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Velasquez and Van Wezel outside seating

I've long had a fondness for this piece of pavement outside the new coffee shop on the corner of Lynton Road. It's laid with York Stone whi…

Started by Adrian Essex

1 Apr 12
Reply by Adrian Essex

A squatter in Middey's

I don't think he's taken illegal possession, but he is sitting on his heels. What a treat to see something happening at the site, even if h…

Started by Adrian Essex

4 Apr 4
Reply by Adrian Essex

Porky's is gone, long live One Bourbon Tavern

I didn't like Porky's. I decided not to go back there and now it has closed down in favour of One Bourbon Tavern. Sounds similarly depressi…

Started by Adrian Essex

4 Mar 27
Reply by Mr Toasty

Middey's - are you as hacked off as I am

I've submitted a Freedom of Information request about Middey's. Have we, the council tax payers, at least been getting our rent, while the…

Started by Adrian Essex

8 Mar 27
Reply by Adrian Essex

On the back of a fag packet

I can't help wondering about the business plan at Middeys.  Will posted recently about the logic of keeping a very expensive premises empty…

Started by Adrian Essex

0 Mar 27

A woman needs a man like a sushi chef needs a Rusty Bike

An aphorism that those of you who enjoyed bra burning back in the day might recognise. Or you might ask "What's that got to do with the pri…

Started by Adrian Essex

0 Mar 24

Take courage at the Hornsey Tavern?

A planning app has been submitted for changes at Hornsey High Street's Hornsey Tavern, with the yard becoming a block of 7 flats... But it'…

Started by Mark Crouch End

1 Mar 20
Reply by Adrian Essex

Fuller's buys Great Northern Railway Tavern

I don't know if this is a good or a bad thing. Good for Fuller's perhaps,as it's a popular pub, but what do Fuller's do to a pub? The Flask…

Started by Adrian Essex

10 Mar 7
Reply by Denise Hambry

GNRT

Any updates please? It's been boarded up for ages so still wondering if it will be a Fullers pub?

Started by Denise Hambry

6 Mar 2
Reply by Adrian Essex

Delightful lunch at Ruby Rose on Topsfield Parade @rubyrosen8

Had lunch today in Ruby Rose, situated in the fairly recently (2013) uncovered period shop fronts at 46 and 46a  Topsfield Parade , just be…

Started by Adrian Essex

2 Mar 1
Reply by Adrian Essex

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