New artwork Parkville Station

Calming artwork installed at Parkville Station

A major artwork designed to bring a sense of calm in Melbourne’s busy hospital and education precinct has been installed at Parkville Station.

Business

Poppyshop Carlton

Poppyshop: Childhood memories across generations in Carlton

May 28th, 2024 - Ruixue Su

Poppyshop, a toy store on Lygon St, will celebrate its 60th birthday next year.

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The Carlton Directory: a guide to everything postcode 3053

The Carlton Directory: a guide to everything postcode 3053

May 28th, 2024 - Jack Hayes

In partnership with local business association, Carlton Inc., Hyperlocal News (publisher of Inner City News) would like to introduce you to The Carlton Directory, a guide to, and celebration of, businesses throughout Carlton.

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The “Swoppy”: Carlton’s “one-stop music shop”

May 1st, 2024 - Georgie Atkins

Nestled on Elgin St across two stores, Music Swop Shop has been the go-to spot for music-lovers for more than four decades.

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Gertrude Grocer Carlton

Carlton welcomes Gertrude Grocer

March 27th, 2024 - Georgie Atkins

The latest addition to the neighborhood is Gertrude Grocer, operated by a dedicated team offering locally sourced, high-quality goods to the Carlton community.

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End of an era for Carlton’s much-loved La Porchetta

End of an era for Carlton’s much-loved La Porchetta

March 13th, 2024 - Brendan Rees

After nearly four decades of serving up classic Italian cuisine, the original La Porchetta in Carlton North has closed its doors for good, prompting tributes to pour in from customers who shared special memories.

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Poppyshop Carlton

Poppyshop: Childhood memories across generations in Carlton

May 28th, 2024 - Ruixue Su
The Carlton Directory

The Carlton Directory: a guide to everything postcode 3053

May 28th, 2024 - Jack Hayes
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The “Swoppy”: Carlton’s “one-stop music shop”

May 1st, 2024 - Georgie Atkins
Gertrude Grocer Carlton

Carlton welcomes Gertrude Grocer

March 27th, 2024 - Georgie Atkins
La Porchetta Carlton

End of an era for Carlton’s much-loved La Porchetta

March 13th, 2024 - Brendan Rees

Columns

Anthony Capon: 16 years with Et Al

Anthony Capon: 16 years with Et Al

May 28th, 2024 - Georgie Atkins

East Melbourne resident and creative director behind fashion brand Et Al, Anthony Capon reflects on his remarkable journey with the store that spans 16 years; from chance encounters to the opening of a new store location.

Local News

Ticket prices to rise for Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show

Ticket prices to rise for Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show

June 5th, 2024 - Brendan Rees

Ticket prices for the Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show (MIFGS) are set to increase by $10 to $50 by 2029, as operating costs continue to rise for the popular event in Carlton.

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Police investigate as heritage terrace in East Melbourne goes up in flames

Police investigate as heritage terrace in East Melbourne goes up in flames

May 28th, 2024 - Brendan Rees

Police are investigating a fire which broke out at an unoccupied building in East Melbourne on May 1.

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Magic Festival casts its spell over Melbourne

Magic Festival casts its spell over Melbourne

May 28th, 2024 - Georgie Atkins

Melbourne Magic Festival (MMF) will return from July 1 to July 13, promising an exciting line-up of mind-blowing local and international magic acts.

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Sod turned for new $6m Ryder Pavilion

Sod turned for new $6m Ryder Pavilion

May 28th, 2024 - Brendan Rees

Work is officially under way to redevelop Parkville’s Ryder Pavilion into a modern, multi-purpose facility.

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Urban Camp marks 40 years

Urban Camp marks 40 years

May 28th, 2024 - Georgie Atkins

For the past 40 years, Urban Camp Melbourne has served as a unique bridge between urban and rural lifestyles, offering an extraordinary camping experience right in the heart of the city.

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Ticket prices to rise for Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show

June 5th, 2024 - Brendan Rees
Albert St Fire East Melbourne

Police investigate as heritage terrace in East Melbourne goes up in flames

May 28th, 2024 - Brendan Rees
Melbourne Magic Festival

Magic Festival casts its spell over Melbourne

May 28th, 2024 - Georgie Atkins
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Sod turned for new $6m Ryder Pavilion

May 28th, 2024 - Brendan Rees
Urban Camp Melbourne

Urban Camp marks 40 years

May 28th, 2024 - Georgie Atkins
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