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Manhattan apartments resort style living on the edge of the city Property

Sharon Kelley 12 March 2020
Manhattan on the Park on Bunda Street in Canberra City is a sought-after address. Built in 2014, the resort-style living complex is close to both Glebe Park and the city shopping district and won the Australian Property Institute Excellence in Property Development Award and the Master Builders Association Excellence in Apartment...

Balaclava-clad home invaders strike Manhattan apartments News

Charlotte Harper 20 March 2017
Three men in balaclavas forced their way into a Manhattan apartments home in Civic on Tuesday night, threatening the man and woman who live there, leading to an altercation that left the 31-year-old man hospitalised with head injuries. The woman, who is 26 years old, suffered minor injuries. The assailants...

Hearing truth on the journey to reconciliation Opinion

Emma Davidson 2 June 2020
This week has been a non-stop stream of humanity doing its worst, much like this whole year. But if we want to become better, it is important we do not turn away from things that are hard to see. That a mining company, Rio Tinto, can blow up a 46,000-year-old...

Gather.Park Pop Up – a bright splash of fresh flavour with Glebe Park views Food & Wine

Michelle Taylor 3 September 2019 3
The new Gather.Park Pop Up wraps around the bottom of the Manhattan building in an ‘l’ shape. Ceiling to floor windows reach all the way around, offering views out to Glebe Park. If you are doing a bit of a double-take because the name sounds familiar, yes, this pop up...

Canberra firms feature in HIA National Housing Awards Property

Ian Bushnell 9 June 2020
A high-end, light-filled townhouse development in Macquarie and an ensuite in the heritage renovation of a home in Forrest that previously belonged to former treasurer and ambassador to the US, Joe Hockey, have figured in the 2020 HIA National Housing Awards. Creative Building Services and DNA Architects took out the Australian Townhouse/Villa Development...

Canberra’s favourite Canadian and the Caribou team do their little bit of good for the community Food & Wine

Michelle Taylor 22 April 2020 26
COVID-19’s giant thumb has hit ‘pause’ on the familiar rhythms of our daily lives, halting those small precious moments we once took for granted. Now, we seek shared comfort in the kindnesses and funny ‘isolation’ trends being beamed across the globe via social media. Dozens of cheery teddy bears pressed...

The five star local: Kingston’s OTIS gets the balance right Food & Wine

Jane Speechley 16 February 2020 19
It’s not easy to strike the balance between special occasion restaurant and beloved local eatery but under the guidance of international chef and owner Damian Brabender it’s a balance that OTIS Dining Hall in Kingston seems to be getting right. Brabender might even be in danger of being labelled the...

4x4K: Carpenter Season @ NFSA Lifestyle

Ariel Larkey 21 March 2019
Horror buffs rejoice as the NFSA presents four classic Carpenter gems over the next two Friday nights. This is your chance to revisit some of the genre classics churned out by the multi-talented writer/director/composer/producer at the height of his powers across the sci-fi/horror genres. What’s more, all four films will...

Get Your Slice of New York in Forde Food & Wine

Branka Prodanovic 18 September 2018
You can now get a big cheesy slice of New York City right here in the capital, thanks to Da Bronx Pizza. Located on Francis Forde Boulevard in Forde, Da Bronx offers the classic American pizza experience to anyone seeking a culinary trip to the big apple. Having been around...

CSO Prom promises a musical picnic on the lawns at Yarralumla Lifestyle

Ian Bushnell 27 November 2018
The Canberra Symphony Orchestra returns to the lawns of Government House at Yarralumla this Saturday evening for its traditional end-of-year Prom concert. Under the baton of guest conductor Guy Noble, this iconic, family-friendly picnic concert on the first day of summer promises an enjoyable and accessible mix of classical favourites,...

Anzac Parade gateway to be transformed after Commonwealth sells key properties Property

Ian Bushnell 12 December 2017 1
The gateway to iconic Anzac Parade in Campbell is to be transformed after the Commonwealth's sale of Anzac Park East, Anzac Park West and the adjacent former cafeteria site. The Anzac Park East building on the intersection of Constitution Avenue and Anzac Parade will be demolished and redeveloped into a...

New York, New York with Canberra Wind Symphony! event

Canberra Wind Symphony 9 August 2017
The stunning Canberra Wind Symphony presents an evening of wind orchestra brilliance, with contemporary works from fascinating composers telling their New York stories with intriguing rhythms, textures and colours. Artistic Director and Chief Conductor Geoff Grey muses … “Canberra audiences are spoilt for choice when it comes to Broadway-style musicals,...

Five to try: Chai Latte Food & Wine

Let’s meet for coffee! I often find I get some of my best work done over coffee meetings. This is perfectly fine except for one thing: I can’t drink coffee. If I do, my normally vivacious personality becomes hyperactive to the extreme, to the point where I can’t stop still long...

Manhattan tops out Lifestyle

johnboy 29 November 2012 5
Civic's "Manhattan" apartment complex has attracted considerable interest, not least because as a site overlooked by many offices we've been able to watch the process closely. James has sent in this picture noting the installation of a tree means they've built the highest part of the building. Got an image...

VAMP Alternative Music Night Club event

Canfan 1 October 2016
Canberra Alternative Music Nightclub - VAMP - returns on Saturday October 01 2016. With DJ Robot Citizen and special guests Mircalla and Altercate mixing a variety of: Punk, Dark Indie, New Wave, Gothic, Electro Synth Pop, Industrial, Art Rock, Electronica, Glam, EBM, Grunge, Darkwave, Bowie, Groove Metal, NDH, EBM...

NewActon-style development bringing city’s tallest tower to Belconnen Property

Charlotte Harper 2 December 2016 2
Belconnen is to be home to a $700 million New Acton-style mixed use development, Republic, featuring 1300 apartments and a hotel as well as Canberra's first glass towers and tallest building. Atop the 27-storey, 113.7m-tall highest building will be Canberra’s first public “sky deck”. The first stage of development starts...

Up up up goes Manhattan Business

johnboy 27 September 2012 1
"anonymous busybee" has sent these in with some thoughts: The inexorable rise of the steel and concrete edifice granted a New York name despite dubious claim to such an evocative moniker continues apace as the fluorescently clad ants clamber around in never ending toil from dawn until dusk (metaphorical perhaps)...

Woman mugged walking past Glebe Park. It’s the Manhattan vibe! News

johnboy 13 August 2012 28
ACT Policing is calling for witnesses to a robbery at Glebe Park on Saturday evening (11 August). Between 10.30pm and 11pm, a woman was walking along Akuna Street, past Glebe Park towards Bunda Street, when she was approached from behind by a man with a dark complexion. The man is...

Manhattan School of Music unleashes the truth of ANU School of Music plans Lifestyle

johnboy 27 May 2012 9
Enjoy the following: To whom it may concern, I would like to bring to your attention an email recently received in response to an ANU student's recent query to the Manhattan School of Music, regarding the proposed changes to the ANU School of Music. Please find below a very interesting...

Where is the King of Swing? Canberräng 2015 Dance Festival Lifestyle

JohnRyan 13 July 2015
Canberräng, the capital city’s annual festival of swing dancing, is returning bigger and better than ever in 2015 – more bands, more dancing and more excitement! Over four nights from 30 July to 2 August, Canberräng attracts dancers from across Australia and abroad. Along with social swing dancing, Canberräng features local and...

School of music to teleconference into Manhattan Lifestyle

johnboy 20 January 2011 3
The ANU is touting a new deal inked with the Manhattan School of Music to teleconference their music lessons: The agreement – signed in New York City by ANU Vice-Chancellor and President Professor Ian Chubb and President Robert Sirota of the Manhattan School of Music (MSM) – sees the formation...

The sky brought down to earth. Manhattan demolition winds up Lifestyle

johnboy 19 July 2011 9
The demolition on Akuna Street to pave the way for the Manhattan Apartments has been a subject of ongoing fascination. John has sent in another great set as the diggers in the sky come down to earth with this note: Here ya go, today’s ground-breaking activity. You can see where...

From Heaven To Earth. Manhattan Demolition Part 2 Lifestyle

johnboy 17 June 2011 4
Following on from our earlier explorations of the ambitious demolition project on Akuna Street, John has sent in another big set of pictures. Got an image of Canberra you want to share with the world? Email it to images@the-riotact.com . Here's the full slideshow of this set:

Woden the Manhattan of the south? Business

johnboy 4 November 2010 35
The Canberra Times reports on plans by the Hindmarsh Group to build 35 storey residential towers in Woden. There are, of course, plans for electric cars, and Sydney's Oxford Street too! Developer Hindmarsh and the Land Development Agency unveiled yesterday a vision for electric cars and tower communities of up...
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