Fitzroyalty

Hyperlocal news about Melbourne's first suburb: Fitzroy 3065

On the Mend has opened on Nicholson St

On the Mend, a shoe and bag repair business, has opened on Nicholson St on the corner of Leicester St (where Dress me Slowly vintage clothing was a few years ago). This is good news because, for all the advantages that come with gentrification (hello artisanal bakeries) come practical disadvantages in equal measure (farewell the hardware shops on Johnston St Collingwood and Elgin St Carlton).…

dinner at Neighbourhood Wine, Nicholson St North Fitzroy

Upstairs above l’Osteria and Woodstock, on the corner of Nicholson and Reid streets in North Fitzroy, what was long ago an illegal gambling venue is now one of the most popular restaurants in the inner north. After operating for a few months and gaining a positive anecdotal reputation, I was very surprised to find that no food bloggers have reviewed it (or at least I could find no reviews).…