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Gorgeous live/work home in Melbourne is built with recycled materials

Austin Maynard Architects completed their latest project, a 12-month build that’s stunning, playful, and eco-friendly. Commissioned by a couple that works from home, the Kiah House is a live/work extension in North Fitzroy, Melbourne that comprises a master bedroom and a treehouse-like office stacked on top. Show More Summary

Victorian cottage gets modern refresh and a new home office

Another gem by Austin Maynard Architects Austin Maynard Architects has completed yet another gorgeous modern home, this time by extending a weatherboard Victorian cottage in North Fitzroy, Melbourne. Called Kiah House, the renovation...Show More Summary

Colorful Australian Hostel Designed For Healing

Beautiful architecture spreads its influence into the healthcare arena with the colorful Fitzroy Crossing Renal Hostel located in a small western Australian town and designed for patients undergoing renal dialysis. Designed by architect Iredale Pedersen Hook, the facility is designed with healing in mind for aboriginals in the surrounding area …

This 'storm glass' is stupid but looks neat

4 months agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

This decorative storm glass "predicts" the weather. Admiral FitzRoy says so. It seems natural, to me anyway, that there would be a storm glass on my curio packed shelves. Purported to change in advance of weather, the chemicals in solution...Show More Summary

The Third Horizon Caribbean Film Festival Persists Through Hurricane Havoc

When Jason Fitzroy Jeffers shows up for a late breakfast to discuss the second-annual Third Horizon Caribbean Film Festival in the wake of Hurricane Irma, he's rocking some puffy bags under his eyes. It's been a rough two weeks for the festival's cofounder/director and his crew of collaborators — an...

Third Horizon Caribbean Film Festival Announces Return and New Line-Up

Last year, Jason Fitzroy Jeffers launched debuted the Third Horizon Caribbean Film Festival to a city longing for more diverse art. After its success at O Cinema Wynwood with films like Ayiti Mon Amour, Generation Revolution, and Crumbs, the festival is returning to Miami September 28th to October 1st with...

Witness: Cambrils terrorist taunted and smiled at police as they shot him

A witness told of how a terrorist responsible for the second attack in Spain yesterday taunted police before they shot him dead. Fitzroy Davies, from Wolverhampton, was caught up in the second attack in Cambrils and described what he saw. Show More Summary

For The Love: A Year of Adventure Climbing

Why devote one's life to the mountains? UK climber Tom Livingstone explores this question while looking back on a year of adventure climbing in the Alps (Mont Blanc Massif), Canadian Rockies, Patagonia (Torres del Paine and Fitzroy Massif), Scotland, North Wales,... Continue reading

Thinking About Galapagos (5): FitzRoy and Darwin

Cerro Brujo (Finger Hill) on San Cristobal Island The "Cathedral" Rock Formation in Cerro Brujo On the morning of Day 4 (January 31), we were on the northwest coast of San Cristobal at Cerro Brujo, a large tuff cone that has eroded to create caves and a tunnel. Show More Summary

After 187 Years, A Venerable Theatre Bookshop Closes In London

The news was announced yesterday, with the publishing and theatre licensing company blaming an “unsustainable rental increase” of up to 300% at the Fitzroy Street premises over the past five years.

100 Creatives: Jason Jeffers, the Filmmaker Unveiling the Real Caribbean

Jason Fitzroy Jeffers is first and foremost a storyteller. Though the mediums through which his stories are told can vary, the direction of his artistic gaze stays laser-focused on the Caribbean. The 35-year-old musician, writer, and filmmaker left his home of Barbados more than ten years ago, but it has not left him and continues to shape his creative expression.

Book Review of Rev Ken Newell’s Captured by a Vision: An Enthralling Human Story

Rev Ken Newell, a former minister at Fitzroy Presbyterian in Belfast, is best-known for his ecumenical peacemaking during the Troubles. Newell partnered with his friend the late Fr Gerry Reynolds of Clonard Monastery, and a group of committed laity from their congregations, to develop the Clonard-Fitzroy Fellowship. This small group, rooted in joint spiritual practices more...

Third Horizon Film Festival Gives Miami a Locals' Perspective on the Caribbean

To the rest of America, the countries of the Caribbean might seem like nothing more than a bunch of beachy vacation destinations. But when Jason Fitzroy Jeffers imagines the region, he sees the future. Jeffers, who is from Barbados, says the Caribbean is a microcosm of mixing. "The people of...

Izo FitzRoy - Here I Come (Moods Remix)

Sounds like: Kraak & Smaak, Robert Delong, Ogris Debris Song: Izo FitzRoy - Here I Come (Moods Remix) What's so good? Good gracious, the funk has a hold of me when I listen to this track. Funk must know though that I cherish my private space, and it must let go of me. Show More Summary

Eastern Reef Egrets

After the last three weeks of introducing you to our closest river, which is the Fitzroy River at Langi Crossing...

Carryology Opens New Concept Store in Melbourne

After six successful years, web publication Carryology is making a transition from the web to the real world through the launch of its first concept store. Situated in Fitzroy, Melbourne, the Smith Street based store features a diverse collection of bags and carry goods. Staffed by highly knowledgeable “carry ninjas,” the store aims to challenge […]

Fitzroy Loft Breathes Life into Warehouse

In a former life, this residence was once a 250 square meter brick warehouse. In 2015, it was transformed into the Fitzroy Loft. The designers focused on creating corresponding intimate spaces and voids: the bed rooms and study are intimate...Show More Summary

farewell internet cafe

Was this the last internet cafe in Fitzroy? K2 on Brunswick St next door to Argos Loves Company cafe recently closed. Internet cafes were essential for backpackers and other travellers during the period after internet access became cheap...Show More Summary

Tallinn, Hipster Paradise in Estonia

Tallinn, The journey from soviet ruins to hipster paradise. Whenever you think hipster you probably think Shoreditch in London, Fitzroy in Melbourne, Williamsburg in New York or some other well-known trendy hipster location out there. Show More Summary

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