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Gertrude & Mabel opens in Dutton Park

Having attended school across the road and grown up mere streets away, Danielle Diacos saw Dutton Park as a clear-cut choice of suburb to open a cafe. A culmination of all things locally minded, Gertrude & Mabel takes its name from two Dutton Park street names – with Danielle’s mum’s mum living on Gertrude Street and her dad’s mum living on Mabel Street. more

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The Chai Cart pops up in Brisbane City

A creamy cup of slow-brewed chai replete with warming spices can be the perfect dose of comfort on a nippy winter’s day. But tracking down an authentic cup made on tea leaves, rather than sugar-packed powder alternatives, can be a mission in a sea of fast-paced cafes. more

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Australia’s biggest food festival visits Brisbane

Sydney diners have been spoilt with 15 years of Good Food Month feasting, Melbourne joined the fun last year, Canberra has enjoyed its fair share of festivities and now Brisbane diners will enjoy a very delicious July as more than 150 events pop up in venues across the city and suburbs. more

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Haven Espresso opens in Stafford Heights

Haven Espresso is building a unique community cachet in Stafford Heights, with a steady stream of locals dropping by the cafe to get their daily cup of coffee. Tucked between a doctors surgery and a newsagent, the new cafe has given passersby a place to sit and wait for their appointment or enjoy an espresso while reading a newly purchased newspaper or magazine. more

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Harvest opens Sparrow coffee in Bangalow

The rich smells of freshly pulled espresso and masterful sweet and savoury concoctions fill the hole-in-the-wall confines of Bangalow’s newest foodie destination Sparrow, offering locals both ready-made lunchboxes and plenty of fresh offerings to savour at a slower pace. more

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A teacher inspires students to grow green in the South Bronx

A motivated and passionate teacher may very well leave an indelible impact on his students, but Stephen Ritz from the South Bronx is also leaving a positive impact on the landscape. The teacher enlisted his students – many of whom are homeless, living below the poverty line and have disabilities – to build an edible, vertical wall in their classroom. The project soon gained momentum, eventually spreading to the surrounding communities, feeding students and residents, and attracting attention around the world. Listen to Stephen share his story in his TEDxManhattan talk, A Teacher Growing Green in the South Bronx. more