Two weeks after the Paris attacks, Brussels is in lockdown. But at Ursulines skatepark, a multicultural community is thriving.
Well, what do you know. The legendary Craigslist has expanded all the way to my neck of the woods.
Alice, a new shop dedicated to urban art and culture, recently opened its doors in Brussels. It stocks books, magazines, toys, stickers, t-shirts and more. It also features a gallery dedicated to street art where the first exhibition will be taking place at the end of this month. It looks promising although it felt sort of empty when I visited it last week, it’s a bit early to judge though. The shop’s located at the end of the Rue Dansaert, close to the canal and Le Bonheur, a recent defector to that part of town.
Located in the Brussels borough of Schaerbeek, La Maison Autrique is one of the first creations of architect Victor Horta. Its stylistic elements already hinting at his upcoming role as one of the instigators of the Art Nouveau movement. The building is currently being renovated and will become a “house of the imaginary” combining exhibitions, a book shop and theming by renowned local comic book authors François Schuiten and Benoit Peeters. It’s due to open on December 2nd 2004.
Brussels-based design studio Bureau 347 just inaugurated their new site.
I guess they’ll be banning pastry from airports now.