Sunday in Canberra cafe’s tasty meals and coffee hit the spot every day of the week
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For a while now, one creative family has been quietly reviving a once-struggling corner of Gungahlin. "This corner has gone through a lot of tenants and restaurants. Five tenants in two years. But we had a concept. We felt we could breathe new life into it," says patriarch Joe Sulit, who runs Sunday in Canberra café with his family. Joe and wife Vivian owned several flourishing businesses in Manila. They left that security behind for permanent residency in Australia,...
August opening for new Aldi store in Amaroo
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The expansion of shops at Amaroo is continuing with the news that Aldi Australia will be opening a new store on 1 August in Pioneer Street, in the heart of Amaroo, near the main shopping village. The new supermarket comes as Canberra’s first build-to-rent project of 107 residential apartments at Empire Global’s Marquee Amaroo was filled with tenants in just seven weeks. Aldi Australia NSW managing...
If the cap fits, share it: how a Gungahlin sports fan used lockdown to build a side hustle
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Working from home has given many of us the chance to live in our old clothes, but one Canberran has decided to instead use the lockdown to sell clothing. After returning from the United States, Tom Falco knew there was a market for fashionable clothes from many of the top US sporting teams. "It's a business idea that I've had...
La Empanada’s empa-ressive range of stuffed pastries continues to grow
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How is an empanada different from a meat pie? Standing in front of La Empanada’s glass counter and looking at the rows of the half-moon pastries, you can’t help but wonder. I ask owners André and Andrea. “Well, the concept is the same: food wrapped up in pastry,” André says. “And in Ecuador you can get empanadas everywhere, in service...
Selvam’s Dosas’ food van: get your dose of dosas in Gungahlin
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Selvam and his food van (before the pandemic). Photos: Michelle Taylor. Unlike most of us, Selvam, owner of Gungahlin-based food van Selvam’s Dosas, has experienced life-changing upheavals. Beginning with impactful disruption to his schooling, eventually, every part of his childhood was forever changed. The civil war that ravaged his homeland of Sri Lankan forced his family to flee their homeland...
Siren Bar and Restaurant has loads of seafood for Easter delivery (but be quick!)
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How will the 'new normal' we’re all experiencing affect Easter, one of the most treasured holiday weekends of the year? For Siren Bar and Restaurant in Gungahlin, Easter wouldn’t be Easter without seafood and Managing Director Daniel (Dan) Gaul is doing his best to make your Easter one to remember - for all the right reasons. Siren has introduced the...
Spotlight on Young and Frisky
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Young and Frisky - Burgers, wings and cocktails….Oh my! “Sometimes you want to go where everybody knows your name and they're always glad you came” For local Gungahlinites your friendly local proprietor is Young and Frisky, conveniently located in the heart of Gungahlin. The brainchild of the guys who brought you Hopscotch Bar, Young and Frisky is the vibrant little...
PKUP – getting you and your car home
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If you ever find yourself in a car related jam, Canberra now has the perfect service to sort you out. PKUP is the brainchild of brothers Joshua and Oscar, who tag team to make sure your car and/or you get home safely. The concept is that they will go wherever your car is and drive it, with you if needed,...
Josie Brown Web Design – taking the hassle out of website creation and maintenance for small business
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In the digital age we all know the importance of that critical Google ranking when it comes to being easily found online. Now one local business is taking the hassle out of ticking all the right search engine boxes through website design and maintenance for small business. From initial website creation to ongoing maintenance of current websites, Josie Brown Web...
Personal service and expert beauty at Priceline Gungahlin
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With expertise that spans pharmacy services, health and beauty, Priceline Pharmacy at Gungahlin Marketplace prides itself on being a friendly community pharmacy with a commitment to superior customer service. The community-based chemist has been a lifeblood of the local region since Gungahlin Marketplace first opened. Originally trading under the Soul Patterson banner, it recently embraced the Priceline mantle in a...
Gloww Beauty at Marketplace Gungahlin – from makeovers to nails, waxing and spray tans
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From makeovers to nails, waxing and spray tans, Gloww Beauty at Marketplace Gungahlin offers highly skilled staff and all the latest products to effortlessly cater to all your beauty needs. Established in 2009, Gloww is Canberra’s 5 star waxing and tanning specialists whilst also offering a range of other treatments from eyelash extensions, manicures and pedicures, shellac, facial and body...
Waves Carwash available 24/7 for all your car wash needs
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With a site at Braddon and Gungahlin, Waves Carwash is so much more than a place to wash your car. The state-of-the-art vehicle cleaning facility features a full range of services including 24/7 self-service, dog washes and automatic drive thru Combi, giving users a choice of Softwash or Touchfree technology. Additionally, they operate an express, full valet and car detailing...
An innovative team-training system now providing new fitness solutions.
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For the past five years Elements4Life, aka E4L Team Training Centre has been helping ACT residents embrace their goals of improved health, strength and fitness through an innovative team training program focusing on community, coaching and advanced technology. Pioneered in Canberra, E4L is a multi-faceted system that encompasses all the best fitness options available like high intensity interval training and...
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