Tag Archives: Braamfontein

Party venues with a bird’s eye view of Jozi

Which comes first – the chicken or the egg?  In the case of the built environment it is surely the buildings which must precede the functional possibilities they offer.  So as the supply of  high rise inner city developments has increased,  so the demand for a venue with a view has grown.  And there is [...]

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Joburgers: funny, friendly and engaging

Two great short BBC video clips on Joburg.  One uses diamond cutting in Joburg CBD ,  a day in Soweto and a hip young radio talk show host to give a sense of the contrasts and differing social and economic demographics of Joburg http://www.bbc.com/travel/video/one-day-in/20121002-johannesburg While the other http://www.bbc.com/travel/video/one-day-in/20121010-johannesburgs-new-cultural-hotspots looks at the regeneration of Braamfontein.  Not [...]

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More on Braamfontein’s buzz

If you’re going to Neighbourhoods Market in Braamfontien pop in to Post for a bite to eat bit. http://www.jhblive.com/reviews/coffee%20shop%20/%20cafe/pick-me-up_at_post/99756  by

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Sat 26 Nov:Here’s your chance to catch up with the changes in Braamfontein

  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 [...]

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