Movies with your shoes off
Newtone is a cinema-cum-cafe where you can
organize private viewings, watch sports with
friends or hold celebrations for your kids. Prices
range from 400 rubles ($7) per hour for a small
hall to 1,000 rubles for a large one (which can
fit up to 25 people). Bring your own movie, send
a link or log into your Apple TV account. The
screens are from 2-3 meters wide and you can
order pizza, sushi or bring your own food.
Drones at the shopping mall
Moscow fans of aerial photography, rejoice! Russia’s DJI-authorized reseller has opened in the Metropolis shopping mall. Chinese tech company Currently number one in the civilian drone industry, DJI produces unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) for aerial photography and video. The store also has a pilot school, where you can learn how to operate a drone. A standard drone costs about 41,000 rubles ($720).
Grilled meat and wine
Edge is a new grill restaurant doubling as a
wine bar in the Taganka neighborhood. Located
in a mansion built at the end of the 19th
century, it has a very bright interior. There are
80 items on the wine list, from prosecco and
limited release cava to rare orange Rkatsiteli
from Georgia. More than 26 types of wine are
available by the glass.
Ostchic moves further east
This bar is founded by celebrity German expat
and DJ Chris Helmbrecht. The interior is by
award-winning Berlin designer Thilo Ferdinand
Reich, known for his work at bars Saint Jean
and The Coven. The menu includes Berlin specials
like currywurst and other German favorites
– meatballs with potato salad and herring rolls.
Cocktails start from 550 rubles ($9.75). The bar
is open Thursday-Saturday only, from 6 p.m.