The New York Times freakin’ LOVES Manchester!


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A disobedient cycle, in the Northern Quarter, Manchester. By P Smith-Aitchison

Thursday’s NY Times travel section ran an article on the regeneration of Manchester’s Northern Quarter and Ancoats neighbourhoods and journalist Rooksanda Hossenally was full of praise.

“Young entrepreneurs, with their stylish establishments, have turned around the Northern Quarter, while change is emerging in Ancoats. And breaking the traditional gentrification mold, much of the evolution in these neighborhoods hasn’t fallen into the hands of the big brands. ”

“The music space Band on the Wall (bandonthewall.org) recently reopened in the Northern Quarter, and the entrepreneurs Sophie Jarvis and Bryan Regan, both 32, have brought back Stage and Radio, a popular music and dining spot that introduced modern jazz to Manchester in the ’50s (facebook.com/stageandradio)”

It fills me enormous pride to see one beloved city so appreciated by the other. Thank you New York Times, for shining a light on these…

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