Our city is digging deep and spending big on more major sporting events. There have been several thousands of euros reserved for some exciting competitions with international allure. We're talking about the Tour de France, the Amstel Gold Race, Jumping Indoor Maastricht and Ironman.
The rainbow zebra crossing, which has been situated at the Vrijthof since the national Roze Zaterdag (Gay Pride Parade) in 2015, has been temporarily covered over by a less striking black asphalt due to maintenance works being carried out on the road in the next few months. Don't worry, it will be back soon, accompanied by some poignant words in a few different languages. Watch this space (or that space)...
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The fact that Maastricht is a firm favourite amongst tourists is not a secret, and her position as one of the top choices for hotel stays has been confirmed once again after figures confirming an increase of 8%, a total of 1.1 million visitors in 2016.
The Bonnefantenmuseum will be hosting an exhibition of the works of film maker and artist David Lynch from October 2018 to April 2019. The artist himself will also be making an appearance during the course of the exhibition.
Parking permits and ticket machines are forecast for this central neighbourhood after the summer. It's been a problem for a while already in Boschpoort, tourists and employees who need to be in the centre of town for longer period and want to park their car in the residential streets.
The construction of new shops and apartments that will breathe new life into the neighbourhoods in the north of Maastricht have got the final go ahead.
-Traffic chaos at De Talententuin
-Avalcoach for Mariaberg
-City editorial office relocates to Heerlen
-Dumoulin Time Trials World Champion
-No word on Magisch Maastricht fiasco