| Aug 31, 2010
| 7:35 AM
| Sep 26, 2010
An unruly passenger on a flight bound for Amsterdam forced pilots to return the plane to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport shortly after take-off Saturday, a Delta spokeswoman said.
Flight 224 left the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport just...
| Apr 9, 2011
| 2:22 PM
A lone gunman shot dead six people with an automatic weapon as he walked calmly through a Dutch shopping mall on Saturday, and threatened to blow up three other shopping malls before eventually killing himself.
Panicked shoppers ran for cover or hid in...
| Sep 18, 2011
| 7:03 AM
On Sept. 24, Glendale’s Alex Theatre will host electric guitarist Wiek Hijmans, who will perform with the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra.
Hijmans, 44, a resident of Amsterdam, grew up in Holland with parents who were lovers of classical music. By...
| Sep 20, 2011
| 1:55 PM
Where are the best places to go in the U.S. for pot tourism?
Earlier in the month, Oakland hosted the International Cannabis and Hemp Expo, the first open-air marijuana festival ever held in our country. Marijuana wasn't legally available for sale there,...
| Oct 6, 2011
| 8:00 AM
Drawings by Rembrandt, his Students and Circle from the Maida and George Abrams Collection
Through Jan. 8, 2012, Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Drive, Greenwich, (203) 869-0376, brucemuseum.org
In the history of Western art, countless figures serve as...
| Oct 10, 2011
| 8:25 PM
Three weeks ago Hedy and I took a train into Amsterdam's main station, then walked 20 minutes to Prinsengracht 263, a nondescript address next to a canal in the Dutch capital.
Entering the building, we slipped behind a bookcase and into a secret world....
| Jan 23, 2011
Here is 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 are also listed; check with the cruise line, though, because dates can change.
AIDA Cruises, (011) 49-...
| Jun 3, 2011
| 4:24 PM
Talk about a buzz kill. A new law may have Amsterdam’s most popular tourist attractions going up in smoke.
The law taking affect at the end of the year makes it illegal for tourists to buy cannabis from coffee shops and puts restrictions on Dutch...
| Jun 9, 2011
| 1:55 PM
Time to stop putting off that trip to Amsterdam.
According to a variety of media reports, tourists will no longer be able to buy marijuana in Amsterdam's famed coffee shops beginning next year.
"Persons who do not hold Dutch citizenship will not have...
| Jun 10, 2011
| 10:15 AM
The Netherlands plans to ban foreigners from the country's famed pot shops, a decision Amsterdam's tourism industry hopes goes up in smoke.
The Dutch Cabinet late last month said the measure was needed to "reduce nuisance and drugs tourism," arguing that...