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Sights from the Footscray station pedestrian bridge

The Footscray station pedestrian bridge opened earlier this year. As noted in this Age article, part of it will have to be demolished to cater for the Regional Fast Rail project (even though the RFR project was funded before the bridge was built… hello, forward planning). Anyway, there are some great views from the top  ... [More]

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Why some of the locals don’t like Cup Day

It’s not hard to see why some of the Footscray and Maribyrnong residents nearby to Flemington aren’t that keen on the big race days. These pictures are from Derby Day: Sorry, I missed the pic of the drunk guys walking up the middle of the road, goading motorists, and the couple arguing in the back  ... [More]

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Food'n'drink Melbourne

Good news!

As the city develops, we’re in danger of losing landmarks which are no longer deemed valuable by those in power. Lonsdale House is a recent example, though it’s not gone yet. This is Olympic Doughnuts, outside Footscray Station, pictured in 2007. Since then, most of the surrounding shops have been demolished as part of the  ... [More]