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Carols by Candlelight Gisborne and New Gisborne primary schools and a choir will perform at Carols by Candlelight on Sunday, December 10 from 6pm at...

Good times brew as part of Eat Drink Westside

Good times and fine dining are brewing in the west as part of the Eat Drink Westside program. Fifteen events will feature during the 10-day...

Burgernomics: Kenny Weir runs critical tastebuds over a favourite fare

Lately, Wednesday nights are burger nights for Consider The Sauce. So off we trek to Ballarat Road at Braybrook. We’ve tried Burgernomics previously – a...

Williamstown butcher brings home the bacon

A Williamstown butcher has brought home the bacon. Paul White of Old Style Butcher in Williamstown and Yarraville has been awarded for curing the...

Two Bros on Blyth: Kenny Weir explores the new menu of an old favourite

Two Bros On Blyth at Altona has morphed from agreeable neighbourhood cafe into something much grander. A second storey has been added, a much larger...

Tomato Festival bound for Yarraville Gardens

The Melbourne Tomato Festival could be on its way to Yarraville after organisers pitched their case for the event to be held locally. Backers of...

Plans brewing for western suburbs social enterprise cafe

Plans are brewing for a new cafe to help vulnerable western suburbs youth break the poverty cycle. Footscray-based Tomorrow Foundation hopes to open The Common...

Toffee Time! Recipe: Rich butterscotch pretzel squares

TOFFEE TIME I have always loved Werther’s Original Chewy Toffees, but why didn’t anyone tell me they can be melted and used as a slice...

Calombaris sails into Williamstown with Hellenic Hotel

The wait is almost over for the grand opening Williamstown's Hellenic Hotel, the first western suburbs venture for MasterChef star George Calombaris. After lengthy delays and an...

Revolution brewing in the west

A revolution is brewing in Melbourne’s west. As appreciation for micro-brewed craft beer skyrockets, small-scale breweries and brewing teams are popping up right across the...

Williamstown Wine and Chocolate Festival

Wine and chocolate is a union made in heaven and, of course, there’s a Melbourne festival to celebrate this decadent marriage of yum. The Williamstown...

West Footscray to be awash with colour

West Footscray will be ablaze with colour this Saturday as residents and visitors celebrate the food, dance and colours of the community. They’ll be invited...

Enjoy seafood from Pier to Plate

Pier to Plate, the festival for all seafood lovers is on again at Seaworks as part of the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival and...

Get set for Great Willy Bake Off and seaside fair

It only comes around once every four years, and this year’s Willy Primary Seaside Fair is poised to turn up the heat. Following in the...

Wine and Cheese Fest for the west

Williamstown will this month host the second Wine and Cheese Fest at Seaworks, with more than 60 vendors expected. Organiser Vil Klun said most of...

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Centre reopens with trio of exhibitions

Footscray community arts centre is coming back with a bang, officially opening three exhibitions this Saturday. BOLD, Let's Pull Things Apart Together and Hyphenated Biennial:...

Elves around town

Beach clean-up