Cubbies children’s playground faces closure after 40 years

The Cubbies children’s playground on King WIlliam St opposite the Town Hall faces closure after 40 years of service to the Fitzroy community. Cubbies has been an essential communal back yard and play area for children living in the Atherton Gardens high rise public housing estate and nearby properties where open space is otherwise lacking.…

dinner at De Los Santos on Brunswick St

dinner at De Los Santos on Brunswick St

I had dinner at  De Los Santos, a Spanish restaurant on Brunswick St that receives mostly positive reviews, for the first time in about two years recently, and it was as good as I remembered. Last time was to entertain visiting friends from Sydney; this time was solo before going next door to listen to the Andrea Keller quartet at the Uptown jazz cafe.…