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(Pretty much) all you need to know about biking in Groningen

Groningen is made for bikes – literally. The city is designed to make cycling the quickest, easiest and cheapest way to get from point A to point B. But for new residents in the city, figuring out the rules can be daunting. Here’s (pretty much) everything you need to know about buying a bicycle in Groningen, learning to bike safely, and how Groningen became the world’s premier cycling city.

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Black student-led initiatives in Groningen you should know about

October is Black History Month in the Netherlands, so City Central has put together a list of the impactful, influential and change-making student-led organisations and initiatives in Groningen for and by black people and people of color.

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Gaming in Groningen

Game on in Groningen! From disco bowling to escape rooms, from gaming enthusiast bars to game development collectives, Groningen has a little bit of everything when it comes to playing.