CHRISTCHURCH RIGHT NOW
AT THE MOVIES
Cityscape heads to the flicks and finds much to love in the lively retelling of an unlikely real-life team-up between gay and lesbian activists and small-town Welsh coalminers during Thatcher's divisive reign.
Cup & Show Week is on the near horizon again (8 – 15 November), with new events for 2014 only set to add to the regular excitement produced by the country's biggest and best Spring Festival celebrations.
Cityscape had a chat to colour consultant Ash Morgan (a Mitre 10 Dream Home winner – colour us impressed) of About Colour Paint & Design to see what's in for interiors this season.
LITTLE BLACK BOOK
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TERRA VIVA BAKE
Baked artisan goodness has arrived in Woolston, with the Terra Viva Café & Deli crew opening Terra Viva Bake in the old Holy Smoke site at 650 Ferry Road. Jerry Jaeger’s famed patisserie creations will bring an exciting new food option to the east side. All the deli goodies currently available at Terra Viva Café in Wairakei Road are on the shelves at the new outfit – and you can also grab an excellent Supreme coffee. They're open now, so pop in to check it out!
Looking to up your kitchen game? The new specialist luxury kitchen showroom Lifestyle Appliances on Moorhouse Avenue is cornering itself as the premium kitchen destination. It features the likes of Asko, Electrolux, Scholtès, ILVE, Steel, De Dietrich, Delonghi and more. Ambassador and renowned celebrity chef Josh Emett describes the store as “like walking into kitchen heaven” – you had us at Josh …
Montreal Street is getting well lush following the opening of the brand new, super-glam Hotel Montreal. This luxurious boutique destination is features an exclusive 25 rooms and a 3-bedroom penthouse, Argentine-inspired sharing dishes in the natty Polo Bar, and croquet in the gardens (cucumber sandwiches must surely also be lurking somewhere nearby). There are also plans for an open-air theatre. Watch this space!