In Berlin, the Märkisches Museum will be closing for several years because of a major renovation effort. Before it happens, admission will be free for a month. For kids and adolescents, there are lots of free offers all over the place.
Berlin's Interior Senator Iris Spranger is ready to take the gloves off in regard to the way the city deals with 'Last Generation'. She told the RBB radio and TV network she would work on an amendment of relevant laws.
Real Christmas markets in Berlin open on November 21st. At this stage, the big Christian holiday still is 6 weeks away, which is why the Christmas market at Potsdamer Platz is not really a Christmas market, but more of a pre-Christmas market known as 'Winter World'.
In the summer of 2020, part of Friedrichstrasse in Berlin's eastern city center, was turned into a pedestrian zone, as an experiment. When the latter was officially over, the street was not turned back into its original state. A court verdict now forces Berlin to let the cars back in, at least for a short while.