The most popular street of 2017: Zwanestraat, Groningen

2 years ago the Folkingestraat became the most popular shopping street of The Netherlands and last year Czaar Peterstraat in Amsterdam got the most votes. This year Groningen won again: the Zwanestraat – Kromme Elleboog. Great isn’t it?! It proves once again Groningen has lots to offer, right? One of Janet’s friends mentioned she couldn’t find any info on our blog about the Zwanestraat. So we thought it was time to share our favourite addresses in this popular street.

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Schone Zaken in Groningen

Schone Zaken opened its doors almost 20 years ago already and was still missing on our blog. That’s just not right, is it? So recently I visited this sustainable clothing store in Groningen. What I found? Lots and lots of fair trade and organic clothes! And a really nice lady( the owner) who, amongst other things, told me about one of the challenges of smaller sustainable brands.
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My Table in Groningen (secondhand and more)

Voorkant Mijn Tafel feb2016

As you probably already know, we love to share all about Groningen with you. Where to go for the best coffee and drinks. Places to go for a yummy vegetarian or vegan meal. Of course you can read all about shops where you can find fair & eco clothing. Also we love telling you about second hand stores and thriftshops. Until now every bit of information about ‘Mijn tafel’ (translation: My Table) was missing, but not anymore!

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Betties, Groningen

Betties intro

We already told you the Oosterstraat is an up-and-coming street in the centre of Groningen: lots of great stores are located in this street such as: Koko Toko, Oddity, Handmade Hopes and Reshare. We never visited Betties before. A lovely name, Betties, made me think about a nice tea place or something. But it’s actually a clothing store. Want to join us for a quick visit?

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