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THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Amsterdam is an amusement park for adults. The Hague is for adults who have grown weary of amusement parks. It is quiet, dignified and elegant compared with its sexy sibling. Two things define The Hague. It is Holland's...
PIX11.com | @arthurwpix11At any moment in New York, as many people may be traveling up and down vertically on elevators as there are people using mass transit. 30 million trips each day, on 60,000 elevators in NYC. Yet it is a trust given without question, that our daily use of...
Our culture regularly informs us that it's a big advantage to be bilingual. I accept that. Trilingual? All the better! I, unfortunately, am — and have always been — painfully monolingual. Some would label me monosyllabic. I've never been...
Tags: Netherlands, Fred Astaire, Germany
NewsCoreWin Thida, a 45-year-old Asian elephant, has become the first pachyderm in Europe to be fitted with a contact lens in an operation that required a stepladder to reach the giant-size patient. The Irish Times reported Win Thida, a native of Burma, had...
Tags: Horse (animal)
The winter cruising season is well under way, and that means the southern ports are filling up with returning cruise ships with trips to warmer climes through next April. For those playing at home, here's a roundup by port of which ships are sailing...
On Sept. 24, Glendale’s Alex Theatre will host electric guitarist Wiek Hijmans, who will perform with the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra. Hijmans, 44, a resident of Amsterdam, grew up in Holland with parents who were lovers of classical music. By...
Where are the best places to go in the U.S. for pot tourism? Earlier in the month, Oakland hosted the International Cannabis and Hemp Expo, the first open-air marijuana festival ever held in our country. Marijuana wasn't legally available for sale there,...
Virginia I. Paris Licardo, 88, of Enfield, Conn., beloved mother and grandmother, passed away peacefully Saturday afternoon, Sept. 24, with loving family at her side in Boston, Mass. Born in Amsterdam, N.Y., on July 17, 1923, she was the daughter of...
Drawings by Rembrandt, his Students and Circle from the Maida and George Abrams Collection Through Jan. 8, 2012, Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Drive, Greenwich, (203) 869-0376, brucemuseum.org In the history of Western art, countless figures serve as...
Three weeks ago Hedy and I took a train into Amsterdam's main station, then walked 20 minutes to Prinsengracht 263, a nondescript address next to a canal in the Dutch capital. Entering the building, we slipped behind a bookcase and into a secret world....
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