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Haarlem happenings in December

December is here and the festive season is just around the corner!…
Cabinet tightens up measuresMarkus Winkler

Cabinet tightens up measures to tackle coronavirus

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On the evening of 3 November, prime minister Mark Rutte…
Major job losses are imminent at and around Schiphol due to coronaBen Koorengevel on Unsplash

Major job losses imminent at Schiphol due to coronavirus crisis

Due to the coronavirus crisis, about half of the jobs at and…
Tonight winter time 2020 started and clocks moved or have to be set one hour back again. Which means that until your system adjusts, it will feel like you can get up an hour later.

Time change in the Netherlands: winter time 2020

It is official: winter time 2020 has started! Overnight our clocks…
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Haarlem happenings in October

The autumn agenda has some seasonal events taking place in October…
STAD AMSTERDAM AT THE MARITIME MUSEUMTHE MARITIME MUSEUM AMSTERDAM

Stad Amsterdam at the Maritime Museum

The clipper Stad Amsterdam will be moored at The National Maritime…
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September events in Haarlem

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Haarlem’s events agenda is slowly getting busier in certain…
Hema leaves Kruisstraat and moves to the old Hudson's BayHema

HEMA leaves Kruisstraat for good and moves to former Hudson's Bay in Verwulft

On 5 September, the HEMA store on the Kruisstraat will close…
Heavily pregnant cow walks into a busy Brabant restaurantDe Brabantse Kluis a

Heavily pregnant cow walks into a busy Brabant restaurant

Imagine this happens to you ... you are having a nice dinner…
Beverwijk Bazaar open or partly closed?falco via Pixabay

Concerns about coronavirus measures at Beverwijk Bazaar

The Veiligheidsregio Kennemerland (Kennemerland Region Security…
No ice skating in the summer in Haarlem anymoreIjsbaan Haarlem

Summer ice skating causes environmental concerns

Friends of the Earth Netherlands called on the municipality of…
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:…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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Bison in Haarlem’s backyard

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Did you know that there is a herd European bison roaming a stone’s…
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Yellow heart markings in Haarlem

Now that the city is reviving and more people are on the move,…
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Summer weather during and over Pentecost weekend

The summer weather, with plenty of sunshine and some cloud, is…
Rijksmuseum open 1 June

Rijksmuseum opens on 1 June

The Rijksmuseum will re-open on 1 June. All visitors need to…