“The spirit of Capel Street is really old Dublin,” says architect Bernard Seymour. “It’s an old trading street and it still has this individual vibe.”
Tag: Capel Street
Capel Street’s Car-Free Status Is Up for Debate Again
Councillors can’t agree whether they exiled the cars for good, or just as a test – and a business group is calling for the council to let the cars back in.
Off Capel Street, a Portuguese Cafe Offers Coffee and Custard Tarts
Owner Sergio Fernandes says he hopes to add tapas and wine in the evenings too.
Now the Cars Are Gone, How Can Pedestrians and Cyclists Best Share Capel Street?
Some locals want to see a cycle lane put in the entire way, while others say they are grand with a more free-form, free-flowing approach.
The Council Says It Wants People to Open More Arts Spaces, but One Woman Says Her Experience Shows How Tough It Is
After years of work and hundreds of thousand of euro, Vanessa Fielding is about ready to throw open the refurbished warehouse that is now part of The Complex arts space.
On Capel Street, Matcha-Custard Buns
The waitress arrives with a bamboo basket. As she removes the lid, steam drifts up. She reveals three bright green buns.
A Turkish Emporium Brings Baklava and Borek to Capel Street
Since he opened his shop Ayla last week, Erol Basak has been enthusiastically sharing samples of pastries and sweets with those who stop by.
Capel Street Loses Its Public Piano
Massimo Scaramella was trying to enliven his end of Capel Street with a piano outside for passers-by, but there’s no way to get a permit for that.
Feeding Regeneration: Can a City Have Too Many Restaurants?
Redrawing Dublin try the Middle Eastern feasting menu at Brother Hubbard on Capel Street. And ruminate on how planners should respond to the growing number of restaurants in the city.
Councillor Sets Sights on Vacant Upper Storeys
In the coming months, expect to hear more ideas from councillors on how to tap in to underused inner-city buildings in Dublin.