Most Popular Stories of 2017

We’ve gathered our most viewed stories from 2017 – from cupcakes, to swimming, to fishing and dining, there’s something here for everyone.

1. Dine in Rich History in Melbourne’s North

After some tasty research, we bring you four restaurants that took our breath away, not only due to the quality of food, but also the history behind the buildings. These are great places to take any visiting friends or your own family. Enjoy the food and lap up the history!

Read ‘Dine in Rich History in Melbourne’s North' and delve into local history at some of the longest-standing restaurants in Melbourne’s North.

Image credit: turnersbakehouseeatery.com.au

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Turners Bakehouse Eatery, Mernda

2. Meet the Makers: Mayflour Cupcakes

If you’re looking for perfectly baked cupcakes and authentic Italian pasta, there’s a cafe in Westmeadows that ticks all of the boxes: Mayflour. We caught up with owner Kris to find out how the Mayflour business was built, what makes them unique, and of course – her favourite cupcake flavour!

Read Meet the Makers: Mayflour Cupcakes to hear all about the Mayflour story.

Image credit: facebook.com/Mayflour

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Mayflour Cupcakes. Westmeadows

3. Melbourne’s Hot Fishing Spots 

Fishing has long been one of Australia’s favourite past times. Whether you are heading to where the locals cast a line at Station Pier, or out to Ferguson Street Pier in Williamstown with the family for a relaxing fish, there are many places around our beautiful city that are worth checking out. 

Read ‘Melbourne’s Hot Fishing Spots' to discover a few of our favourite places to cast a line and maybe catch some dinner for your family and friends!

Image credit: flickr

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Werribee South Pier, Werribee South

4. Best Suburban Waterholes in Melbourne

What better way to enjoy a warm summer weekend that at one of Melbourne’s freshwater swimming spots! There’s no more refreshing way to cool off with family or friends than to splash about and relax with a picnic or a drink. 

Read 'Best Suburban Waterholes in Melbourne' to discover a few prime swimming spots to help you cool off.  

Image credit: weekendnotes.com

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Lysterfield Park, Lysterfield South

5. Choose your own adventure in Moonee Valley

In Melbourne’s inner north-west lies the perfect place to explore with friends. Whether you love getting active in the great outdoors or prefer checking out the café scene, Moonee Valley has something for everyone. 

Read 'Choose your own adventure in Moonee Valley' to discover Moonee Valley’s best offerings.  

Image credit: mapio.net

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Puckle Street, Moonee Ponds

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