Today's Issue:

July 23

Hello Canberra,

📆 Today: It’s Tuesday 23rd July.

⛅️ Weather: 15° and partly cloudy. Getting down to 0° tonight.


News: 🚲 Construction Starting on Garden City Cycleway

Construction is starting on the long-awaited Garden City Cycleway. Once completed, the cycleway will run from the city to Watson, east of Northbourne, through Braddon, Dickson, and Downer. It will be built in three stages, with the first stage expected to be completed in early 2025. See the route here.


News: 👮 Police Investigating Dating App Assaults

Police are investigating two targeted hate crimes where individuals were lured to a location via a fake profile on a dating app and assaulted by a group of people. More.


Coming Up: 🪨 See What's Under Parliament House

As part of National Science Week, Parliament House is holding special 'Unconformity' geology tours. Journey underneath the building with an expert geologist from Geoscience Australia to explore the ancient rock formations that helped shape the Canberra region 430 million years ago. The tours are happening from the 9th to the 17th of August. Details here.


This Weekend: 🎮 GAMMA Expo

Gamma Expo is Canberra's longest-running pop culture and gaming festival. It's back at EPIC this weekend with stalls, demonstrations and events for fans of gaming, anime, manga, movies and art. Meet movie guests Neil Fanning (Scooby Doo) and Matt Doran (the Matrix), get free Pokemon cards when you learn to play and win prizes in the numerous competitions. Details here.


Something to do: 🎯 Darts at Bootleg

Every Wednesday night is Darts Night at Bootleg Bar in the City (Garema Place). There is $100 cash up for grabs and a free Bentspoke Tinny for hitting a bullseye. It starts at 7pm every Wednesday evening.


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Looking Ahead: 🎟️ Floriade Nightfest

Tickets to Floriade's Nightfest have gone on sale. After dark, Floriade will come alive with live music on two stages, roving entertainment, market stalls and food and drinks. The Kazador tent will be hosting an adults-only ticketed show with the Kiss Bang Cabaret. Details here.


News: 🍷 The Cave is up for Wine Bar of the Year

11e Cave, the underground wine bar in Kingston, is in the running for the Gourmet Traveller's Wine Bar of The Year award. 11e is located behind a nondescript red door and is named after the hip 11th arrondissement in Paris. The winners of the awards will be announced on August 19. More.


Eats: Frankland Estate Wine Dinner

Frankland Estate Winery is coming to Rizla (Braddon) for an evening of excellent wines, fine food, and chats with winemaker Hunter Smith. Details here.

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