A brand new independent for Leeds is poised to fill the empty unit which was Munro House’s Ipsum Vinoteca. Located on the edge of Quarry Hill, in the former Arts Quarter of the City. Sarto aims to open this Autumn and is the brainchild from two of Leeds’ legendary indies, Laynes Espresso and The Brunswick. So-called because […]

Tokyo Industries, the bar and nightclub operator led by Aaron Mellor, has acquired smokehouse brand Red’s True Barbecue from administration. James Douglas and Scott Munro, who founded Red’s True Barbecue in 2012, will both continue with the business. The new investment will also allow the brand to expand into the UK festival and international markets. Red’s […]

Shoppers in Leeds will be spoiled for choice as four new names are added to the line-up this week at BLK BX – Trinity Leeds’ pioneering new retail experience. Urban fashion brand Realist and British bike manufacturer Ribble Cycles will set up shop this week, alongside an extensive collection of work from local artist Nicolas Dixon and a new exhibition by Moniker Art […]

For more than 500 years it’s been one of the cornerstones of Leeds’s history and heritage. Now a new project to help secure the historic Temple Newsam estate for future generations has secured important funding, made possible by money raised by National Lottery players, from The National Lottery Heritage Fund. Temple Newsam House and its […]

With one month to go until the 2019 Tour de Yorkshire, organisers Welcome to Yorkshire and Amaury Sport Organisation have unveiled the highly anticipated race timings. Millions of spectators are expected to line the route over the four days of action which will see the Tour de Yorkshire take place between 2-5 May and the […]

A deep clean of the underside of Swinegate Bridge, one of the city’s busiest gateways, has been completed as part of efforts to transform Leeds Station and the surrounding area. Leeds City Council, Leeds Bid and Network Rail are working together to kick-start the transformation of the station into a world class gateway to the […]