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Leeds’ Corn Exchange is ready for the retail of the future

Leeds’ Corn Exchange is ready for the retail of the future

From setting the agenda at meetings and pushing the retail force that is Leeds forward – to picking chewing gum up off the floor – it’s all in a day’s work at The Corn Exchange. It is almost two years since it was taken over by Leeds-based property developer Rushbond PLC for an undisclosed sum. […]

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The best places to wine and dine in Leeds this Valentine’s Day

The best places to wine and dine in Leeds this Valentine’s Day

Leeds is set to be lucky in love this year as some of the city’s favourite bars and restaurants up the romantic stakes for Valentine’s Day. They say the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach (City Buzz note: doesn’t just apply to men) and so we have a round-up of some of […]

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Pioneering a new approach to retail with Trinity Leeds and BLK BX

Pioneering a new approach to retail with Trinity Leeds and BLK BX

Leeds will be the first city in the UK to launch a pioneering new shopping experience based around revolving retail, art and avant garde independent brands. Black Box, branded BLK BX, is a concept that has been created by fashion industry guru Darren Rudland and is in Trinity Leeds, having been taken on by the […]

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Riding into January but it’s not a dry one for our Leeds man about town

Riding into January but it’s not a dry one for our Leeds man about town

We’re already a month into 2019 and I’m loving it so far. It might be absolutely Baltic outside, but my New Year’s resolution to avoid the so-called ‘Jan detox’ and eat and drink my way around all the restaurant deals in Leeds is working out just perfectly. January was a lot of things, but dry […]

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Leed chef Matt Healy on getting the right ingredients for first year at The Foundry

Leed chef Matt Healy on getting the right ingredients for first year at The Foundry

  Opening his own restaurant, being named best newcomer in Yorkshire and best place for a Sunday dinner, being invited to take part in a Masterchef Christmas special and cooking for a world champion boxer … it is fair to say Matt Healy had all the right ingredients for a successful year. Now the Leeds […]

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An incredible year for Leeds party planner Jordan Odu – but 2019 will be better

An incredible year for Leeds party planner Jordan Odu – but 2019 will be better

It’s been an incredible year for me and the Pink Gorilla gang, but plans are already underway to make sure that 2019 is even bigger, bolder and better. But, before we get to that, I’d just like to say a big thanks to everyone who’s read and supported my City Buzz column – can you […]

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Welcome 2019 Ibiza style with Leeds DJ Sara Garvey and East 59th

Welcome 2019 Ibiza style with Leeds DJ Sara Garvey and East 59th

See out 2018 summer style as the biggest Ibiza party night returns for a New Year’s Eve takeover. The L/IT’s Ibiza Takeover Series stormed Angelica’s on summer Sunday nights this year and will be transforming East 59th’s rooftop bar into a dazzling party playground. With a champagne bar on the terrace, table service, VIP luxury […]

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Spicing up sprouts for a festive feast at Leeds foodie favourite Bundobust

Spicing up sprouts for a festive feast at Leeds foodie favourite Bundobust

If turkey and the trimmings isn’t your thing you don’t have to miss out on a festive feast as the Leeds indie scene is about to spice up the sprouts. While most eateries are doing Christmas party menus, there are plenty that are mixing it up with some alternative dishes for those that love the […]

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Fitness, festive food and first class gigs – another month in the life of Leeds party planner Jordan Odu

Fitness, festive food and first class gigs – another month in the life of Leeds party planner Jordan Odu

Having my DNA test down at Fitness Space just before party season has been both a blessing and a curse as far as I’m concerned. On the plus side, I now know which foods to avoid and which ones to eat more of, however, not many of my good foods have been popping up on […]

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Festive grottos for the grown ups in Leeds this Christmas

Festive grottos for the grown ups in Leeds this Christmas

Turns out festive grottos – not just for kids. In Leeds this year the Santa stakes have been well and truly upped and leading the way has to be Bar Fibre. A traditional toy shop is the last thing you would expect from bar that has no boundaries when it comes to well, pretty much […]

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