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Cobbler on the cobbles

Have you strolled through Garema Place and noticed a store sign without a store recently? It probably belonged to Yianni (or John) Papageorgiou. Development on the corner of Bunda Street and Akuna Street meant Yianni had no other choice but to close his shop of 23 years. Yianni is looking for a new location, which […]

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Shine a nightlight on Canberra’s heart

Lighting our city centre helps pedestrians feel safe, keep crime rates down and provide interest and focal points can shape urban life after dark. In Canberra, we have the programmed lanterns in Lonsdale Street trees, the glorious fairy lights in Ainslie Place linking the theatre to the Canberra Centre and the coral-like lights on London […]

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#BackyardExperiment outcomes

On April 4, In The City Canberra was invited to the #Backyard’sExperiment Roof Top Event to discuss the results of the eight-day experiment. The Backyard Experiment took place in October in Garema place. It was an observational study of public life were cameras were set up to watch and understand how people use a space […]

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In The City Canberra Survey

In The City Canberra defines its investment strategies on what the 608 City Centre Marketing and Improvements commercial levy payers want. They do this via the 10 voluntary Board of Directors who represent their views. Invariably this includes everyone – people who do business, visit, shop, learn, live, work , pass-through and look from afar. […]

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Braddon hair stylist wins ‘Salon Stylist of the year’ 2017

Once again, Canberra’s local talent has been nationally recognised, this time at the Australian Hair Industry Awards (AHIA). The AHIA are the only National Business Awards in the hair industry where a strong panel of business, marketing, coaching, media and educational experts spent over three weeks scrutinising more than 230 entries. Canberran Leslie Henshaw took out […]

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Where to shop for Christmas gifts in Braddon

For many of us the realisation that Christmas is just around the corner may come with a slight wave of panic. But shopping for gifts doesn’t have to be stressful and exhausting! Shop local this Christmas and enjoy the sunshine as you walk the buzzing streets of Braddon. We’ve done our research of boutiques for […]

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Footie in the Square 

The atmosphere of the AFL Grand Final will take over Canberra’s Civic Square on 1 October 2016 from 12noon, as the call goes out for the Territory’s footy faithful to celebrate the season’s showdown in the heart of the city. While the main game may be played in Melbourne, Canberra will put on its own […]

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