Live music spots… A night out at Istanbul’s 7/24 library… An Istanbul news roundup…

In a city largely devoid of public libraries, Istanbul’s Atatürk Library has literally become a beacon in the night for bibliophiles after it became Turkey’s first library to keep its doors open around the clock.
Mehmet Güleryüz retrospective opens at İstanbul Modern

Curated by İstanbul Modern’s director, Levent Çalıkoğlu, “Painter and Painting” presents a chronologically assembled inventory of work spanning over

Have you explored the Istanbul few visitors see?

It was my second visit to Istanbul. Like every other tourist, I had, by that point, seen the city’s many sights: Hagia Sophia, the spice market, the …

Istanbul is slowly but surely getting on its bike

Istanbul’s historic mosques and modern office towers often overlook a sea of traffic, as both population and car ownership rise rapidly in Turkey’s .

Turkish Liberace’ celebrated in conservative Istanbul

A picture taken on December 20, 2014 in Istanbul shows people visiting the “Here I am, Zeki Muren” exhibition. (photo credit: AFP/OZAN KOSE) …

New Assyrian Church to Be Constructed in Istanbul

Turkey’s Assyrian community will build a new church in the Yesilkoy neighborhood of Bak?rkoy district inIstanbul, an area close to Ataturk Airport,

Forgotten gems abound in İstanbul’s old city

İstanbul’s Egyptian and Grand Bazaars offer a tried-and-true, worthwhile-if-pricey alternative to the dozens of malls that have sprouted up throughout
The Turkish Chamber of Engineers and Architects has warned the gov’t over the planned construction of Istanbul’s 3rd airport

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