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Reader Question: Newly Realeased CD’s in English

Reader Question:  Do you know where you can buy new released CD’s in English (English text inside as well) either close to Geilenkirchen or this side of the Netherlands?   Do you have an answer?  Leave a comment!      

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Primark Clothing Store: Quality and Good prices!

Contribution by  Cherie Wied Arendse “The best indoor shopping thus far, and the best store called “Primark” wonderful clothes at cheap prices, kids t-shirts are 3 euros, jeans 8 Euro. The quality of the clothes is outstanding. “ Primark Mediacite Mall Bd. Raymond Poincaré, 7 4020 Liège Belgium Website: Open:  M-Sat 1000-2000, Fri 1000-2100 […]

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Polish Pottery in Duisburg

  Contribution… Need to complete your Polish Pottery set or start one without the trip to Poland?  Near Duisburg you’ll find Four Seasons Pottery with their new pottery barn.

 The area around Duisburg is nice.  Near the shop, you’ll find restaurants, the beautiful Rhine river and a Schutzgebiet/conservation area.  Make a day of it and […]

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Reader Recommendation… SA Open:  Tues-Fri 1000-1730, Sat 1000-1700, and Sun 1200-1700 Closed MondaysAccepts Credit Cards and the VAT form! “awesome furniture, tons of stools and buckets and very nice people”  “It’s a father/son operation and they are super friendly. There’s a lot of Asian antiques as well as European ones.”

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Heppie & Ko – Children’s Boutique in Maastricht

Reader Contribution (MC)…   Heppie & Ko Kesselskade 52 Maastricht, Netherlands 0031 43 351 00 90   This is a wonderful baby and children’s boutique on the riverfront near the St. Servatius bridge. They had wonderful toys, clothes, cards, and odds and ends. There are also some specifically Dutch gifts. This is a great […]

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A Norwegian Artist

Living among us in the GK area is Norwegian artist, Anne Johnsen Torkildsen, who has recently been playing with glass. :) Her husband is stationed at GK and she spends her time working with stacks of glass and her kiln creating jewelry, pendants, and ornaments. To see her work and may be get a jump […]

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Reader Request… (Recommended Shopping by the AWC of Cologne!) So either you’re from the Pacific Northwest and love plaid flannel, you actually think Birks will score you a hot date, or you could care less about others think and truly want absolutely spoiled to the max happy feet, this is the place to go, shop, […]

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Although we don’t have the luxury of a Barnes and Noble around every corner, we are very lucky here in GK to have two nice international libraries, a bookstore, and several active book clubs in the area. Libraries: JFC Brunssum International Library New Location: Next to the Shop 2000 (take 2nd exit from roundabout just […]

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Basket Shop – in Aachen

Here is one of my favorites and a shop that I actually made an effort to visit again just before I moved. I love their brightly colored woven baskets with the leather wrapped handles. They also have beautiful olive wood bowls and a very nice selection of high end mens shaving things. The people who […]

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Schaffrath – furniture and decoration/gift shop

Another really fun gift shop – this one is HUGE – and is actually a furniture store, BUT on the side is the Boutique where they have Leonardo glass, Rosenthal bags, kitchen things, linens, beautiful decor items, candles, and these fun 100 year old roof tiles converted into candle holders/vases. Schaffrath*Borsigstraße 40a 52525 Heinsberg Tel.: […]

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