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  • Queen Elizabeth: Should she stay or should she go?

    Queen Elizabeth: Should she stay or should she go?
    So here’s the real question about the Tuesday ceremony in Amsterdam in which Queen Beatrix abdicated and passed the robe (they don’t wear crowns) to her son, Willem-Alexander, who just turned 46: Did Britain's Prince Charles, who was in...
  • 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...
  • For the record

    Mike Kelley: An article in the Dec. 26 Calendar section about the new retrospective of work by Los Angeles artist Mike Kelley at Amsterdam's Stedelijk Museum said that the exhibition covered nearly 2,000 square feet on two floors of the museum's Benthem...
  • Review: 'The Manor' by Mac Griswold

    Review: 'The Manor' by Mac Griswold
    “The Manor,” Mac Griswold’s meticulous scholarly history of an estate and a family, begins with an eerie discovery. As Griswold is boating around Shelter Island, near the eastern tip of Long Island, she spies “a big yellow house,...
  • Smith: Women will always want romance

    On July 18, I rode a Thalys train from Paris to Amsterdam. Early in the 3.5-hour trip I met a businesswoman from Israel on her way to Amsterdam. Our conversation in the lounge car took an interesting turn after I asked whether being a woman was a...
  • Indianapolis ranked as one of world's best cities for bike riders

    Indianapolis ranked as one of world's best cities for bike riders
    A travel website ranks Indianapolis as one of the top cities in the world for biking. The Circle City finds itself among some lofty company, including Amsterdam, Netherlands; Bogota, Columbia; Cape Town, South Africa; and Montreal, Quebec, according to...
  • List of cruise lines and vessels

    Here's a list of many of the lines that carry passenger traffic, along with a list of their vessels. Ships that are to have maiden voyages this year also are listed; check with the cruise line, though, because dates can change. -------------------- FOR...
  • Ike Barinholtz finds time for laughs in 'The Mindy Project'

    Ike Barinholtz finds time for laughs in 'The Mindy Project'
    Ike Barinholtz finds no downtime working as a writer for and costar of Fox's "The Mindy Project," but the Chicago native wouldn't trade the job for anything. "It's long hours and I don't look good anymore and my blood pressure is higher and my weight...
  • Guillermo y Máxima los nuevos reyes de Holanda

    Guillermo y Máxima los nuevos reyes de Holanda
    Guillermo-Alejandro de Orange juró hoy su cargo y fue investido rey de los Países Bajos en una ceremonia celebrada en la Nieuwe Kerk de Amsterdam, durante una sesión conjunta de los Estados Generales (parlamento) neerlandeses. “Juro que defenderé y...
  • Amsterdam's Rijksmuseum returns to form, with light and life

    Amsterdam's Rijksmuseum returns to form, with light and life
    AMSTERDAM — A scrum of international TV reporters, photographers and other media packed the Gallery of Honor at the Rijksmuseum on a recent spring morning, while producers negotiated with publicists for time to shoot spots in front of Rembrandt's...
  • Travel Postcard: 48 hours in Amsterdam

    Travel Postcard: 48 hours in Amsterdam
    AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - The Royal celebrations in the Netherlands this week put the country and the capital Amsterdam on front pages and television screens around the world with an orange splash. There's plenty to see and do in this compact city where...
  • Museum puts Amsterdam in eternal bloom

     Museum puts Amsterdam in eternal bloom
    AMSTERDAM — Even when the city's canals freeze and its prolific bicyclists don heavy parkas and woolen mittens, the famous Dutch tulips are still in bloom, if you know where to look. The tulip fields of the Netherlands are blooming in April, but...