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Covent Garden Gets a Makeover

For several years, London’s popular Covent Garden neighborhood has been experiencing a period of decline. Once home to a bustling fruits and vegetable market, Covent Garden has become known as a tourist trap to avoid at all costs. From overpriced … Continue reading

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Les Deux Salon Restaurant in Covent Garden

Anthony Demetre and Will Smith, the all star restaurant owners, have opened their third restaurant, Les Deux Salon on William IV Street in Covent Garden. The two-floor Parisian brasserie features many of the same elements Demetre and Smith’s restaurants are … Continue reading

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Lily Allen Opens Lucy in Disguise

Brit pop star and perennial party girl Lily Allen has set her sights on the retail industry with a vintage clothing store called Lucy in Disguise (a clever twist, no doubt, on the public penchant for misunderstanding song lyrics – … Continue reading

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Must-See Museums in Covent Garden

Those who frequent Covent Garden do so for the fabulous food, spectacular architecture, diverse performing arts, and out-of-this world shopping.  But most people don’t automatically associate this West End locale with fantastic museums, even though there are quite a few … Continue reading

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Covent Garden Shopping

Covent Garden has come a long way since the days of the vegetable market that made it a famous meeting spot.  And despite the fact that people have always come for the Royal Opera House and other theatres, the area … Continue reading

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Amazing Theatre in Covent Garden

If you know anything about Covent Garden, you have no doubt heard of The Royal Opera House, which is home to not only the Royal Opera, but also the Royal Ballet and the Royal Orchestra.  In addition, it plays host … Continue reading

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Covent Garden Night Life

Because of the many historical features to be found in Covent Garden, you may mistakenly assume that it is merely a sleepy little corner of London, steeped in tradition and fit only for families of tourists.  But nothing could be … Continue reading

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Things for Kids to Do in Covent Garden

Covent Garden is a beautiful blend of the historic and modern aspects of London.  From the one-time vegetable market that now offers the finest in shopping to the hustle and bustle of sight-seers in the central square to ballets and … Continue reading

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Plus Size Shopping in London

London has some key attributes for the fashionista in every woman: it is an enormous financial centre, possesses a large population, and is one of the major fashion hubs. London Fashion Week draws plenty of eyes and money for important … Continue reading

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The Phoenix Garden Stacey Street WC2

If gardening is the new Rock’n’Roll, then it seems fitting that a mere stone’s throw from London’s Tin Pan Alley aka Denmark Street one can retreat to the haven of peace that is The Phoenix Garden. Founded in 1984 on … Continue reading

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