The tax inspectors in the first half of 2019 cover nearly 35 million euros in damages –

Split times: Michael Kerstgens Photos of the Mühlhausen of the year 1990

Michael Kerstgens: intermediate time. Photo: Ralf Julke

Photo: Ralf Julke

For all readersSomething has happened that has completely changed the inhabitants of East Germany since this year of departure, in 1990, when they left behind the darkness of a frozen ground to burst into flourishing landscapes with a fury amazing. Also in the Thuringian town of Mühlhausen, visited by photographer Michael Kerstgen from Hesse in the spring of 1990 and impressively photographed.

Concert for the 172nd anniversary of the death of Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy in the Paulinum

Paulinum from the University of Leipzig. Photo: René Loch

Photo: René Loch

On the death of Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy on November 4, 1847, grief was infinitely great. At the commemorative ceremony in the Paulinerkirche on 7 November, many friends, companions and citizens of Leipzig ("everywhere in Leipzig", it is said in a contemporary source) bid farewell to the honorary doctor of the University of Leipzig. Leipzig.

A puzzling plate on the foundation site of the publishing house with the bear in the seal

The new plaque for Breitkopf & Härtel at the corner of Kupfergasse. Photo: Ralf Julke

Photo: Ralf Julke

For all readersOn Tuesday, October 15, a 2018 city council resolution was implemented. On the occasion of the 300th anniversary of the publisher Breitkopf & Härtel, a commemorative plaque was unveiled at Haus Universitätsstraße 18, at the corner of Kupfergasse. The publisher is considered the oldest music publisher in the world. The publishing house was in the house "Golden Bear" No. 11, which is currently on the east side of University Street and where the refectory of the park is located.

The leftist party wants to democratize the SLM with a legislative initiative

Headquarters of the SLM in Lassallestraße. Photo: Ralf Julke

Photo: Ralf Julke

For all readersIn June, the SPD had expressed its concern over the law on private Saxon broadcasting and had criticized the outdated structures of the Saxon Media Authority (SLM). But now that the CDU, the SPD and the Greens want to negotiate a possible coalition government, the left fears that the democratization of SLM structures will fall again.

The mayor of the environment takes a position Thursday at the office of the city on the project Living Luppe

Today, calm water: Alte Luppe. Photo: Ralf Julke

Photo: Ralf Julke

For all readersFor seven years, the project "Lebendige Luppe" is about the revitalization of the Leipziger Nordwestaue. If it had worked in accordance with the 2012 plans, the excavators would have long since pierced new water courses through the woods and created a small artificial river. But since 2017, the old plans are old paper. This will be a subject for the consultation of the mayor of Heiko Rosenthal on October 17 at the office of the city.

Number of commuters to Leipzig targets 100,000

Frustration of commuters in traffic. Photo: IG BAU

Photo: IG BAU

For all readersWhen traffic jams fly: the number of commuters in Leipzig has reached a new peak. Last year, about 96,000 people came to work outside the city, 26% more than in 2000. At that time, Leipzig still had about 76,000 so-called commuters, as 39, indicates the Bauen-Agrar-Umwelt IG. The number of so-called commuters even increased by 82% to about 64,000 during this period.

Old Leipzig in color: The Leipzig still not destroyed on color photographs of the early twentieth century

Henning Jost: The old Leipzig in color. Photo: Ralf Julke

Photo: Ralf Julke

For all readersOf course, the book is out of print: "Leipzig in Color, Photographs in Old Colors, 1937-1947". Posted in 2014 in Lehmstedt Verlag. The first book that shows Leipzig in color with photographs of private archives at that time, while the color film was affordable for the first time for lovers. A small replacement has been published by Wartberg Verlag. The enthusiastic collector of Henning Jost makes this possible.

Small puppet theater festival for children and adults in the Budde House

Source: Budde House

Source: Budde House

To mark the diversity of the puppet and puppet theater genre, the Budde-Haus (Lützowstraße 19, Leipzig-Gohlis) is organizing for the first time the small KON-FIGUR-ATION puppet theater festival from 18 to 20 October, with two performances for children and adults.

When a conservative newspaper comments on a bio-dispute in Leipzig

Biomare in the KarLi. Photo: Ralf Julke

Photo: Ralf Julke

For all readersFor a few weeks, a real fight rages. First of all, the life food retailer Biomare Leipzig listed the products of the Spreewälder Hirsemühle – not because they do not meet the environmental standards of the company, but because that the owner of the Spreewälder Hirsemühle is a well-known man of the AfD. And Biomare has publicly justified the withdrawal. Surprisingly, he now brings the F.A.Z. business oriented. ready to accuse him of hypocrisy indirectly.

From zero to hero – How Schiller became an idol. Public visit to the Schillerhaus

Bust of Schiller by Dannecker. Photo: Punctum / Bertram Kober

Photo: Punctum / Bertram Kober

How the figure of Friedrich Schiller, in the form of busts and portraits, shapes the perception of the glorious poet, shows the art scientist Heidi Stecker under his leadership at the Schillerhaus on Sunday, October 20 at 15 hours. He became an icon of poetry: the sculptor Johann Heinrich Dannecker was created in 1793 on the bust of his old comrade Friedrich Schiller, but did not complete it until after the death of the famous poet in 1805. A copy of the bust Schiller was found at Leipzig Schillerhaus.

Today is the last push of the #Leipzigbecher campaign of BUND Leipzig

Recup coffee cup used in Leipzig. Photo: BUND Leipzig

Photo: BUND Leipzig

For all readersIt all started with the Recycling2go campaign, with which BUND Leipzig wanted coffee suppliers in street shops in Leipzig to offer reusable and recyclable coffee cups and thus avoid the mountains of waste paper cups. But in September came the nice idea to create a real Leipzig Cup. Because it is collected diligently since September. But the Tuesday night of today is the hammer.

Letter from NABU to the CDU, SPD and the Greens: Ranger in the natural park, network of biotopes and land use respectful of nature

Green bridges are valuable building blocks in the biotope network, as they enable biotopes to safely cross roads and thus exchange genes. Photo: Mr. Hermann

Photo: Mr. Hermann

For all readersFrom the point of view of the Naturschutzbund (NABU) Saxony, what the CDU, the SPD and the Greens read in the joint document after the exploratory talks was far too weak from the point of view of nature protection. So you could not stop the extinction of species in Saxony. This would require far more bold decisions in coalition negotiations. And that's why NABU has now written a letter to the three parties.

By 2020, the preliminary planning of the Leipzig-Chemnitz railway line should finally be completed

The stop point Engelsdorf / Werkstättenstraße is also being extended. Photo: Deutsche Bahn

Photo: Deutsche Bahn

For all readersThe Western Saxons have really waited a long time for that. Finally, the electrification of the rail link between Leipzig and Chemnitz has become a reality. Since the beginning of September, Deutsche Bahn has held bilateral talks with all the neighboring municipalities of the Leipzig-Bad Lausick-Chemnitz line. And the inhabitants of the region should also be invited to information events in 2020.

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