CBD Local articles

The word on the street

The word on the street

By Chloe Strahan After 15 years of teaching English as a second language overseas, Bruce Matthews has settled back down in Melbourne to continue this work locally. It takes a lot of patience to teach English as a second language, but Bruce says that he is good at what he does. “I work six days

Loving where she lives

You’ve got to love people who love where they live – like the CBD’s Rhyll Dorrington who is smitten by her west-end location. Manhattan might have its acclaimed SoHo district but, according to Rhyll, nothing beats Melbourne’s SoBo enclave (South of Bourke)! She bought her apartment on the corner of Collins and Spencer streets in

Alan Findlater loves living in the CBD

The big Scotsman has tried the ‘burbs – Blackrock and Elwood – but they don’t come close to what the centre of town offers. As a former resident of Edinburgh, he appreciates the notion of a compact, pedestrian-based city. “I’ve always liked the idea of walking and avoiding commuting,” he said. “Living here you can

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