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bad example

This appeared recently on Webb St near the corner of Smith St. An image search suggests it is based on an image of Attila the Hun from the Nuremberg Chronicle of 1493. Interpretations please? … This post was first published on Fitzroyalty. © Brian Ward.

dinner at Teta Mona in East Brunswick

I’ve been very late to the Teta Mona party. They’ve been providing homecooked style Lebanese food in a charming space on Lygon St East Brunswick for about two years. It’s a bit further south than the somewhat similar and established Rumi.… This post was first published on Fitzroyalty. © Brian Ward.

farewell Little Creatures

Little Creatures was an ambitious addition to Brunswick St when it opened seven and a half years ago. It closed last week after the company established a combined brewery and hospitality venue in Geelong, which replicates the concept of their original Fremantle venue.… This post was first published on Fitzroyalty. © Brian Ward.

an afternoon in the Yarra Valley with Arkley, cider and cheese

The Howard Arkley exhibition at Tarrawarra Mueseum of Art in the Yarra Valley is excellent and I highly recommend it. I knew only the suburban house paintings and it was fascinating to see the breadth of his work. I was particularlyShow More Summary

Naked for Satan proposes massive new development

Naked for Satan plan to add two storeys to the building behind them, which fronts onto Victoria St. Then they want to join their existing rooftop bar to this development via a skybridge over and a tunnel underneath the laneway. It sounds...Show More Summary

Mr Bulgogi on Smith St has closed

After a refit and a change of name from Goshen to Mr Bulgogi, this Korean restaurant on Smith St evidently fared no better than it did before and it has closed after about six months. Bistro K and White Kimchi are newer Korean restaurants on Smith St.… This post was first published on Fitzroyalty. © Brian Ward.

florist on Smith St has closed

The nondescript florist on Smith St has closed. They may have been cheaper than their neearest competitor, but there was no vibe. We gentrifiers require aesthetic sophistication in all things… … This post was first published on Fitzroyalty. © Brian Ward.

lunch at Tahbilk winery cafe in Nagambie

As someone who enjoys wine and learning enough about it to be able to drink well on a budget, I’ve visited many cellar doors around Victoria and eaten at many of their cafes and restaurants. The cellar door is not necessarily the cheapest...Show More Summary

Mulbury on Smith St has closed

Being kind, Mulbury was not quite right for the quiet southern end of Smith St. It’s going to take time for this strip to gain some kind of retail momentum. … This post was first published on Fitzroyalty. © Brian Ward.

happy invasion day

This is on the side of 3CR radio station on Smith St. … This post was first published on Fitzroyalty. © Brian Ward.

dinner at Mukka on Brunswick St

Mukka is a new Indian restaurant on Brunswick St where the short-lived froyo place Frolic used to be. It’s been open for a couple of months now and I’d been eager to try it, but had to find the right dining companion.… This post was first published on Fitzroyalty. © Brian Ward.

Bon Ap French bistro coming soon to Brunswick St

The ebb and flow of restaurants in Fitzroy is fascinating. I’ve been watching the slow redevelopment of the former Red Rice space on Brunswick St and waiting for its purpose to be revealed. It will be a French bistro called Bon Ap’.… This post was first published on Fitzroyalty. © Brian Ward.

fire victim tribute wall

Following the fire in the Fetish tshirt shop, which was deliberately lit by the man who murdered the owner of the shop, the temporary hoardings covering the broken windows at the front of the shop have been covered with condolences and reminiscences.… This post was first published on Fitzroyalty. © Brian Ward.

Addict and Sir Charles on Johnston St join suburban club

Sir Charles on Johnston St recently closed for a couple of weeks and received a new fitout. There was nothing obviously wrong with the old one, which was only a year old and suitably stylish, and replacing it seemed odd. The obviousShow More Summary

Madame Sousou has closed

This is a surprise. Madame Sousou has seemed a popular established restaurant that was known for being open most public holidays, like new years day. I’ve visited many times. I hope this promise of some news soon has substance. … This post was first published on Fitzroyalty. © Brian Ward.

angry orange man

Is anyone reading The Relevant Organs? It’s a satirical Twitter account purporting to be a Chinese government view of the world. It misconstrues the US presidential election campaign as a Chinese style dissident show trial and asks when the candidates / defendants will be executed.… This post was first published on Fitzroyalty. © Brian Ward.

fire on Brunswick St

Fetish tshirt shop on Brunswick was destroyed by fire early this morning and an occupant of the building died in the fire. Bit of a fire on Brunswick st #fitzroy just now. Explosions woke us up. Looks like the old vacant state bank. … This post was first published on Fitzroyalty. © Brian Ward.

Fitzroy history – from fish and chips to burgers

Where Mr Burger is now on Brunswick St used to be, at some point in the late 1980s or early 1990s, a fish and chips shop called Soul Fish. The image below is a composite containing the historical and current views.… This post was first published on Fitzroyalty. © Brian Ward.

homeless

Another amazing work by Astrotwitch on Little Smith St just south of Gertrude St (if I recall correctly – this was taken a month ago). … This post was first published on Fitzroyalty. © Brian Ward.

David Bowie’s unreleased songs from Blackstar and Lazarus

As soon as David Bowie‘s last album Blackstar came out I was discussing with a friend and fellow obsessive whether a subsequent ‘deluxe’ version containing extra, previously unreleased, songs would be released, as was the case with his previous album The Next Day.… This post was first published on Fitzroyalty. © Brian Ward.

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