Spring in Rotterdam
The trees are getting greener, the days are getting longer and the sun is shining more and more: spring is here! Experience the city the way Rotterdammers do: walk along the Maas and admire the view of the iconic skyline, stroll through the Oogstmarkt or along the Kruiskade and pick up the local snacks, and enjoy all the city has to offer. When you get tired, settle down for a picnic in one of our parks: from the hidden Historical Gardens of Schoonoord to the Dakpark with its rooftop view of the harbours.
Tan Do leaves his creative stamp on the Rotterdam hospitality industry
This is Tan Do, owner of restaurant Little V and grand café Dodo. His business is never finished, just like Rotterdam. In an industry that is now experiencing incredibly difficult times, he thinks in terms of possibilities to make his product better than ever. His vision on good food and the associated experience knows no boundaries. Watch his story here.
Frankie Dros about a bustling Noordplein
Watch the story of Frankie Dros, co-organizer of Blijdorp Festival, Containerbar Noord and the recently opened nightclub RTM. As a creative entrepreneur he is always looking for new and inspiring places. A few years ago, his eye fell on the undiscovered Noordplein, where he started Containerbar Noord. The popular pop-up bar has since grown into a permanent catering business with a temporary takeaway. Together with the weekly Harvest Market, he brings Noordplein to life, even now. We can't wait to dance and enjoy his events again!
Malou Zuur moves through a versatile Rotterdam
View the story of Malou Zuur, born and raised in Rotterdam and owner of yoga & booty company LouZen. Her challenge is to get people moving, especially now. Its solutions to keep people fit and flexible are just as creative and versatile as Rotterdam. From great heights to pure nature, there is always a place that fits.
Wesley dos Santos makes his dreams come true in Delfshaven
Watch the story of Wesley dos Santos, a young entrepreneur and role model for many. As the founder of, among others, the circular water recreation company iKapitein, he continues to find opportunities and come up with solutions that contribute to an even more beautiful and sustainable Rotterdam. And with his pedal boat he might have the summer hit of 2021!
Margaret West colors the Maho quarter
Watch the story of Margaret West, a true Rotterdammer with 2 stores and its own clothing label. She is proud of Rotterdam's resilience. Like her city, Margaret responds to changes to keep moving. Because Rotterdam never stops. Be inspired and discover how her companies, even nowadays, color the streets of the Maho quarter.
Missed the drone show above Rotterdam?
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Perseverance and a proactive mentality make Rotterdammers resilient!