All posts tagged "Featured"

  • Displacement Theory: 14 new third spaces in the city

    I’m as guilty as you – a creature of habit. Haunting the same old spaces. Navigating the same route from home to work to third...

  • Watch: a documentary on Liverpool’s Pagoda Chinese Youth Orchestra

    Ahead of a must-see event with legendary bassist Jah Wobble, take a look at the history of one of our city's most thrilling youth programmes.

  • The Rise and Rise of Little Plates: Liverpool Tapas

    Get it right, and small plates of food can make a big difference to a restaurant. All those seven quid squids and baby chorizos add...

  • JFT96: The Art Of Bonsai

    The Hillsborough story isn’t about 3:06pm, or 3.15pm. It’s about now. It’s not a chapter isolated in our city’s turbulent history. It’s about today –...

  • Kevin Sampson’s Killing Pool set for TV make-over

    Kevin Sampson’s taut made-in-Merseyside crime caper, The Killing Pool, is to be adapted for TV. Think Nordic Noir with a twist of Northern nous. It’s...

  • Holy Statues! Kensington’s saints go marching in…

    One Liverpool family has been quietly populating the world’s churches for the past century - a roll call of angels and Our Lady of Lourdes...

  • Slight Return? The Real Korova Story

    As you probably know, this Autumn sees the re-opening of Korova. Well, actually, it doesn’t. It sees the opening of Korova, no relation to the...

  • SevenStreets Presents: The New Mersey Beat (Video)

    When the last remnants of debris were hosed from the city’s gutters after last year’s Mathew Street Festival we were in combative mood. Our patience...

  • Super Mario Breakfasts: The A&J Way

    A lot of cafes (and especially chain restaurants) around Liverpool are proud to call themselves social because they post on Facebook and Twitter now and...

  • Little Lifts in the City

    They call it the ‘Lipstick Effect': in these straitened times we seek small boosts to perk us up, rather than splashing out on something stupidly...

  • The Weekly Seven: 21 July 2013

    Fresh Travel Guides BOOKS In the week Lonely Planet crossed the rubicon and more-or-less admitted it was ‘no longer in the content creation business’ (let’s...

  • The Seven Best Detroit Songs

    So, farewell then, Detroit? Nah, we don’t believe a word of it. A city like that? Immortal. So, in due respect to Detroit, on the...

  • Liverpool University: Open For Business?

    Liverpool is a student city. Over 50,000 of us live here during the academic year and we leave our mark on the place. This week,...