The Red Stripes ska band perform at Grappa's Cellar. Photo: Edward Wong

Grappa’s Cellar closure: petition to save Hong Kong live music venue records thousands of signatures

  • Landlord has not renewed the celebrated Italian restaurant’s lease, amid plans for the Central venue to be turned into a food court
  • Petition has been set up online to save the venue that would be celebrating its 20th anniversary this year
Topic |   Hong Kong gigs

TOP PICKS

The Red Stripes ska band perform at Grappa's Cellar. Photo: Edward Wong
READ FULL ARTICLE
The Island Bar in Lamma Island will close at the end of this month. Photo: Jonathan Wong

Lamma’s famous Island Bar to close its doors after almost 40 years in operation

  • The bar, described as ‘an institution and part of Lamma history’, has been forced to close over noise complaints from the building’s owner and his family who live next door
  • Its last day open to the public will be Friday, May 31
Topic |   Lamma Island

TOP PICKS

The Island Bar in Lamma Island will close at the end of this month. Photo: Jonathan Wong
READ FULL ARTICLE