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Arty mixed-to-lesbian bar; women only on Friday.
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Run by the city printer, this is the best source for books about Amsterdam's history, urban development, ecology and politics. Most titles are in Dutch (if you don't read it, you can always look at the pictures), but you'll also find some in English. It's in the Stadsarchief archives building.