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Food &
Drink

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'My oh my the pies' - Blanchflower, Altrincham, Reviewed

Political paragraphs, wholesomeness and pram dodging - Jonathan Schofield loves it

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MFDF plans a massive 21st birthday bonanza

And organisers want to hear YOUR food festival ideas

Pioneer Coffee

9 new bars, restaurants and coffeeshops you may not know about

Because Manchester's dearth of pizza, coffee and cocktails must be addressed...

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New opening: Cibo Restaurant

New Naples-inspired restaurant on Liverpool Road

News &
Comment

18 02 20 Manchester Landscape

A Northern English currency: not just fantasy?

Our councils are skint, and it’s all the pound’s fault, says John Blundell

2018 02 20 Syria Exhibiton 7

A century of bloodshed: Imperial War Museums 100 years on

On the centenary of WW1’s end, Syria exhibition highlights the endurance of conflict

2018 02 19 Section 28

Never going underground: Manchester and Section 28

Thirty years ago, Manchester took to the streets to protest against Section 28 - a...

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Disappearing Manchester: the city's most at-risk old buildings

From Little Ireland to Hotspur House - these heritage buildings may not be around much...

Things To
Do

18 02 21 Toddler Gymnastics

Soft play no way? 5 alternative venues to tire out your toddler

When ball pools are just too much to bear, Molly Whitehead-Jones finds saner alternatives

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10 things to do in Manchester: February 2018

From Spanish folklore to cheese festivals and a South Asian takeover - here's ten top...

2018 02 15 Makumbi

Manchester celebrates International Mother Language Day

UNESCO City of Literature to launch with a lively event series spanning Urdu poets to...

2018 01 05 Lilys

Lily’s Bar launch their much awaited aquarium

And there are no stingrays in sight

Sleuth

Sleuth is a sideways glance at the city each week. It's the truth, but Sleuth's truth...

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Manchester developments to be given less stupid names

Sleuth week 7: Is Viadux the worst building name ever?

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IKEA's new Manchester buildings + pub reacts to art gallery censorship

Sleuth week 6: plus, new towers to be built... in the ground

18 01 24 Manchester Art Gallery

Manchester Art Gallery to remove all paintings

Following the controversial removal of 'Hylas and the Nymphs', Sleuth speaks to the curator

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Greatest tourism idea ever + dead hotel guest isn’t dead

Sleuth week 4: ...plus, Japanese tourists call police after beer in NQ

Best of
MCR

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10 food and drink festivals to tuck into in 2018

From Rammy choc fest to Tom Kerridge's Pub in a Park - here's a handy...

Essential Guide To 2018 Manchester

Your essential guide to (almost) everything to do in Manchester 2018

We've got nearly 100 things for you to do around Manchester this year... you basically...

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This is Manchester: 90 photos from the 1960s

Filthy buildings, royal visits and demolished slums - a pictorial snapshot of Greater Manchester in...

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10 more restaurants the locals don’t want you to know about

From a fishmonger's restaurant to a tiny Japanese suburban sushi den - it's time to...

Body
Confidential

18 02 12 Abortion Protests

Why Manchester is set to ban protests outside abortion clinics

Tori Attwood speaks to pro-life and abortion rights activists to see where Manchester stands

18 02 14 Eye Gazing Tantric

'Eye gazing' and 'melting hugs' - dating tips by Manchester's tantric sexperts

Ahead of a tantric dating workshop, L'Oréal Blackett finds out what Sting was on about...

2018 2 6 Charlotte Tillbury Makeover After 2

Body trials... Charlotte Tilbury v Bobbi Brown counter makeovers

Ahead of V-Day, Body Confidential pits full face glamour against subtle date makeup

2018 2 13 Everythings Sweet Feminism T Shirt

Solidari-tee: Manchester business supports Women’s Aid with feminist threads

10% of sales from Everything’s Sweet t-shirts will go to the Pankhurst Trust to mark...

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Confidential Eats: an alternative guide to Manchester's Curry Mile

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Video: Take a look inside the Mackie Mayor - Northern Quarter's new food hall

The grade II listed former meat market's transformation into trendy food haven is complete... and...

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Jianbing - the Chinese crepe causing queues in Piccadilly Gardens

Crowds of hungry punters are gathering daily outside this converted ice cream hut. Here's why...

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The Massive C*ck burger is a real thing... and available in Manchester

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Travel

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Getting the Abbey rum habit in the heart of old Barbados

St Nicholas Abbey, one of only three Jacobean mansions left in the whole Americas, summons...

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Toasting the true spirit of Gascony at La Bastide

La Bastide is owned by culinary royalty – the Guérard family. Reached through stunning countryside...

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Grungeless in Seattle – still a stunning city to rock up in

Our Seattle city tour started with Pike Place. Buskers, bars, banter, the first Starbucks with...

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Lech in Arlberg – where the beautiful people hit the slopes

Welcome to the Strolz shop, jewel in the crown of Princess Diana's favourite resort of...

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Could you be the new Food & Beverage Manager at The Lowry Hotel?

A Five Star Job Opportunity

There’s a new menu at The River Restaurant, Lowry Hotel

Showing off how good classic British cooking can be

Pep Guardiola and FIVE time Michelin star chef to open new restaurant

Will it be third time lucky for this tricky King Street venue?

'My oh my the pies' - Blanchflower, Altrincham, Reviewed

Political paragraphs, wholesomeness and pram dodging - Jonathan Schofield loves it

‘By the way, you’ve been eating ants’ - Restaurant review: Roski

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Exclusive Gordo Menu at Wood Manchester

Dine well for less with a Masterchef Winner

18 02 20 Manchester Landscape

A Northern English currency: not just fantasy?

Our councils are skint, and it’s all the pound’s fault, says John Blundell

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