Gifts, clothes, crafts and goodies galore plus a tea garden all in the historic setting of Glenshiel at 19 Woolston Drive Westcliff. The Gleshiel Christmas fair runs for 3 days from 2nd to 4th November and there are always wonderful things on offer.
Urban Joburg responds to Monocle Magazine’s binary view of Joburg. Love their description of what Jozi inner city has to offer: ‘We’re a city where one can drink a strong espresso in ‘Little Addis’ before heading off to Fordsburg for a vegetarian biryani AND making a stop at Neighbourgoods for a red [...]
Many guests who have stayed at Liz at Lancaster over the years have been fascinated with the idea of traditional medicine. Some of the more intrepid ones have made their way down to Diagonal Street in western downtown central Joburg where you can find The Museum of Man and Science. This part of town is vibrant [...]
A cheese maker on Liz at Lancaster’s doorstep … literally in the same street , one block away, and I never knew about it. Am off there this week. And seems he supplies no lesser luminary retailers than Thrupps, Organic Village Market in Bryanston, Nieghbourhoods in Braamfontien, and our great neighbourhood restaurant Cnr [...]
If you’re going to Neighbourhoods Market in Braamfontien pop in to Post for a bite to eat bit.
Candlelight shopping Parkhurst : The outdoor shopping event Jozi looks forward to every year: Parkhurst 4th Avenue’s Candlelight Shopping. Enjoy 2 evenings of late night dining and Christmas shopping on Thursday November 24 and Thursday December 1 from 5pm to 10pm.
Parkview Charity Christmas Market The 2011 Christmas Market at the George Hay Park, Parkview (opposite [...]
Have posted before on what is new and happening in Braamfontein. The ‘Renaissance’ includes: the Neighbourhood Goods Market , the South Point building refurbishments for urban accommodation (sorely needed for Wits students), and the public art, starting with Van den Berg’s iconic Eland marking the entry into Braamies from the north and including the quirky metal trees [...]
It’s the first Thursday of the month so it’s Market on Main’s night market tonight. Live music by The Fridge and digestif. Starts at 7pm.
For what’s on go to http://www.jhblive.com/events/
Rosemary and Barbara about to tuck into traditional Ethiopian fare
Following on Jonathan Liebmann’s development of the Maboneng precint in the south east of Joburg, with its flagship space Arts on Main, Braamfontein is also being revitalized. Nechama Brodie in her article entitled Regenerate Behaviour: Making the City Sexy, in this week’s Mail and Guardian, http://mg.co.za/article/2011-09-16-regenerate-behaviour-making-the-city-sexy, [...]