Pen and Pencil NQ Review: February 2017Extra, extra read all about it…as New York Meets the Northern quarter in Manchester City Centre. Situated on the corner of Hilton and Tarrif Street, this trendy New York style bar and eatery takes their name from the infamous mid-20th Century bar on East 45th Street in New York city which drew in newspaper journalists and the advertising business gurus- the original Madison Avenue ‘mad men’. Pen and Pencil have taken their inspiration from the ‘Mad Men’ creative revolution, as you can see from the restroom décor and combined with the new, as the place has a central perk style feel, with the Cosy seating, industrial features such as the cool light fixtures and of course what New York style eatery would be complete without a great big stonking ‘show off’ centrepiece coffee machine!
Novotel New York Times Square Review: December 2016
The Novotel brand are part of the worldwide Accor Hotel group. Employing more than 240,000 employees, across 4,100 hotels in 95 countries worldwide. Therefore, when the opportunity came up to collaborate with the brand, excited was an understatement! New York New York, start spreading the news, we went there to stay….Yes, in the very heart of it…New York New York! The cool, chic, contemporary entrance makes for a sophisticated sassy start.
Black Dog Ballroom Northern Quarter Manchester Visit: August 2016
Walking through the Northern Quarters charming and characterful streets, right there at the heart of Manchester’s Northern Quarter amongst a creative eclectic mix of independently owned shops, bars and restaurants, we spot the original Black Dog Ball Room. The “Black dog” theme is constant but not overkill appearing on the building’s exterior, cool trendy neon door and on the creative artwork header plaque as you step down into the New York style speakeasy Bar and restaurant.