Melissa York, City A.M.

Melissa York

City A.M.

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Past articles by Melissa:

Best of travel: The foodie revolution hits the Maldives

We’re republishing classic travel stories from our archives. Today we revisit Melissa York’s trip to the paradise islands of The Maldives. → Read More

Best of travel: Hayman, a luxe resort on the Great Barrier Reef

Backpackers going to Australia aspire to conquer the three R: (Barrier) Reef, Rocks, and Rock. But we have a Hayman sized secret for you → Read More

How New York invented the business breakfast

We’re republishing travel stories from our archives. Today we revisit Melissa York’s trip to New York to eat a business breakfast. → Read More

House prices in Camden: Camden Market turns 45 tomorrow, but how much have house prices changed in this cultural hotspot?

Tomorrow, a London institution reaches proper middle-age. → Read More

House prices in Bow: Young professionals are changing the landscape of E3, but upsizing proves costly

Few areas in London have seen demographic change like east London, but even within the East End, Bow has changed a lot in recent years. → Read More

New homes: Our pick of the new builds going on sale in London this weekend

New developments on the market this week Acton Gardens, Acton From £430,000 Get on the Crossrail network with these new homes next to Acton High Street. Residents will have four train stations to choose from, including one linked to the high-speed rail network that is due to be running by the end of the year. The latest collection, Boreal, includes one, two and three bedroom flats with a… → Read More

House prices in Wanstead: Families flock to 'the Twickenham of East London', where houses near green spaces have sold for seven digits

There was a time when Wanstead, an unusually leafy spot of east London, was most famous for its Member of Parliament. → Read More

House prices in the City of London: How much does it cost to live in the shiny new developments in the Square Mile?

Have you ever thought about living in the Square Mile? Fair enough if you haven’t because you’re certainly in the majority, With an eye-watering average → Read More

Our pick of the new homes on sale in London this weekend

New developments on the market this week Kidbrooke Village, Greenwich From £567,500 for a two bed with two bathrooms First time buyers can get on the ladder – and be part of a £1bn regeneration project – on the outskirts of Blackheath with the launch of these new Help to Buy homes. The interior design of the open plan apartments at Birch House, which are close to a new Cator Park, are inspired… → Read More

Property prices in Peckham: The 'hipster capital of south London' saw impressive house price growth last year

They say that if you want to spot the next up-and-coming property hotspot, all you have to do is follow the artists. → Read More

Seven of the best mocktails: Keep your January dry with this selection of the best non-alcoholic cocktails in London

Pretend it’s the middle of July with this fresh orange juice and ginger ale punch, picked up with a splash of lime and garnished with a selection of → Read More

Property of the Week: Interior designer Elspeth Lynn sells her home in Bayswater that's an homage to Gatsby glamour

For some people, making a house a home is fun, but for others it’s a chore. → Read More

House prices in Westminster: The home of Big Ben hasn't traditionally been home to many Londoners, but nearby Victoria is changing that

It is a curious truth that while Westminster may be home to the capital’s most famous icons, from Big Ben to the Houses of Parliament, Westminster hasn’t → Read More

New homes: Our pick of the new builds going on sale in London this weekend

New developments on the market this week Hampstead Manor, Hampstead From £740,000 A two bedroom show apartment is being unveiled this month on a huge restoration project in Hampstead, north London. Situated on Kidderpore Avenue, the interior design firm Johnson Ribolla has taken inspiration from authors who’ve lived in the local area to dress each room; the hallway is inspired by The Forsyte… → Read More

Sweat at the Donmar Warehouse review: This Pulitzer winning play is a comprehensive dissection of de-industrialised American heartlands

Following the US Presidential election in 2016, a slew of reporters were hastily dispatched to the backwaters of de-industrialised America to discover → Read More

How to Mix: Sympathy for the Devil at Bar 190, which played a renegade role in Rolling Stone history

This is hardly the time of year to be having sympathy for the devil – but don’t let that stop you from ordering this cocktail at Bar 190 in South → Read More

Focus On Bow: A population boom and the commercial success of nearby Stratford is boosting plans for new homes in E3

It may seem like a distant memory now, but the London 2012 Olympic Games promised a lot in the way of legacy. → Read More

Focus On Acton: This once 'unloved' part of west London is transforming thanks to the imminent arrival of Crossrail

For some places in London, the housing market is a complicated beast; riding high in some streets, but not in others; a tale of two postcodes; a slow-burning → Read More

New Homes: Our pick of the new builds and conversions going on sale in London this weekend

New developments on the market this week Fitzroy Gate, Old Isleworth From £1.4m Why shouldn’t Christmas shopping include browsing for a new home? There’s a festive-themed open day tomorrow from 10am to 4pm at this seven acre development in south west London. There are three show homes to peruse and 39 Victorian and neo-Georgian style family homes on sale, each with two parking spaces. Sadly,… → Read More

Woolwich property prices: This soon-to-be Crossrail hub will see its population increase by 58 per cent by 2026

Last month, the Woolwich Ferry made its final voyage across the Thames. → Read More