What is the Best in Helsinki? Vote for a chance to win a key to the City! This year’s nominees in the Best Nordic Oddity category are Hotel Room, Angry Birds shop, Eromanga meatpies & donuts and Café Ekberg. Which one of these should win? The Best of Helsinki competition gives you the chance to [...]
Part of the World Design Capital 2012 programme, Font Walk is an independently taken stroll around the streets of Kamppi, pointing out details and exploring the visual role of graphic design in the urban milieu. Cities and streets are full of visual stories – signs and symbols, letters and numbers. What if we looked at them [...]
While in World Design Capital Helsinki, fashion brunches at design hotel Klaus K’s restaurant Ilmatar are a must!
This spring restaurant Ilmatar offers yet again a combination of fascinating fashion and delicious Finnish food that pamper bons vivants’ senses. Ilmatar’s popular Best of Finland brunch is transformed into a set for fashion brunches on four Saturdays, starting from the 14th of April. The brunch is served between 12pm-3pm. The fashion brunches still remaining [...]
Laboratoriumm, a Finland based company that specializes in the spirit industry, lead by Jyri Pylkkänen and Michael Grönfors, has finally opened a cocktail bar in Helsinki names Liberty or Death! The cocktail living room that fits 49 persons is devoted to personal cocktails and fresh ingredients. Liberty or Death wants to evoke emotions through their [...]
Have you already pampered yourself with the luxurious Afternoon Tea at bistro style restaurant Salutorget?
Tea’s popularity is growing rapidly in Helsinki and the fascination of good tea has introduced continuously new ways to enjoy the refreshing beverage. The Scandinavian restaurant Salutorget has since March elicited a breeze of British lifestyle into the Helsinkian one by exposing the well known Afternoon Tea. The Afternoon Tea is served every day except Sunday [...]
Located between Bulevardi and Uudenmaankatu, next to the heart of the Design District Helsinki, renovated Kitchen & Co. has opened its doors this week! Set uniquely in a former school gymnasium this restaurant has been up and working for about two years, but this spring the restaurateurs Kati Jaakkola and Filip Stenius decided to renew [...]
Virka Gallery March 23rd – September 30th Flush How often have you found art from public restrooms, propably quite often. This time you will find a real art exhibition from a restroom, so please leave your own magicmarker at home. This unusual contemporary art exhibition at City hall’s legendary restroom is part of Helsinki Photography [...]
Töölö has got a fun turquoise rejuvenation! Located on Runeberginkatu street, which mainly is a restaurant street, there is now a newly opened self service yoghurt bar called Yobot Frozen Yoghurt. The idea of a yoghurt bar as such in Helsinki isn’t a novelty but the self service version of it is. Frozen yoghurt is [...]
Uudenmaankatu in the heart of the city’s buzzing Design District has in recent years attracted several delightful design boutiques. The street is particularly known for its fashionable shops, selling Finnish couture, specialist brands and unique handicrafts that are not available from larger stores. The pride and success story of Finnish fashion IvanaHelsinki occupies a prime location [...]