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Little Lon returns to its wicked ways

Little Lon returns to its wicked ways

By Jack Hayes If it weren’t for a keen eye, you would be forgiven for walking straight past a rare jewel of Melbourne history.  Nestled in the north-east corner of the CBD, squeezed tight among skyscrapers, you’ll find 17 Casselden Place – a quaint late 1870s cottage with a chequered past and an appetite for

Spice up your Wednesdays

Wednesday nights at Queen Victoria Market (QVM) will continue to be a Melbourne hotspot for food and entertainment, with the springtime return of the Hawker 88 Night Market.  The Hawker 88 Night Market will fill the oriental buffet-sized void left between winter and summer night markets every Wednesday night from September 18 to October 23. 

New year, same success

By Jack Hayes Haileybury College has continued its winning ways, with another impressive showing at the 2019 Australian Education Awards (AEA) at Dockside Sydney.  As industry-wide leaders in innovation, school programing and international vision, the King St school capped off another successful year in the non-government school system by taking home three awards.  Principal Derek

Unrivalled inner-city living

By Jack Hayes Nestled impeccably between city and sea, the streets of South Melbourne are set to welcome Lenny – a unique six-level luxury development in the heart of the buzzing South Melbourne. Marketed by Eton Property Group, Lenny will stand at 161 Buckhurst St, an easy walking distance to South Melbourne Market, Bay Street

String Bean Alley opens at QVM

Queen Victoria Market (QVM) has unveiled Melbourne’s newest laneway experience, with String Bean Alley officially opened on July 19.  26 independent traders in bespoke shipping containers now call String Bean Alley home, providing a uniquely Melbourne shopping experience in the heart of the city’s favourite market.  With a history dating back to 1936, the name

Boutique city real estate

Real estate agent and CBD resident Chris Snell has built his own brand on old fashioned service and a deep understanding of community.   Having worked in real estate since 1992, Chris established his own boutique agency at 21 Victoria Street Melbourne and his approach of providing a tailored and engaging real estate service is

Live more at The Evermore

Perfectly wedged in the heart of Southbank Village, within walking distance to the Arts Precinct, Royal Botanic Gardens, South Melbourne Market and Albert Park Lake, The Evermore offers residents the very best of what Melbourne has to offer.   Nestled between the growing Domain Precinct and Southbank’s low-rise community at 58-66 Dorcas St, Southbank, construction

New food hall rounds off St. Collins Lane

By Asleen Mauthoor  St. Collins Lane shopping precinct opened its new food hall last month, adding to its array of eateries at the fashion and dining destination. Located on Level 2, the food hall provides shoppers with a fast, casual eating experience, offering culturally-diverse cuisine, now with a strong Japanese influence.  In a first for

An African-fusion adventure

By Meg Hill African-inspired CBD bar polépolé (meaning relax, slowdown and take it easy, in Swahili) presents a new two-level dining space wrapped in safari-style canvas: an exquisite full-service dining experience downstairs and a fun and energetic themed bar, Glamp, upstairs! Behind the red door (located above Lorna Jane at 267 Little Collins St), is

New service navigates strata world

A new reporting service has become available in Victoria for people either living in or thinking of buying into an owners’ corporation/strata community. Set up late last year by experts Jane Giacobbe and Nirosha Diassanayake, Strata Reports Victoria fills a desperate need for information about buildings held by owners’ corporation/strata managers. Ms Giacobbe explained that

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