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Why The IV Doc is worth trying if money is no object

Nurse Judy Onyango of IV Doc administers a vitamin and antioxidant drip to associate editor at The Wharf Jon Massey in the paper's offices Credit: Patrick Straub/The Wharf

Jon Massey gets pumped full of vitamins with an intravenous boost from The IV Doc as his desk in Canary ...

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Olympicopolis in Stratford ditched in favour of scaled back East Bank

The purposed vision of East Bank Credit:The Wharf

Those who have spent the last few years trying to twist their tongue around Olympicopolis have been let off the hook.

The Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park cultural hub, announced by Boris Johnson in 2013 and unveiled in 2016, has been ...

2018-06-18 15:56 open_in_new
The virtual reality company revolutionising first aid training in Stratford

Anna Stoilova came up with the prototype for her VR first aid training software in 24 hours and launched Dual Good Health in March 2017. Credit:Matt Grayson

First aid training and travel planning are being revolutionised thanks to two female tech founders working in Stratford.

Dual ...

2018-06-18 15:56 open_in_new
Saying farewell to a former editor of The Wharf

Caluccio's Manager Steven Kaddish collects Best Restaurant Award from wharf Deputy Editor Ann Stenhouse. Credit: Phil Adams/ The Wharf

by Daniel Bourke

Ann Stenhouse, who has died aged 41, was the fourth editor of The Wharf newspaper and a mother, partner, friend and national ...

2018-06-18 14:53 open_in_new
Meet the man behind the new escape rooms, laser tag and VR arcade in Stratford

Trapped In A Prison Van has arrived in Stratford Credit: The Wharf

Most people try to avoid getting locked up in the confines of a prison van.

But David Jones is betting punters in Stratford will not only climb willingly inside but will cough up their hard earned cash for the ...

2018-06-18 05:26 open_in_new
How to experience sunshine at Iberica even in the rain

Dishes from the spring menu at Iberica in Canary Wharf to go with review Credit: The Wharf

Iberica may have launched its summer terrace, offering a chance to dine and drink alfresco in the warmer months but mother nature seems determined to dampen the festivities.

We are on our way ...

2018-06-17 10:32 open_in_new
Why I’ll be taking all my friends to try the new menu at Manhattan Grill

Images of the sharing platter, starters and desserts at Manhattan Grill at Marriott West India Quay Credit: The Wharf

Manhattan Grill on West India Quay has never really been on my radar.

Perhaps because it is tucked away on the ground floor of the Marriott hotel and my gaze had ...

2018-06-15 15:29 open_in_new
Riverside living at New Union Wharf could make you happier

Living by the water in New Union Wharfcould make you happier. Credit:The Wharf

Spending time by the waterways can make you happier and improve life satisfaction, according to research by the Canal And River Trust.

And developer L&Q has jumped right on board, using the news to ...

2018-06-15 14:26 open_in_new
Why disabled dancer Welly O’Brien will perform in Canary Wharf without a prosthetic

When Welly O’Brien lost part of her leg in a train accident in India as a teenager her world was turned upside down and her dreams of becoming a nurse were shattered.

But discovering a passion for dance gave her new purpose.

“I had never danced before,” said the mum-of-two. ...

2018-06-14 13:14 open_in_new
Greenwich And Docklands International Festival returns with 1,500 trained pigeons
A photoluminescent celebration of Windrush, dancing table tennis, an unfolding shipping container, 1,500 specially trained pigeons and 100 years of female suffrage. These are some of the diverse ingredients Bradley Hemmings has ...
2018-06-14 13:14 open_in_new
How Jasmine Carey hopes to take Deco 22 to the next level with her leather products
What sits at the heart of a Venn diagram featuring the Worshipful Company Of Leathersellers, social enterprise studio space provider Cockpit Arts in Deptford and the ninth largest technology company in the world? ...
2018-06-13 13:05 open_in_new
De Vere Canary Wharf gets a flexible facelift

Refreshment is in the air at Westferry Circus.

With much made of the extensive development to the east as the towers rise in Canary Wharf’s New District, the spotlight has shifted off the cluster of 1990s buildings to the western edge.

But that doesn’t mean things have stood ...

2018-06-13 12:02 open_in_new
The Gun's refurbishment sees the Isle Of Dogs pub uplifted with its character preserved
Photo Credit: Patrick Straub The Gun has managed an impressive trick shot. Pub refurbishments carry risk for regular punters and businesses alike. Should the owner mercilessly gut a treasured haunt in pursuit of ...
2018-06-12 12:56 open_in_new
Why the Tower Of London could be the ideal setting for your corporate event

Photo Credit: Matt Grayson

“I was 15 years old and I came to the Tower Of London on an apprenticeship,” said Laura Drake.

Over the intervening 17 years, she’s risen to become commercial events manager at Historic Royal Palaces (HRP), running the team responsible for the ...

2018-06-12 12:56 open_in_new
Paul reopens in Canary Wharf following its Cabot Place relocation

Photo Credit: James Perrin

Even those with serious issues about change are unlikely to kick up much of a fuss about Paul’s Canary Wharf relocation.

After 13 years at the bottom of the up escalators in Cabot Place, the French bakery is now at the bottom of the down escalators, a few ...

2018-06-11 16:59 open_in_new
ABP set to hold free international exhibition for London Tech Week in Royal Docks

Having started around Old Street, the flow of talent and business has been pulled away from the centre, drawn by the likes of Canary Wharf’s tech accelerator Level39.

Now there’s a fresh magnet in the mix. ABP’s £1.7billion Royal Albert Dock development is the latest lodestone to ...

2018-06-11 16:59 open_in_new
Television presenter Michaela Strachan to star in Walking With Dinosaurs Arena Spectacular

Walking with Dinosaurs - The Arena Spectacular UK tour, starring Michaela Strachan (pictured) as Huxley, comes to the O2 in August. Credit: The Wharf

Wildlife television presenter Michaela Strachan is set to swap the screen for the stage this summer as she stars in Walking With Dinosaurs ...

2018-06-01 06:59 open_in_new
The man who went from HSBC high flyer to fire-walking life coach

Julius Cardoza in Canary Wharf on May 18, 2018. Credit: Matt Grayson

High flyer Julius Cardoza spent more than two decades jetting around the globe fighting corporate fires for HSBC.

He worked in Hong Kong, Paris, Mexico, Belgium and Canary Wharf, liaising with banking leaders, ...

2018-05-30 07:44 open_in_new
Properties go on sale at HKR Hoxton by LBS Properties

CGI images of HKR Hoxton for property feature. Credit: The Wharf

A collection of 66 apartments in a “distinctive landmark building” for east London have gone on sale.

LBS Properties’ HKR Hoxton, launched in conjunction with estate agencies Knight Frank and Savills in May 2018, ...

2018-05-30 05:38 open_in_new
How Cleo Rocos took on the big boys of tequila with her passion for purity

Cleo Rocos with her tequila brand at The Narrow, Limehouse. Credit: Matt Grayson

Cleo Rocos is not a woman troubled by hyperbole.

As we chat about her tequila brand on the sun-drenched terrace of The Narrow in Limehouse some things throb, others grab gussets.

It would be ...

2018-05-29 18:02 open_in_new
5 fresh tastes Canary Wharf workers can find at InKERBator on West India Quay

Food at Spud Brothers Credit: Matt Grayson

Wharfers keen to be at the forefront of fresh might consider popping over to West India Quay on Tuesdays.

There, from 11.30-2pm, they will find the latest intake for street food outfit Kerb’s InKERBate project, which allows traders to try ...

2018-05-29 09:38 open_in_new