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.


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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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

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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Neighbourhood pasta bar spreading the southern Italian love

February 28th, 2024 - Georgie Atkins

Dive into the world of Super Norma; the Italian pasta bar that’s shaking things up on the Rathdowne St strip with southern Italian-inspired dishes served in takeaway noodle boxes.

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Carlton shisha bar seeks late-night liquor licence amid community concern

February 28th, 2024 - Brendan Rees

The owners of the Balcony Shisha Bar in Carlton have expressed their commitment to working with the community as they apply to extend their service of alcohol until 3am.

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Madeleine de Proust: a feast for the eyes and stomach

January 31st, 2024 - Georgie Atkins

Specialising in the art of madeleines, Lygon St’s newest patisserie Madeleine de Proust is one of Melbourne’s most unique culinary offerings.

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Brunetti Classico brings a new local to Drummond St

November 29th, 2023 - Sean Car

Just when you thought Lygon St legend Brunetti Classico couldn’t get any bigger in Carlton, a new concept boutique store will soon open at the rear of its current flagship store on Drummond St.

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Celebrate the festive season at Paper Republic

November 29th, 2023 - Jack Hayes

As we near Christmas, and festive fever hits the world, there are few better shopping experiences than taking a walk down Bourke Street Mall.

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Corner store for sale in Parkville

March 1st, 2021 - Rhonda Dredge
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