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11/1 Jurists want to stay in Oudemanhuispoort

8/2 Mayor’s portrait

8/2 Websites for social cohesion

7/2 Spreading tourism proceeds with difficulty

7/2 GroenLinks on districts: Be a man

6/2 Zuideramstel opens new office on Sabbath

5/2 The truth about integration

4/2 Wilders has little support on Amsterdam

3/2 Elite involved in neighbourhood

2/2 Johnnie Walker avoids taxes in Amsterdam

1/2 Rotterdam to tinker with district councils as well

31/1 Wooden rowing boats to disappear from Amstel

31/1 ZeeburgTV launched

27/1 Privacy activists to mess up loyalty card system

27/1 A few were still coughing, but that was an act

27/1 Chrisis in de Baarsjes

26/1 Youth have positive view of districts

24/1 Action groups call for Carmel and Jaffa boycott

24/1 PvdA members dismiss plan for districts

23/1 KLM takes on crisis with new uniform

23/1 District office not squatted

21/1 Merge districts

20/1 Closing squat bar Vrankrijk not necessary

20/1 Cleaners welcome new Schiphol director

18/1 Palestine at the Jewish Historical Museum

18/1 What is the right size for a district?

17/1 PvdA Oost against fewer districts

16/1 Committee: 7 districts by 2010

15/1 Soldiers may attend Afghanistan debate after all

15/1 Bait bike leads to arrest

14/1 Youth for Christ to republish vacancies

13/1 Paintings of the Zuidas

13/1 New Youth for Christ contoversy

11/1 Social cohesion initiative raises eyebrows

10/1 Fewer districts in 2010

10/1 Zuidas: People feel that we are losers

9/1 Fun on the ice - but not for all

9/1 Supermarket coupon fraud thwarted

9/1 I Amsterdam must remain exclusive

8/1 Use term Apartheid in every discussion

8/1 No city kiosk in Amsterdam yet

7/1 Snow

7/1 Fatima Elatik to run Zeeburg

7/1 Municipal managers to return to shop floor

4/1 Police: take photo of strange people

3/1 Gaza protest criticises politicians

1/1 Thousands to protest against attacks on Gaza

1/1 Mustapha Laboui leaves district council


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No city kiosk in Amsterdam yet

8 January 2009 – The first StadsKiosk (City Kiosk) opened in Arnhem in December. The kiosk, made of cast iron and glass, was inspired by news stands in Italy. The company would like to open kiosks in Amsterdam as well, but permit application procedures are slow.

One of the locations under consideration is the deepened metro and tram stop Rietlandpark in Zeeburg. StadsKiosk also would like to open a kiosk at the edge of the Frederikspark, but the Centrum District fears this will create a messy outlook. “Nonsense of course”, says Patrick Faber of StadsKiosk, adding that the kiosk in Arnhem is far from messy.

StadsKiosk is also talking with Zuidoost, Oud-Zuid, Zuideramstel and Noord about potential locations.

NRC Handelsblad recently reported that the market for newspapers in the Netherlands is shrinking, but this need not be bad news for the news stand. People are cancelling their subscriptions and switch to buying a newspaper when they want to read one, like elsewhere in the world.

Photo: StadsKiosk

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