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MUNICH (MunichNOW NEWS) -- We recently heard from our friends at Turning Tables/Thrive International about an event here in Munich that really deserves support! We...
Dejected Clinton supporters at an election night rally in New York. Clinton supporters across the U.S. were stunned at their candidate's surprise loss Tuesday night. (Adrees Latif/Reuters)

If You’re Overwhelmed By The Election, Here’s What You Can Do Now

MUNICH (MunichNOW News) -- We do have quite a number of readers and followers in the States and in light of all that has gone...
St Peter's Church

How to Adapt to Life as an Expat in Germany – TransferWise

Germany is now the second most popular destination in the world for immigration, putting it just behind the United States. The 'European Blue Card' legislation...
The apartment building where Syrian terror suspect Jaber al-Bakr was arrested.

Syrian Terror Suspect Caputured by Syrian Refugees – SPIEGEL ONLINE

Syrian refugees on Sunday night captured a man suspected of planning a terror attack in Germany, tied him up and turned him over to...

The Architectural Spectacle That Is Munich’s Metro – CityLab

Photographer Nick Frank discusses his sharp, colorful, deserted shots of the stylish system in an interview that first appeared on the CityLab website. The Munich...
Munich Artists Playing Cards

Interview: Elizabeth Hughes, the Artist Behind the “Munich Artists Playing Cards” Project

MUNICH -- (MunichNOW Arts & Culture) -- There has been a palpable buzz in the Munich Artists community over their latest project "Munich Artists...
Early Fall at the Feringasee -- munichFOTO

PHOTOS: Feringasee: Early Fall on Our “Urban” Lake

If you go: Feringasee, which is located in the northern part of Munich, can be reached by train with the S8, exit at Unterföhring. After...
Five free things to do in Munich

Five Free or Nearly Free Things to Do in Munich

We list five fun free (or very cheap) things to do in the city of Munich, Germany. Stroll Around the English Garden This beautiful, city centre...

A Weekend in Münich — Among the Peonies

This weekend, I went to Münich for the opening day of Oktoberfest. To be honest, I wasn’t sure what the experience would be like,...
Refugees at Munich’s main train station last year. German civil society is trying hard to make sure the migration phenomenon ends on a positive note. Photograph: Nicolas Armer/EPA

Merkel’s Refugee Policy Must Succeed – for Europe’s Sake

There is an admirable calm in Angela Merkel that contrasts immensely with the bluster and hysteria that has come to dominate a lot of...

Interview: Munich’s Goal is All Renewable Energy by 2025

MUNICH, Germany -- Stadtwerke Munchen, Germany's biggest city-owned electric utility, is playing the leading role in a country where electricity and gas markets have...
O R A N G E I S T H E N E W B LA C K (reflected)

Munich: U-bahn — Discover

Li Shen’s striking photo of an empty U-bahn station in Munich, Germany, is moody, graphic, and delightfully retro-futuristic. via Munich: U-bahn — Discover