Author Archives: Evelyn Aschenbrenner

Evelyn Aschenbrenner
A resident of Wrocław for almost a year and a vegetarian for 19 years, Evelyn Aschenbrenner has also written restaurant reviews for newspapers in her native city of Detroit.

Thousands Protest Against Tighter Abortion Laws

After Poland’s parliament voted in favour of a draft bill that would restrict women’s access to abortion, demonstrations against the proposed law were organized in cities across Poland. On Sunday, nearly 2,000 people gathered on Wroclaw's Rynek to protest against the law. ...

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Poland’s Andrzejki Traditions

If you noticed more party goers carousing around the Rynek at the weekend, it certainly wasn't for no reason. It was last weekend before Andrzejki, or St. Andrewʼs Day, a unique Polish celebration that is just that little bit different. Andrzejki is celebrated today (November 30th) and has ...

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This Is Halloween?

There’s always one student in my class who doesn’t want to talk about Halloween, whether it’s someone conservative or a young child who says Halloween is scary. Which makes me curious: just how popular is Halloween in Poland? And why ...

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Vege Life: Vegan Food Comes To The Mall

There’s a vegetarian and vegan restaurant in Magnolia’s new food court. Seeing veggie restaurants outside the old town is great and certainly makes doing errands easier for vegans. Vege Life, on the first floor of the mall, also has a large coffee and ...

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Over 300 Participants Turn Out For Equality March

On Saturday over 300 people turned out with rainbow flags, banners with pro-gay rights slogans, whistles and drums for a pride march in Wroclaw. Starting near Renoma and winding around the Rynek, the march held up bus and tram lines, ...

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UPCOMING EVENTS

january

6jan - 31All DayCarnival Season At Alyki(All Day) ul. Powstańców Ślaskich 95 Wroclaw, PolandAlykiEvent:Food Festival
23jan8:00 pm- 11:00 pmFrancis Tuan Live In Concert8:00 pm - 11:00 pm Kazimierza Wielkiego 50, Wroclaw, PolandNietotaEvent:Live Music