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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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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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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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Almost there: gentle rain 3 is at the printer

From the first issue of gentle rain onwards, we’ve been driven by a questions: How does a modern urban society work? In our opinion, a city is often defined by the way it resolves conflicts between different modes of use, between culture and commerce or between old and new inhabitants That’s why we asked author ...

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Let’s get wet: gentle rain 3 is out

It’s time to make it rain again! gentle rain 3 is out, the publication for readers in Hamburg, Germany and abroad whose first language is not German, as well as for those who want to discover or re-discover Hamburg. You can order it online, find it in kiosks in Hamburg, in our favourite magazine stores ...

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Now in Hamburg: gentle rain

For the first time, “Gentle Rain – The International Hamburg Magazine” will also be released in German and with digital surprises. Release: August 30th, 2019. In 2050, cars are just fossils, climate change stopped, the seas are garbage-free again and discrimination is over. We live in cities that are green and healthy, we live as ...

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