Cafes
Goodfolk Cafe opens its brunch and coffee nook in the heart of Bardon
Food & Drink

Goodfolk Cafe opens its brunch and coffee nook in the heart of Bardon

The Rainworth General Store in Bardon boasts a storied history as a community hub, from its days as a trading post to its more recent iteration as home for coffee hotspot Neighbourhood Coffee Roasters. Two enterprising locals have stepped in and given the venue a new lease on life – transforming it into a bustling suburban foodie hub that feels as much as a home as a brunch-time destination. After a transitional soft-launch period, the venue – now known as Goodfolk Cafe – is starting to hit its stride. Guests can expect nourishing and consistent fare, delectable specialty coffee, sustainable hospitality practices and a natural and comfortable interior vibe that you'll want to experience multiple times a week. more

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It's showtime! Red Hill Cinemas opens to the public
Gentlefolk

It’s showtime! Red Hill Cinemas opens to the public

The film industry is in the midst of a love affair with reboots and sequels – head to the movies lately and you’ll certainly spot a trailer for the newest iteration of Charlie’s Angels, Bad Boys, or Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure. Call us pessimists, but we don’t have the highest hopes for these flicks. Nevertheless, there is one cinematic reinvention we can get behind – Red Hill Cinemas. The latest addition to the Five Star Cinemas portfolio pays tribute to the venue’s rich entertainment history while offering all of the mod cons you’d expect from a premium theatre experience. more

Cafes
An icon reborn – New Farm Deli officially reopens to the public
Food & Drink

An icon reborn – New Farm Deli officially reopens to the public

If you ask any regular what the best aspect of New Farm Deli is, they'll tell you it's the people that work there that make it what it is. If you asked owners Vince and Maria Anello for their thoughts, they'd say their customers make New Farm Deli special. In the wake of the fire that tore down their longstanding food hub, Vince and Maria only thought of the greater community. Product could be replaced, walls could be rebuilt – old always becomes new, and new always becomes old. For the Anello's, New Farm Deli signifies family and community as much as food, and they are imbuing that passion and spirit into the mortar of the foundations of New Farm Deli 2.0. After five months of construction, New Farm Deli officially reopens to the public today, embarking on a new chapter while retaining the same welcoming spirit that made it a local institution in the first place. more

Beauty
Ditch the plastic and lather up with a bar of Shampoo With A Purpose
Gentlefolk

Ditch the plastic and lather up with a bar of Shampoo With A Purpose

We all know that plastic isn't so fantastic, but in Australia 5.3 million consumers – that is 27.1-percent of the population – purchase single-use plastic bottles on a weekly basis. Most of which, let's be honest, are destined for landfill, where it can take between 20 and 1000 years to degrade. If that makes you feel all of the things, you're not alone – but together we can make small changes that have a big impact. One of the easiest changes we can make is to switch to a shampoo bar from Shampoo With A Purpose once your current supply runs dry. more

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Fight the hype – Uniform Standard’s sneakers are built to last
Gentleman

Fight the hype – Uniform Standard’s sneakers are built to last

If there’s one thing the sneaker industry is known for, it’s hype. It feels like every day a new must-have shoe is being released only to be forgotten when the next big launch comes along. This isn’t exactly helping fashion’s efforts to improve sustainability, an issue close to the hearts of Uniform Standard’s founders. They’re reinventing what is means to be a sneaker brand by creating limited quantities of timeless sneakers that are built to last – it’s a well-clad step in the right direction. more

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