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Search and you'll find groovy in Melbourne
What I love about Melbourne is that nothing is predictable or ordinary, especially in the laneways; “The harder it is to find, the groovier it will be,” says one local.
How Melbourne awoke its Sleeping Beauties
Some of Melbourne’s laneways have become highly successful, transformed from forgotten back streets into prime real estate.
That time a Banksy piece got scrubbed off a Melbourne wall
Street art is by nature temporary, as Melbourne City Council found to its cost in 2010. A priceless stencil of a parachuting rat by British artist Banksy, whose pieces can sell for six figures, was painted over by council cleaners sent to scrub up Hosier Lane.
Finding happiness in Melbourne’s laneways
Melbourne’s inner city laneways, narrow brick alleys which were languishing for decades, are now one of the city’s biggest attractions. Some have become highly successful, transformed into prime real estate.