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A very suit-able experience

A very suit-able experience

By Shane Scanlan “Tailor-made”. I’ve always associated the term with a cigarette that didn’t need to be rolled.  So my recent first experience of having a suit made for me has been certainly a special delight. I’ve been in denial for a good while now about my need for a new suit.  I’ve got two

A feast for the curious

Enjoy lunch with a side of learning during Melbourne Knowledge Week. For seven days in May, Melbourne Knowledge Week (MKW) will transform the CBD into a collaborative classroom, bringing people together to address the interconnected challenges and opportunities our city is currently facing. The theme of this year’s event is “connecting minds, creating change” and

Melbourne on a plate

The Melbourne Food and Wine Festival brings a bounty of great-tasting events to the city’s laneways, rooftops and public spaces over 10 days in March. The 2016 Melbourne Food and Wine Festival (MFWF) program includes an impressive 290 events held from March 4 to 13, including 17 family-friendly and 25 (and counting) free events. With

New kids on the block

Build on the lingering New Year enthusiasm (while resolutions are still top-of-mind) and trade in your standard lunchtime venue for one of these newly-opened establishments. Who knows, a new lunch spot could be just the ticket to a successful 2016. Axil Coffee Roasters have opened a second CBD location, Axil SXL, nestled in a shopping

‘Tis the season to be jolly…

Myer Christmas windows The Myer Christmas windows are a Melbourne institution. The windows are celebrating their 60th anniversary this year and an air of secrecy surrounded them until the official unveiling. The windows are based on the book Little Dog and the Christmas Wish, written by Corrine Fenton and illustrated by Robin Cowcher. Both Fenton

An architectural wonder

Have you visited MPavilion yet? MPavilion is a temporary pavilion located in Queen Victoria Gardens. The unique architecture commission was founded in 2014 by the Naomi Milgrom Foundation (with support from City of Melbourne and the Victorian State Government). This year’s MPavilion was designed by AL_A, the studio of award-winning architect Amanda Levete. Ms Levete

Learning at lunch

Melbourne Knowledge Week Melbourne Knowledge Week is taking place from Monday, October 19 until Sunday, October 25. It is a multi-format festival that is dedicated to the latest trends, ideas and innovations of the knowledge sector. There will be a host of workshops, classes and events during the week that like-minded thinkers, entrepreneurs and industry

Feel-good events

The Big Aussie Barbie Australians have always loved a good barbecue, and this is the perfect excuse! The Big Aussie Barbie is a campaign organised by the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia (PCFA) to help raise awareness and funding for the foundation. Over 20,000 men are diagnosed with prostate cancer each year and the disease

Luxury at lunch

Luxury fashion has never been this affordable Fancy a lunchtime adventure to explore two of the best Melbourne luxury consignment stores? The number 8 tram will take you to South Yarra where you will find Mio Tesoro and Secondo where even the most prestigious designer garments and accessories can be purchased at affordable prices. But

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