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2020 may have been a crazy year, but despite everything Rik was able to share all kinds of Eindhoven tips. From outdoor activities to cultural initiatives, everything passed by. This week he won’t share a new tip, but a recap of five coronaproof tips.
It is almost impossible to imagine the city center of Eindhoven without Van Piere Bookstore. This bookstore has been in the city center for almost 175 years. Started on the Markt square and nowadays with two floors of reading material and delicious coffee
Rik celebrated his birthday this week and as we all know it’s not a party without cake. That's why he went to visit Pinkie Patisserie, an established name in Eindhoven for all kinds of pastries. Nowadays you can find them on the Stratumsedijk.
The red arrow goes Strijp-S! And the first hotspot to have our eye-catching feature on their doorstep is Vintage Vêtements. Here you will find vintage finds for everyone: clothing, shoes, and accessories. Each item is selected by owner Ilya van den Berg.
For Rik's new tip, you stroll down to the Geldropseweg, for art gallery lxhxb. Here you won't easily come across a mathematical formula as the name might suggest, but a new-found art gallery with an eye for materialities.
On the Kleine Berg part of district De Bergen, between the fashionable shops, good coffee, and delicious food, there’s a new shop specialized in all things flowers. Michelle Hartogs opened her flower shop ‘Bloemisterij Hartogs’ last June.
After 93 years at the same location in the Rechtestraat, the HEMA department store moved to a beautiful new building on 18 Septemberplein. Three floors of food, living, clothing, and party supplies. Think of it, HEMA has it.
With already twelve years on the counter as a cultural meeting place, it's high time that Rik drops by for a cup of coffee. Not only do they have all sorts of drinks, but you can also have a fresh bite or just plop down on a couch.
Since this summer, there is an outstanding new restaurant on the Market Square (de Markt). Isis Wischman opened Luzt Gastrobar, together with David Hendrich and Youri Doreleijers. This venue is a pleasure for the eyes and will tickle your taste buds.
This time Rik doesn't tip a location to wander to. No, this week he shares a kind of nomadic tip, one you can take anywhere. To enjoy at home, in the park, or with a cup of coffee on the terrace, KONT Magazine is a great read.
CoffeeLab does not need an introduction for most Eindhoven residents. Until recently, the coffee bar near the station was a frequently visited spot for many coffee lovers. The regulars can breathe a sigh of relief: CoffeeLab is back!
Looking for something to do this weekend? If you like beer, festivals, and fun, then Rik has the answer for you! At the creative breeding ground called Sectie-C, you can taste all kinds of good brews during his latest tip: the Bier & Big Festival.
With the statue of Meneer Frits, by far one of soccer club PSV's biggest supporters ever, just around the corner and in the middle of the city center, the PSV Eindhoven City Store has a prime location in Eindhoven.
Where do you go for enjoying a drink, including enjoying some tasty dishes? That’s exactly what Brigitte Jaspers, co-owner of Mathilde, and her partners thought. The idea for a nice bar with a city vibe was born.
What started in 2017 as a one-off program during Dutch Design Week, has now grown into an independent association. With events such as exhibitions, workshops, and parties, DayDayGay provides more fun and queer representation in Eindhoven.
Yet another Mood restaurant has opened in Eindhoven. We already know about their fine dining and renowned sushi boats, but this spring Eveline Wu opened a restaurant just for street food. Restaurant manager Romy takes us along the journey!
In the Canal Zone, previously mentioned in this Tip from Rik, lies Koelhuis. The future plans for this mysterious block of concrete are still on hold, but from today on you can enjoy their brand new outdoor terrace every weekend!
Name a place in Eindhoven where you can play Dutch and English board games, operate your own beer tap as a group, improve your pétanque technique, eat, sing some karaoke and just have a lot of fun. We will give you the answer: Mooie Boules.
Eindhoven is part of the Noord-Brabant province and a typical snack here in the area is a worstenbroodje a.k.a. a sausage roll, the specialty of Houben Worstenbrood. "A tasty tradition", as they call it themselves.
At the end of Stratumseind, between the bars and other hospitality establishments, you will find gin and agave bar Ginscal. A cheerful hangout that’s driven by a passion for cocktails. Come along with Rik!
Maybe you remember MU as an Artspace, but recently this creative platform has changed their name into MU Hybrid Art House. Time for Rik to give us an update on this transformation on Strijp-S. Come along!
This week, Rik carefully heads outside with the help of his latest discovery: Buurtfiguur. He takes us to his familiar neighborhood and a former tip called Woensel West. Where Tante Netty’s playful AR quest is ready to be discovered.
These turbulent times call for original solutions. So does Rik's new Tip: Pubquiz040. With the regular pub quiz-host of both de Wildeman and café the Jack, you can now join in digitally every Wednesday evening.
Rik's new Tip brings you the feeling of a live performance at home; good music, a dose of coziness and the eternal unpredictability of Rock 'n Roll. The online event 'The Isolation Sessions' provides a program to enjoy at home every night around 21:00.