Posts tagged "amsterdam"

Justin Bieber On Anne Frank: “Hopefully She Would Have Been A Belieber”

Justin Bieber at The Anne Frank House: what could possibly go wrong? Oh, just you wait: the losing-his-marbles pop star visited the Amsterdam museum last week and wrote a message in the museum's log book that confirms Bieber is a moron. "Truly inspiring to be able to come here," Biebs wrote. "Anne was a great…
By: Jessica Wakeman / April 15, 2013

Meet The Fokkens: 69-Year-Old Twin Sister Prostitutes

Well, goddamn, some names definitely seem to lead you down certain life paths, don't they? Having a name like Fokken might have had a tad bit of influence in convincing these two feisty broads -- twin sister prostitutes -- into getting into the biz. Identical twin sisters Louise and Martine Fokken have worked Amsterdam's Red…
By: Julie Gerstein / May 22, 2012

A Sex Video That Will Surprise You

Human trafficking is the number two most lucrative illegal industry -- behind drug trafficking -- in the world. Because of its clandestine nature it's difficult to gauge the extent of its reach, but experts believe that at any given time there are anywhere between 12.3 and 27 million people in forced or bonded labor --…
By: Julie Gerstein / May 16, 2012

Awesome: Amsterdam’s Gay Bride Wedding Fair

The United States could really learn a few lessons from Holland. For starters, they're all about being eco-conscious—everyone rides a bike, and no one even thinks about going to the grocery store without their reusable totes. Health care. Legalized drugs. And clogs are totally coming back in style. Of course, the Netherlands was also the…
By: Leonora Epstein / February 11, 2010

The Frisky Guidebook: The Venice Of The North

It was only a matter of time before we covered a city famous for sex. But Amsterdam is really less about the Red Light District and coffee shops than it is about great Dutch architecture, trendy restaurants, and great vintage shopping.
By: Leonora Epstein / August 28, 2009

Amsterdam To Bail Out Prostitutes?

Although prostitution is legal in Amsterdam, working girls still have trouble getting banks to give them credit and loans. But officials working on "Project 1012" are trying to change all that. Under this plan, peeps are talking to banks, trying to get them to cooperate with the ladies of the night. They're hoping that, withi…
By: Nikki Dowling / July 8, 2009

Bruno Opens Amsterdam’s First “Pink Light” Brothel

Visiting Amsterdam is a must for many college students hoping to legally smoke weed or patronize a prostitute. But the problem for some looking for good Dutch times is the exclusion of male prostitutes in the red light district. That all changed for a little while on Friday when Bruno, Sacha Baron Cohen'…
By: Annika Harris / June 22, 2009

Amsterdam Is Ridding Itself Of Sin

Amsterdam, known by many for its drugs and its brothels, is trying to clean up its image. The city council's finance chief has a vision of people walking through Amsterdam's China Town and the city's old ramparts, followed by a cappuccino next to the city's oldest church. The problem is, there isn't a place to…
By: Catherine Strawn / December 9, 2008

Roadtrippin’ With Lifestyles Condoms

Traipsing through Europe with nothing but a briefcase of glass phalluses and a bunch of condoms, the silly and sexy team of Noah and Baron make us happy they brought along a video camera to catch all the hilarity on tape. Sent around the continent by Lifestyles condoms to talk about safe sex…
By: Simcha / May 28, 2008

Stiletto Run: On Your Marks…Get Set…

When it comes to women and shoes, the relationship is tight. Like men, there’s no limit to the things we’ll do for the ones that look good. In homage to the pairs that keep us on our toes, 150 fashionable women raced through the streets of Amsterdam’s shopping district for the 3rd Annual Stiletto Run.
By: Simcha / March 7, 2008