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gentle rain – issue 02

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gentle rain

gentle rain is a magazine about Hamburg. It looks at co-existence in urban space, portrays people in the city and shows how they live and work. We also make excursions into the creative habitats, urban enclaves and nearby retreats in and around the metropolis that is our home.




Time to make it rain again

Hamburg dresses up for the G20 summit – in costumes or uniforms, clay-covered suits or an unwavering Hanseatic air. Some protesters have their boat with them, others just their attitude and some might carry a fist in their pocket. When the state of emergency is finally over and hopefully no one got hurt, about 100,000 ...

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Thanks for saying hi!

It’s been almost six weeks since we released gentle rain into the wild and it’s been a wonderfully weird rollercoaster ride. We are super happy about your feedback: you seem to like it. Phew, what a load off our minds! We received lots of reader surveys, we really appreciate you taking the time to answer ...

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This is gentle rain

“gentle rain – and other reasons to love Hamburg” is Hamburg’s first English-language city magazine. It covers what life is like in a shared urban space, shows how young Hamburg citizens live and work, and explores creative hives and retreats in the city and its immediate surroundings. gentle rain captures the tensions and contradictions arising ...

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