Guests who stayed recently at Liz at Lancaster went off to Katzys in Rosebank for live music and had a great evening. Situated in the Firs , a mall in nearby Rosebank, right next to the well-renowned Grillhouse –this is the place to be seen. Resident bands perform 5 times a week , and patrons can order off the Grillhouse food menu [...]
The Johannesburg Heritage Foundation runs weekly tours usually on Saturday afternoons. What makes them special is that they explore interesting parts of Johannesburg, often include unusual places and spaces that are off-the-tourist-route, and they are often walking tours. They also sometimes do bus tours (like the Parktown Garden Tour on Sun 17th Feb and the [...]
We had guests who stayed last here last week who had dinner at one of the Parks new drinking-eateries – the Griffin in Illovo Junction, about 4 km from Liz at Lancaster at the top of Corlett Drive. They said it was really fun – lots of young people, with a great vibe and atmosphere. [...]
The new Parkhurst Square has opened. Designed by Sheldon Bakos of Integrale Architects, it is set to revitalize the northern end of 4th Ave. Although it is a three storey building which is a little out of keeping with the single storey converted houses along the rest of the street, the building is aesthetically pleasing [...]
I find Joburgers amazing – somehow they have an invisible communication system when it comes to trendy new places to meet and mingle. There are some restaurants which are packed from day one – no gradual building up of business and growing through word of mouth. No, … these restaurants open their doors and ‘wham’ [...]
Safarinow asked me to write a review of Craighall Park and have just submitted one. I got a a reply saying: ‘We’ll respond to any issues needing attention’ so maybe it will be changed and edited. However here’s the unedited copy:
Craighall Park, an amazingly central suburb in the huge sprawling city of Joburg, is [...]
Looking forward to this exhibition of Gunther Herbst’s work at Arts on Paper, 44 Stanley Ave.
Opening on 11th August at 2 pm ‘The Man who Wasn’t There’ runs until 1st September and will show a range of Herbst latest work where Bauhaus meets de Stijl meets Pop Art. Herbst is represented in most major South [...]
If you’re going to Neighbourhoods Market in Braamfontien pop in to Post for a bite to eat bit.
Concert on the Deck – Love, Life & Opera– Sat 25th February 2012 15h00 – 17h30
From Gingko’s newsletter:
With February being the month of love, we thought we’d put together a programme that would celebrate some of the world’s greatest love songs. Michèle Corbin (soprano) and Donato Somma (tenor) will perform a wonderful selection of operatic, [...]
International guests at Liz at Lancaster often ask about where to go to eat really local food. In this age of globalization and fusion food, there are few options. But here’s a fun one with a difference – real street food - a tshiya nyama meal along with local jazz and art work at The Braai Shack (TBS). It’s [...]