European Table at Treffpunkt

European Table at Treffpunkt A special evening dedicated to all Europeans. Come meet and greet with the European Community in the Phoenix area! When:  May 14, 6-9pm Non-Europeans who are interested and want to learn more about Europe are welcome! TREFFPUNKT 14325 N. 79th Street STE AScottsdale, AZ 85260

Riksbank Cut Spells Brighter Outlook for Swedish Homebuilders

Bloomberg, May 10 Swedish homebuilders should start to recover later this year, boosted by the central bank’s decision to cut interest rates before its Eurozone and US peers. The value of orders is expected to tick up for Sweden’s three largest homebuilders, Skanska AB, Peab AB and NCC AB, brightening the outlook for the industry […]

In the galleries: Transformations in 20th century abstraction

The Washington Post, May 10 . . . It’s nice that the title of Anna U Davis’s Brentwood Arts Exchange show, “Road to Recovery,” is reassuring, since many of the images are harrowing. The Swedish-born D.C. artist is a breast cancer survivor whose depictions of medical procedures are jarringly vivid, even if her renderings are […]

Europe’s best long-distance hiking trails

CNN, May 10 . . . West Sweden’s quiet beauty is the star of the show on this 40-kilometer (25-mile), two-day hike. A circular route, it starts at Hyssna’s 12th century church, which can be accessed by bus from Gothenburg in just 40 minutes. The trail passes through towering beech forests and offers the opportunity […]