Harbour City

on style, she rules

I saw this woman at a Christmas party a few weeks ago. She was wearing a necklace with all different colours and materials on it. It sort of looked antique, like an old locket, but then it looked like there were new things in there, too, such as glass and rhinestones.

Sunday, 7 January, 2007, 12:00am

Revellers ready to dance into the New Year

Telecoms officials are expecting text messages sent locally and overseas between midnight and through New Year's Day will exceed the record 27 million sent on Christmas Day.

But delivery of overseas messages will likely take longer than usual due to severed undersea cables damaged in last week's earthquake off the coast of Taiwan.

31 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

The best of both shop openings

It would seem to be a conflict of one's own interests to simultaneously hold two events for similar businesses, both of which you own.

28 Aug 2006 - 12:00am

Style Bites

b.wing on show

Fashion store LCX joins forces with local designer b.wing to showcase her latest exhibition, which benefits the Make-a-Wish Foundation. Customers who spend HK$1,000 on the same day will also be given a limited-edition monogram clip purse for free, while stocks last. LCX, Level 3, Ocean Terminal, ends August 31.

City style tour

23 Aug 2006 - 12:00am

Shaker maker

In the good old days, Jamie Oliver rallied for basic kitchen tools and against elaborate equipment. Now the superstar chef is designing gadgets. His Flavour Shaker (right) - which takes the place of a mortar and pestle - crushes, grinds, mixes, blends and purees.

23 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Feeling on top of the world

With unobstructed harbour views and a central location in the hub of Tsim Sha Tsui, Gateway Apartments believes it has more selling points than its competitors and nearest neighbours.

More than 75 per cent of Gateway Apartment's tenants are long-stay clients, residing for at least a year. Over 95 per cent are expatriates.

26 May 2006 - 12:00am

Beauty Flash

Summer colours

30 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

Max exposure

Two of the jewels in the Max Concepts empire are branching out. Japanese restaurant Miso, the original of which is in Jardine House, Central, is spreading its wings into Harbour City, Tsim Sha Tsui, while Rice Paper, which already has a presence in Harbour City, is taking its Vietnamese-French creations in the opposite direction, to Causeway Bay's World Trade Centre.

12 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

Gateway Towers rents increase

Wharf (Holdings) has raised office rents in Gateway Towers in Tsim Sha Tsui by 5 to 12 per cent.

According to a market source, the developer raised the asking rent of the towers by $28.50 to $37 per square foot this month. The increases will be phased in.

Sino Land, another landlord in the area, raised rents 20 per cent this month.

23 Feb 2006 - 12:00am

In Brief

It's showtime

21 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

Tsim Sha Tsui set for retail facelift

Tsim Sha Tsui, well known for its shopping arcades, looks destined to consolidate its status as a commercial hub as new retail projects are launched there in the next few years.

Property consultants say about 1.15million sqft of fresh supply will be released in the district in the years ahead, not including the new Sogo department store.

21 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

Children get an opportunity to enjoy learning through art

An exhibition at Harbour City in Tsim Sha Tsui hopes to boost children's interest in art and sharpen their creativity and analytical skills.

Under The Art of Jamming Ideas, the shopping mall's Gateway Arcade has been transformed into a tropical botanical garden where children can relax and enjoy learning through entertainment.

16 Aug 2005 - 12:00am

Kan can

Recycled goods are coming into their own, as Life Kan's Spanish glassware proves. Made from Coca-Cola bottles that have had colour added to them, the items are 'summer eye candy', according to the manufacturers. The range comes in fuchsia, cobalt, lime green, lavender, burgundy and blood orange, and costs from $168 to $698.

31 Jul 2005 - 12:00am

Shopping mall strikes a chord with amateur musicians

Enthusiastic amateur musicians are being invited to perform on stage in front of an audience to share their passion for music in a programme launched by Harbour City shopping mall in Tsim Sha Tsui.

Since 2001, Harbour City has been running a two-hour show called Music in the City every Saturday and Sunday. Rather than inviting pop stars to give grand performances, it

12 Jul 2005 - 12:00am

Top hats

Summer is barely under way but luxury brands are already starting to stock their shelves with goodies for the autumn. Tod's welcomes an expanded collection for men that includes a snazzy calf leather baseball cap (above; $2,200). The adjustable band in the back and thick stitching on the top and rim gives it a structured look that's classier than the average baseball cap.

10 Jul 2005 - 12:00am