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Earth Hour at the Grand-Place and Atomium

Earth Hour at the Grand-Place and Atomium

On Saturday 30 March 2019, the City of Brussels will participate again in the Earth Hour event of the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF). From 8:30 pm, the lights of the City Hall, the facades of the Grand-Place and the Atomium will be switched off for an hour.

New book about sewers of Brussels

New book about sewers of Brussels

The book Les entrailles de la ville: le charme discret des égouts bruxellois is the new publication of the Historia Bruxellae collection of the Museums of the City of Brussels. Discover how the history of the Senne and the sewers are intimately linked and why they still play a role in the water management of the city today.

Opening of the Petit Chemin Vert tennis season

Opening of the Petit Chemin Vert tennis season

The new tennis season on the tennis courts of the Petit Chemin Vert Sports Centre will start on 6 April 2019. New this year: the membership fee is requested in the form of a subscription, valid for the entire season (from 6 April to 27 October 2019).

Rules for tourist accommodation

Rules for tourist accommodation

Are you considering renting out a residence to tourists? Does your property meet the criteria? To run a hotel, offer a tourist accommodation or a room in your own home through Airbnb or another booking website, you must be registered with Brussels Economy and Employment and meet certain conditions.

2019 budget of the City of Brussels

2019 budget of the City of Brussels

The general presentation and the details of the 2019 budget of the City of Brussels are now available (in Dutch and French). The municipal budget contains all the expenses and revenue which a municipality is going to make.

Wanted: female street names

Wanted: female street names

The City of Brussels joins the call for more 'women in the streets'. The inhabitants of Brussels can suggest female heroes who deserve a place in the public space, but they can also propose places, squares and parks that do not yet have a name.

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