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Katendrecht

Home to sailors, prostitutes and Chinese labourers It’s a hip and happening place these days, but not all that long ago, Katendrecht was a fairly insalubrious part of town. During the Second World War, it was even considered a no-go area by the occupiers because of suspected disease outbreaks. Words: Evelien Baks In the past, …

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Zomers' Flower shop

Botanical Festival

‘s Zomers flower shop is transforming into a botanical warehouse    After 25 years, it is time for ’s Zomers Flowers to exchange their flower shop on Oldenbarneveltstraat for a new location. With their motto ‘Change is good’, they open a new location spanning 550 square metres at the iconic Hofbogen in Rotterdam Noord. At …

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IWNG Rotterdam

IWNG

Professional women’s group Do you want to connect with other female international professionals? Then IWNG is the group for you. The International Women’s Networking Group (based in Rotterdam) is a growing network of international women who are at all stages of their professional careers or entrepreneurship. They do more than exchange business cards. They also …

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Mooie Boules

When you’re not in the mood for a party but do want to spend a fun-filled afternoon or evening with friends or family: pay a visit to Mooie Boules. It’s the very first boules food hall based in Rotterdam, found in a former metal factory in the trendy Zoho quarter. For €12.50, you can play …

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Exclusive Rotterdam Candy

Rotterdammertjes & Hotel New York Rotterdam has its own candy since 2017: Rotterdammertjes; building blocks of Rotterdam. The small, brick-shaped candies come in cinnamon, orange and menthol. They are available in small boxes, decorated with recognizable icons of Rotterdam such as the Erasmus Bridge, the ss Rotterdam, Euromast, Rotterdam Central Station and the Feyenoord Stadium. …

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