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Follow that Taco Truck!

Follow that Taco Truck! May 31, 2011 | What's New | Read More
Mobile food vendors has never really caught on in Melbourne, but that is starting to change with culinary inclusion of the Taco Truck. Join their facebook or twitter group and they will tell you where they are going to be. Fun and delicious. http://www.tacotruck.com.au/

Finding the Music

Finding the Music May 31, 2011 | What's New | Read More
A band at the John Curtin Hotel Melbourne is known as the musical heartland of the country, with hundreds of acts playing nightly throughout the city and inner suburban pubs. The best way to find what you are looking for is to pick up the free “Beat Magazine” available every Wednesday at...

EAT WITH OTHERS!

EAT WITH OTHERS! May 29, 2011 | Events, Food | Read More
  A great way to get to know some Melburnians is to share a meal with them. EAT WITH ME is a website that allows people in your area to organise and attend events that share meals together. No more eating alone when travelling! More information can be found at www.eatwithme.net  

Phantom of the Opera – Part 2

Phantom of the Opera – Part 2 May 29, 2011 | Events, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
This week “Love Never Dies” opened in Melbourne, the eagerly awaited follow up to Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “Phantom of the Opera”. It will play at the historic Regent Theatre for a limited season. More information can be found at http://www.LoveNeverDies.com.au

Good Food and Wine Show on this week!

Good Food and Wine Show on this week! May 29, 2011 | Events, Food, Things to Do | Read More
For three days this expo showcases the best produce, wine and beer Melbourne has to offer. There are also presentations by celebrity and/or highly respected chefs. Don’t forget all the food tastings! For more information see http://www.goodfoodshow.com.au  

Visit the Brewery!

Visit the Brewery! May 29, 2011 | Food, Nightlife, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Mountain Goat Brewery is open to the public on Wednesday and Friday nights. It offers all their beers on taps as well as pizzas, music and guided tours of what used to be a tan factory. A quintessential Melbourne experience, minutes from the CBD. More information can be found at http://goatbeer.com.au/  

City Penguins

City Penguins May 13, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
While thousands flock to Phillip Island everyday to see the penguins, many locals don’t even know that a colony of penguins live near St Kilda. Unknown to the public until 1993, an environmentalist established  Penguin Water Cruises which has sole permission to visit them. Tours depart every...

Bicycles everywhere

Bicycles everywhere May 8, 2011 | What's New | Read More
Melbourne is a great city in which to ride a bicycle. The Melbourne Bike Share program, provides 600 bikes at 50 bike share stations, dotted around the Melbourne CBD for those that want to see the sites at a slower pace. Cheap helmets ($5) are available in 7/11 convenience stores and can be refunded...

Good Beer Week in May

Good Beer Week in May April 25, 2011 | Events, Food, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Mountain Goat Beers In celebration of Australia and abroad’s best craft beer, Good Beer Week will showcase a variety of beer related events at venues all through Melbourne. This is a great chance to sample some quality brews and meet the people who make them. The event goes from May 16th-21st....

Discover the Docklands

Discover the Docklands April 25, 2011 | Events, Food, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Melbourne’s newest district, the Docklands, often gets a bad rap. Some say it is too sterile, while others say there simply isn’t any life in the area. While this might have been the case a few years ago, in recent time the Docklands have sprouted many new dining, accommodation and event...
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