A visit to ORA Brewing taproom in North Tottenham

By Duncan Powell ORA Brewing Co are a group of brewskis from Modena, Italy, who have recently chosen to set up in Tottenham. Their taproom opens every Saturday from 12-8pm and serves a large selection of draft and bottled/canned beers from Unit 16A of the Rosebery Industrial Estate, an address that will be familiar to anyone who patronised the now defunct Brewheadz taproom. If, like … Continue reading A visit to ORA Brewing taproom in North Tottenham

Highway House: Shelter and day centre for homeless men in Tottenham and Haringey

By Amy Bush Highway House is a homeless shelter in Tottenham, providing help and support for homeless men in the Haringey borough. Earlier this year, they opened a day centre and are looking for volunteers to help run the service. Since opening in 2009, Highway House have helped over 1000 people from more than 60 nationalities. Started by Reverend Alex Gyasi and his wife Dorcas, … Continue reading Highway House: Shelter and day centre for homeless men in Tottenham and Haringey

Seven Sisters Market: what’s going on?

Anyone familiar with the area of Seven Sisters in Tottenham has probably come across Seven Sisters Market. From the outside, asides from Pueblito Paisa Cafe, you would be forgiven for walking past, not realising what’s inside. Behind the doors lies another world. Seven Sisters Market is the biggest Latin American market in the UK – you’ll find cuisine from Colombia and other regions of Central … Continue reading Seven Sisters Market: what’s going on?

A friendly chat with Holly Chaves of Wine & Rind

A friendly chat with Holly Chaves of Wine & Rind

By Duncan Powell Holly Chaves is the owner and operator of Wine & Rind, a small but busy cheese shop tucked away in Holcombe Market off the High Road. Some Tottenham residents will likely already know of Holly, either from her store or from an encounter at the Beehive or another local pub. She is a Tottenham local through and through, born in the area … Continue reading A friendly chat with Holly Chaves of Wine & Rind

Ten 87: music production and artist studios in Tottenham

In partnership with Ten 87 DT had a sit down and chat with Rob Burn, founder and owner of Ten 87 Studios in South Tottenham. Ten 87 offer professional soundproof recording studios for producers, engineers and artists. They own studios in Gaunson House, 39a Markfield Road (which houses) Five Miles and recently opened a third space in The High Cross Centre on Fountayne Road. They … Continue reading Ten 87: music production and artist studios in Tottenham

Tottenham Refugee Alliance

By Amy Bush A local community group are working to raise funds and recruit volunteers to help a refugee family fleeing conflict find a safe home in Tottenham. The Tottenham Refugee Alliance (TRA) are applying to become community sponsors under the Home Office’s Vulnerable Persons Resettlement Scheme (VPRS). The VPRS helps refugees who have been affected by the conflict in Syria, particularly women and children … Continue reading Tottenham Refugee Alliance

Satan’s Gravy: hot sauce made by musicians

2019 has flown by so far and we first met Karyo at Haringey Winter Festival on Tottenham Green back in December. It’s not often you encounter a group of musicians who have decided to produce their own hot sauce. We sampled it and can confirm it is indeed hot, but tasty! Duncan of Karyo told us all about their hot sauce Satan’s Gravy. How did … Continue reading Satan’s Gravy: hot sauce made by musicians

Stuart Glen talks The Cause one year on

It was an almost a year ago that The Cause opened its doors in Tottenham. They have fast become known as a club venue for underground house and techno music and are now known internationally in the dance music scene. They have also collaborated with and supported local businesses and collectives. We had a pint and a catch up with Stuart Glen for an update … Continue reading Stuart Glen talks The Cause one year on