Architecture for art’s sake

by Very Impressive Space is important. The ways in which a space is used or not used help to inform the viewer of the precise purpose of a building just the same as a work of art. Recently I was in attendance at a number of exhibition openings at art galleries in North Melbourne. While…

Mörk Cacao Artisans

  by Michael Hockstein There is a place along Errol Street, a little north of the central ‘plaza’ of cafes, stores and restaurants. A provocative place, luring you into indulgence. Recently I succumbed to desire and en­tered, and my tongue, stomach and mind have thanked me for it. At Mörk Cacao Artisans they deliver an…

Cafe 99

  by Alpha Barratt A little spot for the local North Mel­bourne community to enjoy a myriad selection of tasty delights is Cafe 99. Located in the Victorian Archives Centre on Shiel Street and owned by local Tony Tiganis, it’s the perfect place to go for a simple coffee and a quick pastry. Cafe 99…