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Tributes flow for the “King of Collins St”

Tributes flow for the “King of Collins St”

By Shane Scanlan Melbourne turned out to honour the memory and celebrate the life of Don Parsons on May 17. Some had the privilege of speaking publicly about the man they are now calling the “King of Collins St”. For others, the reflections were personal.  They were about the small, non-random acts of kindness and

City Square traffic disruptions

“CBD News” has the latest information on when and where construction trucks will be travelling to the City Square area during the early works of the Melbourne Metro Rail Project. Members from the Melbourne Metro Rail Authority (MMRA) and early works contractor John Holland told small business owners of their plans to minimise traffic disruption

Mary Poulakis is for Collins St

The new president of the Collins Street Precinct, Mary Poulakis, is one of those increasingly rare types of people who likes to contribute. For Mary (pictured right), it’s the second time around, having taken the reins some years ago and she is again stepping forward for the cause of maintaining and enhancing Collins St’s preeminent

A slice of history

Time is running out to purchase the magnificent COLLINS  The Story of Australia’s Premier Street coffee-table book. First printed in 2005 and since reprinted by popular demand, the book traces the colourful history of Collins St and its characters. It contains amazing details on the wonderful buildings, hotels, retailers, clubs, the medical faculty, transport, art

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