Macquarie Hotel, Liverpool

MKR’s Chef Colin Fassnidge and business partner, Clayton Ries have taken over Macquarie Hotel Liverpool .  Like many western sydney areas experiencing growth, culinary palettes of these booming cities are on the rise too. Mac Hotel’s bold agenda to”make the space a hub for the community” has a lot of potential. From the sporting clubs in the area, the great diversity in ethnic groups, young families and trades/professional workers, the possibilities to create events and programming unique to Liverpool are endless! The refurbishment is modern and classy, with an outdoor beer garden / conservatory space that easily moulds itself to your group function for the upcoming Grand Finals, Melbourne Cup and Silly Season!

Lexus LC500h Hybrid

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LEXUS LC500h is the hybrid version of the ultimate Japanese gentleman’s cruiser. Costing over $200,000, LC500h isn’t going to be for everyone. Imagine donning your blazer for a drive in to the country. This is about as good as it gets. LEXUS refined the design process with bold strokes one after another. Let us know in the comments what you think.

Karate Kid Remake: YouTube Red announces Cobra Kai Spin-Off series

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Epic adversaries return to the dojo in Cobra Kai, an all-new series that reteams Ralph Macchio and William Zabka in their star-making roles from the iconic film franchise, The Karate Kid. The 10-episode, half-hour series, coming to YouTube Red in 2018, reimagines one of Hollywood’s most popular tales of rivalry and redemption.

Thirty years after the events of the 1984 All Valley Karate Tournament, a down-and-out Johnny Lawrence (Zabka) seeks redemption by reopening the infamous Cobra Kai karate dojo, reigniting his rivalry with a now successful Daniel LaRusso (Macchio), who has been struggling to maintain balance in his life without the guidance of his mentor, Mr. Miyagi. The show is about two men addressing past demons and present frustrations the only way they know how: through karate.

Ralph_2930_Final_CropCobra Kai is written and executive produced by Josh Heald, Jon Hurwitz, and Hayden Schlossberg. Heald is the writer behind the cult classic Hot Tub Time Machine franchise, while Hurwitz & Schlossberg created the successful Harold & Kumar film series and wrote and directed the global hit American Reunion. Together, the trio conceived of this new Karate Kid storyline that picks-up decades after the original film ends. Hurwitz & Schlossberg will direct much of the series. James Lassiter and Caleeb Pinkett will executive produce for Overbrook Entertainment in association with Sony Pictures Television Studios.

“The minute I heard about this project, I knew we had to have it. The Karate Kid became an instant classic in the 1980s, and still resonates with audiences around the world and on YouTube today,” said Susanne Daniels, Global Head of Original Content, YouTube. “We’re thrilled to partner with Sony TV, Overbrook and the talented writing team led by Josh Heald, Jon Hurwitz, and Hayden Schlossberg to add a fresh, new comedic twist on one of Hollywood’s most storied rivalries.” Continue reading Karate Kid Remake: YouTube Red announces Cobra Kai Spin-Off series

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