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A Taste of Braddon – and it was delicious!

There were pugs, poodles, dachshunds, goats and good times had by all over the weekend at In The City Canberra’s inaugural A Taste of Braddon, and associated District Food and Wine Frolic in Braddon’s Haig Park. Despite the occasional downpour, spirits rallied amongst those attending the event over Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 November, with […]

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ITCC transitions…

After ten years of servicing Canberra’s CBD in so many ways, In The City Canberra (ITCC) will close its doors for the final time on 31 December 2017, handing the reigns to the new custodians of Canberra’s CBD, the City Renewal Authority (CRA). A handover process is already underway, with many notable projects and programs […]

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Christmas every weekend!

Good News! The City is Christmassy every December weekend before the big day! In 2017 the ACT Government has directly commissioned the consultant we employed in 2016 and signed up the charity Red Nose. We had enthusiastically partnered with Red Nose in 2014, 2015 and 2016 and provided $75,000 to help break Guinness World ™ […]

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Canberra Centre to re-open Monaro Mall tomorrow

Canberra’s oldest mall, the Monaro Mall, will re-open to the public tomorrow having undergone a facelift that unlocks an array of fresh franchises to Canberrans. A show of confidence in the Canberra market is the reason behind the launch of the Canberra Centre’s newest upgrade, proven by the much-anticipated arrival of multinational fashion retailer H&M […]

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New CBD artwork to pay tribute to Canberra icon

Iconic Canberra suit maker, John Hanna, will be remembered by the Canberra community in a new mural located in Garema Place. The artwork, commissioned by In the City Canberra, will pay tribute to John who passed away in September and remembers him as one of the city’s most well-known and respected traders. In The City […]

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Flashback Friday: In The City mag

Last Summer, after five and a half years, we said a fond farewell to the Fairfax produced In The City magazine. In The City Canberra (ITCC) and the team at Fairfax supported new bars, restaurants, people and places with quirky stories ranging from who’s keeping bees on balconies, gorgeous pools, the best cocktails, where to […]

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On the Fringe…

Are you a lover of the slightly weird but wonderful world of alternative utopian art? The inaugural 2017 Floriade Fringe may be right up your bohemian-themed alley! Run by Australia’s travelling arts festival, The Village, Floriade Fringe as an extension of the existing Floriade brand, promises to delight in every, unexpected way. The three-day spectacle […]

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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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