| Sep 11, 2012
| 4:38 PM
BRUSSELS, Belgium — In a shop just a few steps from this city's famed Grand Place, there's barely time to breathe as Svenja Schmitz serves a steady stream of customers.
They're mostly locals with whom Schmitz converses in French or Flemish. But she...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 5:28 PM
ANTWERP, Belgium — Why go to Antwerp when you can just as easily visit Brussels or Brugge? You go exactly because it isn't Brussels or Brugge. Antwerp has the elegance of the European Union capital without its grandiosity and the picturesque charm...
| Apr 29, 2010
| 9:14 AM
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14-Day Caribbean Collector's Voyage Cruise Ports: Tampa, FL; Key West, FL; Belize City, Belize; Mahogany Bay, Honduras; Costa Maya,...
| Feb 15, 2010
| 8:27 AM
Two commuter trains collided head-on Monday after one ran a stoplight at rush hour in a Brussels suburb, killing at least 25 people.
The impact peeled away the front of one train car and threw at least one other off the tracks, causing amputations and...
| Feb 15, 2010
| 7:55 AM
BRUSSELS -- A commuter train ran a stop light during morning rush hour and collided head-on with another train in a Brussels suburb Monday, killing at least 18 people and injuring 55 in Belgium's deadliest train wreck in decades, officials said.
| Feb 15, 2010
A rush-hour commuter train sped through a red signal and slammed into an oncoming train as it left a suburban Brussels station, killing at least 18 people and disrupting rail traffic in northern Europe.
Investigations into one the worst accidents on...
| Oct 28, 2011
| 4:30 PM
When painting student Jennifer Tam studied a series of Marcel Duchamp prints of boldly colored, spinning discs, she became convinced that the enigmatic works had to be included in the big new show opening Sundayat the Baltimore Museum of Art.
| May 17, 2009
BelgiumBelgian and European aviation authorities have concluded that security needs tightening at Brussels' Zaventem Airport. Studies found that security exams of checked and carry-on luggage were not thorough enough and that staff members with no...
| May 24, 2009
Some travel destinations get no respect -- or at least not enough.
So much the better for the crafty traveler who can find a little slice of heaven away from the throngs.
Here's where to look.
Brussels, Belgium Why people ignore it: Blame it on the...
| Dec 3, 2008
Was a time, a very brief time, when Jean-Claude Van Damme was cool. That moment came in 1993 when his Cajun kick-em-up Hard Target came out, and Van Damme, "the muscles from Brussels," introduced American audiences to the great Hong Kong action director...
| Jun 18, 2009
| 12:10 PM
One of the pilots aboard a Continental flight from Brussels that made an Emergency landing in Newark after the pilot died mid-flight is from Upper Macungie.
Valerie Titus said her husband Jeff was still at Newark airport as of about 2:00 speaking to...