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VAN DER KOOIJ

Van Der Kooij is a local women’s fashion label established to combine the two foundations of sustainability and design. Van Der Kooij is looking to change the fast-fashion narrative with an emphasis on being both fashion-forward and environmentally conscious. Learn More Here

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ELK gives Lygon St a make over

NEW TENANT

The Australian owned and globally renowned clothing brand ELK new Pop-Upstore is now open.

https://au.elkthelabel.com/

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Great Burgers, Rude Staff

KAREN'S DINER

Karen's Diner: A pop-up with great burgers and rude staff is coming to Lygon St. This immersive, pop-up dining experience is opening its doors soon. Don't miss out on great food but awful service! Whatever you do, don't ask for a refund! Read More Here

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City of Melbourne 

SHOPFRONT ACTIVATION PROGRAM

The initiative looks to support budding entrepreneurs, artists and artisans to test their business ideas in a retail or creative space that is vacant due to the pandemic. Read more here

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Toy story helps artists

THIS IS NOT A TOY STORE

‘This Is Not A Toy Store’ brings together brings together over 15 artists who create limited edition art pieces aimed at collectors and players of all ages

Read more: Toy story helps artists play out the pandemic - theage.com.au

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Pop-up Library

BIBLIOTECA

The Lygon St Biblioteca has an Italian theme to fit with Carlton’s Italian heritage. The Biblioteca’s books and programming also focuses on writers. We will offer writing workshops and bookish events in the Events Salon on the first floor. Read More Here

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Connecting businesses in Carlton

Connects businesses in the Carlton district Carlton Inc. represents the interests and views of local traders & provides them with a platform to share their ideas, opinions and recommendations for the improvement of the area.

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The ‘monster that feeds on doubt’ 

THE ANXIETY SHOP

Thanks to the City of Melbourne’s Shopfront Activation Program, New CBD Shop tackles anxiety, the ‘monster that feeds on doubt’ 

Read more: The monster that feeds on doubt - theage.com.au

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Italian Festa

Italian Chamber of Commerce and Industry

The Melbourne Italian Festa will return to Lygon Street on Sunday the 3rd of April, to create a sense of belonging for the Italian community and showcase the beauty of Italian food, music, arts and culture. Read More Here