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Towers bring new life to Melbourne's quietest corner

Towers bring new life to Melbourne's quietest corner

The CBD's sleepiest district, bordered by King, Bourke, Spencer and La Trobe streets, is undergoing a population influx.

  • by Tom Cowie

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So you want to build Lego for a living? Yes it's possible
City life

So you want to build Lego for a living? Yes it's possible

A professional 'brick artist' and a trader of vintage pieces are among exhibitors at a mega Lego expo.

  • by Carolyn Webb
Lost soles: Founders sad as Brunswick shoe store shuts up shop
Fashion retail

Lost soles: Founders sad as Brunswick shoe store shuts up shop

Taylor Swift and Princess Mary were customers of Anna Fiori Shoes, who are closing their Brunswick store.

  • by Carolyn Webb
Marie Kondo decluttering craze spells op shop bonanza - but there's a downside

Marie Kondo decluttering craze spells op shop bonanza - but there's a downside

Brian Anderson has been sorting through the avalanche of goods donated to the Salvos as Melburnians get swept up in the decluttering craze inspired by Netflix star Marie Kondo.

  • by David McAlpine
Cheap seats: Best matches to watch at the 2019 Australian Open on a budget
City life

Cheap seats: Best matches to watch at the 2019 Australian Open on a budget

On Monday or Tuesday you can watch players like Nick Kyrgios, Sam Stosur, Kevin Anderson, Tomas Berdych, Andy Murray, Stanislas Wawrinka, John Isner, Victoria Azarenka, Eugenie Bouchard, Gabrine Muguruza, Petra Kvitova and more on a budget.

  • by Anthony Colangelo
Swimming with men: The Melbourne 'Fab Five' defying the statistics
City life

Swimming with men: The Melbourne 'Fab Five' defying the statistics

With a combined age of 388, the five men meet every morning at a pool in Melbourne's east to have a chat and solve the world's problems - once they've had a swim.

  • by Sumeyya Ilanbey
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Ace at their job: Tennis stringers serve to ease player tensions
City life

Ace at their job: Tennis stringers serve to ease player tensions

An East Timorese refugee is among 25 elite racquet stringers at the Australian Open.

  • by Carolyn Webb
Who is the barefoot trumpeter of Southern Cross Station?
Live music

Who is the barefoot trumpeter of Southern Cross Station?

Workin' nine to five: The trumpet-wielding busker pepping up bleary-eyed peak hour commuters.

  • by Carolyn Webb
Frydenberg on hunt for a win in Kooyong
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City life

Frydenberg on hunt for a win in Kooyong

There's no rest for a Treasurer at at the start of an election year, or for an avowed tennis tragic during his beloved club's most high profile annual event.

  • by Samantha Hutchinson
Martin is trying to get rejected every day. This is why

Martin is trying to get rejected every day. This is why

Martin Van Der Heijden is trying to get rejected every day for 30 days and he's loving it.

  • by Nicole Precel
Spirituality, sun and souvlaki: Greeks celebrate Epiphany
Religion

Spirituality, sun and souvlaki: Greeks celebrate Epiphany

A 19 year old Greek Australian reached the cross first in holy swim at Princes Pier.

  • by Carolyn Webb