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Jenever or genever both refer to the alcoholic beverage flavoured with juniper berries, which is so typical to the Netherlands. For ease, we will refer to the beverage as jenever. Jenever goes way back in Dutch history, so let's take a quick look at its origins.

A Reddit thread documenting the reveal of the Dutch civ suggests that Radio Oranje will be the name of Wilhemena's unique ability. While no information has been announced yet, some speculation suggests that it could be linked to Dutch city loyalty, or provide increased penalties to civs that occupy Dutch ...
People walk through a narrow alley in the Red Light district in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Friday, Dec. 8, 2017. Every weekend, the heart of the historic port city, with its strip joints, seedy bars and scantily-clad prostitutes flaunting themselves behind plate glass windows, is overrun by foreign visitors over for ...
Michelin, the French tire company that also sells international dining guides, ends this year's star announcements with its 2018 guide to the Netherlands. There's one new three-stared restaurant on the list: Inter Scaldes, a restaurant from chef Jannis Brevet in the Dutch village Kruiningen. According to Fine ...
On first impression, it's not easy to tell the territories apart, as they look no different from any typical red-brick small Dutch town. Around three-quarters of the region's roughly 9,000 total residents are Dutch passport holders, and the Dutch municipality also has by far the larger share of land (76 sq km ...

At this year's celebration, angry pro-Piet supporters set up roadblocks on the streets leading into the small northern Dutch village of Dokkum, to block ... A week later, there was another attempt at an anti-Piet demonstration in Dokkum to protest the group being barred from entering the town on Sinterklaas.
sea level rise is already eroding coastlines and flooding cities and towns -- from Miami, Florida to Sussex, England -- during storms. Cities in the Netherlands have long served as examples of how to grapple with these threats. For years, sand dunes and sea walls have protected the country's coasts.
In Dutch inner cities, old houses are the most affected by Wi-Fi problems as the network signal is interfered with by neighbouring signals. Private and public networks compete for the available bandwidth, thus slowing each other down. The common 2,4GHz bandwidth is also becoming busier due to ...
Cincinnati - Europeans often ask why there is so much gun violence in the United States. So a TV crew from the Netherlands came here to find out. The fact that gun violence is decreasing in Cincinnati is one factor that drew the crew from the documentary program "Trippers" to the Queen City.
Dutch jihadist Victor D. is on his way back to the Netherlands, The Hague city councilor Arnoud van Doorn said to newspaper AD. The Dutch man plans to report to the Turkish army in the border region of Idlib in Syria, armed with a letter in which he distances himself from terrorist organization ISIS and asks ...
Primary schools in the Dutch countryside achieve better results on their final tests than those in the city areas, according to RTL Nieuws' annual school study. The 890 primary ... Of the Netherlands' four large cities, Rotterdam primary schools got the best scores with an average of 7.14. Schools in The ...
Designed by architecture firm Waterstudio, nine villas will be complete later this month in Zeewolde, a town in central Netherlands about 65 miles from ... Olthuis believes that as cities begin to seriously grapple with the effects of climate change, floating neighborhoods will become more mainstream.
Dutch designers Want to Turn Algae Into Greener consumer Products ... The pair developed the material after studying algae at various institutions in the Netherlands for three years. ... The design duo plans to start supplying their biopolymer to restaurants and catering companies within the city of Arles.
The digital organism project was originally designed for a music festival called Welcome To The Village as a light installation that lit a dark trail on the festival grounds. Valk told The Verge that Drenthe officials heard about the installation and decided to subsidize it in order to extend forest visiting hours at ...
This November, a group of white extremists in the Netherlands blocked a highway to keep anti-racist protesters away from a parade that had blackface. A week later, ten people wearing blackface barged into a primary school in Utrecht, telling some teachers to "go back to your own country." Within another ...
Amsterdam - SPAR Netherlands recently opened three new stores of two different formats: a SPAR City store and two new SPAR Express stores, one ... the beginning of November and bring a new convenience offering to these two Dutch towns located in the South and North of the country, respectively.

December is the time for cities around the Netherlands to put up decorations, illuminate their most historical and cosy hotspots with twinkling lights ... The Maastricht Christmas market is part of Magical Maastricht, an enchanting holiday festival that takes place throughout the city of Maastricht in December.
In order to select the best city centre in the Netherlands, Platform Binnenstadsmanagement, an independent Dutch city centre management organisation, organises an election every two years and has done so since 2003. It crowns a winner for both the large city centre and medium-sized city centre ...
Almere and Breda have the best city centers in the Netherlands, according to the jury of the Best City Center 2017-2019 election. Breda won in the category large city centers, and Almere in the category medium-sized city centers, NOS reports. According to the jury, Breda's city center makes visitors "feel ...
Netherlands bets on more Indian arrivals with new air connectivity ... H. E. Alphonsus H.M. Stoelinga, Ambassador of the Netherlands to India, spoke ... to visit places with fewer tourists you can definitely visit the smaller cities.
If you're traveling to the Netherlands this year, chances are you're ... Visitors to Amsterdam and the Netherlands' up-and-coming second cities, ...
Statistics Netherlands reported that turnover in the hotels and ... At the time of writing, the city had been named as the new location for the ...
In other ways too, Brexit is so far proving a boon for the Netherlands. Amsterdam has been scooping up jobs from smaller financial firms, ...
rising sea levels due to melting polar ice could threaten major cities from London to Sydney-but the Dutch have been holding back the sea for ...
The Netherlands may not have any Confederate statues to pull down, but ... In Utrecht, the Netherlands' fourth city, this year's procession will be the last to ... But in smaller cities and towns, AD says the Sinterklaas committees ...
After the fanfare of the initial announcement, the government launched into negotiating City Deals with the eight core cities. Those deals were ...
6, 2017, photo, a self-raising dike is seen in the Dutch fishing village of ... The center will have bases in the northern city of Groningen and in a ...
We were guided by Wieger, who with the patience of a saint led us through cities, towns, farms and fields, stopping from time to time to offer bits of historical information about places we were pedalling through. My tour-mates were mostly retired, but very active, folk from England and the United States.
(Italian, Dutch, English dialogue) ... the floral majesty of the Netherlands into a storybook Italian village where only fedora-donning gangsters stand in the way of communal bliss. ... arts display and an epic, world-changing fart in the town square. ... Production: (Netherlands-Italy-Canada) An Atlas Intl. Film ...
As Trump finally takes federal action on the opioid crisis, cities continue ... healthcare workers who have been pressing the city of Seattle and surrounding ... Today, at least 66 cities in 11 countries, including the Netherlands, ...
A goal in extra time from Vivianne Miedema was enough to get the three points for the Dutch, in a sold-out encounter in Groningen.
But at Dutch design Week in Eindhoven (the design capitol of the ... Rather, spending a few days in the small industrial city is like a giant ...
A market in the Dutch city of Almere. The new governing coalition has embraced some of the far right's ideas, like stronger limits on immigration.
Officials from City in The Netherlands Visit Auburn Vice Versa to Share ... They started talking and decided to visit each others cities to see what ...
"In the past, Amsterdam was considered a relatively small local city, but now it is ... it reaching the stage of a global city, it feels like a small village," Bertens says. ... of the Netherlands' four biggest cities sharing resources and transport ... But the municipality has a good strategy in place for the coming years.
Dutch property could become less attractive to investors with the country's ... aim at the tax regime for direct investments, Dutch financial daily FD reports. ... premium relative to [cities] like London, Paris, Berlin and Frankfurt".
TORONTO, Oct. 24, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Canadian Apartment Properties Real Estate Investment Trust ("CAPREIT") (TSX:CAR.
The Netherlands is well known for its international atmosphere, but not ... The crayfish poses problems for the city's waters and the industry ... Plus, there is nothing preventing the crayfish from moving on to other Dutch cities, ...
A town called Gemert in the Netherlands just became home to the first 3D-printed cycling bridge ever. It took its creators at Eindhoven ...
A decline in the prison population of the Netherlands, coupled with one of the ... in Amsterdam's expat heartland to the south of the city, is one of ...
It's hardly uncommon for cities to adopt planning guidelines for new ... So why is the city going so hard against bike rentals and take out? ... So many businesses in the Dutch capital's heart are now catering to people who don't ...
crowded cities propose the concept of a 'crowbar', a smart machine ... be scavenged before they've even reached the pavement, leaving city ...
As he's regularly reminded on social media by admirers from Amsterdam to Eindhoven, Sheppard is now a "legend in the Netherlands", which ...
Like many smaller cities, Rotterdam could be described through comparisons to other metropoles. The port city is often called the Dutch Berlin ...
Still, the Dutch province of Friesland managed to make waves when it ... to the town of Stiens has the distinction of being the world's first bicycle lane paved with toilet paper. ... Most roads in the Netherlands are paved with a blacktop called ... The city of Amsterdam has also expressed interest in using ...
Twin Cities housing doesn't meet the needs of an increasingly diverse ... Most city dwellers live in low-rise housing blocks, close to parks, ...
Holland (Netherlands) is a country inhabited by more than 16 million people. The territory is only twice as large as the state of New Jersey.
Only eight Municipalities in the Netherlands have fireworks events planned for the coming New Year's celebrations, NOS reports after surveying the Dutch Municipalities. Of the 273 ... And in Ten Boer the Association of Village Interests is organizing a 15 minute long show on behalf of the municipality.
It's also an experiment in coastal management: It keeps the sea away from nearby cities. The Dutch call it "De Zandmotor" -- the Sand Motor, also known as the Sand Engine. "We don't have a big dike here protecting us from the sea," says Joanna Scholten, a retiree from The Hague walking on the beach ...


 

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