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Jonathan Schofield on a concept hotel set to reinvigorate a concrete lump in Manchester
Plus Eid macarons, stuffed lobster rolls and soggy pub heroes
Plus: Free chocolate and ice cream in our weekly Manchester food and drink roundup
Plus: Patti Smith, Lemn Sissay, Cillian Murphy and more for this year's Manchester International Festival
202 kitchen gets a permanent home and a million pound makeover
Plus a belting banana rum cocktail and more
A selective news round-up for Manchester this last week, 10-16 April
Expect ski chalet and cable car style seating areas and watermelon mojitos
Neil Sowerby sips his first negroni of spring at Manchester's future classic
Plus foodie markets in Ancoats and Stretford and more
Writer and campaigner Melissa Parker assesses Andy Burnham's promises to disabled passengers
Plus Andy Burnham's five point plan for football fans to 'reclaim control' of their clubs
Plus posh hotdogs, spicy Sunday roasts and more yolk porn
Plus keggerated beer, Aperol spritz and some new openings
Six courses of nostalgia from Nico, but what's the theme this time?
Who will get your vote on 6 May and what are the mayor's powers?
South African goodies on the rear terrace – half-price Monday to Thursday
Some pubs and restaurants are not able to reopen in April, what about them?