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English Comedy Night w/ Juliet Meyers & John Colleary

New comedy season, new venue and the best acts from the professional club comedy scene!

Our first show at Théâtre Marni will take place on Tuesday september 10th with

Juliet Meyers

Managing to mix silliness with edginess, Juliet has a chatty gag-driven style that allows her to interact with the crowd; this makes her much in demand both as a comedian and an MC across the UK comedy circuit. She has also performed sell-out shows at Edinburgh Fringe 2016, 2017 & 2018 and Melbourne Comedy Festival 2015.

Brussels firefighters head to World Police and Fire Games in China

Three dozen Brussels firefighters left from Brussels Airport yesterday to participate in the World Police and Fire Games in Chengdu, China – the world’s biggest sporting event after the Olympic Games - in terms of participants with 12,000 competitors representing 70 nationalities. The biennial...

Room to rent

Nice large room to let, in quiet neighbourhood. 2 mins walk for tram and bus. Tram takes 5 mins to Simonis.

House has a nice comfortable garden.

Shared facilities. Price includes charges and wifi.

Would suit a business person, who either working in Brussels full time or  and travels at weekends.  Non smoker as there is no smoking in the house.  English speaking.

 

What’s on this week: 9-15 August

As Brussels’ famous flower carpet takes place every other year, the lovely Flowertime fills the floral gap in between. An explosion of colours and scents take over City Hall in the Grand Place, with florists having been given carte blanche to decorate its historical rooms from top to bottom. More...
Drought in Bornem, Antwerp province, following 2018 heatwave

Belgium one of European countries most at risk of water shortage

Belgium is ranked 23rd out of 164 countries in water scarcity, the third highest in Europe outside of Cyprus and San Marino. The figure was released in a new report by the World Resources Institute (WRI), which measures water shortage, drought and river flooding. Water scarcity, also known as water...
Midi station during train strike July 2019/Belga

New rail strike announced on 17 August

Consider your travel plans over the long mid-August weekend as the independent trade union (SIC/OVS) plans to strike on Saturday 17 August, announced HR Rail on Wednesday, reports Belga. Representing SNCB train conductors, the union also led a strike at the end of July in a protest against staff...

Google suggests bars and restaurants to Dutch and French speakers depending on their language

A PhD student at the Free University of Brussels (VUB) has discovered that Google shows Dutch speakers in the capital different restaurant and bar suggestions than French speakers. VUB PhD student Annelien Smets reviewed thousands of hotel, restaurant and event recommendations offered by Google...

Studio to let Watermael Boitsfort

Self- contained studio ( 30m2) available to let NOW for a NON-smoking professional. Large living area, as well as separate wet room and toilet.  Modern, and nicely furnished including TV, DVD, ADSL. Perfect for short term let or up to one year. Excellent bus/ metro/ transport links into centre and EU area. Shops and all amenities within walking distance. Rent: 550 E All charges included.

Tel: 0485398465 or E mail : watermaelers@gmail.com for further details 

Second Meininger hotel opens close to Midi train station

Located a five-minute walk from the Midi train station, the new Meininger hotel in Anderlecht welcomed in its first guests yesterday evening. With its sister hotel in Molenbeek, the German hostel-hotel chain now operates two hotels in the capital. “The colourful mix of Brussels is a perfect...

Manny or Nanny wanted in Auderghem

We are looking for a manny (ideally) or nanny to take care of our three children (14, 12, 10) on Tuesday's and Thursday's from 16.30 to 19.00 and on Wednesday's from 13.00 to 19.00 from 4 September 2019 to 3 July 2020. The person should speak English (ideally native) and/or French. Duties include supervising homework and preparing dinners. We live in Auderghem, close to Hermann Debroux metro station and tram 8. We look forward to hearing from you. 

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