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How can the Canberra CBD benefit from Lonely Planet ranking?

Last week Canberra was ranked third in ‘The Lonely Planet’s’ 2018 Top Cities to Visit list. The debate surrounding the ranking has been wide-spread, comical and somewhat relentless. It has also been nothing but a catalyst for Canberra’s exposure to the world. Now that we have been ranked third, the burning question is how does […]

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Light rail takes more significant steps in October

The month of October has seen the first stage of Canberra’s light rail take some significant steps with the first trams expected to arrive from Spain over the coming months and the first tracks being laid near Gungahlin. ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr has been busy inspecting the first instalments of Canberra’s new form of […]

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Flashback Friday: Street art on Cooyong street

To counter public graffiti, earlier this year the ACT Government called for expressions of interest to paint a mural on the wall above the Cooyong street skatepark. This was just one of a number of projects In The City Canberra (ITCC) has undertaken to improve the CBD and promote Canberra artists. With the business closing […]

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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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A tipple or two at Taste of Braddon

People of Braddon: hold onto your hipster hats, burgers and beers as the time is almost right for you to shine! For two days only, the community of Canberra and surrounding regions will be invited to help In The City Canberra (ITCC) celebrate the benefits of Braddon. Spanning the weekend of 11 and 12 November, […]

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The Green Shed celebrates $500,000 in cash donations

In mid-2017, the Green Shed celebrated an impressive achievement – one that saw them reach a whopping $500,000 in cash donations to 40 local charities and organisations since their inception in 2010. Speaking on what motivates such generosity is The Green Shed co-founder Elaine Stanford, who said “we will support anything we see as a […]

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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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Flashback Friday: Taxi rank security

Since 2010, In The City Canberra (ITCC) have matched the Government’s investment of $50,000 per year to keep Canberra’s Alinga Street taxi rank safe. Thanks to the joint contribution, party-goers on a Friday and Saturday night can rest easy knowing their ride home from the popular taxi rank will be subject to supervision, between the […]

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Flashback Friday: Transforming our city streets

A city without a vibrant centre is a city without a heart; which is why we here at In The City Canberra (ITCC) are thrilled the City Renewal Authority (CRA) will soon assume responsibility for providing our beloved CBD streets with the TLC they deserve. Over the years the pavements, shopfronts and alleyways of Canberra’s […]

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