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How to live it up this long weekend

How to live it up this long weekend

It’s the weekend and this one is special because most of us have a three-day break to celebrate Islamic New Year!  With an extra day on our hands to make the most of our downtime, there’s even more reason not …

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Property problems? Our expert is on the case

Property problems? Our expert is on the case

District Real Estate’s director of business development, Alan Kaye, helps you understand your property rights. Q – I have just lost my job and am really concerned that I will not be able to meet the post-dated cheque for six …

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What is on the menu at this hip new gastropub?

What is on the menu at this hip new gastropub?

The gastropub is a relatively new term in our culinary vernacular. Coined in 1991 in the UK, the concept combined two things Brits really love in equal measure: good food and a good watering hole. Before that point, food in …

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What’s new in the latest Predator film?

What’s new in the latest Predator film?

The Predator’s extraterrestrial monster may look the same, but the humans definitely don’t. When Charles Darwin published On the Origin of Species in 1859, he couldn’t have known that somewhere around chapter four, he’d give rise to one of Hollywood’s …

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Here is how to get back into fitness after summer

Here is how to get back into fitness after summer

So you’ve enjoyed your summer and gave up counting calories, but now you’re struggling to get back on track. Don’t worry, it’s easier than you think. They say calories don’t count on weekends or when you’re on holiday, and for …

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Free community events offered to the public

Free community events offered to the public

Mexican culture is set to be promoted to the community via a series of public events at Manarat Al Saadiyat. A joint venture between the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi and the Embassy of Mexico in the …

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Will this be the best new barbecue restaurant in town?

Will this be the best new barbecue restaurant in town?

A brand new barbecue restaurant is set to open in Abu Dhabi. Dickey’s Barbecue Pit will open its first UAE store in Yas Mall next month, serving up a taste of Texas for foodies in the capital. The restaurant is …

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Find out where to get a new book in the city

Find out where to get a new book in the city

Did you know that today (9th September) is Book Lovers Day? Well, now you do. September is also Read a New Book month so there’s never been a better time to pick up a book and start reading. Right? So …

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You need to get ready for this returning event

You need to get ready for this returning event

Yas Fitness Festival will return to Yas Island this November.  The capital’s largest free fitness festival will bring a weekend of fitness classes, outdoor activities, workshops and entertainment to Abu Dhabi on 16th and 17th November at Gateway Park. Classes …

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This new reading campaign is perfect for schoolchildren

This new reading campaign is perfect for schoolchildren

A new campaign has been launched to encourage children in Abu Dhabi to read.  The Back to School programme 2018, organised by the The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) and the National Library, will include …

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