Walking Street, new urban sculpture park in Maboneng

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There is an exciting new addition to the Maboneng precinct: a public art project conceptualized by Kim Lieberman. From warehouse to Arts on Main to Maboneng – gentrification spreads  Arts on Main was the first development in the ever-increasing neighbourhood of Maboneng.  In 2008/9 Jonathan Liebmann bought a block of warehouses (the old Corlett Construction […]

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#JoziWalks 24th and 25th June and they are FREE! So BOOK EARLY!

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How’s this for an AMAZING initiative. Not ONE free walk, but THIRTEEN … all over the week-end of the 24th and 25th June. #JoziWalks  is a series of free walking tours initiated by the Johannesburg Development Agency  in partnership with local community activists, tourism entrepreneurs, walking tour operators, and the Johannesburg Heritage Foundation.  Because I suffer from […]

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The inner-city strikes back

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Residential property Maboneng Precinct  The development of residential accommodation in Maboneng has exploded exponentially.  In 2008 Jonathan Liebmann bought the DF Corlett construction offices and so Arts on Main was born. While this led to further remarkable urban renewal projects, the downside is that the upgrading and refurbing of inner city buildings often displaces previously […]

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The Sound of Music

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Little Maestros: introducing children to musical instruments Little Maestros is a wonderful initiative to introduce small children to musical instruments: what they can do, how they sound, how they work and what they can play.  Once a month Little Maestros holds a one-hour concert which is a very interactive affair. While there’s a lot of […]

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Last stop Nando’s on inner city tour

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Tour of Joburg with JDA arranged by Laurice Taitz I was delighted when Laurice Taitz, the mover and shaker behind Johannesburg In Your Pocket, and guru of all that’s happening in Jozi, asked me to join a Joburg tour. She arranged it with  the Johannesburg Development Agency (thanks Nomalizo) to show various journalists, tourism professionals […]

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