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  1. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Bang goes the neighbourhood! Residents worry as Wan Chai gets trendy makeover

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 09:43am by Charley Lanyon

    ... Charley Lanyon charley.lanyon@scmp.com The makeover of western Wan Chai's diverse enclaves is bringing worries as well as new opportunities, writes Charley Lanyon There goes the neighbourhood Wan Chai once conjured up images of Suzie Wong, rowdy sailors on shore leave and pickled drinkers in dingy bars. Over the past dozen years that vision has been steadily superseded ...


    Society by James Whittle: Whisky on the docks in Wan Chai

    Posted Aug 16th 2013, 12:00am by James Whittle

    ... Spirits held a tasting at Wan Chai's Quarterdeck Club this month to introduce three tipples it recently acquired distribution licences for: Bowmore, Auchentoshan and Glen Garioch. Local actor ... finale at The Space gallery in Sheung Wan on Wednesday, drawing fashion and beauty editors, as well as local fashionistas and socialites. Originally scheduled to take place at Sky100 in West ...

  3. Lifestyle - Cityseen

    Spanish chef celebrates Michelin star award for Wan Chai restaurant

    Posted Dec 12th 2012, 12:00am by Vivian Chen

    ... Vivian Chen vivian.chen@scmp.com Spanish chef celebrates Michelin star award for Wan Chai restaurant with VIP dinner Winning a Michelin star is a big deal. When Jonay Armas, head chef ... at keeping this one first." The Wan Chai restaurant celebrated its first anniversary and its first Michelin star by throwing a VIP dinner last Wednesday. A new 10-course dinner menu ...

  4. Lifestyle - Cityseen

    3.1 Phillip Lim opens pop-up outlet in Wan Chai

    Posted Dec 17th 2012, 12:00am by Vivian Chen

    ... Vivian Chen Vivian.chen@scmp.com 3.1 Phillip Lim pops up with fashionable outlet in Wan Chai Popular New York fashion brand 3.1 Phillip Lim, which opened a stand-alone shop earlier this year in Harbour City, has now added a pop-up boutique on the island side. The store in Wing Fung Street, Wan Chai, takes the spot where local fashion brand Daydream Nation used ...

  5. Lifestyle

    Hong Kong's Detour design festival to open in Wan Chai

    Posted Nov 13th 2012, 02:56am by Vanessa Yung

    ... participants how to make a wooden stool. The main venue for the festival has been moved from the former Police Married Quarters in SoHo to the former Wan Chai Police Station. Artists say the smaller ... are not initially interested in going into the exhibition space to see my work as well.” Other highlights include a giant map of Wan Chai created by graffiti outfit Start From Zero,  leather and origami ...

  6. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - HERITAGE

    Preserving what's left of Hong Kong's lost architecture

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 12:38am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... because it was occupied by some of society's most disadvantaged people. The 10 turn-of-the-20th-century Chinese shophouses in Wan Chai escaped redevelopment because, for many years, ... the creative heritage of Wan Chai, the building has been leased to Hong Kong Arts Centre. For Hong Kong, the project is a rare example of architecture enhancing heritage- rather than becoming just ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - DESIGN

    Shelf esteem

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 12:47am by Charmaine Chan

    ... was the 19th-century mirror (HK$4,250), around which is Chris James’ collection of hats. The bowl came from Yue Po Chai Antique (132 Hollywood Road, Sheung Wan, tel: 2540 4374). Behind the sofa are lamps ... Britain; and the high-level toilet (HK$19,490) from Fired Earth (24/F, Dominion Centre, 43 Queen’s Road East, Wan Chai, tel: 2861 3864).  olourliving (333 Lockhart Road, Wan Chai, tel: 2510 2666) ...

  8. Magazines - 48hrs

    It's boom time for bourbon

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 11:14pm by Charley Lanyon

    ... way to enjoy bourbon is from an overflowing shot glass backed up by a cold beer. That’s just what they offer at The Butchers Club Burgers in Wan Chai. Jack Daniels – not technically a bourbon ... ask for a cocktail, expect a torrent of verbal abuse. Where to find your fix The Butchers Club Burgers Rialto Building, 2 Landale Street, Wan Chai, tel: 2528 2083 butchersclub.com.hk Salon ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - DESIGN

    Reclaimed and recycled wood cuts waste in family home refit

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 11:25pm by Catherine Shaw

    ... HK$9,800 at E Design (54 Morrison Hill Road, Wan Chai, tel: 2893 5050). Also by Artemide is the floor lamp (HK$8,000), which came from Homeless (28 Gough Street, Central, tel: 2851 1160). The entire apartment was floored with Burmese teak (HK$58 per square foot, not including installation) sourced through Ample Sino Holdings (367 Lockhart Road, Wan Chai, tel: 3102 9138). Kitchen  ...

  10. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - ART

    The art of preservation: Sketching group records Hong Kong's disappearing heritage

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 05:57pm by Bernice Chan

    ... last month at Boom cafe and gallery in Tai Ping Shan. The works included drawings and watercolours of places such as PMQ, Wan Chai and City Hall. The group has attracted more than 1,000 ... With sketchbooks in their laps, the atmosphere is laid-back and congenial, as the sketchers joke with each other or ask to borrow materials. The group was started in August last year by Cheung Wan-kay, who ...




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