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More history in Rosebank: the Crowne Plaza (Rosebank Hotel) turns 80

Congratulations to the Crowne Plaza, which used to be the Rosebank Hotel, on Tyrwhitt Ave, Rosebank . See http://blog.therosebank.co.za/crowne-plaza-facilities/the-crowne-plaza-johannesburg-the-rosebank-turns-80/

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Liz at Lancaster goes forward to the AA National Accommodation Awards

Liz at Lancaster Guesthouse has been selected as the Gauteng regional winner in the category Guest House with breakfast, in the 2012 AA Accommodation Awards. We will go forward to the National Awards Evening which will take place on Thursday 30th August at a Gala Banquet to be held at the Wanderers Club. Thanks to [...]

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Art and science meet at Circa Art Gallery

Opening at Circa on Jellicoe Ave, Lower Rosebank on 28th June are 2 exhibitions which look at the interface between art and science. The sub-title of Dark Energy – Images from the Hubble Telescope, is fairly is self explanatory.  Sutherland Reflections, is somewhat more arcane subtitled ‘Art meets science in a place of Darkness and [...]

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Liz at Lancaster a regional finalist

Thank you to all the guests who have filled in rating forms after your stay at Liz at Lancaster. Thanks to your votes and ratings, Liz at Lancaster Guesthouse has been nominated a regional Finalist in the AA Quality Assured Accommodation Awards in the category Guest House with Breakfast. Regional winners will be announced in [...]

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JAG comes alive with an impressive exhibition of prints: ‘Coming of Age 21 Years of Artist Proof Studio’

I haven’t been to an exhibition at the Joburg Art Gallery for ages -  somehow JAG’s PR doesn’t market its events succesfully (suffering from the City Council’s budgetary woes?).  So to go to the opening event on Sunday 6th May and see the Gallery literally bursting at the seams with both people and images, was a complete joy!  Oh that [...]

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