The authorities didn’t consider the wants and needs of a much-loved hippo or three polite penguins when they closed Freibad Wernersee, aka the Wernerbad.
Bärenquell was one of Berlin’s popular beers renowned for taste. So it’s hard to understand why the brewery went bust. Perhaps the bears drank all the beer.
Süd-Bowling in Steglitz used to be one of Berlin’s favorite bowling alleys, with 16 lanes. The old Kegelbahn was bowled over, abandoned, and replaced by apartments.
Lamentably, it’s the end of Grünau’s famous dance halls, the Ballhaus Riviera and Gesellschaftshaus Grünau. The last dance is but a distant fading memory.
Tacheles had a storied story even before squatters took over and turned into one of Berlin’s most popular attractions. Then money came along and killed it.