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News You Can Use: Eight Things That Happened in Melbourne This Week

Here's what caught our attention over the last seven days.
By Sarah Ward
December 02, 2022
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By Sarah Ward
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  • Food & Drink

    Megalo, Megalo, Megalo! Moon Dog Is Planning a Grand Beer Bar for the Famed Franco Cozzo Building

    The brewery has submitted a planning application to build a 900-person venue at the iconic Footscray address — but the mural will be sticking around.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Alba Thermal Springs & Spa Is the Mornington Peninsula's Idyllic New Wellness Destination

    31 geothermal pools, a dreamy spa precinct and a restaurant by Karen Martini — get set for some serious relaxation.

  • Food & Drink

    Melbourne Food & Wine Festival Just Announced the Lineup for Its 2023 Headline Feasts

    Alla Wolf-Tasker will be plating up the next edition of the World's Longest Lunch, while the World's Longest Brunch showcases treats by Beatrix's Nat Paull.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Charli XCX, Duke Dumont and Sonny Fodera Are Headlining For the Love's 2023 Waterfront Festivals

    Snakehips, Cosmo’s Midnight, Budjerah, Kye, Sumner and Jade Zoe will also take to the stage at the fest's Gold Coast, Wollongong, Melbourne and Perth shows.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Legendary Live Music Haunt The Curtin Has Been Saved From Extinction at the Last Minute

    The Carlton venue's publicans just signed a ten-year lease on the historic building, saving it from closure.

  • Food & Drink

    The Rustica Crew Has Relaunched The Flying Duck Hotel with a Fresh Look and New Gastropub Menu

    With more than 150 years under its belt, Prahran's famed backstreet pub has entered a new phase of existence.

  • Design & Style

    IKEA Is Launching Sustainable Living Shops Filled with Eco-Friendly Wares Inside Its Australian Stores

    The Swedish chain wants to help you make environmentally friendly choices, so it's creating dedicated shops within its stores filled with appropriate products.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    'Madagascar the Musical' Will Sing and Dance Its Way Around Australia This Summer

    DreamWorks' animated hit takes to the stage, complete with a lavish set, world-class puppets and colourful costumes.

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