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Welcome back to the Munich Post! The purpose of this newsletter is to share: 3 bits of news, 2 upcoming events, and 1 amazing restaurant/café for expats living in and around Munich. This way, you have a pulse on what’s going on without scrolling through thousands of pages.

Here’s what we’ve got for you today:

3 bits of news

Munich public transport workers on strike

Oh boy, it looks like the Verdi union is at it again.

Starting Thursday, March 2, at the ungodly hour of 3:30 a.m. and lasting until midnight on Friday, MVG employees are being urged to stop working on buses, subways, and trams. Thankfully the S-bahn is “expected” to run as usual since it is operated by Deutsche Bahn.

Read more here (in German).

Uncover hidden art gems

Guess what? The Central Art Institute for Art History has come up with a brand new interactive app to celebrate its 75th anniversary. It's called the MunichArtToGo and it’s available on your App Store or Google Play Store.

It lets you explore some of Munich’s most fascinating art and architecture stories in a fun way. With it, you will get to discover the secrets behind some of Munich’s most famous landmarks. From Ludwig II’s Wintergarten to the art trade palaces from the Prince Regent era.

Download the app to embark on your digital art journey. The app uses your location to guide you to nearby art histories and hidden gems. But don’t worry if you’re not exactly a “walk and explore” type of person - you can use the app from the comfort of your couch, too.

Learn more here.

Important changes in March

March 2023 is bringing some changes our way:

  1. Gas price cap will begin with 80% of a household’s usual consumption.

  2. Students living and studying in Germany can apply for a 200 euro energy relief payment.

  3. Masks will no longer be mandatory for staff working at doctor’s offices, hospitals or care homes.

  4. Deutsche Post workers will continue their February strike.

  5. Motorbikes, moped and e-scooters must now display a black sign to prove they are insured.

  6. State-owned bank KwF will offer loans for building or buying homes that meet strict sustainability standards.

  7. Deutsche Bahn lounges will become more exclusive, but with more limited access.

  8. Clocks will spring ahead in Germany on Sunday, March 26 at 2:00 a.m.

For more details read here. 

2 upcoming events

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Grape Expectations: Weinhopping in Munich

Looking for a fun night out in Munich? Then you’ve gotta try “Weinhopping.” It’s like a pub crawl, but with wine and classier (or perhaps rosier). You will get to hit three awesome wine bars (all within walking distance) and sip on different wines at each location. Plus you get to meet new people along the way.

The Deluxe package allows you to enjoy three glasses of wine and a small snack to keep you going. It’s the perfect way to explore Munich’s wine scene.

The event takes about three hours and ends on a casual note. You can sign up alone or with a group of friends as they divide you into teams. All details will be sent to you via email the day before the event.

📅 Friday March 24, April 21, May 12, June 23, July 21, August 25, September 15, October 13, November 10, December 1.

⏰ 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

📍 Munich’s coolest neighborhoods

💶 59€

Don’t miss out. Book here.

From outdoor oasis to handcrafted art

The International Craft fair and Munich Garden fair are back. Get ready to discover some unique creations from fashion and jewelry designers, wood and metal craftsmen, and other artisans. We are talking about handcrafted products made by small local businesses, designed with sustainability and individuality in mind.

The Garden fair is all about the great outdoors. You’ll find everything you need to spruce up your garden, terrace, or balcony. You can also get some expert advice on garden design, browse some garden furniture, plants and accessories. If you are looking for robotic lawn mowers, pools, or bbq equipment you will find these and more here.

General information

📍 Munich Exhibition Center, Munich

📅 Wednesday, March 8 – Sunday, March 12

⏰ 9:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

💶 Ticket price: 7€ to 15€

Click the link to book your tickets.

1 new restaurant/café to try

Türkitch - 1€burger special

The Türkitch Smash Burger Shop is opening at Rotkreuzplatz (corner of Wendl-Dietrich-Straße) on March 3rd. It's been a long time coming. To celebrate, they are giving you the chance to try out their House Burger, Ronnie’s Classic Cheese Burger or their famous Falafel Burger for just 1 euro on the opening day. And get this - all the money they make on Friday will be donated to earthquake victims in Turkey and Syria.

So head down there to support a good cause.

Visit their instagram page here.

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