After much anticipation, Charlestown’s newest dining precinct, The Corner opened for business on Thursday with much food, fun and fanfare.
A throng of food enthusiasts flocked to Charlestown Square to get a first glimpse of the funky precinct that houses the likes of Newy chicken and burger anarchists Rascal, Bao Brothers, 4 Pines Brewing Company, Popolo Artisan Gelateria, Hunter Espresso and Thai street fusion kings Schillykickk.
While food is a big part of what The Corner is about, music and art are also integral to creating the funky vibe with artists such as Lucas Grogan, Ellie Hannon, Bradley Eastman and Brett Piva both creating and exhibiting in the space in the first months of the Corner’s life.
On the musical side of things, Kylie Jane and Daniel March were on hand to provide the tunes during the day, with DJ Dan Phelen spinning soulful slabs in the late afternoon/evening.
“We’re so excited to be opening The Corner, where we’ve brought together independent Newcastle food heroes and boutique brands alongside the artists and musicians who are shaping the creative and cultural landscape of our city.,” Corner project manager Mardi Ashkine said.”
Head here for a full list of everything happening at The Corner over the coming weeks and check out our pics of the launch below.
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