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  CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Haarlem
Haarlem, the Duke of Alva was sent to punish the Netherlands, the bishop wrote him a letter trying to move him to deal leniently with the guilty persons of his diocese.
Haarlem remained in the power of the Spaniards; the bishop did everything he could for the spiritual and temporal welfare of his flock, which, already thinned and impoverished by the siege, was now sorely afflicted by the
Haarlem Diocese the principal secular priests, the so-called
www.newadvent.org /cathen/07095a.htm   (2617 words)

  
 Haarlem Pub Guide:: beer bars and pubs
Haarlem, only 24 km, or 15 minutes on the train, away from Amsterdam is a good destination for a short trip if you are becoming jaded with the big city.
Haarlem is one of Holland's most attractive old towns and also worth visiting by those with a thirst for something other than beer.
Jopenbier is a recreation of the beer which made Haarlem one of the biggest beer exporting towns in the 16th century.
www.xs4all.nl /~patto1ro/harlpubs.htm   (1638 words)

  
  Haarlem
For the next three years Haarlem remained in the power of the Spaniards; the bishop did everything he could for the spiritual and temporal welfare of his flock, which, already thinned and impoverished by the siege, was now sorely afflicted by the Spanish garrison.
In the old Haarlem Diocese the principal secular priests, the so-called Chapter of Haarlem, shrank from excommunication and schism, and the great majority of clergy and laity remained faithful to Rome.
In the seven years of his episcopate he erected a chapter, circumscribed the boundaries of the parishes, some of which were assigned to regulars, drew up regulations for vestry-men and guardians of the Catholic poor, took special care of neglected children and fallen women, and prepared a catechism for use in his diocese.
www.catholicity.com /encyclopedia/h/haarlem.html   (2772 words)

  
 Haarlem Hotels - Haarlem, Netherlands
Hotel Haarlem Zuid is a large 4* hotel in Haarlem, near important Highways, Zandvoort (beach), Amsterdam and the airport Schiphol....
Joops Hotel is situated in the historic centre of Haarlem, at the foot of the imposing Grote of St. Bavokerk.
In the historical center of Haarlem, the capital of North-Holland, which is known for her variety restaurants and eateries, we offer you a choice of various exclusive hotel suites on many different locations....
www.activereservations.com /hotel/en/netherlands/holland/northholland/haarlem   (419 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - Haarlem (Benelux Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
Although an industrial center with shipyards, machinery plants, and textile mills, Haarlem is chiefly noted as the center of a famous flower-growing district and the export point for bulbs (especially tulips).
During the 16th and 17th cent., Haarlem was a center of Dutch painting; Frans Hals, Jacob van Ruisdael, and Adriaen van Ostade worked there.
Among Haarlem's numerous historic buildings are the Church of St. Bavo, or Groote Kerk (15th cent.), which has a world-famous organ; the Stadhuis [city hall], formerly a palace of the counts of Holland, begun in 1250; and many medieval gabled houses.
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 Haarlem, Netherlands, Pictures
In addition, Haarlem is the center of a prosperous trade in bulbs, particularly tulip and hyacinth.
A notable building in the city is the church of Saint Bavo (Grote Kerk), constructed between 1390 and 1520, and containing an organ with 5000 pipes and 68 stops; built by Christian Müller in 1735 to 1738, this is one of the largest such instruments in existence.
Also in Haarlem are the Teylers Museum (1778), Holland's oldest museum, and the Hoofdwacht, on the site of the first town hall, which has a facade dating from the 1650s.
www.greatestcities.com /Europe/Netherlands/Haarlem_city.html   (352 words)

  
 Haarlem 105 Internet / Home
Haarlem 105 TV Op Haarlem 105 TV lees je iedere 20 minuten het laatste nieuws uit je eigen stad.
Maar ook het laatste weerbericht, de uitgaanstips en het nieuws uit de omgeving van Haarlem.
Haarlem - Het college van B&W stelt de gemeenteraad voor om de komende jaren het 'minimabeleid' waar mogelijk uit te breiden.
www.haarlem105.nl   (225 words)

  
 Haarlem travel guide - Wikitravel
Haarlem [1] is a capital of the North Holland province, situated in the west of the Netherlands on the river Spaarne.
Haarlem is the center of a flower-growing district and the export point for flower bulbs.
Haarlem is best walked on foot: it's about a 15 minute walk from the trainstation to the city center.
wikitravel.org /en/Haarlem   (644 words)

  
 Haarlem
Haarlem Haarlem is a stud of the successful Dutch vererver Voltaire.
During the dekseizoen 2002 Haarlem stationed be on the Rittahoeve in
Haarlem: the success factor of the Dutch fokkerij.
www.superiorequinesires.com /stallions/haarlem.htm   (227 words)

  
 Haarlem, Netherlands
Haarlem, capital of the province of Noord-Holland, lies between Amsterdam and the North Sea, 7km/4.5mi from the coast, on the little river Spaarne (which gives the town its popular name of "Spaarnestad").
Haarlem is the cultural center of southern Kennemerland, with several research institutes, educational establishments and libraries, and is the see of a Roman Catholic bishop.
From the 11th to the 13th century Haarlem was the seat of the Counts of Holland, from whom it received its municipal charter in 1245: it is thus the second oldest town (after Dordrecht) in the Dutch heartland.
www.planetware.com /netherlands/haarlem-nl-nh-har.htm   (337 words)

  
 Haarlem : Attractions | Frommers.com
Granted municipal status by Count Willem II of Holland in 1245, it was where Frans Hals, Jacob van Ruisdael, and Pieter Saenredam were living and painting their famous portraits, landscapes, and church interiors during the same years that Rembrandt was living and working in Amsterdam.
Belgium's French-speaking Walloons weren't left out of Haarlem's feast of Flemish history and culture, as may be seen in the 16th-century Waalse Kerk (Walloon Church), at the Begijnhof, built by Walloon and French Protestant refugees so they could practice their religion in peace and in French.
Haarlem counts one of the finest tallies of hofjes (almshouses) of any Dutch city.
www.frommers.com /destinations/haarlem/1492010029.html   (492 words)

  
 Haarlem Hotel Suites - Hotel Haarlem The is Haarlem Hotel Suites, apartments located in the centre of Haarlem
Haarlem, the capital of North-Holland (20km from Amsterdam and 5km from Zandvoort) and is known for her variety of restaurants and eateries.
The rich cultural history of Haarlem, the famous 'hofjes' (courtyard houses), museums (Teylermuseum, Frans HalsMusuem etc…) and many other cultural places make a visit to Haarlem a true vacation.
A royal breakfast is served at the Boulangerie (40 meters of your Haarlem Hotel Room), where you can also find the Haarlem Hotel reception.
www.haarlem-hotelsuites.nl   (219 words)

  
 HAARLEM OIL
Much of the so‑called Haarlem Oil imported in this country is made in the city of Amsterdam by old women and children.
It is claimed that the use of the word "Haarlem" in connection with this stuff is as much a violation of the law as if the product were made in Hoboken, N. J., and officials of the Agricultural Department are working on the case.
An interesting fact in connection with the manufacture of Haarlem Oil was the granting by the Dutch government of a charter to a company controlled by American capital.
www.bottlebooks.com /questions/Oct2001/haarlem_oil.htm   (1214 words)

  
 Roundtable: City of Haarlem and OpenOffice.org
Early in November it was announced that the municipal offices of the Dutch city of Haarlem, the capital of North Holland, had migrated to OpenOffice.org.
Because Haarlem has its own “software R&D department”, it is less dependent on software suppliers: parts of a software solution can be developed in-house (which was a big advantage in this case).
However, because the City of Haarlem was able to develop part of the solution it was not so dependent on external suppliers.
www.openoffice.org /editorial/roundtable_haarlem.html   (1035 words)

  
 Haarlem News
AMSTERDAM, Netherlands: Dutch investigators have uncovered a large Ecstasy laboratory in an industrial complex in the city of Haarlem, a spokeswoman from the national prosecutor's office said Wednesday.
Mood: Looking Playing: I'm a little dinosaur, by Jonathan Richman Teyler's museum in Haarlem is the oldest museum in The Netherlands accessible to the public; and one of the oldest in the world.
Nine other Dutch cities, including Haarlem, Groningen, Eindhoven and Nijmegen have joined in signing Amsterdam's "manifesto for open software in government," penned earlier this year.
www.topix.net /nl/haarlem   (684 words)

  
 Drew's Cannabis Information Site - Dutch coffeeshop guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
I've really not done it justice at all here, as not only is it a nice, historical town with plenty to see and do, it is also something of a smoking hotbed.
There are around 20 coffeeshops in Haarlem - quite a concentration as it's not a big place.
C: The Empire had a vibe like a slightly disreputable roadhouse, a place for the slightly dissolute element of Haarlem society to hang out - but this is not meant to sound like a bad thing.
homepages.poptel.org.uk /DrDrew/haarlem.html   (294 words)

  
 Haarlem Netherlands Holland Journal and Travel Photos
The weather in Haarlem this afternoon is cool and blustery - our room is at the top of the gable in Hotel Amadeus.
The Haarlem Organ Museum was started in 1956 by the Kunkels family with the intent of rebuilding the gigantic 112 key Marenghi/Frei dance organ.
Our walk back to the Haarlem Central Station took us back through a newer and very nice residential area, then past a verdant park (Frans Hals Park) at the bend of the Spaarne River.
www.catalunatics.com /nl/Haarlem/haarlemj.htm   (1781 words)

  
 Haarlem Netherlands Hotels and Hostels Online - Hotel and Youth Hostel booking in Haarlem Netherlands - international ...
Stayokay Haarlem is located in one of Holland's most beautiful and historical cities.
The hostel is only a short distance away from both Amsterdam and the beach.
Haarlem is on the edge of the Noorder sports park.
www.instantworldbooking.com /?hotel-in=Haarlem|Netherlands   (160 words)

  
 Cornelis Cornelisz. van Haarlem (Getty Museum)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
After perhaps a year of study in Antwerp, he returned to Haarlem.
A milestone in Dutch group depictions, it influenced Frans Hals and later Amsterdam painters with its liveliness and variety.
was later named the city painter of Haarlem and helped reorganize Haarlem's Guild of Saint Luke in 1630, eliminating its medieval organization and elevating the status of the artists.
www.getty.edu /art/gettyguide/artMakerDetails?maker=866&page=1   (173 words)

  
 Haarlem Nights NF font family : MyFonts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Haarlem Nights NF is a Nick's Fonts font family with 1 style priced from $20.00.
Haarlem Nights NF A 1920 Dutch poster for Public Placement Services by Johan Dijsktra provided the inspiration for this crisp geometric typeface.
Instead of the normal underscore (_), this font features a set of parallel lines flush to the tops of the caps and small caps, which offers some intriguing design possibilities.
www.myfonts.com /fonts/nicksfonts/haarlem-nights-nf   (126 words)

  
 haarlem, netherlands - hotels, restaurants, attractions, reviews - gusto!
Just over fifteen minutes from Amsterdam by train, HAARLEM is an easily absorbed city of around 150,000 people that sees itself as a cut above its neighbours and makes a good alternative base for exploring the province of North Holland, or even Amsterdam itself.
The Frans Hals Museum, in the almshouse where the artist spent his last years, is worth an afternoon in itself, and there are numerous beaches within easy reach, as well as some of the best of the bulbfields.
You can contribute to the development of the Haarlem page by writing a review or blog entry, uploading photos, and using the Gusto Grabber to share your favorite sites associated with Haarlem.
www.gusto.com /netherlands/haarlem/City743432.html   (179 words)

  
 Haarlem wonen | Housing in Amsterdam - Haarlem - Schiphol area
If you are planning to move to The Netherlands and you are searching for a wide choice of quality accommodation in the wider Amsterdam - Hoofddorp - Haarlem area, look no further!
Haarlem Wonen will help you find something suitable within your budget and for a range of rental periods.
Haarlem Wonen has a more personal touch and provide services when you like to rent an apartment, a studio, house, villa or other rental accommodation.
www.haarlemwonen.nl   (214 words)

  
 Definition of Haarlem - Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
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 Stayokay Haarlem - Haarlem, Netherlands
From Haarlem trainstation take bus 2 in the direction of Haarlem-Noord.
Stayokay has 30 hostels throughout the Netherlands and is part of the Hostelling International network.
You should get the train from Amsterdam to Haarlem and then take the bus to arrive here (approximately ten minutes).
www.hostelz.com /hostel/17297-Stayokay-Haarlem   (1109 words)

  
 A Little Tour of Haarlem, the Flower City of Holland
A Little Tour of Haarlem, the Flower City of Holland
Discover Haarlem, the capital of the province North Holland
In the days of Julius Caesar Holland was the northern border of the Roman empire, populated with the German and Frisian tribes, with their blonde hair and lots of pride, difficult to conquer (as Livius states in his history).
members.lycos.nl /krevelen/haarl01.htm   (452 words)

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