Twenty years ago you'd have sworn this inner-north 'burb could never be gentrified, but these days it's a slightly grungey strip of inventive bars, geek girl boutiques and envelope-pushing eateries of every description. It's still a music hub, though, with the Tote, the Gem and the Bendigo standing strong.
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Bus Projects is one of Melbourne's longest-running independent galleries, promoting performance, sound and spatial art. Check out installations, interactive...
Pozible Melbourne HQ
The place where all Melbourne crowd funding campaigns are spearheaded, nurtured and accomplished. Aside from being a hub of creativity, the Pozible Melbourne...
You don’t need to roam the laneways to discover the street art diamonds in this town. Backwoods Gallery puts street art indoors
The Kustom Kommune
Collingwood’s coolest DIY motorcycle workshop and café is getting us all revved up