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  1. SoHo flat owners seek to stave off renewal

    Posted Apr 15th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng Four property owners in SoHo are asking town planners to save their refurbished homes and offices from an imminent redevelopment plan. They own nine out of 33 units on one of three sites earmarked for redevelopment in the Urban Renewal Authority's plans for Staunton Street and Wing Lee Street. In their recent application to the Town Planning Board, Dare Koslow ...

  2. Don't destroy unique qualities that make SoHo so special

    Posted Oct 26th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... characteristics of neighbourhoods that make each city unique were maintained. There is evidence this is happening in the SoHo area, with new stores, bars and restaurants opening every year. Consider ... in that area their entire lives? Areas like SoHo can be preserved by enacting preservation laws, making it historic as it reflects certain characteristics that are unique to the city. If the stretch ...

  3. So long SoHo

    Posted Apr 02nd 2006, 12:00am by Susan Jung

    ... with Susan Jung Yet another restaurant has been forced to close because of a super-high rent increase. SoHo SoHo, which moved to Lyndhurst Terrace two years ago after six years on Old Bailey Street, is closing at the end of this month. Owner Simon Miller-Jones (above) says the new landlord increased the monthly rent by $95,000- from $60,000 to $155,000. Fans of SoHo SoHo can ...

  4. Revamp plan for SoHo streets will destroy beautiful buildings

    Posted Oct 08th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... consultation in April. However, the URA has given no consideration to these views and has decided that, in spite of this, it will go ahead with its destructive plan for SoHo. Residents are worried that this development plan, which will add three more towers to a small site in SoHo, will worsen the area's already crowded living environment, bring more traffic to the congested streets and endanger ...

  5. Board gets 280 comments on SoHo tower

    Posted Jul 14th 2007, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai The Town Planning Board has received about 280 comments over the past three weeks on a plan to build a 24-storey commercial tower in the heart of SoHo, but has not said how many of these are objections. Sino Land filed a rezoning application to the board this year to turn a five-storey residential building at 20-26 Staunton Street into an office tower. However, the application has met ...

  6. Soho Soho: closed but still open

    Posted May 19th 2006, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... Andrew Sun Soho Soho may have closed its doors on Lyndhurst Terrace but its popular nouveau Brit-cuisine hasn't completely disappeared. Head chef Mandy Lau Chi-kwan and her staff ... to owner Simon Miller-Jones (right), 'I've known the people at the Fringe for many years and we're doing this as a joint venture. Soho Soho's brunches and breakfasts were always ...

  7. SoHo and NoHo

    Posted Mar 14th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on their doorstep. The neighbourhood above Hollywood Road- a handful of streets now known as SoHo- has in the past 10 years become an increasingly fashionable area to live in. As its popularity has grown ... enterprising restaurateurs and bar owners have established a fashionable enclave for diners and revellers- dubbed NoHo- adding to the vibrancy of the trendy area. RECREATION SoHo's cosy ...

  8. SoHo Street Festival

    Posted Dec 10th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Outdoor street festival with an appearance by a Quidam character (noon-2pm), clown show (1pm), meet Santa Claus (2pm-3pm and 5pm-6pm), plus games and competitions. Today, 11am-7pm, Staunton St, SoHo, free. Inquiries: www.sohostreetfestival.com ...

  9. Reality check for SoHo landlords

    Posted Nov 16th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ernest Kong Rising rents are threatening to force bar and restaurant operators to relocate to other districts Landlords of SoHo shops are showing signs of putting the brakes on rent rises ... secondary market transaction prices for similar shops were about $9 million each, he said. According to property consultant Chartersince Realty, the asking rent for a 1,000 sqft shop on SoHo ...

  10. SoHo restaurateur ventures far afield with Greek eatery

    Posted Jun 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak. He might have helped start the SoHo dining scene with such eateries as Casa Lisboa, Cafe Au Lac and Cubana, but these days you're more likely to find chef Jean Paul Gauci (left) far from Central. In addition to Coco Thai and Cococabana in Deep Water Bay, his newest culinary oasis is El Greco, serving authentic home-style ...




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