich Stammtisch (LGBT Meetup) Friday, 15 Nov 2019 starting from 20:00. You can drop in when you wish as it normally goes until at least 22:30 if not later. As usual @ Zunfthaus Thalkirchner…
1 posts, 6 November
Hi, I rented a new apartment and the realtor told me during the handover to send him the photos of the damage done by the previous tenant. I sent the photos, but I got no answer. I send him an…
16,964 posts, 6 November
Back to this week and we have a Toytown reservation for 7:30 pm at an old favourite Kerala, Schumann Str 9, 81679 München. Nearest station: Prinzregentenplatz U4 and 54, 58, 68, 100 Bus.
11 posts, 5 November
Gosh! Thanks everyone for your help. The link to Frankonia provided by BayrischDude is exactly the hat I am looking for. A web search finds Frankonia in Aschheim? But I also found a link to a…
1 posts, 4 November
I am looking to transfer my Fitstar gym membership. The monthly payment is 19,90€. If anybody is interested in order to avoid the entrance fee (around 30€) please contact me. Thank you!
226 posts, 4 November
An update. I believe someone on this thread recommended Gemeinschaftspraxis Dr. Uwe Hönig & Stephan Meyer. I've visited the clinic around half a dozen times and met with both doctors. They…
983 posts, 3 November
Hi ladies, The next meetup will be white wine tasting at my place. 6:30pm on Nov 6, 2019 Bring a bottle of your favorite white or a new white to try. I'll provide some nibbles to go…
3 posts, 2 November
That's really vague unfortunately. When you refer to "better quality" do you mean better style or brand or condition or? "Economical" is also hard to pin down, are you looking for pants for a…
68 posts, 1 November
Since our last very positive experience with Smoovr we moved this year from Munich to Zurich. We had rented a furnished apartment in Munich, so it wasn't too many things. Jon was great and always…
2 posts, 29 October
I am a British citizen and I needed the Decree Absolute and a translation from a certified service. Also a recent copy of my birth certificate* (for some strange reason they would not accept the…
119 posts, 28 October
The next La Leche League meeting will take place on Monday November 4th 2019 from 12.00 noon - 2.00 pm in the Familienzentrum Ramersdorf, Oedkarspitzstr. 20, 81671 Munich. The nearest underground…
6 posts, 28 October
Someone of facebooks parents in munich is organizing a large group, including trunk or treaters giving out candy from cars, who will be in my neighborhood. That’s all I know. Have fun!
1 posts, 28 October
The Münchner Kammerspiele just opened a new piece called 'Nirvanas Last'. muenchner-kammerspiele.d... It is worth seeing. The play is in German, the songs are from Nirvana but sung in Bavarian…
1 posts, 26 October
Irish Comedy Night at The Shamrock Pub November 11th Irish comic Conor Drum makes his German debut in Munich with “Solo” a show about growing up and becoming a man. As his parents prepare to…
1 posts, 25 October
Hello Everyone! I'll be doing my first show in Germany in Munich on November 11th. Come along if you want a great stand up comedy show in English from an Irish comic. I'd love to see you there!…
367 posts, 25 October
@sholdsto Thanks for sharing your experience. Which course level were you doing with them? Do you know if DKFA is only for enrolled students (e.g. at LMU / TU) or can anyone register? From my…
4 posts, 25 October
The market is set for November 23rd and we are looking for a few more local vendors!. You can take a look at the Facebook event here. Or skip right to the table registration here. We hope it will…
1 posts, 24 October
If your interested in getting your toddler or pre-K child dressed up and ready for some in-house games and trick-or-treating, come join ELKI's Halloween Party (tickets in the link). Thanks!
97 posts, 23 October
I agree, working with Kharazam Mottaghy is a wonderful experience. I have learned a lot in a short amount of time. Learning a new language as an adult is a daunting task, but he's is extremely…
34 posts, 22 October
Hello, everybody. We're looking for a woodworker/furniture maker/furniture shop to supply us with some quality hardwood furniture, specifically a bookcase for now. Definitely want something…
1 posts, 20 October
The stand up comedy show sweeping through Europe is arriving in Munich Oct 21st at the Shamrock Pub. The Illegal American Comedy Tour chronicles the comedic story of John McCombs, a comedian and…
1 posts, 20 October
Hi all, I have been in Munich for about a week now, stayed at a hotel for my first week and now moved to another one for 10 more days, before getting a temporary apartment. I am still viewing…
1 posts, 20 October
The Seagull (trans. Stoppard) by Anton Chekhov. Adapted by Tom Stoppard Directed by Bogdan Tabacaru Produced by Katrin Fegert Synopsis “It is life itself onstage with all its tragic…
1 posts, 19 October
The NEW Stand-up Comedy Show of the Comedy Club Munich in English and German presents international comedians with their NEW programs 2019. Mell Kelly is the Host of the Show and Comedian in this…
9 posts, 16 October
and one more thing: I know it seems like having the insurance company in the middle of every step, waiting for their approval and that kind of thing seems to be slowing things down (and objectively…
9 posts, 13 October
You don't need a "reason" to ask for a standard blood check. The whole point of a blood screening is to catch problems early before you have a more serious issue. Lipids are always part of a standard…
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