Thermometers, hand gel, ordering by phone and long rows of chairs: this is what the sit down edition of Haarlem Jazz & More looks like this year.

Haarlem Jazz Sit-Down Edition: thermometers, hand gel and long rows of chairs

Thermometers, hand gel, ordering by phone and long rows of chairs:…
Haarlem wine storeroyalty free (image provided by the store owner; can use without attribution)

'A sense of place' is our favourite wine store in Haarlem!

After Markus Praat spent 6 months managing a wine store in Brooklyn,…
Schools start again in North HollandVeilig Verkeer Nederland

Schools start again in North Holland

The primary schools will start again on Monday 17 August. This…
Testing centre at Schiphol Airport open from this week

Testing centre at Schiphol Airport open from this week

A testing centre at Schiphol Airport opened on Friday 14 August.…
Info face masks mandatory in parts of AmsterdamCity of Amsterdam

Face masks mandatory in parts of Amsterdam

Since Wednesday 5 August, it has been mandatory for anyone…
Haarlem porn house unsaleableFunda

Haarlem porn house unsaleable

The kinky apartment on Gedempte Raamgracht in Haarlem, where…
End of heat in sight: showers and thunderstorms and cooler weekendKNMI

End of heat in sight: showers and thunderstorms and cooler weekend

In a few days, the heatwave that the whole country has been dealing…
There is recurrent car vandalism in the Vijfhoek in Haarlem. Local Municipality and Police are aware of the situation but do nothing. The citizens pay the fee of this uncontrolled vandalism.

Car vandalism in the Vijfhoek

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Last Friday morning my car was damaged in de Vijfhoek. The perpetrator…
The Netherlands officially has the first national heat wave of the yearGerd Altmann via Pixabay

First official national heat wave of the year

The Netherlands officially has the first national heat wave of…
Million building in Droste factory for saleAfbeelding van Jori Samonen via Pixabay

Million building in Droste factory for sale

In the old Haarlem Droste factory, there is an apartment is for…
Sidney Waerts street art Haarlemroyalty free (author's own pic)

Haarlem’s otherworldly street art by Sidney Waerts

What’s your favourite activity to do when you move to a new…
zwembad de houtvaartroyalty free (reuse possible WITH attribution and link)

Haarlem’s outdoor swimming pool that’s also a national monument

Zwembad de Houtvaart is a treat for swimmers on many levels,…
Greenjoy Boat Renting Summer 2020: Special € 20 Discount for expatsHaarlem readers

Greenjoy Boat Renting Summer 2020: Special € 20 Discount for expatsHaarlem readers

Wow, it’s amazing.. SUNNY WEATHER IN THE NETHERLANDS! Can you…
New wine bar Zuid Noord

A natural wine bar & bistro in the centre of Haarlem!

Our new favorite wine place Zuid Noord Natuurwijnbar & Bistro,…
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Things to do around Haarlem during July

As July rolls in, more restrictions are eased and more events…
News: Swimming in Spaarne dangerous & forbidden

Police warns against swimming in the Spaarne: fine €140

With such a good weather, the police has seen people swimming…
bison in netherlandsroyalty free (photo author's own)

Bison in Haarlem’s backyard

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Did you know that there is a herd European bison roaming a stone’s…
Yellow heartsHaarlem Marketing

Yellow heart markings in Haarlem

Now that the city is reviving and more people are on the move,…
weather pentecosthttps://www.theweathernetwork.com/

Summer weather during and over Pentecost weekend

The summer weather, with plenty of sunshine and some cloud, is…
Arianna Ardia

HEMA opens new outlet store on Verwulft Haarlem

On Friday 22 May, HEMA opened the doors of a new outlet store…
Keukenhof CastleKeukenhof Gardens

Keukenhof Castle ready for summer

Now that government measures have been eased somewhat, the Keukenhof…
Police shot tires in play area

Police shot car tyres of fleeing suspect in Haarlem (+video)

On Wednesday 13 May, around 15:30, police shot the tyres of a…
Liberation

Liberation Day 2020

Following directly on from Remembrance Day, 5 May is a national…
Remembrance

Remembrance Day without an audience in Haarlem live on NH Nieuws

Remembrance Day on 4 May in Haarlem will be this year be held…
Verwulft

New HEMA in former V&D building at Verwulft in Haarlem

In the course of the following month, the department store HEMA…