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Cannabis Coffee Shops Continue To Sell Pot To Tourists Despite Law

Agence France Presse | Nicolas Delaunay | Posted 08.05.2013 | World

Authorities in the Dutch drug tourism hub of Maastricht are striking back after cannabis cafes staged an open revolt by selling marijuana to foreigner...

Unlucky Number 13: Is Slovenia Next in Line for a Bailout?

Luka Orešković | Posted 07.02.2013 | Business
Luka Orešković

While some hope of a miracle occurring in the coming months remains, so does the question of whether the new Slovenian government is willing to invest enough political capital to push through the necessary reforms before the capital markets decide to lock Slovenia out once again.

The 700-Year-Old Former Church Turned Modern Bookstore

Tom Moran | Posted 05.25.2013 | Travel
Tom Moran

There are numerous spectacular bookstores throughout the world, and labeling one "the finest on earth" is subjective at best. But Boekhandel Selexyz Dominicanen, a 700-year-old former Catholic church in the Netherlands city of Maastricht, is certainly one of the grandest.

3 Religion Trends At The European Fine Art Fair

Menachem Wecker | Posted 05.30.2012 | Religion
Menachem Wecker

Whatever the odds, there was a lot to be said about religion and religious art at TEFAF. In virtually ever section of the fair, there were at least dozens of examples of fascinating works with religious content and themes.

Harsh, Man! Tourists Banned From Marijuana-Selling Coffee Shops

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 11.15.2011 | World

Last call: If you're not Dutch, you only have about six weeks to legally get high in some parts of the Netherlands. As of January 1, 2012, a new p...

WATCH: No Pot For Tourists In Dutch City's Coffee Shops

Posted 12.03.2011 | Travel

Coffee shops in a Dutch town on the border with Belgium will voluntarily ban foreigners from buying legal marijuana in an effort to discourage petty c...

Can An Art Fair Be Dreamy?

Marina Cashdan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Marina Cashdan

Jenny Saville, Pause, 2002-03. Oil on canvas, 10 x 7 ft / 305 x 213 cm. Exhibitor: Thomas Gibson Fine Art TEFAF is Dreamy. Let me explain why. Th...

PHOTOS: Europe's Art Fair 'Mecca' Is Back With $1.4 Billion Worth Of Art

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

(Via Mutual Art) TEFAF (The European Fine Art Fair) is back: The art-lover’s “Mecca” returns in 2011 (March 18-27), as collectors, gallerists...

A City Awash in Art, Beer and Chocolate

Edward Goldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Edward Goldman

I just returned from a short trip to Belgium, my first time there, and let me tell you, it couldn't be more adventurous, intoxicating and sweet. And I mean it literally.