von Freude: Hamburg craft beer pioneers

Hoppy IPAs, refreshing Belgian wits and imperial porters: who doesn’t love a good craft beer? Until just a few years ago, you’d be hard-pressed to find any at all in Hamburg. Thankfully, times have changed — and we partly owe it to the founders of von Freude. At a time when beer in Germany was…

Californian cruising in Hamburg

With arms full of ink, friendly blue eyes and an enviable full beard, André Langer (33) greets his customers at Electra Bikes like old friends. The shop oozes the laid-back vibe that brought about the Electra brand in Southern California in 1993. 25 years later, we meet bike-expert André — hard at work at the only Electra…

People need more personal encounters

Marc Aberle & Bosse Küllenberg From Metropolis Forever in Hamburg Youpooly What gave you guys the idea to start Youpooly? We enjoy going to events a lot. But what we love even more is hosting our own events, and having a good time with family, friends and friends of friends. These kinds of unique, personally…