In 2009, at the very height of the crisis, Anastasia Poletaeva left the position of general director of a large company and decided to do business on her own passion - Nordic walking (walking technique based on special sticks). The type of fitness familiar to a European was completely unknown in Russia. The first two years the company worked on recognition.
Every week, H&F reads one business book and publishes interesting excerpts from it. This time we read a book by Vladislav Dorofeev, dedicated to the creation and establishment of the Yandex company. Vladislav DOROFEEV Journalist, writer, translator. The author of 20 books Business on the Seeds The entrepreneurial life of Arkady Volozh was a success even before Yandex.
From February 16 to 26, the pop-up Bravery market will be held in the Tsvetnoy department store. About this Life around told representatives of the market. Various men's products will be presented here: clothes, shoes, accessories, denim, cosmetics. Also here you can buy food, furniture and home decoration, goods for travel and sports and motorcycles.
Alpina Publisher Publishing House published Michael and Sarah Bennett's book, Forget Love, where relations are viewed from a rational point of view. The authors considered the traditional advantages of the partner in detail and reduced it to a comparison table. Life around leads excerpts from a chapter on how mutual attraction becomes a problem in relationships.
The apartment on the top floor of a five-story Soviet house built in 1959 (a rare case for this historic quarter, where pre-revolutionary buildings predominate) was acquired by its current owners in 2017 as an investment project - for subsequent commercial use. The most important criteria in the search were location (historical center) and species characteristics.
Separate waste disposal has long been practiced abroad: containers with compartments for plastic, waste paper, food and toxic waste are installed not only by local authorities, but also by citizens themselves at home. In Russia and Ukraine, environmental responsibility is developing slowly. And in St. Petersburg, recently they began to completely liquidate containers for separate collection, established several years ago: the management companies did not come for months, and the residents reluctantly used it.
New Holland, which opened in August after the first stage of reconstruction, will work for the first time this winter. The main entertainment of the season on the island should be a club restaurant in the premises of the former forge, which will open on November 26 so far only in the format of a music venue, and a large ice rink, which was launched last weekend.
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On July 6, 2016, the Two Balls sneaker online store opened. The new sneakers completely repeat the Soviet-Chinese models - they are produced on the same equipment as in the 1970s and retain the classic design. Life around talked with the brand's founder, Eugene Raikov, about the revival of cult sneakers, the peculiarities of domestic crowdfunding and the production process.
Many Moscow stores are usually blamed for too high prices and an ambiguous selection of extremely expensive brands. In fact, in almost any large store you can find expensive things and wardrobe items at very affordable prices. It's not about socks and other accessories, which should not be expensive, by definition.
March 22, Friday, March 23, Saturday, March 24, Sunday, Friday, March 22, 19:30 Lecture "The Origins of Contemporary Russian Art" At the first lecture of the cycle devoted to the history of contemporary Russian art, art critic Alexander Obukhov will tell about his main areas, the first wave of non-conformist artists and others heroes and phenomena of cultural life of the late XX - early XXI century.
Today, February 20, the creators of the Products bar will officially open Beirut cafes on Stremyannaya Street with Turkish, Lebanese and Israeli cuisine. The basis of the cuisine is grilled dishes, sets of oriental meze appetizers and alcoholic drinks to them. On the grill, which is located behind the glass in the common room, they prepare meat meatballs made of beef, beef-lamb minced meat or white fish with tarragon and mint.
Main project The main project of the Biennale of Young Art opens on July 1 at the Trekhgornaya manufactory. The curator of the exhibition is the British Nadim Samman - who, according to the portal Artsy, is one of the twenty most influential young curators of Europe - selected works of almost a hundred artists from around the world. The theme of the biennale is "Deep Inside."
Benjamin Osher - since August 2011 the chef Nobu Moscow. In his student days, he worked part-time at the Boston Market restaurant - this is what, according to the chef, inspired him to continue his cooking career. Then, at the age of 17, he got a job at the Vertigo bar in Pittsburgh, and a year later he moved to Saybrook Fish House, where he worked as a cook for two years.
The Slow Food Ulitka Farm Festival will be held in Moscow on the last weekend of September and the first weekend of October. These days, farmers will sell seasonal vegetables and meat on the territory of the Dorogomilovsky collective farm market, chefs will show how to cook dishes from farm products, and nutritionists and farm shop owners will give lectures on how to eat.