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Legends of the Fall: The Plight of the Pumpkin

Legends of the Fall: The Plight of the Pumpkin

In the United States, fall kicks off with a hulky man in a helmet sending a lemon-shaped pigskin careening into the air. But here in Austria, it’s with the sweet Sturm offered at every turn, as careening takes off on a far more personal level. Americans have their lager, but it just isn’t in the […]

Location is Everything: Rough Trade at the New WU

Location is Everything: Rough Trade at the New WU

The neon lights of the Prater amusement park glowed in the descending darkness on Perspektivstraße. Two women sat on the curb amid the stench of greasy sausage from the “Hans Wurst” Würstelstand. They wore black tank tops, jean shorts cut high over bare buttocks, and platform heels.  Looking further down the road, a third, then […]

Four Days of Fashion Designers Take Over the MQ

Four Days of Fashion Designers Take Over the MQ

Fall at the MuseumsQuartier is dedicated to new styles. Over 60 designers will send models strutting towards the camera flashes, selling at adjacent showrooms and side events, ending each day in the notorious after parties. Now in its fifth year, MQ Vienna Fashion Week has established itself as a landmark on Vienna’s social calendar, showcasing […]

…If You Ain’t Got that Swing

…If You Ain’t Got that Swing

They rolled in on vintage Vespas and Schwinn bicycles, and took Polaroid pictures while pushing thick-rim prescription shades back on the bridge of their noses. Had I been teleported back a few decades, or was I witnessing a flash-mob?  Duke Ellington, pure and un-remixed, was spinning on vinyl. Through the yellowish tint of my Spritzer, […]

Sunset at MQ

Sunset at MQ

The sun has just set and your Schnitzel and Sommer Spritzer are settling in, revitalising the sparkle in your eyes after a long day, pulling up the corners of your mouth. Now it’s time to move again, scintillate the senses. Time to dance. Time for the MuseumsQuartier. The MQ is not just master paintings and […]

Smooth Lovin’ in Wien

Smooth Lovin’ in Wien

Raymond’s Bar, 3:00, our last stop. It was one of my first weekends in Vienna. I had been toured through various lounges, dance parties under the Gürtel, and grunge bars by my new Viennese friends. We sat at the back at a wooden table across from an old couple, a really old couple, at least […]

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