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  • Cruise line phone numbers, websites and vessels

    AIDA Cruises Ships: Each name preceded by and blended with AIDA: aura, bella, blu, cara, diva, luna, mar, sol, stella, vita. Info: 011-49-381-20-270707, http://www.aida.de. Amawaterways Ships: La Marguerite, Zambezi Queen. Each of the following...
  • Colorado begins recreational pot experiment with first sales

    Colorado begins recreational pot experiment with first sales
    DENVER — At 7:59 a.m. on Wednesday, a harried Jay Griffin shouted to the crowd pressed against the roped-off lines leading to his storefront counter: "One minute until we make history!" Sixty seconds later, he and a handful of other pot shop...
  • Readers Recommend: Restaurant Lastage in Amsterdam is a gem

    Restaurant Lastage, about a 10-minute walk from the Central Station in Amsterdam, is a real gem with a Michelin star, elegant service and reasonable prices. Reservations are necessary. We found it by accident and were given a table because of a last-...
  • Miley Cyrus smoking a joint at MTV EMAs: Worrisome or wearisome?

    Miley Cyrus smoking a joint at MTV EMAs: Worrisome or wearisome?
    Miley Cyrus sparked up what appeared to be a joint at the MTV European Music Awards on Sunday in Amsterdam, scandalizing some and giving new meaning to scandal burnout for others. Oh yeah, she also twerked again, butt-first into the face of a little...
  • Paying alcoholics in beer to clean Amsterdam streets: Good or bad?

    Paying alcoholics in beer to clean Amsterdam streets: Good or bad?
    A group of chronic alcoholics was a nuisance in Amsterdam’s Oosterpark. So the group was put to work -- in exchange for beer, Agence France-Presse reports. Thanks to a program supported by donations and state funds, they work three days a week,...
  • Clinical depression may accelerate aging process, study says

    Severe depression doesn't just affect the mind, it may also attack the body on a cellular level by speeding up the aging process, according to a new study. In a paper published Tuesday in the journal Molecular Psychology, researchers in California and...
  • Europe's dirty little art secret

     Europe's dirty little art secret
    The outrage sparked by the clumsy handling of a Nazi-looted art trove in Munich, which was revealed this month, shows the urgent need for transparency in the art world, from museums to auction houses to private collections. For years this rarefied world...
  • Will work for beer? Program in Amsterdam pays alcoholic workers with beer

    Will work for beer? Program in Amsterdam pays alcoholic workers with beer
    No, you didn't read that headline incorrectly. A mostly government-funded program in Amsterdam pays alcoholics who clean street litter with beer.  It's all part of the Rainbow Foundation, a program started last year to help give alcoholics, homeless and...
  • A post-Deitch MOCA presents major challenge for next director

     A post-Deitch MOCA presents major challenge for next director
    The house of MOCA is a real fixer-upper. And that could be a problem as the museum seeks a new director to replace Jeffrey Deitch. Many museum experts wonder who would be willing to take Deitch's place at the helm of the troubled institution, given...
  • Former MOCA curator resigns as head of Amsterdam museum

    Former MOCA curator resigns as head of Amsterdam museum
    In an interesting twist for those watching the empty chair in the director's office at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam director Ann Goldstein has resigned from that position. Goldstein has been identified as a possible successor...
  • Rumors of a MOCA return amid director's resignation

    Rumors of a MOCA return amid director's resignation
    This story has been updated. See details below. Ann Goldstein, a former senior curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art, resigned as director of the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam Wednesday, intensifying speculation that she could be MOCA's next director....