- President Duda will veto controversial Supreme Court bill By Steven Hoffman
After mass daily protests, Polish President Andrzej Duda has made a shock decision to veto a Supreme Court reform bill recently passed by Parliament
- Report: Polish Senate may have approved wrong bill on Supreme Court reforms By Steven Hoffman
The Polish Senate has mistakenly approved the wrong version of a Supreme Court reform bill that has sparked a week of mass demonstrations. What happens now?
- Mass protests continue across Poland as controversial court reform nears passage By Veronica Pagnani & Steven Hoffman
Thousands of protesters in over 70 Polish cities and abroad held candles, demanding President Duda veto a bill one called "a horrifying threat to democracy"
- International Women's Day 2017: "Girls just wanna have fun(damental human rights)" By Steven Hoffman
If you're wondering why the flower peddlers in the street are especially aggressive today, wonder no more: it's International Women's Day, a holiday…
- Smog, logging make Cracovian protesters 😠 [Photos] By Krakow Post
About 300 people gathered on Krakow's main square last weekend for the "Czysty [Clean] Protest" against the severely unhealthy levels of smog…
- Poland's true story: Coming to terms with a complex past By David Sarna Galdi
In September the Polish cabinet approved a law that will punish (including imprisonment) anyone claiming that Poles killed Jews during the Second World War…
- Kabyle jewellery challenges visions of Africa, Islam at Ethnographic Museum of Krakow By Paulina Duda
The North African nation is more than just Zinedine Zidane, its most famous member, as shown by these complex and beautiful works crafted by Kabyle women.
- "Images of the Unseen" brings refugee camps to Krakow exhibition By Martyna Lipińska
It's your last chance to see this startling exhibition by Portuguese artist Omar Marques, which shows the reality of the conditions refugees are living in.
- Krakow Fringe Festival brings comedy, magic, mimes, and more By Ashley Deppeler
The upcoming Krakow Fringe is a performing arts festival which aims to promote spoken word performances and culture by offering shows across multiple genres
- Krakow Weekend Music 1-2 July 2017: Short but sweet (and mostly free!) By Dewey Gurall
This weekend in Krakow music brings the close of the Jewish Culture Festival celebrations, New Orleans jazz, dark metal, and more
- Krakow Music 23-28 June 2017: Summer's here and the time is right for... festival fever! By Dewey Gurall
Summer kicks off the Krakow Street Music Festival, Wianki Festival, and Jewish Culture Festival. Only problem is, how to be at all these great gigs at once?
- Krakow music 17-22 June 2017: Elegant ladies of song... and some heavy dudes By Dewey Gurall
Some of the most exciting names in music, from the 80s through today, from Poland and abroad, bring the jams to Krakow in the upcoming days.
- Drop In: Szara Gęś By Stuart Wadsworth
Szara Gęś has made me reassess my somewhat blinkered view of the Rynek. This is fine dining at its best, impressive without being too flash.
- Eataway to "doughnate" pastries on Fat Thursday By Krakow Post
Eataway chefs Marta and Konrad plan to cook 400 traditional Polish pączki for Fat Thursday – and half of them are going to charity.
- Drop In: Senses By Stuart Wadsworth
Dining in the pitch dark? And eating food you can't see, without even knowing what it is? That's a curve ball. I dropped in to illuminate our readers.
- Quidditch in Krakow: Meet the Dragons By Chafik Ouassal
The Krakow Dragons (phot. Maria Helak)According to the local legend, a dragon was terrorizing Krakow once upon a time. But for the last two years the…
- Ekstraklasa 2016-17, Game Day 29: Cracovia & Wisła cheer as Playoffs near By Chafik Ouassal
While the Ekstraklasa Playoffs are around the corner, the penultimate game day of the regular season offered a very positive outcome for the two…
- Ekstraklasa 2016-17: Games 27 & 28 By Chafik Ouassal
The Polish football season is slowly coming to an end, with two games now left in the regular season, before the start of the Playoffs. Let's review…
- Krakow TV: One Billion Rising Krakow 2016 By David McGirr
This year marked the 3rd anniversary of One Billion Rising in Krakow, part of a global annual event against sexual violence toward women and girls.
- Krakow TV: Drag a Dragon Across the Vistula By David McGirr
Dozens of Cracovians swam across the January waters of Krakow in the fourth annual "Drag a Dragon Across the Vistula" ("Przeciągnij Smoka przez Wisłę").
- Kraków And Edinburgh Celebrate Their Partnership With An Exhibition By Esmeralda Gonzalez
Two of the most beautiful, historical and cultural cities in Europe, Kraków and Edinburgh, celebrate their long partnership agreement with the exhibition…
- Fiction: "I Came, I Saw, I Ate Obwarzanki": The Roman Origins of Krakow
Fake news from Michal Karski, who interviewed noted Herzoslovakian Professor Vimislav Estrafalario on Krakow's founding by a bicycling ancient Roman
- Short Fiction: "Wildcat"
"Wind, there was wind everywhere, going through everything and bedding everywhere it wanted to, a hot day it was...."
- Prose: Imagining Jutta
Meet Jutta Molak. She’s in the 8th grade, a pallid girl with ponytail whose pastimes include catching up on homework and studying for exams.
- Rising Alcoholism in Poland: The true cost and how to get help
Alcoholism in Poland has been on the rise for over a decade, creating public and personal health crisis. A Krakow medical student suggests some solutions.
- Krakow’s Smog Crisis: 4 Steps to Protect Yourself
While politicians spend years debating laws to reduce smog, Cracovians must act now to protect themselves to minimize the long-term damage.
- Paczka Jakuba brings farm-fresh food to Cracovians' doorsteps
Urban Polish attitudes toward wholesome, fresh, ethically-sourced food have been somewhat stuck in time. Paczka Jakuba is trying to change that.
- Fighting the phrase "Polish death camps" with education, not censorship
Poland wants to stamp out the misleading and offensive phrase ‘Polish death camps’ – but the proposal to outlaw it threatens academic freedom.
- Bull on the Page: Keep Calm. And Don't Take the PiS.
Today will see the newly victorious conservative PiS government take office. Now what? Our correspondent surveys the political landscape.
- All Brutal on the Eastern Front: A belated view of 'Generation War'
'Generation War' is a seriously flawed work, albeit an attempt, of sorts, to get to grips with the experience of so-called “ordinary” Germans.