History Category

 – that is here the question or If life gives you lemons, make lemonade! This is the story about Johann Georg Lahner, born 15 October 1774 in Gasselsdorf (Franconian Switzerland), died 23 April 1845 in Vienna. It is about an active young farmer boy who left his family living in poverty and hopelessness to find his luck in the big wide world. After an apprenticeship as a butcher in Frankfurt on the Main, he soon wandered off and ended up as a boat hand on the Danube and then inRead More
Imagine this: it’s a sunny day in March 1926. Horse carriages in Westbahnstraße, here and there a car, a cyclist bumps down the cobblestone road and a travelling salesman with a handbarrow full of woven baskets is making his way up the hill. He stops at house number 7 – curious to explore the newly opened ice-cream parlor. Delicious ice-cream, hand-stirred, cooled with weekly delivered ice blocks that are brought from the cool cellar daily on the back of the apprentice.   And in 2015 this ice-cream parlor is stillRead More