Day: July 1, 2015

Going underground: Secret street art

Going underground: Secret street art

Street art? Secret location? Free booze?! If any of these pique your interest (and frankly, we don’t know many that can resist the latter) then you are in luck, friends. This evening (Thursday 2 July) the team behind GraffitiStreet.com bring us their new show, ‘Underground’. The online street art gallery, founded in ...

Live Review – Hozier

Live Review – Hozier

By Eleanor Stammeijer (@ElStammjam) 30.6.2015, The Forum, London Nothing builds buzz like an artist’s return after a cancelled show. Hozier was feeling a bit unwell for his original performance at The Forum, but this rescheduled, sold out show has the crowd enthused despite long queues in the evening heat. Irish ...

Titanic Spa – Luxury in Linthwaite

By Jasmine Stephens, family editor It is a truth universally acknowledged that a grown adult in possession of small children, must be in want of a spa day. Universally, it transpired, with the exception of my husband, who only as we drove through the stunning Yorkshire Pennines, announced that he ...

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The Greek Bailout Fund

By Nathan Lee, TLE Correspondent  Amidst the financial blackmail orchestrated by the European Union, the Central Bank and the IMF (i.e, the German government), there is a new people-led movement under way with a remit of saving the country without bankrupting it at the same time. Greece needs a €1.6 billion bailout, ...

Beer of the Week – Brixton Electric I.P.A.

Beer of the Week – Brixton Electric I.P.A.

By Jonathan Hatchman, Food Editor, @TLE_Food Strength: 6.5% ABV Brewed: Brixton, London Founded in 2013 by two local couples, inspired by the energy of Brixton, with its history, noise and vibrant mix of cultures and people, Brixton Brewery make beer in the heart of the colourful neighbourhood. Draw on traditional ...

London’s Best Restaurant Openings – July

London’s Best Restaurant Openings – July

By Jonathan Hatchman, Food Editor, @TLE_Food With plenty of exciting restaurant openings constantly taking place across the Capital, here’s our pick of the best new restaurants arriving in London over the coming month. Balls & Company – Soho The brainchild of Australian-born chef Bonny Porter, Balls & Company will be the first Soho restaurant ...

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Heathrow: The Worst Recommendation (Except for all the Others)

So Sir Howard’s Commission has returned its recommendation. After two and a half years of deliberation, pie-in-the-sky proposals, costly marketing campaigns and self-centred political lobbying we have come to the conclusion that you simply can’t move a hub with deliverable expansion proposals. It is the worst recommendation, except for all ...

Restaurant Review – The Domino Effect at Hotel Café Royal

Restaurant Review – The Domino Effect at Hotel Café Royal

By Jonathan Hatchman, Food Editor, @TLE_Food Available for a limited time only, Aurelio Morales is currently in the driver seat of Hotel Café Royal’s Domino Room and ‘The Domino Effect’ residency series, following the success of two-Michelin starred Spanish chef Paco Roncero’s stint in the restaurant’s kitchen alongside Executive Chef ...