Cow Lane

It’s closing time

By GUY WILLIAMS Three long-time downtown Queenstown business owners say the next six months will determine the fate of many like them. One’s closing his restaurant for good, another says he’s staring at a ‘‘bloody long autumn’’, while the third predicts...

Burger me days

By PHILIP CHANDLER Ferg's going to love you even more on Wednesday. To celebrate its 20th birthday, the Queenstown institution’s shouting its original The Fergburger, or Fergburger with cheese, throughout its 21 hours of operation — so long as you say...

Man hails bail conditions

A former resort bouncer who watched CCTV footage of himself in full-flight fight mode says it was an ‘‘eye-opener’’ for him, and he doesn’t want to ‘‘be like that ever again in my life’’. In Queenstown’s court last Monday, Ryan...
Queenstown will get the modern, 21st century shopping mall it deserves, owner Skyline Enterprises says. The tourism giant's property manager, Alastair Clifford, says after three years of intensive planning, work's about to start on a $26 million redevelopment that will...

The man behind the mural

A wise person once said if you choose a job you love, you'll never have to work a day in your life. Aussie street artist Steen Jones is the two-metre tall walking embodiment of that philosophy. He talks to...

Street art reveal

Within a fortnight, one of Queenstown's most visible lanes is going to be transformed by one of Aussie's best street artists. Mountain Scene can exclusively reveal the concept for the mural to decorate Cow Lane, dreamed up by Steen Jones,...
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