Title picture above of Lerryn in her cafe from Courier Paper
Ten o' the best from this week's web.
First 5 bow in obediance to President Higgins, second 5 are from the wider web of the world.
1. Backstory No. 1
This is a promising looking series of events at The Sugar Club. Donal Dineen hosts and Cork’s Steve G is the first man on the spot challenged with telling a story about music through his record collection.
2. Ich bin eine Dubliner
Some Dublin throw back video indulgence for you. Here we have JFK visiting Dublin in 1963, triggering city wide Kennedymania with every available flag waving lady and mac wearing gent out to catch a glimpse of POTUS.
3. Players Please
The guys from Dublin Flea put on a massive Christmas flea market every year. The last 3 have been in a massive never used super market unit in Smithfield but they have found an even sweeter venue this year - the old John Player Cigarette Factory on South Circular Road.
We had a look at the space, its amazing.
4. Dublin Art Book Fair 2015
Into it’s fifth year, the Dublin Art Book Fair takes place this weekend in Temple Bar Gallery + Studios. They have the latest in art, design, photography and related books by over 50 different Irish and International publishers.
5. French Foodie’s 5 Top Blog Tips
One of the best bloggers in the city lists five solid tips for writing your own blog
She knows what she’s talking about. More here.
6. Restaurant Day
"1000 pop-up restaurants in 30 countries this Saturday” they say. This clever event sees people around the world setting up their house/shop/whatever as a pop up restaurant for the day.
More on restaurantday.org
7. Pizza Box art
New Yorkers and pizza obsessives Scott Wiener and Steph Mantis have created an exhibition of the best pizza box art, compiled from Scott’s Guinness World Record holding collection of 1000 different pizza boxes.
8. Leryyn’s Cafe
The excellent London start up magazine Courier covers how Lerryn Whitfield set up her cafe in Peckham with next to no cash and YouTube tutorials.
9. NY City Taxi Driver Calender
NYC Taxi drivers get their kit off in benefit of an immigrant support charity.
Its two parts gas, one part creepy but all for a good cause. Come on Luas drivers, what are you waiting for?
10. Mechanical Techno Demonstration
Who knew that making techno was this simple?