Maxine von Lintel



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Gun Control Debate to Take A Backseat

The turbulent gun control debate in th US is nearing an end as the senate and lawmakers move on. The broad spectrum of...

Wifi at Marienplatz

As of yesterday, there is free wifi for all to use at Munich's Marienplatz. It is part of an initiative by the City called...

Bomb or No Bomb?

American soldier at Siegestor examining the fallen lions in 1945. How many bombs remain unexploded in the city? --munichFOTO/PD
The last year has seen many reminders of the war in Germany as construction in Munich has hit an all time high and workers...

More Housing For Bavaria

Whether it is business, wanderlust, or love that compels people to uproot their lives, Munich, with its gorgeous...

Olympiapark to Cost Half a Billion by 2032

Built for the 1972 Olympics, the park is an integral part of the city --munichFOTO
Munich's Olympiapark, renowned as the scene of the 1972 Olympic summer games, is set to undergo an expensive renovation. ...

Some call it Wiesn-withdrawl...

The Wiesn may be over, but the after-effects remain not only in our hearts but also our sinuses for several weeks. The...

Wies'n "Coke" Out?

Too close to the real thing?  -- munichFOTO graphic
Outrage has sparked amongst the hosts of the Wies'n; the tent owners want Wies'n coke out. Completely legal and equally...

Geothermal helps fuel Munich

Germany has long been on the cutting edge of an eco-friendly lifestyle and has made a conscious effort to reduce its...

Wies'n Time is the Best Time

Not so long until Oktoberfest 2012. MunichFOTO/Jeff Ely
It is almost that time again. The city will become home to millions of tourists and self-proclaimed beer connoisseurs as...

Who let the dogs out?

Due to a particularly brutal attack on a two-year-old girl by a Labrador recently, the government is now considering a new...

No Applause for Animal Cruelty: PETA vs. Krone

Circus performances involving animals have long been controversial in some segments of society.  Circus Krone was long...

Louis Vuitton Maison Opens

On Tuesday evening, Louis Vuitton Maison in Munich opened its doors to the finest Munich clientele and celebrities. It is...

Marienhof is back

Munich's favorite chill out spot right behind the Rathaus has returned to its green glory! Originally closed off in 2011,...
FC Bayern v. Barcelona at Allianz Arena --munichFOTO

Barcelona Arrives In Munich

All over Munich, the Barcelona team colors can be seen. Due to the game this evening, fans came from all over to show...
Bieber and his monkey made headlines in all the Munich papers --munichFOTO

Bieber's Monkey Left Behind Indefinitely

Famed Canadian singer, Justin Bieber made headlines when he attempted to bring a tiny, young monkey through the German...

Abercrombie Smells too strong for Munich

Half a year after the original Abercrombie & Fitch opening in Munich, the store's distinctive scent has brought...
How old is too old to drive? --munichFOTO/WikiCommons

Grandma Wrecks 6 Cars

Yesterday, an 88-year-old woman in Bogenhausen managed to cause numerous accidents in just a few minutes behind the wheel....
The main US Post Office building in Washington., D.C.  --munichFOTO/WikiCommons

Arrest made in response to Ricin-laced letters

Days after the White House mail-sorting facility intercepted a letter believed to be poisoned, an arrest has been made. ...
Freshly painted Maibaum at Viktualienmarkt  --munichFOTO

Maypole thief is run over

It's all fun and games until somebody is rolled over by the Maypole. In keeping with the Bavarian tradition of stealing...
Washboard abs promoting the opening of A&F's Munich branch

Abercrombie & Fitch opening Munich

Tomorrow marks the opening of the new Abercrombie & Fitch store in Munich. The long-awaited and much rumored...

Schlampenmarsch on the streets of Munich

Saturday in Munich left very little to the imagination, as women from all walks of life gathered together to demonstrate...

Foreigners think a Mass is cheap

With the ever-rising prices of a mass reaching approximately 9,30 Euro this year, many natives and Wies'n frequenters...
Ebay unveils a new logo on October 12 -- munichFOTO graphic

eBay is the bomb

Pieces from the recently exploded bomb in Schwabing have now found their way onto eBay, with sellers hoping to make big...

Community Pools, open too late and close too early

Convenient and refreshing, community pools often play an important role for Munich's population during the hot summer...
Ride carefully. Photo by MunichFOTO/Jeff Ely.

Cycling accidents force Munich police to lay down the law

The sweltering heat has contributed to a flood of eager cyclists on Munich's bike paths. With so many people out on two...

Marienplatz Makeover

The hub of Munich, Marienplatz, is getting a total makeover. Since the completion of the renovation of the Karlsplatz...

Chimpanzee dies at Hellabrunn

Last Wednesday, a 19-year-old chimpanzee fell to her death and drowned at Munich's Zoo, Tierpark Hellabrunn.  What...

Radar Failure at Munich Airport

Last Friday, a radar system failure doomed an entire afternoon of travel plans. Starting at 12:45, radar equipment was...

Mysterious elephant death

Another circus performer has died and Circus Krone is searching for answers.  The 27-year-old African elephant,...

Less frequent S-Bahn schedule is a cause for concern

A few years ago, the MVG, Munich's public transportation system, altered the nighttime schedule for S-Bahns from running...

3rd Runway a go?

All good things come in threes, just not the third runway at the Munich airport. Or that was the impression a month ago...

Some spotlighted Tollwood Events for the upcoming week 12.07-18.07

Biostadt Munich- This encompasses everything that Tollwood stands for, healthier, environmentally friendlier, and creative...