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Vienna-born Ari Rath, former editor-in-chief of The Jerusalem Post, died on January 13, 2017, at the age of 92. A strong advocate for peace between the Israelis and the Palestinians, he furthered dialogue between Vienna and Israel, as well. The …

If our education decides our future, what happens to upward mobility and equal opportunity?

Food & Drink

High-end meets low-key at the new downtown eatery Crazy Lobster, offering more versions of the crustaceans than Vienna has ever seen

Culture

Having garnered a number of awards at 2016 film festivals, including the Prix spécial « Un Certain Regard » at Cannes, Studio Ghibli’s The Red Turtle is due for general release in 2017. In the meantime, Vienna’s animated-film enthusiasts can view a …

Metropole caters to the interests and needs of English-speaking expat communities. Here are our curated recommendations for upcoming events this week (January 10-17, 2017).   EVENT OF THE WEEK   Jan 13: La La Land (movie opening)   Two among …

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Guides

The dust has settled from the New Year’s fireworks. Now Vienna looks forward to its famous ball season. Whether you’re a seasoned ball-goer or haven’t the foggiest about what it’s all about, Metropole has got you covered with tips and …

Vienna is teeming with ancient goodies and there are plenty of experts to help distinguish the Wedgwood from the deadwood.

Blog

For many new expats in Vienna, getting used to commerce-free Sundays in Austria can be a challenge. But those those who’ve been here a while come to recognize its upsides.