Little Antonio brings American Sportswear to Hillegersberg

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Little Antonio Sportswear Company was founded in 1954 by Antonio Rosenbaum. The brand was based in Boston and named after its company mascot Lion cub. When Antonio met Dutch Rietje he came to the Netherlands. Now his legacy is continued in the Hillgersberg-neighborhood. Or so the story goes. Little Antonio produces the finest sports and […]

Holland America Line is back in the city of origin

Rotterdam VII arrives in Rotterdam on April 18 2023

Holland America Line has been exploring the world for 150 years with expertly crafted itineraries, extraordinary service and genuine connections to each destination. It originated in Rotterdam and from 2024 Rotterdam is once again a departure city. This was celebrated with many festivities. On April 18 Holland America Line‘s flagship Rotterdam VII arrived at the Port of Rotterdam, on […]

Plastic Whale rids the waters of Rotterdam

Plastic Whale

Plastic Whale was founded in Amsterdam in 2010. It’s a social enterprise with a mission: to rid the waters of the growing global problem called plastic waste. It also wants to inspire others to take action, and create an ever-growing movement of individuals, businesses and government agencies that, through its main activities are fighting for […]

Smart electric vehicle company NIO parks at the Meent

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NIO is a new car company. It designs and develops smart, high-performance, electric vehicles but also wants to build communities. By opening NIO houses in big cities for example. There now is a NIO House in Rotterdam, at de Meent.    At the outpost, NIO wants to offer a pleasant, welcoming space for (new) users to […]

The Joint Pizza Bar opens in Foodhallen

The Joint Pizza Pepperoni in box

The local chef Per de Man is known for the Indonesian eatery De Toko, but he also has a love for pizza. He has been developing a New York-style pizza with a Rotterdam base, thinly crusted and crispy. At The Joint Pizza Bar in the Foodhallen his creations are served. The recipes of the unique […]

 Coffee and headphones at The Sound Kitchen

The Sound Kitchen

The unique aspect of  The Sound Kitchen is that it combines coffee and headphones. Take a sip and try out a large collection of models. Listening to music over headphones can be a far better experience than people are currently aware of. While listening to music will influence one’s emotions, having the tastebuds triggered will […]

RechargeMe Yoga comes to Convention Centre WTC Rotterdam


RechargeMe Yoga was founded in 2020 by professional Yoga Coach Alona Bereza. She has more than 10 years of experience and now she invites all ladies to join a beautiful journey of the Divine Feminine on February 25 in Convention Centre WTC. During the workshop women have the opportunity to understand themselves, their life path, […]

Motto by Hilton debuts with Rotterdam Blaak Hotel

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In a modernist former bank Hilton has opened Motto by Hilton Rotterdam Blaak. Marking the lifestyle hotel brand’s debut in Europe. The 108-room property has undergone extensive refurbishment. To create a welcoming and modern environment inspired by the stunning architecture of Rotterdam. Simon Vincent, executive vice president and president, EMEA, Hilton: ”We are thrilled to […]

De Dépendance hosts events about UniverCity and architecture and climate

Davarian Baldwin on UniverCity

In the upcoming last weeks of the year De Dépendance will host public talks with three distinctive thinkers. Geert Lovink speaks on the idea of reclaiming the internet tonight. Later, on November 24 Davarian Baldwin talks about the effects universities have on their urban environments, or: UniverCity. December 8 Daniël A. Barber, author of ‘After […]

Borrelboer brings delicatessen to the Hofbogen

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The Hofbogen is a unique complex in the Northern part of town. This railway viaduct is over 100 years old and now the archways accommodate new businesses like De Borrelboer. The neighborhood store offers everything you need for the typical Dutch informal social gathering with drinks and snacks, also known as the: Borrel. From freshly […]