Tag: Piccadilly Manchester

Sep 11
Manchester could’ve had its own Eiffel Tower where Piccadilly Gardens stands today

Over the years, the space in which Piccadilly Gardens now stands has been many things.…

Aug 29
Meet Granny Anne, the star of BBC documentary series Manctopia

The second episode of Manctopia was broadcast earlier this week. And it uncovered an…

Mar 04
Rejoice! The wall in Piccadilly Gardens is finally coming down…

The wall in Piccadilly Gardens is FINALLY being knocked down – or part of it is,…

Jan 20
‘The wall must fall’ – but what’s the future for Piccadilly Gardens?

As the design team tasked with transforming Piccadilly Gardens starts work, Manchester…

Nov 25
Manchester’s new giant Santa has arrived at Piccadilly Gardens – and looks nothing like Zippy

There’s a new giant Santa in town – and he’s finally taken his place…

Nov 05
YO! Sushi launches new YO! TO GO concept – and Manchester gets it first

YO! Sushi is renowned for its peculiar concepts, defying the rules of dining out with…

Oct 30
Ancoats Coffee Co to open second site on Piccadilly Approach

Independent local roastery Ancoats Coffee Co has revealed plans to open a second venue…

Aug 12
Off the rails: Northern begins retiring its Pacer trains

Northern finally began withdrawing its decrepit Pacer trains – dubbed “not so much…

Jul 29
What do you think of Manchester city centre – and how is the council doing?

People who live, work in or visit Manchester city centre are being asked for their…

Jul 24
Council seeks to banish street kitchens serving the homeless from Piccadilly Gardens

Manchester town hall bosses are seeking to banish street kitchens serving the homeless…

Jul 16
A new Moose Coffee store is coming to Piccadilly Approach

Canadian American brunch heroes Moose Coffee are set to open a new two-storey venue on…

Jul 02
Piccadilly Gardens is set for a makeover as councils trial new high-tech ‘hybrid grass’

Manchester’s much-maligned Piccadilly Gardens is set for a makeover, as the…

Jun 26
Chez Mal’s new spring menu shows Malmaison has grown up but not grown old

Long before all the new arrivals came along, Malmaison was one of Manchester’s…

Jun 04
There’s currently an elephant at Piccadilly Station – here’s why

Of all the things you might expect to see at Piccadilly Station during your commute,…

Feb 01
The Manchester pub that’s a shrine to Marilyn Monroe

It’s a traditional Manchester pub – but with Hollywood sparkle covering…

Oct 08
New Mexican bar Banditos has opened on Piccadilly Station approach – and they’re giving away 2,500 burritos

The foodie regeneration of Piccadilly Station approach continues with the launch of…

Jan 29
Surprise your loved one with a romantic Valentine’s dinner for two at Greggs

Haven’t decided where you’re taking your loved one for dinner on…

Nov 13
Restaurant review: Store Street Exchange at Doubletree by Hilton Manchester

When we bought our first house in 1976, it boasted all mod cons. An avocado bathroom…

Sep 18
Restaurants come and restaurants go but the Mal still delivers

I have been an admirer of Malmaison hotels since the group rescued and converted the…

Sep 15
First taste of new Piccadilly venue Store Street Exchange

Manchester’s DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel is going back to the future with its new Store…

Sep 07
From freakshakes to dirty burgers: Social Chain host first ever Love Food Festival

Social Chain, Europe’s fastest growing social media marketing agency, are hosting a…

Aug 30
Mancunians to sleep out at London Road Fire Station to raise funds for homeless young people

Hundreds of people will spend a night sleeping out in one of the city’s best known and…

Aug 25
Why left is right when it comes to choosing a hotel in Manchester

People who are left-handed are something of a rarity. Only 10% of people are…

Aug 16
Debate over how to pronounce Primark settled – by PRIMARK

Ever wondered how you pronounce the name of Britain’s favourite high street…

Aug 16
Bottomless brunch Japanese-style at Shoryu Ramen

Certain phrases have a knack of evoking a smile. “You look great today!” A classic. “I…

Aug 04
Celebrating International IPA Day with Elvis Juice and Hazy Jane

In case you didn’t know, August 3rd is International IPA Day. August 4th is…

Jul 21
Is HS2 heading into the buffers?

The jackals are circling around one of the north of England’s most cherished transport…