Monthly Archives: October 2021

Architecture was his life and his passion

by on October 31, 2021 0
In 1970 the firm moved to a pair of remodeled playhouses in Wallace Avenue, Toorak, where it continues to this day under the direction of Dale and Marjorie’s son, Dale junior. During this time, the practice undertook an enviable range of work nationwide that included office towers, hotels, motels, reception centers, shopping malls, ski... Read More

3 new books on nature and the environment explore the effect of humans on the landscape – Orange County Register

by on October 30, 2021 0
This week’s books section features some interesting works involving the natural world: a YA book on a California wildfire; a reissue of an 80-year-old novel about a storm hitting the west coast and a non-fiction work about our most precious resource, water. Before we get there, however, there are a few other titles we’d... Read More

NEWSPORT DAILY – It’s now or never for Douglas Shire’s “Big Three” developments

by on October 29, 2021 0
With no major new development in the city since Juniper Development Group’s Coconut Grove opened on Macrossan Street in 2008, you might hear developers echoing words from Elvis Presley’s 1960s hit, ” It’s now or never”. And three developers who are currently planning large-scale projects might well agree that there is no time like... Read More

The best pubs in Melbourne 2021

by on October 29, 2021 0
To celebrate our 10th anniversary here at Urban List, we ask that you tell us your top 10 lists on our Instagram, and we’re kicking it off with everyone’s favorite establishment, the good ol ‘pub. Some of Melbourne’s best pubs have fed locals for over 150 years. We may have a ways to go... Read More

Double victory for SA hotels

by on October 28, 2021 0
The Marion Hotel has been named South Australia’s Best Hotel for the second year in a row, with the Bridgeport Hotel being co-winner of this year’s Best Gong at the AHA (SA) 2021 Hotel Industry Awards for Excellence. The awards, which took place Tuesday night at the Adelaide Entertainment Center, recognized the $ 20... Read More

Caterers and picnic planners get in the saddle for a big spring running carnival (plus last minute baskets to order for the house)

by on October 27, 2021 0
“Everyone’s pretty over the top right now,” says Sophie Storen of Cookes Food. His catering business has seen bookings for private events during Spring Carnival soar, now that people can congregate in or out of their homes. Throughout next week, Storen will be sending servers and chefs to backyard parties for as few as... Read More

Brady mistakes an apartment complex for a hotel

by on October 27, 2021 0
Aurumstone extended the office 12 levels to create the apartment complex that will now become a hotel. Brady Group has embarked on a recently completed apartment complex with the intention of converting it into a hotel. The deal for 388 Lonsdale Street – opposite Hardware Lane – is worth around $80 million, sources say.... Read More

Australian Venue Co acquires three Melbourne pubs

by on October 27, 2021 0
Australian Venue Co (AVC) said it expects a strong economic recovery and record consumer demand this summer after acquiring three new locations in Melbourne. The acquisitions of the Village Belle Hotel in St Kilda, the Ball Court Hotel in Sunbury and the Victoria Hotel in Yarraville bring AVC’s Victorian portfolio to 38 locations. The... Read More

How to spend it in … Melbourne

by on October 25, 2021 0
I visited Melbourne for the first time in 2010, to dance the Nutcracker, and I fell in love with the place. When I returned in 2015 to work with the Australian Ballet Artistic Health Team, that initial infatuation turned into love. Last year I made my living in New York City and moved to... Read More

Vale J. Dale Fisher, 1931-2021

by on October 25, 2021 0
Born in Richmond on August 28, 1931, James Dale Fisher began studying architecture at the Royal Melbourne Technical College (now RMIT) and then finished the evening course at the Architecture Workshop of the University of Melbourne. Awarded with distinction in six subjects, he received his architectural degree in 1955. While still a student, he... Read More

Victoria records 1,935 cases, 11 deaths as state takes advantage of first weekend out of lockdown

by on October 23, 2021 0
As millions of Victorians took advantage of their first weekend outside the lockdown restrictions, dozens of anti-vaccine protesters flooded a popular food court calling for an end to “vaccine segregation”. Victoria recorded 1,935 COVID-19 cases and 11 deaths within 24 hours at midnight Sunday as vaccinated residents enjoy their first weekend outside of lockdown.... Read More

Melbourne’s 50 most liveable suburbs revealed

by on October 23, 2021 0
The city’s 50 liveliest suburbs – praised for their parks, shops, great schools and more – have been revealed. See the list. Fitzroy, Carlton and East Melbourne are the liveliest suburbs in the city, with inner suburbs being praised for their proximity to parks, shopping, good schools and more. And trendy spots like Northcote,... Read More

We need our parks

by on October 23, 2021 0
Catchy and meaningless wordsThe marketer’s oft-repeated phrase “technology, not taxes” ticks all the boxes.Only three words with a catchy alliteration and the juxtaposition of two essential truths. Technology will be what solves the climate crisis and no one likes paying taxes. As the trivial distractions go away, it’s smart, cunning, and sharp. But can... Read More

Vaccines hold protest at popular restaurant in St Kilda Melbourne to protest Covid-19 rules

by on October 23, 2021 0
Anti-vaccines gathered at a popular Melbourne restaurant to protest the state’s vaccination rules against Covid. Dozens of protesters lined up in St Kilda’s Acland Street restaurant district on Saturday for a sit-down picnic, calling for an end to “vaccine segregation”. Organizers encouraged protesters via Telegram to rally along the trail, starting at the end... Read More

Melbourne reopens – one last time

by on October 22, 2021 0
Melbourne reopens – one last time Melbourne reopens – one last time We’re sorry, this service is currently unavailable. Please try again later. To reject Skip to section navigation Skip to content Skip to footer 32 Pictures Melbourne emerges as the city that has endured the most days of confinement than anywhere else in... Read More

Two dead in frenzy of shooting at Monash University

by on October 19, 2021 0
Loading One of the injured, a 30-year-old man with abdominal injuries, was in critical condition at Alfred Hospital last night after being airlifted from the university. Four other people, including Dr Gordon-Brown, were also taken to hospital with gunshot wounds. A woman was shot in the jaw and others suffered multiple injuries, including a... Read More

Musical chefs love to cook the most (and Poh’s Spotify playlist for making you mambo while you make sambo)

by on October 19, 2021 0
Music and cooking… They go together like Fred and Ginger, wink and smile, gin and tonic. Unsurprisingly, with some of us having more time to devote to the latter, we have become a bit obsessed with the former. According to the data team of the music streaming service Spotify, Australians created 63,000 food playlists... Read More

Victoria COVID cases increase, NSW COVID cases increase, IBAC investigation continues, NSW restrictions set to ease further on October 25, ACT COVID cases increase

by on October 13, 2021 0
The father of Victoria State MP Adem Somyurek was paid to clean his son’s polling station, but failed to perform his duties, the broad-based Independent Anti-Corruption Commission said. A former member of Mr Somyurek’s staff told the Victoria anti-corruption agency on Wednesday that the office was “dysfunctional”, “decrepit, dilapidated … filled with cobwebs”, but... Read More

Management Services – Danny Fawley Center for Health and Wellness at St Kilda Football Club, Moorabbin

by on October 13, 2021 0
The St Kilda Football Club seeks proposals, through an expression of interest (EOI) process, from organizations qualified for the management services of the Danny Frawley Center for Health and Wellbeing (DFC). The DFC will be located at the home of the St Kilda Football Club (STKFC), RSEA Park, on Linton Street in Moorabbin. Respondents... Read More

Léa Seydoux on ‘No time to die’ and more

by on October 12, 2021 0
The stories of “The French Dispatch” by Wes Anderson take place in the fictional town of Ennui-sur-Blasé. Léa Seydoux – who plays a prison guard who models for an inmate – finds the name hilarious. “It’s so great! This is exactly the image an American can have of the French: they are so bored”Seydoux... Read More

Covid and Age – The New York Times

by on October 12, 2021 0
Emily Oster, an economist at Brown University who writes frequently on parenting, published an article in The Atlantic in March that angered many people. The headline was: “Your unvaccinated child is like a vaccinated grandmother. The article argued that Covid-19 tended to be so mild in children that vaccinated parents could feel comfortable stepping... Read More

Melbourne and Victoria, who suffer the longest Covid lockdown in the world, could FINALLY be free within weeks

by on October 11, 2021 0
How tired Victorians enduring the world’s longest lockdown could FINALLY be free in weeks – as large Melbourne hospital takes unprecedented step to keep Covid patients alive Authorities promise to get Victoria out of lockdown before summer months Health Minister Martin Foley confident to end lockdown in weeks Hospitals create additional intensive care units... Read More

Melbourne enters its 253rd day of Covid lockdown as NSW is released from strict lockdown measures

by on October 10, 2021 0
With millions of people in New South Wales released from the lockdown on Monday, Melbourne continues its gigantic stay under tough stay-at-home orders, with experts predicting Victoria is heading for 3.00 Covid cases per day. The city is spending its 253rd day of containment since the start of the pandemic in March 2020, with... Read More

Two St Kilda Road offices for sale

by on October 10, 2021 0
Pasino Investments paid Centuria $ 28.5 million for 607 St Kilda Road. Two St Kilda Road offices bought by separate parties a few months apart in 2012 hit the market this week. The furthest from town – China-backed Pasino Investments sells # 607 – an asset acquired for $ 28.5 million from Centuria, which... Read More

Choose a park for the picnic season

by on October 8, 2021 0
The town of Port Phillip offers many great places to lay a rug and feast on some goodies from the local businesses. Try Catani Gardens where the historic Canary Island palm boulevards line the walking trails, while nearby Fitzroy Street offers plenty of dining options and the Acland Street area is a short walk... Read More

Victoria SCRAPS Her Most Hated – And Weirdest – Covid Rule On Outdoor Masks

by on October 8, 2021 0
Victoria’s most hated and bizarre Covid restriction ends at midnight Friday – the requirement to wear a face mask even while drinking beer or wine. Victoria’s director of health, Brett Sutton, described the change, made at Friday’s Covid briefing, as “small but significant” as the state prepares to allow more freedom outside. “At midnight... Read More

Rancid Eddie concerts canceled amid controversy, one by booking agency citing group’s “unacceptable behavior”

by on October 7, 2021 0
Some concerts on Rancid Eddie’s 2022 tour have been canceled after the Melbourne band was criticized for “misogynistic” lyrics in their new single “Dry.” The band came under fire last week after releasing their new single ‘Dry’. Many netizens, including other Australian artists, took issue with the song’s lyrical content, calling it “misogynist”. Brisbane’s... Read More

MAP: Six Dundee playgrounds to be upgraded

by on October 2, 2021 0
MAP: Six Dundee playgrounds to upgrade – here’s what to expect Calendar An icon of a desk calendar. to cancel An icon depicting a circle with a diagonal line across. Caret A block arrow icon pointing right. E-mail An icon of a paper envelope. Facebook A Facebook “f” brand icon. Google An icon of... Read More

Drift in ‘out of control’ stamp duties is hurting listings and housing affordability: REIA, SQM Research

by on October 1, 2021 0
Real estate experts say the stamp duty drift is “completely out of control”. See how bad it has become in your city. Australian stamp duty costs are “completely out of control” as “fork creep” reduces the number of homes for sale and fuels affordability problems, real estate experts say. A new report from the... Read More