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Tag Archives: in the city

Halloween in the City

By 24 September 2013

[ 28 October 2013 to 3 November 2013. ]

Halloween is an American tradition that I wished had more influence here.

Where I grew up as a kid had a huge American pupulation so Halloween was a really big deal, with hundreds of costumed kids and adults flocking the streets at night and mountains of candy to be had.

I was also lucky enough to spend [...]

Canberra CBD gets another three years

By 10 April 2012

The Summary of Cabinet Outcomes for 26 March has an interesting tidbit:
City Centre Marketing and Improvements Grant
Cabinet agreed to renew the City Centre Marketing and Improvements Grant and reappoint Canberra CBD Limited to administer the Grant for an additional three years. The Grant is funded through an amendment to the Rates Act 2004, introduced [...]

That thing you’re sitting on is a War Memorial

By 29 August 2011

Reading through the “In the City” magazine that came with today’s Canberra Times, I had to do a double-take at the photo on page 25, accompanying the article (by which I mean puff piece) about a Canberra woman who is the executive officer of UN Women Australia.
The photo shows that woman sitting on the ACT Memorial.
Which [...]

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