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Amsterdam Weekend Guide for September 11, 12 & 13

10 September 2015

Weekend tips for september 11, 12 & 13

We have super, super excited news: soon we’ll launch our new Youtube channel for Your Little Black Book called! For the coolest city and travel guides about your favourite hotspots (to be)! You can image it’s all we talk about at the office.. can’t wait! But of course I also gathered some weekend tips for you with fun things to do. And have you spotted our Haarlemmerbuurt Guide with 25 hotspots to discover? >> HAPPY WEEKEND!

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BUTTON WEEKENDGUIDE FOOD– For and by locals: the Local Goods Market! Every two weeks at De Hallen with both food and non-food products

– Ready for a boozy brunch on Sunday? J.D. William’s Whiskey Bar organises a Boogie Brunch with American-style dishes,  whiskey cocktails and DJ’s.

– You can also have brunch at the all day brunch spot Haarlemmerbuurt Guide in Amsterdam Old South!

– Go to T-Dansant à La Cage at the Reguliers for a Sunday brunch 2.0. Scones will be replaced for oysters, your juice will be a cocktail. And you can stay here until late hours and dance the night away.

– Dinner plans? Check out pop-up restaurant IJburg serveert! Home Chef’s prepare delicious 3-course menu’s that are brought to your table by bicycle couriers of Tring Tring. Make sure you make a reservation!

– This Sunday you can stroll around at one of Yourlbb’s favourite markets in Amsterdam: Pure Markt!

– Mossel & Gin is hosting a party this Saturday: De Oester en Gin Fuif! With oysters and gin.

– Looking for a nice restaurant in the city center? We selected 30 of our favourites for you!

– Or check our blog with 25 hotspots in the Haarlemmebuurt for food and fashion.

We love these places for Friday afterwork drinks!:
* Looking for a place at the Rivierenbuurt and Amsterdam Old South to have some beers? Then check out the beer garden at Strandzuid!
* Pllek is always a good idea for Feeling Friday.
* From 17:00h you can enjoy drinks with a twist at BAUTzuid.
* SoSo Lobi at Waterkant is highly recommended for summer vibes, beer and roti!
* And have you checked the new place called Bret yet? Recommended for everyone living in BOLO or passes by Sloterdijk.
* Or check out our list with 10 Friday afterwork drinks spots in Amsterdam!

These spots just opened!:
* Toki
* The French Connection
Kaagman & Kortekaas
* De Japanner

Some foodie proof lists to make your life easier :-)

* 30 restaurants in the city center
* 17 nicest breakfast spots in town
* 14 healthy hotspots we love
* 48 great coffee bars in Amsterdam
* 18 cocktail bars in Amsterdam

Check the blog for more lists! >>

–  On the agenda: the Avondmarkt bij Roest (night market)! For food, fashion and music.

– A free open air cinema: West Beach Filmfestival. Till September 20 they show both recent and classic films from The Netherlands and abroad. And no worries about the weather:  with bad weather you just move inside.

– It’s Open Monumentendag (Dutch Heritage Day)this weekend! For the next two days it’s all about historic buildings, monuments and beautiful architecture. Have you always wanted to take a look inside the most distinctive buildings of Amsterdam? This is your chance!

– The last weekend of the Vondelpark Openlucht Theater! With Saturday and Sunday the  Vondelparkse Keuken(kitchen). The theater will be transformed into a big open air restaurant.

– Fun in the Czaar Peterstraat during the Czaar Peter Festival. This Sunday the neighbourhood gathers and of course there’s food and music.

– Food, music, film and theater at Cinémanger. Another open air event, every Thursday and Friday of September in the city center of Amsterdam.

– Haven’t been to the Amsterdam Fringe Festival yet? Good reviews come around like honey so this festival with performances, live art, (music) theater and dance is a must visit this weekend!

– Hanging around with friends? Go to TonTon in de Zon! An outdoor game hall at the Westerpark.

BUTTON WEEKENDGUIDE SHOPPING– Are you look for vintage clothes? Go to the IJ-hallen this weekend! For the best, cheapest second hands.

– This weekend it’s the official opening of the concept store Het Huysraat in De Baarsjes! For the finest designer furniture.

– Another store that’ll help redecorate yours house: Store Without a Home.

– The most delicious perfumes you purchased at the The Fragrance Store!


BUTTON WEEKENDGUIDE MUSEUM– Foam opened a new exhibition called E_MERGE! A solo expo  of Anne de Vries from the Hague who combines objects with the newest (media) technology.

– For the fashionista’s among us: there’s a expo the TassenmuseumBlack and White: the dresscode of a life time! Where  black and white bags are the main focus.

– Did you already go to the Tropenmuseum for the expo Secret Love? About the taboo in China around lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgenders (LGBTs). Interesting!

– Live acts, performances and art: this weekend at the Frank Festival Here you will find a mix of different musical styles: from Indie, Jazz and Hip-Hop to Electro.

Magneet Festival is also scheduled for this weekend! If you’re a fan of bands, this is where you should go!

– A festival for charity Orange Babies: Newborn. This cool collaboration with Thuishaven is obviously going to be a success!

– Up for some good weekend music? Every weekend we make a new playlist on Spotify! Check our playlists here >>

– Feel like clubbing this weekend? This is where you need to be: The Warehouse, Club Closure and Radion. They have great parties every week!

PS: more hotspots are in the Amsterdam Little Black Book. A city guide to Amsterdam with the best restaurants, shops and things to do. Always new addresses coming up so check out your online Little Black Book daily for the latest hotspots in town!

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