The Frog and Bucket’s annual amateur comedy competition was won by a Lithuanian national on Monday night as Evaldas Karosas claimed the World Series Final by fighting off eight other finalists from Salford to Taiwan.
The Frog and Bucket has seen 13,500 comedians on Monday nights for its inimitable Beat the Frog, 4000 professionals, and a million customers walk through its doors since it opened in 1994. MM explores the Mancunian comedy club on its 25th birthday…
An estimated 35% of grassroots music venues have closed in the last 10 years according to Music Venue Trust.
Black Milk Cereal boast ‘most extravagant menu possible’ as they expand onto buzzing Manchester backstreets
Black Milk Cereal is opening another one of their unique cereal cafés this week on Oldham Street in Northern Quarter, a place renowned for its independent businesses and quirky shops at every corner.
‘Deeper appreciation of sound’: Northern Quarter record shop praises music lovers young and old for embracing vinyl
A Manchester record shop’s vinyl sales have shot up recently due to the ‘deeper appreciation of sound’ that people have developed.
The Northern Quarter’s notoriously poor record on fire safety – which saw 100 serious blazes in only 10 years – has seen an improvement of 55% following a safety drive.
How to ‘rise up’: Meet group who offer help in ‘social struggles’ like Barton Moss, King St and Pride protests
Protests at Barton Moss fracking site, Kedem Jewellery on King Street and Manchester Pride may seem to have little in common beyond seeing angry campaigners calling for change.
Manchester deserves better than dirty syringes in ‘hideous zombie’ car parks, claims Pirate Party leader
The leader of the Pirate Party has called for a different kind of ASBO to be placed on a Northern Quarter car park after syringes were found at the Oldham Street site.
The Bard with balls: Othello given Manchester makeover – kick(starting) Shakespeare onto the football pitch
Lass Productions will be performing Othello, using modern day football to play out the tragedy that unfolds.
Fire chief praises Stephen Hunt’s ‘ultimate sacrifice’ on anniversary of Manchester blaze that claimed his life
Steve Mcguirk, who is also the County Fire Officer, tweeted about Stephen’s ‘ultimate sacrifice’ ahead of memorial services marking the day he was killed battling a blaze in the Northern Quarter
The XXX Factor: Manchester sex shop baron jailed for selling porn SO GRAPHIC it wasn’t even classified
Donald McEwan, aged 50, received two four month sentences for the offence of supply and possession of unclassified films, during a hearing at Manchester Magistrates’ Court