This week the Helsinki Time Bank celebrates its 2nd birthday. What first began as a circle of neighbours and friends in Kumpula, Helsinki, has quickly grown into an Internet-based network of at least a thousand people.
For the past year or so, we have been busy with our forthcoming book. Titled Helsinki Beyond Dreams, the book is about emerging local cultures and how they make a difference. We’ve invited a culturally varied group of urban activists, … Read More
A wonderfully disgusting odour of fried fat is floating in the air. People are standing in a serpentine line on Eerikinkatu street, downtown Helsinki. A basket filled with greasy delicacies has just come down from the first floor window, tied … Read More
Photography: Johannes Romppanen Last weekend, we drove our bicycles to Kalasatama to test the Solar Kitchen – an exceptional travelling restaurant concept by Catalan designer Martí Guixe and Finnish chef Antto Melasniemi. The two visionaries both have a history of … Read More
Bicycle brunches, free concerts, independent art exhibitions, hammocks, swimming and night movies. This summer Kalasatama has proved to be the perfect location to spend warm days and nights in the city. Last wednesday, the We Love Helsinki community celebrated a … Read More