Fritz Schneiter has stood on the Limmatquai selling flowers for almost 50 years.
Enrico Mounayer has been running his bike shop on Neugasse for more than ten years. Straightforward craftsmanship prevails at Velocittà in Kreis 5 – there’s not an e-bike in sight.
He’s already had hundreds of dolls, teddies and cuddly toys beneath his needle: Meinrad Röösli has been running his doll and teddy bear clinic for 31 years.
Zurich native Daniel Kissling has been serving Italian ice cream at Riesbach harbour for two decades.
Miyuko is a tiny, brightly coloured Wonderland run by Sara Hochuli. It is famous for its breakfasts and, above all, for its incredible cakes.
With her rent-a-shelf flea market, Myrielle Hambrecht has brought a sustainable and surprisingly innovative store concept from northern Europe to the heart of Zurich’s Kreis 4.
For a taste of paradise, simply head down to Katja Graber’s café in Zurich-Hottingen. If you’re lucky, you’ll even be treated to a slice of white chocolate cake!
Timo Klein co-founded Balboa. In these unusual fitness centres, people train in groups – and then enjoy a bowl of healthy muesli.
Thitikarn Chaima prepares healthy Thai dishes at her take-away restaurant.
Theodor Wachtel is the proprietor of this watch shop where time seems to run more slowly.
Katie Halter is the owner of this traditional folk music bar that has played host to acts such as Green Day and Mumford & Sons.
Roger Hafner runs the Hafenkneipe, where businessmen and punks get together over a beer or two.
Zurich fashion designer Anna Nia sells simple, timeless clothing in her Niederdorf boutique.
Line 9 ends in Hirzenbach. The people who live here are not particularly well off – mainly housing association residents and migrants.
Alex Bücheli writes a monthly column on Zurich’s nightlife. In February, he looks back at a police raid that changed everything.
Rebekka Vermeer is a student. In her spare time, she dresses up as a clown and visits dementia sufferers and their relatives.