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Coffee with start-up creatives  0

Seems to be old info, http://www.meetup.com/opencoffee/: “About OpenCoffee Meetups Everywhere

556 members
98 cities

The OpenCoffee Club was started to encourage entrepreneurs, developers and investors to organise real-world informal meetups to chat, network and grow. There are now over 80 around the world, check out http://opencoffee.ning.com”

http://opencoffee.ning.com/

“Welcome to the OpenCoffee Club online network.
The OpenCoffee Club was started to encourage entrepreneurs, developers and investors to organise real-world informal meetups to chat, network and grow. Read the blog post that started the ball rolling.

This is the online complement to that offline network. Meet people, find out what’s going on nearby you and then go and take part.”

http://www.meetup.com/ocamsterdam/events/149446292/?a=me2_grp&rv=me2

“Have a casual cup of coffee with about 100 tech enthousiasts. Normally on the 1st Thursday of the month, but only this time on the 2nd Thursday of the month at 09:00AM in the Bovendebalie coworking space building (Café de Balie, Leidseplein). Please RSVP here: http://www.meetup.com/ocamsterdam”

Coffee with start-up creatives

Amstelredamme: a river runs through  0

blog_amstel_boat_sheila_schenkelThere’s few better ways to enjoy Amsterdam, then by boat… Here’s a view of the Amstel–exactly, the very river that gave Amsterdam its name.

The bridge ahead is the Nieuwe Amstelbrug (New Amstel Bridge), aka Bridge number 101, connecting the Weesperzijde (‘Amsterdam East’) and the Amsteldijk (De Pijp, ‘Amsterdam-South’). You can also see the Rembrandt Tower (Rembrandttoren). The tower’s named after, indeed!, Rembrandt van Rijn. It’s Amsterdam’s first (office) skyscraper.

Boat trip courtesy of friends Rickert and Corrie.


CC Photos Sheila Schenkel; Text © Amsterdam Culture/Sheila Schenkel


I Amsterdam  2

blog_iamsterdam_smallThe 3D-slogan ‘I Amsterdam’ has become as iconic for Amsterdam as the Eiffel Tower for Paris, Christ the Redeemer for Rio de Janeiro and the Statue of Liberty for the US. September 23rd it will be Read more

A Five Arched Bridge  0

blog_Herengracht_five_arched_bridge_Sheila_Schenkel_smallThis bridge might very well be one of the most photographed of the city: with its five arches it has quite a majestic look. And as you can see, its lights at night gives the Herengracht a very literary, inspiring vibe… Read more