Fitzroyalty

Hyperlocal news about Melbourne's first suburb: Fitzroy 3065

the annual Rose hotel street party is on this Sunday

Each year The Rose Hotel hosts a street party to raise money for local charity. They close off Leicester Street, put on a few bands, cook up some street food, and run some raffles and auctions through the afternoon. This year they have chosen Fitzroy Adventure Playground (Cubbies) as their charity due to them facing over $100,000 worth of federal budget cuts.…

it’s time

When the mural facing Whitlam Place (the small park on the corner of Moor and Napier streets opposite the Fitzroy Town Hall and the Napier hotel) was recently painted over in lurid yellow with the Whitlam election campaign phrase ‘it’s time’, it was initially interpreted as simply a political statement, perhaps with reference to the forthcoming state election.…