Month: November 2010

WildHackney Project – Help save local street art from being blitzed!

The Wild Hackney project was created our of concern for the sanitisation of our neighbourhoods. We w »

The Bank of America Merrill Lynch CREATE ART AWARD 2011 Call For Submissions.

The Bank of America Merrill Lynch CREATE Art Award is the largest participatoryart award in the UK. »

Season pics. Part 1: Snow

Pictures of Hackney in all seasons »

Good plumbers in the Hackney area?

Know any reasonable ones? »

Conduit near Naravino Road

Doesn't look much like this now. »

Poachers Pocket @ Towner and Hoxton

The tea rooms and art studios Towner and Hoxton have put together an ‘AD HOC’ country lodge called The Poachers Pocket. A fantastic temporary restaurant offering delicious locally sourced food and poacher themed drinks, accompanied by art work by local artist Dan Hillier and a two-piece band. Photos from ewebber under a Creative Commons licence Poachers Pocket final dates are: 2nd, 3rd, 4th Decemb... »

Kingsland – not just part of Dalston

Whilst poking about on Wikipedia I came across this entry for Kingsland. There's more to it than jus »

From the Flickr Group

London Fields from Patrick Wilken Jubilee, Lower Clapton, E5 from Ewan-M From Sam Cadby »

New Homepage

You can see the new design here: www.yeahhackney.comI have moved things around to make things a litt »

Snapshot London in Hackney

From www.snapshotlondon.co.uk »

Hackney Wick Stadium (& The Hackney Hawks)

Hackney Wick Stadium was used for Speedway and dog racing (I believe). There were a number of local »

CAMRA: Pigs Ear Festival 30th Nov – 3rd Dec

CAMRA East London And City Branch present Pigs Ear Beer and Cider Festival 2010 “Why Pigs Ear? Because it’s Cockney rhyming slang for beer.” Tue 30th – Fri 3rd Dec Pig’s Ear Beer Festival 11am-11pm Tue-Thu, 11am-midnight Fri, The Round Chapel, Powerscroft Rd E5 0PU Unique festival brews, renowned cider, bottled + foreign beer Bars Open: Tue-Thu 11-11pm; Fri 11-Midnight. Entrance: CAMRA... »

Bus-Tops

Per the website (http://bus-tops.com/shelters/):'Bus-Tops is a public art project which won the Lond »

Wild Hackney

Save Wild Hackney!Cross about the rabbit? Annoyed that the Banksy on Stokey Church Street was almost »

check out THE CUT project

http://www.spacestudios.org.uk/whats-on/events/the-cut-might be really interesting for some of you t »

widgetised home page

Feature groupslayout groups/members/conversations e.g. http://commons.gc.cuny.edu/ »

Eyebrow Threading

does anyone know of a good place in Hackney for eyebrow threading? A nice cheap hidden gem would be »

Replacing exterior doors

I will probably replace my front and rear door in time but having never done this before I wondered »

twee8 Birthday Pub jaunt Sat 4th Dec 2010

To celebrate twee8 2nd birthday we will be visiting some local pubs.Starting with the home of twee8 »

The Savoy Cafe, Graham Road

This place was sadly gutted this year after being empty since the early 90s »

The Hackney Museum

Worth a visit to get a bit of Hackney's background http://www.hackney.gov.uk/cm-museum.htm »

Gibbons Furniture and The Earl of Amhurst

I've been looking and I can't find much on E.Gibbons the furniture store at 15(ish) Amhurst Rd for 1 »

Haggerston Baths

Some great pics over at http://www.guerillaphotography.fotopic.net of Haggerston Baths »

Hackney Rabbit & Beyond Campaign

Hello, as you will have heard the Hackney Rabbit was recently saved from the threat of eviction/obli »

Double Breasted navy pinstripe suit Jacket

Suit jacket38 ShortMade by Horne Brothers (you know that classic Savile row tailor?!)I brought this »

the torture chamber lesney 1982

news clip I found in bbc archives:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OU0aTbBvVWA »

The Hackney Pearl

The Hackney Peal is a fantastic cafe/restaurant/bar in the creative hub that is Hackney Wick. It’s been in this spot for almost a year now and recently won Time Out’s award for Best New Cafe. I caught up with owner James Morgan to ask him a few questions: Why did you open the Pearl? I’ve been working in other people’s restaurants for 20 years. It was time to open my own.  I... »

Lesney Industries

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Where do you like Walking in Hackney?

I walk about a fair bit, luckily I live close to the marshes so that's where we usually head. Over t »

History of Lower Clapton Road

From the Hackney archives 1905 vs from Google maps today: »

Happitime Playgroup

Happitime PlaygroupLooking for a playgroup? Come and join us! We’ve moved in to our fantastic new pu »

A Crossing for Lower Clapton Road/Downs Road

Locals have been campaigning for a crossing at this dangerous junction for 7 years. You can help mov »

Zebras crossing Lower Clapton Road

Yesterday morning some Zebras turned up in Hackney; painted onto the road, at the T-Junction where Downs Road meets Lower Clapton Road. No quite knows how they got there, but they are clearly a response to the lack of decent crossings on this busy junction. I spoke to Cllr. Ian Rathbone of the Clapton Pond Neighbourhood Action Group who said: ‘Although this is some horsing around by persons unknow... »

The secret places

I've lived East for just over a couple of years now, but its only a year since I was 'introduced' to »

Green Christmas Workshop

Hello There,We are a social enterprise based in London. Our aim is to celebrate creativity in young »

Snapshot London in Hackney

The Albion, E9 From www.snapshotlondon.co.uk »

Hackney Community Census

Hackney Unites is holding an open meeting to launch an on-line Community Census. The meeting is on T »

**Competition** Free Merito Coffee (Now closed)

FuckYeah Hackney have teamed up with our friends at Merito Coffee to give some of you the chance to »

Merito Coffee (Competition)

Merito Coffee makes some of the finest coffee you will taste in Hackney. They have been bringing their fine brews to Hackney’s fashionable Broadway Market every Saturday between 8.30am – 4pm for the 6.5 years that the market has been running. They sell ethically sourced coffee from The Coffee Plant and also have weekly specials. In the past year that included seasonal roasts sold as po... »

Domain name change to yeahhackney.com

Hi all,I am trying out www.yeahhackney.com as a default address instead of the previous www.fuckyeah »

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