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The Greek Park – The Birth Of A New Public Space

While Primorsky Boulevard and the Potemkin Stairs are staples of Odessa’s architecture and history, the neighboring green spaces have been neglected for many years....

Paris Fashion Week 2017: A Magical Experience With A Memorable Contribution By Ukrainian Designers

Although I don’t consider myself a fashionista, and Vogue for me is more of an aesthetic guide than a Bible to swear by —...

Theater On Podil: A Controversial Facet Of The Ukrainian Architectural Revival

The newly built Podil Theater building has proven to be quite controversial with it’s modernist exterior making many observers quite unhappy. If nothing else,...

An Urban Expedition To Madrid: Small Steps To Active Communities

To discover Madrid through the prism of its social initiatives and to obtain a much deeper understanding of its dynamics and culture, its social...

A Green Theater For The 21st Century

Shevchenko Park’s Green Theater is the first and only open-air amphitheater in Odessa. Since the 1930s, it has been setting new standards for the...

Mamaliga: The Queen Of Bessarabian Cuisine

The former soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev, after visiting the United States and seeing the impressive profits of corn cultivation, tried to promote corn production...

W8Less: A Warm-Hearted Family Business

While Ukraine is facing a crisis that manifests itself in many aspects of life, there are still people who feel responsible for the ones...

Poltava: The Land Of Artistic And Literary Inspiration

Poltava is a great city with a great history. We remember this city as the one where Ukrainian history and culture were born, and...

The Odessan Dvorik

The Ukrainian and Russian words “dvorik” and “dvor” (or dvoriki and dvori in plural) are frequently translated into English as either “courtyard” or “patio,”...

Moy Gorod  (#MyCity)

From the staff of Moy Gorod: My city. It could be the city I was born and grew up in, or the city that...