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70% air quality improvement on Car-Free Sunday

Air quality in Brussels was 70% better because of Car-Free Sunday - but soon returned to normal when traffic resumed on Sunday evening. Motor vehicles were banned in the capital on Sunday. Buses and taxis were limited to 30kph. Frans Fierens, executive director of regional air quality monitoring...


A refurbished, fully equipped two bedroom apartment of 100sqm located in Uccle (1180), Brussels, on a 3rd floor of a 4 story building with a lift (direct access to the underground parking), a terrace overlooking a green garden in the backyard and a lot for one car in the underground parking. Features: a brand new kitchen, AC, a king-size bed in each bedroom, a washing/drying machine, a cable TV and Internet. Easy transit (Vanderkindere Street), all amenities within a walking distance. Long term preferred (min 1 year). Flexible arrangements. Cleaning services available. Cellar.

KRAAINEM – 3 Bedroom house for rent short-term

Welcome to Stockel area!  It is in a popular neighbourhood with many boutiques and direct metro connection to the Schuman/city centre.

The house has been fully renovated in 2018. It is furnished for a family or couple.

1st floor (ground floor): Living room with sofa, furniture, dining table, chairs and fireplace, table. Fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher, stove, micro-wave, oven, steam-oven, fridge/freezer, toaster, pots, pans, cutlery, plates, …

Meet and Eat in Brussels

La Quincaillerie and La Place present "Meet and Eat in Brussels" on Thursday September 26.

An excellent opportunity for expats to meet others in one of the finest restaurants in the city.

Find out more about this event:

Reserve your place:


Am an English speaker,knowledge of Dutch,and some little french,Am looking for a child care job,between 3months old to 7yrs

A home childcare,from 8.30am to 4.30pm or 5pm.

Am well experienced in taken care of kids babies,quiet fond of them.

I have a 5yrs old son.Am here to help,to work and to make life much less stressful,children bring out the best in me.

Give me a chance to help take care of your little Angel's.I have a car as well.




Hasbro has spoken: Manneken Pis must don trunks for Monopoly

The designers of the new Brussels version of the immortal Monopoly board game have not been able to convince American mega-corporation Hasbro that the Manneken Pis should appear on the box au naturel . Hasbro, owner of the board game that is produced in more than 100 countries around the world,...

Seafood Expo quits Brussels for Barcelona after 28 years

One of the biggest trade fairs to visit Brussels each year has announced it is quitting the Belgian capital in 2021, preferring Barcelona instead. Thousands of hotel rooms across the capital are fully booked when the Seafood congress comes to Brussels Expo every spring. The largest seafood fair in...

These are Brussels' two best wine bars, experts say

The Bar du Canal on Rue Dansaert and L'Etiquette, near the Abbaye de la Cambre, have been voted the two best wine bars in Brussels by a panel of wine experts. Judges from the Inter Wine & Dine oenology school visited 22 wine bars in central Brussels and some of the neighbouring municipalities...

Flemish parliament set to reopen, with or without government in place

The Flemish Parliament will open for the 2019-2020 session as planned on Monday, 23 September. If no Flemish government is in place by then, the opening will go ahead without the traditional September Declaration to begin proceedings. If the government has been formed by 23 September, the plenary...

Association of Photographers of Lodz (Poland) "Lodz, all this world" - and Benjamin Angel "Portraits of the Ethiopian Mursi and Karo tribes of the Omo Valley"

We are pleased to invite you to the opening of the 2019/2020 season at Galerie Verhaeren. We will inaugurate this new season with two exhibitions, one collective and the other solo:

We are pleased to welcome the Association of Photographers of Łódź (ŁTF) with whom we have had an exchange for many years and who will present a series entitled "Łódź, all this people" on their city in central Poland.