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My Bonny Lies Over In Fitzroy

The beer offering along Fitzroy's main strip of Brunswick Street continues to improve as Bonny joins Near & Far as a welcome new arrival. At its heart are some well known faces from the local booze scene and 27 taps.

March 12, 2020 by Will Ziebell


Beers From Near & Far

December 20, 2019 by Maddison Capuano

It started in 2014 in the UK, when Jason Cameron saw there was no good Aussie beer on offer. He set about remedying the situation, then bringing beers the other way, and now has opened Near & Far to showcase them all in Fitzroy.


Pinnacle Of The Community

April 9, 2019 by Will Ziebell

One of Melbourne's most distinctive pubs has issued a call to arms, warning it could cease to operate. We chatted to Pinnacle owner Leigh Wilkes as well as The Old Bar about how they survived their own tough times.


Crafty Crawls: Fitzroy

September 7, 2018 by Will Ziebell

Time for one of our most jam-packed, venues-to-distance-covered Crafty Crawls to date. Join us for a meander through the oldest suburb of Fitzroy as we take in classic pubs, cocktail joints and boozy dive bars.


Chasing Pint Dreams At The Pinny

August 11, 2018 by Will Ziebell

A bartender at one of Melbourne's iconic pubs, the Fitzroy Pinnacle, has used his workplace as the location for a new web series. Pint Dreams is a six-part show by Ryan Jones and Laura McIntosh and debuts at the pub on August 11.


Crafty Crawls: The 86 Tram Pt I

May 7, 2018 by Will Ziebell

We kicked off our Crafty Crawls series of guides to Australia's best beer venues, grouped by their proximity and easily navigable by foot, bike or public transport, with the 86 tram. Two years on, there's so much more to find, it's now a two-parter.


The Pinny Restored

September 12, 2017 by Will Ziebell

Almost two years after a fire destroyed much of the building, one of Melbourne's iconic pubs is back to full strength. Will Ziebell caught up with Fitzroy Pinnacle owner Leigh Wilkes as his staff prepare to serve the first meals since November 2015.

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