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Oktoberfest in the City

Plans this Oktoberfest? Partially parched? Head into Canberra’s CBD to re-hydrate at one of the many local bars, pubs and restaurants. If your after a particular beverage (of the yeast variety!), why not head over to King O’Malley’s in Canberra’s CBD for a stein or two of culture and community spirit?! For the month of […]

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Micro-park, mighty popular with Canberra locals

In October 2016, In The City Canberra (ITCC) and ACT Government sponsored the Backyard Experiment. The community-focussed initiative, designed to enhance the visual aesthetics and bring life to Canberra’s CBD, was delivered by Street Furniture Australia and coincided with the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects, International conference. The highly popular public initiative occurred at a […]

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And…it’s a wrap!

What better way to wind-down from a bustling community-initiative-filled 2016/17, than by settling in to recap the major achievements and highlights that characterised yet another memorable year for In The City Canberra (ITCC)? This month we meander down memory lane, courtesy of the 2016/17 ITCC Annual Report. The ninth edition will subsequently be the last […]

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Canberra Light Rail update – trees please

For those following the Canberra Light Rail project, there’s good news in store for anyone concerned about the former loss of trees and vegetation along Northbourne Avenue. Recent reports by Canberra Metro Construction reveal the plan to replace the trees formerly removed with a variety of species, including the 4-metre tall Eucalyptus Mannifera. At this […]

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Canberra’s The Cupping Room – a local flavour journey!

In The City Canberra (ITCC) aims to support the best attractions Canberra’s CBD has to offer – including favourite tried and tested coffee haunts! For those who find themselves pounding the pavements of City West and in need of caffeine, rest assured as there are many fabulous options including Xchange on London, TwentyOne Cafe & […]

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Flashback Friday: Survey says…

Appreciating what you, the Levy Payers, Government, our CBD businesses and the general community, wants from all of us here at In The City Canberra (ITCC), is important determinant in our daily activities. Also important is understanding your perceptions about the CBD. During our time in business, we have conducted several major surveys and research projects […]

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Flashback Friday: 2008 cleaning blitz

By 30th June 2008, In The City Canberra (ITCC) was pleased to report its campaign to remove posters from City walls had been successful. In addition to ongoing cleaning, a one-off cleaning blitz was completed on the Sydney and Melbourne buildings, Garema Place and City Walk from the bus interchange to Akuna Street. ITCC CEO […]

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Floriade – in full bloom!

Image: Floriade  Despite chilly North-Westerly winds and reluctantly blooming blossoms, Spring has officially sprung the Capital, signalled by Floriade getting under way on Saturday 16 September. Warning: this is not an event for the faint hearted! This year visitors to the annual event will be treated to a kaleidoscope of colour, thanks to the 1 […]

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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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New owners re-open Gus’ Café in Civic

Gus’ was the first café in Canberra to offer outdoor dining, in the 1970s. Not an easy task because the government at the time were concerned about risks associated with eating outside. The new owners are excited to show their renovation of the Canberra CBD icon. The café is now heritage listed, as it ‘illustrates […]

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