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Sheung Wan

Another one bites the dust … Ngau Kee Food Cafe closes after 62 years

Another one bites the dust ... restaurant owner Mak Ping-keung is sad to close his Ngau Kee Food Cafe at 3 Gough Road. Photo: Dickson Lee

Ngau Kee Food Cafe, at 3 Gough Street between Sheung Wan and Central, was forced to close down after its landlord refused to lease the unit out for catering purposes.

Monday, 22 April, 2013, 11:16am 3 comments

Sheung Wan market tipped to become news museum

The government is expected to approve a plan to convert a disused market in Sheung Wan into a museum telling the story of Hong Kong through the news. The Journalism Education Foundation is likely to be announced today as the winner of the tender to revitalise the former Bridges Street Market, a grade-three historic building, a source familiar with the vetting of the bids said yesterday.

21 Feb 2013 - 5:12am

Two proposals on shortlist for Bridges Street Market project

The Bridges Street Market building in Sheung Wan could become a news museum or a crafts workshop, sources say. Photo: Edward Wong

A disused Bauhaus market building in Sheung Wan will soon be transformed into either a news museum or a crafts workshop, based on the two proposals that have been shortlisted for a revitalisation project, according to sources close to the project.

13 Nov 2012 - 4:37am

MTR services disrupted for two hours between Admiralty and Sheung Wan

MTR staff repair a ventilation duct that came loose and disrupted morning rail services for two hours yesterday between Admiralty and Sheung Wan. Photo: Dickson Lee

Thousands of MTR commuters were stranded between Admiralty and Sheung Wan in the morning rush hour yesterday when a ventilation duct cover came loose and blocked the tunnel.

4 Oct 2012 - 4:26am

Reinventing the potter's wheels

Newly opened Galerie NeC on Hollywood Road is presenting sculptures by Dutch artist Wouter Dam this month.

Dam's ceramic creations come in thin circular forms in pastel shades. Although based in Amsterdam, his work has been shown in galleries and museums around the world.

15 Aug 2012 - 11:11pm

The Planner

Exhibitions

Media Art Showcase

Japanese video artist Naoko Tosa's works that explore the unconscious mind, and digital landscapes by Chinese multimedia artist Tian Xiaolei. Today-Sat, 11am-7pm, Sun, noon-5pm, I/O (Input/Output), 23 Tai Ping Shan St, Sheung Wan. Inquiries: 3105 1127. Ends Aug 5

The Penang Series and Retrospective

15 Aug 2012 - 10:47pm

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Exhibitions

Applauding Hong Kong Pop Legend Roman Tam

Exhibition examining the close connection between the career of the late Canto-pop singing star Roman Tam Pak-sin (1950-2002) and the development of popular music in Hong Kong. Today, 10am-6pm, HK Heritage Museum, 1 Man Lam Rd, Sha Tin, HK$10. Inquiries: 2180 8188. Ends today

30 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Week ahead

Today

Five Olympic Flags - Stars Sand Sculptures Exhibition

Olympics-themed sand sculptures, including of sports stars such as Hong Kong windsurfing gold medallist Lee Lai-shan, by ice and sand sculptors Michel de Kok and Natasha Rose. Daily (until Sept 2), 10am-10pm, Tseung Kwan O Plaza, 1 Tong Tak St, Tseung Kwan O, free. Inquiries: 2207 4001

29 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

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Exhibitions

The Unfamiliarity

Works by Korean artists Ahn Jun, Ha Hyoung-sun, Jang Suk-joon, Lee Myoung-ho, Park Hung-geun, Ryu Jung-min and Won Seoung-won. Today, 10am-7pm, Cais Gallery, 87 Hollywood Rd, Central. Inquiries: 2527 7798. Ends today

From Clay to Teapot: Tea Ware by Hong Kong Potters 1986-2010

27 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Arts

Exhibitions

Agoraphobia

Alfred Ko Chi-keung's photographic portraits of public spaces and abandoned places. Today, 9.30am-6.30pm, Sin Sin Fine Art, 53-54 Sai St, Sheung Wan. Inquiries: 2858 5072. Ends today

Applauding Hong Kong Pop Legend Roman Tam

26 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

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