Author: yeahhackney

The White Hart / Clapton Hart Pub Lower Clapton Road

Just under a month ago Fi Collett from the pub group www.antic-ltd.com joined yeah! Hackney and posted about the group buying the former White Hart on Lower Clapton Road over on this thread. This caused quite a bit of excitement on the site and in the local area. I was keen to find out more… Your initial question on yeah! Hackney was about looking for photos to help with the restoration of t... »

Speeding up the site

Hi all, I have made some changes to try and speed things up a bit.Has anyone noticed any difference? »

Russells of Clapton B&B

There have been a fair few hotels popping up in Hackney of late, the upcoming Olympics plus parts of the borough area being hailed as a cool tourist destination has provided a perfect market for hotel owners. Those quickest to respond have been small independents and there are some interesting boutique lodgings being talked about.  One of the most interesting is a new B&B on Chatsworth Road in... »

Making vegetable stock from vegetable waste

Check out this post over here for some tips on using vegetable offcuts to make stock http://www.yeah »

Managing your email notifications

Getting too many emails for some groups and not enough for others? Have a look at this »

Win 2 tickets to Madd Skillz on Display, Live Hip-Hop Showcase

After the success and the positive vibes from the first Madd Skills on Display, »

Calling all London bands: play at the Hackney Wick Carnival

This is from this facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/home.php?sk=group_125232077548069Open invit »

Sports massage recommendations

Does anyone have recommendations for Sports massages in / around Hackney? »

Cooks supplies and kitchen equipment

This request came from @janice »

yoga classes in Hackney

I have seen a few requests for yoga on Twitter this week, so I thought I'd start a thread. Where are »

New feature: Unified search results

I have had a refresh of search - you can now search members, groups, forums and blog posts all from »

Do you live in Dalston?

Have you got your ear to the group in the Dalston area?We are looking for someone to help run this g »

Do you live in London Fields / Broadway Market?

Have you got your ear to the group in the London Fields / Broadway market area?We are looking for so »

New forum post styling features – yay!

An exciting new feature on yeah! Hackney allows everyone to more easily add styling, images and link »

Vegan Peasant Supper Club

In December I was lucky enough to get a place at a new(ish) Hackney supper club with a vegan theme, Vegan Peasant.I first found out about Vegan Peasant at Chatsworth Road Market, where I sampled their lovely tacos. The food at the supper club was equally as delicious, which included artichoke canapés, chestnut and sweet potato wellingon, chocolate truffles and not a marinated tofu chunk in sight. ... »

Meebo bar added

You might notice a bar at the bottom of the screen, this is the meebo bar, which allow you to share »

London Fields / Broadway Market

All content specifically relevant for London Fields/Broadway Market residents has now been moved to »

Hackney Wick

All content specifically relevant for Hackney Wick residents has now been moved to a new Hackney Wic »

Stoke Newington

All content specifically relevant for Stoke Newington residents has now been moved to a new Stoke Ne »

Stoke Newington

All content specifically relevant for Stoke Newington residents has now been moved to a new Clapton »

Quiz date and time

I'm going to run the quiz on Thursday 6th Jan at around lunchtime (1ish depending on meetings). Hope »

Cigarette Burns present Street Trash @ The Rio

Sat 15th Jan @ The Rio, 107 Kingsland High Street, E8 Cigarette Burns‘s first film of the year is Street Trash at the Rio. A 1987 Film where a liquor store licence owner decides to sell an unusual alcoholic drink he finds in his cellar to some local hobos… with disastrous results. Check ou the trailer below – I promise it’s not a new Sony Bravia advert. »

New Year’s Eve 2010/11

What are everyone's plans for New Year's Eve? Pubs, clubs, parties or a night in with the family? »

Hackney Snowpeople

From perdeaux http://www.flickr.com/photos/87271224@N00/5271822885/in/pool-1543523@N23/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/87271224@N00/5272426818/in/pool-1543523@N23/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/87271224@N00/5272007120/in/pool-1543523@N23/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/87271224@N00/5271399389/in/pool-1543523@N23/ From rjwooduk From HungryEye1 From Emilywebber From tommattjones From gruntzooki From Sara... »

Hackney in the snow

In case you didn’t notice, it snowed today! Here are some great photos of Hackney snow from around twitter and Flickr. From loveLELUU From Muk on Flickr From lucielevings From Palm 2 – My local shop From Dalston Din From dougiedalston From Dalston Din From Felixthehat From CalamityLDN From MissMillco »

Win a one-day Shoe design workshop

We have an I CAN Make Shoes one-day shoe design workshop up for grabs, perfect for that last minute »

I Can Make Shoes (Competition)

Amada Luisa is a trained cordwainer (shoemaker) who makes and teaches the art of handmaking shoes through her Dalston based I CAN make shoes workshops. Amanda has developed her own technique so she can make shoes without the use of heavy machinery, her teaching show that everyone CAN make shoes. We caught up with Amanda to ask her some more…. How long have you been making shoes? I have been ... »

**Competition** Become a Shoe Design Icon! 1 day workshop

We have teamed up with I CAN Make Shoes to bring you a very exciting competition for a one day shoe »

**Competition** Become a Shoe Design Icon! 1 day course

We have teamed up with I CAN Make Shoes to bring you a very exciting competition for a one day shoe »

Cigarette Burns present Black Christmas @ The Rio

11 December 2010 11:15 pm @ The Rio, 107 Kingsland High Street, E8 Cost: £7 Cigarette Burns prepare for the Christmas in the way they know best, with a retro horror film at The Rio Cinema in Dalston. BLACK CHRISTMAS (18) 11.15pm (Canada 1974) dir. Bob Clark. 97m. Digital Olivia Hussey, Keir Dullea, Margot Kidder, John Saxon. As its student residents prepare for the festive season, Santa Claus will... »

From the Flickr Group

From Alex_Pink pembury estate , hackney at night from chrisdb1 on flickr Sunrise over Hackney from gritty-but-pretty on Flickr See more in the FuckYeah Hackney Flickr group »

Changing your avatar

To change or upload your avatar, follow these easy steps:Hover over \My Account\" From the top (admi »

Cigarette Burns present The Man with the X-Ray Eyes @ The Rio

Dr. Xavier experiments with X-ray vision and things go horribly wrong…. More details on their facebook page »

PHP demons

I have a couple of tweaks I'd like to make to the site and some are out of my ability, if anyone wan »

veggie thanksgiving

I don't celebrate thanksgiving, but this list of veggie recipes makes me want to - every day. So I t »

Santa’s Grotto @ Stoke Newington Town Hall

The recently renovated Stoke Newington Town Hall is getting festive this Christmas with a bunch of events. Including a Santa’s grotto with a community twist. Instead of Santa giving away presents, this is the chance for you to give some to him! These gifts will then be donated to the Starlight Ward at Homerton Hospital over the Christmas period. They are looking for gifts for children betwee... »

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 »

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... »

widgetised home page

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