Things we love – 285

June 24, 2016
Have you spied this bright orange van (also known as ‘Tubbsy’), driving around your suburb? Two best mates from Brisbane had the ingenious idea of putting dryers and washing machines in a van and offering […]

Things we love – 284

June 9, 2016
At Ciao we love a bit of punny graffiti and also a bit of pulled pork. This clever defacing of The Bald Face Stag’s stage door sign is testament to the venue’s mix of hardcore […]

Things we love – 283

May 26, 2016
This community garden sprouted from the idea of Chicwick local, Suellen Fitzgerald, who neighbours Blackwell Point Reserve. She approached Canada Bay Council two years ago with a plan to turn the site into a shared […]

Things we love – 282

May 12, 2016
No matter how many times we rush by this impressive orchard on Leichhardt Street it never ceases to put a smile on our faces. A tiny balcony garden is the home of a beautiful array […]

Thing we love – 281

April 29, 2016
Exhibition-goers at Carriageworks were asked to document unused public spaces on a map of Sydney to create a new artwork at Sydney’s Biennale. With answers from, ‘Annandale’, to ‘Leichhardt Police Station’ to ‘Our Nightlife’ the […]

Things we love – 280

April 14, 2016
Have you seen this face popping up around Sydney streets? Street artist Peter Drew has stuck 250 paste ups of Monga Khan, a cameleer from India who lived in Australia during the 1900s, across Sydney […]

Things we love – 279

March 31, 2016
While there has been a move to improve exercise initiatives for our local seniors (for example, the construction of senior-friendly exercise equipment in public parks), one of Ciao’s favourite programs is Marrickville Council’s Tai Chi […]

Things we love – 278

March 18, 2016
This little guy has apparently become a regular at the Inner West’s local swimming hole, the Dawn Fraser Baths in Balmain. According to regulars, the bird, which Ciao has identified as an Australasian Darter (however […]

Things we love – 277

March 3, 2016
Since mid-last year Newtown and Erskineville Anglican Church has been running a community outreach program in the form of a Bike Shed. The program, which is located in the gardens of the Newtown St Stephens […]

Things we love – 276

February 18, 2016
We know Inner Westies love a good front-lawn giveaway but this one takes it to a new level. Ciao spotted this unique take on the classic street junkpile outside a house in Burwood, near Woodstock […]
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