Posts Tagged ‘Chinatown’

Photos from ten years ago: January 2012

Yes, it’s that time again – the January 2012 instalment in my photos from ten years ago series. Chinese New Year Chinese New Year came early in 2012 thanks to the wonders of the lunar calendar, and Melbourne’s Chinatown was the place to be. Pedestrians taking over Little Bourke Street. And the odd little gravel […]

‘Mr Scruff’ and the Total Car Park

I was out in Melbourne the other night and stumbled on a very interesting looking poster – the accuracy of which caught me by surprise.

Poster for a 'Mr Scruff' gig at 170 Russell in Melbourne, featuring the Total Car Park

Metro Trains Melbourne and Chinese New Year

Last weekend was the 2013 Chinese New Year festival in Melbourne’s Chinatown, and for a second year running Metro Trains Melbourne had a stall there handing out some freebies.

'Metro and MTR wish you a Happy Chinese New Year'

Melbourne’s bakery battle: Maxim’s vs. Breadtop

When you visit Melbourne’s Chinatown, you have two bakeries to choose from when buying delicious Hong Kong-style cakes and sweets: Breadtop and Maxim’s – but which one is better?

Maxim's Cakes: a Hong Kong import in Melbourne

Melbourne’s 2006 Chinese New Year festival

Yesterday was the first day of the Chinese Year of the Dog. And because of this, they had celebrations in Chinatown in Melbourne. Because where else would you hold it?