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East Point

New leaves

Fashion cover: leather jacket (HK$19,000) from Rick Owens, The Landmark, Central. Oversized necklace, custom made by Holly Suan Gray.

Sunday, 18 March, 2012, 12:00am

DFS Group signs deal for Causeway Bay outlet

DFS Group, a leading duty-free retailer, has leased 45,000 square feet of retail space at Hysan Place, formerly the Hennessy Centre, in Causeway Bay.

The company yesterday said it had reached agreement with Hysan Development to open a concept store at Hysan Place, which was expected to be ready in the second quarter of 2012.

24 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

New Fables

Yan Renkui's collection of politically themed fables on canvas (including Peach Blossom Island, above). Mon-Fri, 10am-6.30pm, Edge Gallery, G/F, 60C Leighton Rd, Causeway Bay. Inquiries: 2887 0313. Ends Oct 30

13 Sep 2010 - 12:00am

French connection

Ex-investment banker Ariane Zagury has brought a touch of Parisian chic to Hong Kong in the guise of Rue Madame. The new concept store stands out among the numerous designer boutiques in Lee Gardens, not only for its take on modern-yet-stylish separates but also for its affordability, with prices ranging from HK$360 for a T-shirt to HK$5,200 for a leather jacket.

2 May 2010 - 12:00am

'I feel kind of suffocated'

Boris Chu, runner at the Jockey's Club's racetrack in Happy Valley

There's a breeze today so I don't feel much of a difference. But I found myself panting after running 2km, usually I only gasp for breath after running 3 to 4km.

Don Cheung, charity fund-raiser at the junction of Tin Lok Lane and Hennessy Road in Causeway Bay

23 Mar 2010 - 12:00am

Out and about

Now-vanished East Point Hill, in the heart of Causeway Bay, contains links to two of Hong Kong's most historic corporations - Jardine, Matheson & Co and Hysan Development.

17 Jan 2010 - 12:00am

Causeway Bay squatter site was once a public passage, court told

Ownership of a squatter house in a Causeway Bay lane - claimed by its long-time occupiers - was challenged in court by the testimony of a former neighbourhood resident, who said the site had been a lane through which people had right of way more than 30 years ago.

11 Aug 2009 - 12:00am

Aid agency returns, keen to hear from those it helped

There was a time when Hong Kong wasn't such a prosperous place. From 1959 to 1971, the global aid agency Plan International - working then as Foster Parents Plan - was here to help poor refugees from the mainland adjust to a new life, providing food and shelter to those in need and education to children. This summer, the organisation is returning.

12 May 2009 - 12:00am

Style bites

Watch this space

Omega has opened two new shops in Causeway Bay. The Percival Street location covers more than 1,250 sq ft and the Great George Street store covers more than 1,755 sq ft. Both stores will carry Omega's collections of watches and fine jewellery. Omega, 99 Percival St, Causeway Bay, tel: 3579 2588 and 2-10 Great George St, Causeway Bay, tel: 2881 1113

30 Jul 2008 - 12:00am

mother's day gifts

1. Bang & Olufsen wireless phone, HK$3,700, from Bang & Olufsen, room 301, One Hysan Avenue, Causeway Bay, tel: 2882 1782.

2. Princess Diamonte hair dryer, HK$10,800, from Cube, shop 2021, IFC Mall, Central, tel: 2295 3282.

3. Eva Solo soap dispenser, HK$850 from G.O.D., Leighton Centre, Sharp Street East entrance, Causeway Bay, tel: 2890 5555.

4 May 2008 - 12:00am