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Utrecht swimming pools smoke free starting summer

Utrecht municipality is leading by example in taking steps towards a Smoke-free Generation in 2040. They managed to create smoke free playgrounds....

No plans to expand public transport system

No new plans will be made to extend the current public transport system due the current corona crisis. Normally,...

Things to do in Utrecht during corona times

Staying at home in Utrecht, or going on holiday? For most people, summertime is also holiday time. Unfortunately,...

Free food and more in Utrecht: local initiatives to support those in need

During Corona, but also before and after, Utrecht has a lot of places where you can go when you are in need...

Catering establishment fined for excessive crowds

The Utrecht Municipality have fined Beers & Barrels, a catering establishment located at the Veilinghaven last night. See map below for location.

Costly new rules make it difficult for Airbnb in Utrecht

Some local entrepreneurs will be priced out of business Utrecht homeowners who want to rent their property to...

Calling all American expats in Utrecht: how to vote in the 2020 Presidential Election

The American presidential election is in less than 100 days, so the time is running out to request an absentee ballot if...

New tariffs for P+R garages in Utrecht

New tariffs will become applicable for four P+R garages in Utrecht as of 1st September. The new P+R combination ticket offers more...

Free public concert every week in Utrecht city center

Can’t go to concerts due to the social distancing rules? There is a free concert every week that you can attend safely,...

Extra bicycle parking spaces in Utrecht city center

This year and the following year, Utrecht will be installing 800 extra bicycle parking spaces at various locations in the city center....

A day at the Utrecht flower market

A traditional weekly ritual of flowers at the Janskerkhof Janskerkhof, a busy Utrecht city square that is more...

Protection in the time of Covid-19

It seems like we have kept the invisible enemy at bay, with new case numbers dwindling as the weeks go on and...

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The age of dragons and georeferencing

This article is about georeferencing old maps which allows to compare them to new ones. Georeferencing is conducted by Utrecht University and is an interactive method which gives access to the old and new maps of the university library's collection.

The witch weighing house near Utrecht

In Oudewater near Utrecht, there still stands a weighing house. In the 16th century this weighing house produced not-a-witch certificates.

Coronavirus cases rising in Utrecht: All you need to know

The graph of coronavirus cases in the Netherlands is going up at a very fast rate. According to the latest data released...

Beer and Bitterballen

Dutch cuisine is not really the most mouth-watering in the world. But the beer-bitterballen combination is a delicious exception

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