Timo Klein co-founded Balboa. In these unusual fitness centres, people train in groups – and then enjoy a bowl of healthy muesli.
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!
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.
Fritz Schneiter has stood on the Limmatquai selling flowers for almost 50 years.
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.
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.
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.
Zurich native Daniel Kissling has been serving Italian ice cream at Riesbach harbour for two decades.
Thitikarn Chaima prepares healthy Thai dishes at her take-away restaurant.
Rea Zaverdinos and Anna Rotter run ‘Die Kleine Freiheit’, a local café/bar that’s become a hit with visitors from across the city.
Manuela Hitz is the artistic director and curator of Musée Visionnaire. The museum presents works by outsider artists.