Introducing Metropole – Discounted Subscriptions for VE members

Metropole was launched as a print and online magazine back in October 2015, appearing 10 times a year (monthly with a double issue at year-end and in the summer), determined to serve the best of Vienna and Austria to English-speaking expats and internationals. The aim is to allow readers to draw on everything Vienna has…

New on-street parking rates in Vienna from 1 January 2017

Vienna city council has increased on-street parking rates effective from 1 January 2017, with new new Parkscheine on sale from the end of November. Current prices have been raised by a flat 5 percent (for all length of parking vouchers). Parking vouchers that have the valid pricing until 31 December 2016 will no longer be…

We live in funny times – English-speaking comedy in Vienna

The song that British comic duo Morecambe & Wise were best known for was a song called “Bring me sunshine” – and the opening lines went “Bring me sunshine / in your smile / bring me laughter / all a while” and recently there has been a surge in comedy shows in English in Vienna….

Joel’s Guide to watching NFL in Vienna

Watching the NFL in Vienna has never been easier. With the “early” game times (for US sports), one can catch most American Football games and still get a full night’s sleep each week. Of course, the easiest way is to catch it on local TV, as both Puls4 (in German) and Sky Sports US (in…

Middle Earth to Middle Europe Tour – Live Music – Sept/Oct 2016

Solid Cream – a group of New Zealanders from Christchurch, are going to be touring Austria and playing a number of dates in and around Vienna in late September and the first half of October. They’ll be playing with Austria’s Edi Fenzl Band and the High Street Blues Collective. Details about their shows and ticketing will…

Pickpickerl area extends to 18th from 5 September 2016

Just a reminder for those of you who live in the 18th district and drive a vehicle – as of the 5 September 2016 you will need a resident’s parking permit to park on the street. General info on parking permits, the specific areas where it applies and the application process etc. is also available…