Liebe Agnes und Paul
August 23, 2010
Liebe Agnes und Paul. Ich bin in Berlin und habe vergeblich nach Euch gesucht. Es macht Heimweh. Ich hoffe es geht Euch allen gut. Herzliche Grüße, Ida
English translation: Dear Agnes and Paul. I am in Berlin and I’ve been searching for you in vain. It makes me feel homesick. I...
A Friend of a Friend
August 2, 2010
When Lail Arad sent us a twitter message some weeks ago about her lovely song “Everyone Is Moving To Berlin” we thought it was a great coincidence. Little did we know that our friend Edial had tipped her off to our project. Lail’s song touches on the ever-growing bohemian...
Grüße aus Deutschland (Greetings from Germany)
July 11, 2010
Welcome to the long-awaited Berlin, Germany mailbox! In the near future you will find true stories from Berlin, Germany as well as short films from our partner the achtung berlin film festival in this section of the website.
The Origins of Berlin, Maryland's Name
April 16, 2010
Mayor Williams of Berlin, Maryland explains how present day Berlin, Maryland got its name from a contraction of the name of a local plantation, the Burley Inn. According to our research, Berlin, Maryland is one of the few American Berlins which has no connection to German historical roots in its...
The Elusive Vocal Saxophone
April 16, 2010
I have been a vocal percussionist (otherwise known as a beatboxer) since I was in high school. However, it wasn’t until I studied music in Germany that I was encouraged by Fried Dähn – one of my professors, who would eventually become my band mate – to refine my beatboxing skills...
March 19, 2010
Back in the summer of 2006 we were on a weekend trip to Rehoboth Beach. On the drive back we spotted a sign for “Berlin, Maryland” so we decided to pay a visit. It was strange for us to see the word Berlin printed on a road sign in America. At that time we were considering moving to Berlin,...