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Manchester Pride: 10 ways to celebrate before the Big Weekend

From Twitter operas to Corrie quizzes and even a Pride afternoon tea…who says you have...

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M4nchester Two is Kompany - Man City captain's new Ancoats property project

The three-time Premier League title winner is the latest sportsman to dip into the Manchester...

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A ‘FaceGym’ is launching in Manchester – but what is it?

The UK’s only gym for your face will open in Selfridges Trafford this September (yes...

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Beyond the city: how to spend a weekend in...Levenshulme and Fallowfield

Carolyn Yates continues to scope out the best things to do, eat and see around...

Arch Life: the very real threat to Manchester's railway arch businesses

Network Rail's mass sell-off could spell trouble for Manchester traders. Danny Moran reports on what’s been billed as an act of mass gentrification.

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Lowry executive chef leaves one hotel restaurant to open another

Andrew Green swaps The River for Mamucium - opening next to Victoria Station

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8 of the best things to eat around Manchester this month (August 2018)

This month: Crispy bits, squeezy heads and a massive crab

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Manchester's top 30 restaurant deals: August 2018

This month we've got deals from Wood, Mr Cooper's, Shoryu Ramen, Sapporo Teppanyaki and more...

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Confidentials explores the 7 To Taste menu at Grafene

Seven courses of extremely clever cooking

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Auction Against Hunger - first names revealed for massive food party

Simon Rogan, Anton Piotrowski and Mary Ellen McTague among the first to be announced for...

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Fire at Don Giovanni: restaurant temporarily closed

The long-standing Italian on Oxford Street will be shut for four weeks

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‘This place is an adventure’ - Tast, King Street, reviewed

Gordo speaks fluent food at this new Man City-backed Catalan restaurant

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'Confidence is flowing again’ - Manchester House, Spinningfields, reviewed

Gordo revisits Living Ventures’ flagship restaurant to suss out the new team

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'Casual, so no need to visit the hairdresser first’ - Zumu, Hale, reviewed

Deanna Thomas prefers the food to go at this new Japanese grill

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'A refreshing lack of pretension' - Angkor Soul, Altrincham, reviewed

Ruth Allan enjoys homely Asian cooking in her imaginary Cambodian auntie’s house

Sleuth

Sleuth is a sideways glance at the city each week. It's the truth, but Sleuth's truth...

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Sleuth - Mamucium reborn, Press Club discontinued and the dangers of drink (part 457)

Week 32: in which Sleuth steals his own bike

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Code of Conduct: how to behave in... Castlefield

Sleuth looks at the new set of guidelines issued for the city's most picturesque and...

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Sleuth: the Green Quarter cladding farce and Mayfield's kinky ghost

Week 30: in which a jazz singer turns Albert Square blue

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Oasis tambourine man + Biggest crab pulls + Beer wins at RHS flower show

Sleuth week 29: in which Sleuth encounters giant crustaceans and strippers

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An alternative walk through Northern Quarter and Ancoats (part one)

Factories, warehouses, street art and a few things you probably didn't know...

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Salford's Peel Park is looking lovely - now let's sort the rest out

Jonathan Schofield thinks the provision of beautiful parks should be part of health policy

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The ultimate guide to Manchester's best outdoor bars, terraces & beer gardens

With over 35 spots, here's your ultimate guide to city centre suppin' in the sun

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Old Manchester pubs and cinemas from the '60s to '90s

From the Seahawk to the Grosvenor Picture Palace... let's all head off down memory lane

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Confidential Eats: New Smithfield – inside Manchester’s midnight market

While most of us sleep, this lot are bartering, buying, selling and telling lies to...

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Video: Take a look inside the Mackie Mayor - Northern Quarter's new food hall

The grade II listed former meat market's transformation into trendy food haven is complete... and...

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Confidential Eats: an alternative guide to Manchester's Curry Mile

We head off on a kebab pilgrimage to Rusholme with DJ Luke 'Kebab Man' Unabomber

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Jianbing - the Chinese crepe causing queues in Piccadilly Gardens

Crowds of hungry punters are gathering daily outside this converted ice cream hut. Here's why...

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The cream of Bristol? Go with the flow

Bristol attractions are not just centred on engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel and explorer John Cabot...

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Tijuana blast – a foodie day trip down Mexico way

Back in the 1920s Tijuana was called Satan’s Playground by American preachers aghast at their...

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Neil Sowerby’s Fabulous 15 ‘Good To Go’s in San Diego

Of all the places to live the California Dream San Diego has few equals. The...

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Why Alentejo is the new Algarve (just keep it quiet)

Fine beaches, whitewashed villages, centuries-old crafts…Vicky Smith is amazed it’s still a secret

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'A refreshing lack of pretension' - Angkor Soul, Altrincham, reviewed

Ruth Allan enjoys homely Asian cooking in her imaginary Cambodian auntie’s house

Sleuth - Mamucium reborn, Press Club discontinued and the dangers of drink (part 457)

Week 32: in which Sleuth steals his own bike

Confidentials explores the 7 To Taste menu at Grafene

Seven courses of extremely clever cooking

Beyond the city: how to spend a weekend in...Levenshulme and Fallowfield

Carolyn Yates continues to scope out the best things to do, eat and see around...

Win dinner for two at Blanchflower

Blanchflower Steak And Prawn
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Win a pair of tickets to see Cirque du Soleil

The award-winning circus company is at Manchester Arena with dazzling new show ‘Ovo’ this September

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Cibo's Pacheri Alla Pescatrice: summer on a plate

Their new Neapolitan signature dish makes our lunch break

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