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July 21, 2016
This informal club of friends and Bocce aficionados from Five Dock have left the bowling greens behind, preferring to meet on the grassy shore of Hen and Chicken Bay to pass their afternoons together. They […]

Things we love – 286

July 7, 2016
The Nura Nanga Mai (country dreaming) Garden, located in the grounds of Glebe Public School provides a space for community groups to meet up and children to express themselves. While the garden has existed for […]

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 […]

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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 – 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 […]
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