ETOS proclaimed best drugstore of the Netherlands by consumers (Photo: Careality.nl)

Gfk: Etos best drugstore of the Netherlands

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Etos has been named best drugstore in the Netherlands. In a…
New rules for day care tax reduction in 2014 (Photo: Arianna Ardia)

New rules for day care tax reduction in 2014

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Working and having or expecting to have kids at the day care…
10 May: Nationale Molendag / National Windmill Day (Photo: Luca Guarnieri)

10 & 11 May: Nationale Molendag / National Windmill Day

Windmills are an iconic part of the Dutch landscape.. and a visit…
Granted measures against gulls nuisance (Photo: PCF Holland)

Granted measures against gulls nuisance

In Haarlem residents of various neighborhoods experience already…
Nilgün Yerli shows Onbeperkt Genieten in the Philharmonie (Photo: Nilgun Yerli website)

Nilgün Yerli shows Onbeperkt Genieten in Stadsschouwburg (7 May)

"Pooping is also a form of enjoyment, but nobody appreciates…
4 & 5 May: Remembrance Day and Liberation Day (Photo: Melanie Caitlin)

4 & 5 May: Remembrance Day and Liberation Day

The Netherlands is unique among the other European countries…
Flower Parade Bollenstreek 2014 (Photo: Arianna Ardia)

Flower Parade Bollenstreek 2014

The Bloemencorso Bollenstreek, or Flower Parade of the Bollenstreek…

expatsHaarlem OPEN !

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So we built this new place for you. We got cake, champagne,…
Nature greener and earlier than last year (Photo: Michael Hofmann)

Nature greener and earlier than last year

We could enjoy blooming flowers earlier this year. Spring came…
World Press Photo Contest 2014: Signals from Djibouti (Photo: John Stanmeyer)

World Press Photo Contest 2014: Signals from Djibouti

On February 14, the winners of the prestigious annual World Press…
Google Glass for sale to anybody in the US. Or not? (Photo: TechCrunch)

Google Glass for sale to anybody in the US. Or not?

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From today Google Glass is for sale to anybody in the US. This…
Transavia brings people in Italian atmospheres (Photo: Adformatie)

Transavia brings people in Italian atmospheres

The Italianizer of Transavia: what an original way to promote…
Working atmosphere more important than money (Photo: Arianna Ardia)

Working atmosphere more important than money

Research by Jobbird.com shows that only 14 percent of the employees…
Big fire in monumental building Haarlem (Photo: Michel van Bergen, Haarlems Dagblad)

Big fire in monumental building Haarlem

This Saturday morning a big fire attacks a monumental building…
Dutch language required for social security: "no Dutch, no welfare" (Picture: RTL Nieuws)

Dutch language required for social security: "no Dutch, no welfare"

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Who doesn't speak and doesn't want to learn the Dutch language,…
The government has extended the leave regulation (Picture: Arianna Ardia)

The government has extended the leave regulation

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If a mother dies during giving birth to her child, the father…
Five WWII bombs found in dunes Bloemendaal (Photo: Haarlems Dagblad)

Five WWII bombs found in dunes Bloemendaal

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In the dunes at Bloemendaal five old bombs from World War II…
Downloading illegal

Downloading from illegal sources: as of today officially forbidden

Illegal downloading didn’t exist in the Netherlands. Now it…
House prices rise in the Haarlem area (Photo: NVM)

House prices rise in the Haarlem area

For the first time in three years, house prices have increased…
A lot of tick bites in our dunes

A lot of tick bites in our dunes

The amount of tick bites is increasing in the Netherlands. There…
Dutch Wingman condom makes “furore” in Germany (Picture WN)

Dutch Wingman condom makes “furore” in Germany

The Wingman condom is presented these days at the Hannover Messe,…
Still 7.4% of the Dutch use end of live Windows XP

Still 7.4% of the Dutch use end of live Windows XP

On the last day that security updates about Windows XP were offered,…
Striptease as company outing of day care in Aalsmeer

Striptease as company outing of day care in Aalsmeer

Day care teachers enjoying together a striptease of a tattooed…
New Music "from Haarlem": Jacqueline Govaert, White Nose, Myriam West, The Name

New Music "from Haarlem"

A music hit: Jacqueline Govaert, Songs To Soothe; Haarlem rock/punk:…
Dutch Movies - De goede dood, Plan C, Taped

Dutch Movies - De goede dood, Plan C, Taped

A few suggestions for some new Dutch movies. No subtitles. De…
Books - Legal thrillers of Bram Moszkowicz and Leon de Winter

Books - Legal thrillers of Bram Moszkowicz and Leon de Winter

The top ex-lawyer Bram Moszkowicz and the writer Leon de Winter…
Housing costs in Haarlem lowest, Zandvoort biggest riser. (Photo: RTL Nieuws)

Housing costs in Haarlem lowest, Zandvoort biggest riser

The Association Owned House, put the housing costs for 2014 in…
This could happen to you too: a bunker in your garden! (Picture: Facebook Haagse Bunker Ploeg)

This could happen to you too: a bunker in your garden!

Imagine yourself gardening: Oops! A bunker!  This happened…
#babysuiting. Craze sweeps the internet (Photo: MommyShorts/Instagram)

# babysuiting. Craze sweeps the internet

Babysuiting: Babies dressed in adult suits are the new hype on…