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Pub rumours (continued)

Started Oct 10 0 Replies

The grapevine, well, a barmaid, tells me that Henry Reader's new owners (the Dukes Head people), are now looking at an end November opening…Continue

Tags: Harringay Arms, Henry Reader, Small Beer, Hope and Anchor, The Alex

Drink, drink, drink... The Alex

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sally Mustoe on Monday. 5 Replies

More Crouch End pubic house news.As noticed on the facebook, the Alex appears to have changed ownership - now falling under the wing of Jimmy McGrath - he currently of the Alma in Newington Green (a…Continue

Tags: The Alex

Restaurant corner. Salve, Paesan

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mark Crouch End Aug 17. 2 Replies

Paesan Italian restaurant appears to be on its way to Crouch End - and rescuing the long gone ex-Greek restaurant (Arocaria) site tucked away…Continue

Tags: Paesan

Haringey bit-in-the-middle Land gets a fair few blocks of flats

Started this discussion. Last reply by Clive Carter Aug 29. 7 Replies

Artists impression.…Continue

 

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Mark Crouch End replied to Clive Carter's discussion #Sub-set of Councillors supporting the HDV
"Cllr Carter is talking about the Labour Group meetings. Not the Cabinet."
yesterday
Mark Crouch End replied to Adrian Essex's discussion Sums to be invested in Hornsey Town Hall - #HTHbaddeal
"There may be rather a lot of figures to revisit. I wonder how the negotiations between Haringey's independent viability assessors and FEC's independent viability assessors are going. We'll never know of course. Some more info... On…"
Wednesday
Mark Crouch End replied to Paul Soper's discussion Boundary Commission - good news for Stroud Green
"Well, it's good to see the self-serving dreck produced by the Conservatives and Labour (both wings) as suggested boundaries consigned to the bin. But the Enfield people won't be happy, and the boundary around Wood Green is just…"
Tuesday
Sally Mustoe replied to Mark Crouch End's discussion Drink, drink, drink... The Alex
"chatted as I passed on Friday and was told they were having a special opening at 4.30 then would be open that evening and every day in future   I too look forward to that having had good food and a pleasant welcome when we had meetings there…"
Monday
Mark Crouch End replied to Mark Crouch End's discussion Drink, drink, drink... The Alex
Oct 11
Mark Crouch End posted a discussion

Pub rumours (continued)

The grapevine, well, a barmaid, tells me that Henry Reader's new owners (the Dukes Head people), are now looking at an end November opening date for Small Beer. Apparently the forlorn frontage conceals industry and purpose behind the scenes. Expect everything changed within.Meanwhile, it's all gone quiet at the Harringay Arms. This year's…See More
Oct 10
Mark Crouch End replied to Adrian Essex's discussion The wheels come off at Rusty Bike . .
"Thai comfort food.  I'm not really clear how that differs from uncomfortable food. Ah well, people seemed to like Rusty Bike, just not enough of them it seems. With the constraint of public transport there's a limit to the Crouch End…"
Oct 7
Adrian Essex replied to Mark Crouch End's discussion Drink, drink, drink... The Alex
"The '500' error seems to be the new standard response from Ning. Either that or 'resource not found' . Both less than helpful responses to a successful post. I'll raise a ticket. And then perhaps a pint."
Oct 7
Mark Crouch End replied to Mark Crouch End's discussion Drink, drink, drink... The Alex
"(PS Sorry about the multiple post, all I was seeing at this end was a '500' error message)"
Oct 5
Luke Cawley-Harrison replied to Mark Crouch End's discussion Drink, drink, drink... The Alex
"Great news! The Alex has had a bit of up and down history over the last few years. I have had some of the best food in Crouch End there, as well as some of the most disappointing. Not sure if it was the ownership or trouble holding onto a good…"
Oct 5
Mark Crouch End posted a discussion

Drink, drink, drink... The Alex

More Crouch End pubic house news.As noticed on the facebook, the Alex appears to have changed ownership - now falling under the wing of Jimmy McGrath - he currently of the Alma in Newington Green (a regular in London’s “pub of the year” award ceremonies), the Old Eagle in Camden Road (great pub), and the newly re-done Pink Willy in Hampstead... and landlord at the glorious Richard Steeles in its pomp. This bodes very well indeed.…See More
Oct 5
Mark Crouch End replied to Jeremy B's discussion Which Town Hall Application does one object to????
"There are 4 applications. HGY/2017/2220 is the main planning permission. Those at /2221, /2222, and /2223 are the associated applications for listed building consent (one each for HTH, annexe, and library). It's normal practice for an applicant…"
Sep 13
Clive Carter replied to Mark Crouch End's discussion Highgate library options for co-location at Jacksons Lane published
"THAT glass box—a feature of all the options—would have clashed with the style of the converted church. It would also have put a cafe right by one of London's most polluted and congested box junctions.  I don't think any of…"
Sep 12
Mark Crouch End replied to Mark Crouch End's discussion Highgate library options for co-location at Jacksons Lane published
"Amazing it's possible to prepare a Feasibility Study for an Arts Centre. Who knew? Hornsey Town Hall has been out for tender, sold, is going through planning, and Haringey haven't even asked for one yet."
Sep 11
Adrian Essex replied to Mark Crouch End's discussion Highgate library options for co-location at Jacksons Lane published
"The plan to relocate Highgate Library to Jackson's Lane is not feasible even by Haringey standards. The reason given is  "Proposals to consider relocating Highgate Library into a renovated Jacksons Lane will not now be…"
Sep 11
Mark Crouch End replied to Adrian Essex's discussion Stroud Green might move to Tottenham
"And so we say farewell to the new constituency. https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/sep/06/theresa-may-to-ditch-plans-to-cut-number-of-mps-from-650-to-600 The gig's off. Not for the first time. We'll never know what it was like to…"
Sep 6

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