Hopes of a summer rebound dashed as Omicron wave leaves businesses reeling

February 4th, 2022 - Brendan Rees

Hospitality owners in the inner city say they are fighting for survival as the Omicron COVID-19 wave sparks a shortage of workers and lockdown-like conditions, leaving many consumers at home.


Show your love on Valentine’s Day

February 3rd, 2022 - Carol Saffer

Kellee Pham, florist and owner of Kellee Flowers in East Melbourne, said Valentine’s Day was the most important and busiest in her year.

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$2.5 million snapped up in dining vouchers as visitors “pour back” into city

December 1st, 2021 - Brendan Rees

Restaurants, cafes, and bars across the inner city are “reaping the rewards” of a discount scheme designed to lure diners back to the city.

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Not your “run of the mill” designer

November 4th, 2021 - Inner City News

Operating out of East Melbourne, Karmaidea Studio Design owner Franca Lepre has been offering interior development, personal shopping and events services since 2019.

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Inner city locals celebrate Freedom Day

November 4th, 2021 - Katie Johnson

The inner city sputtered back to life on October 22 as people poured out onto the streets and into cafés for the first time in three months.

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