Tag Archives: Pubs and watering holes

A new kid on the block: Parkhurst Square’s clock tower is set to become a landmark

Parkhurst Square opens The new Parkhurst Square has opened.  Designed by Sheldon Bakos of Integrale Architects, it is set to revitalize the northern end of 4th Ave.  Although it is a three storey building which is a little out of keeping with the single storey converted houses along the rest of the street, the building […]

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Happy Hundredth Birthday to Craighall Park!

Craighall Park turns 100 Feels like spring not autumn here in Jozi with temperatures of  27°  over the week-end.  And what better way to enjoy the unseasonably warm weather on Saturday than at the Craighall Park Centenary Open Day. I have had the privilege of living in Craighall Park for nearly 40 years (terrifying thought!) and […]

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Looking for restaurants with fireplaces in this cold weather

Open fireplaces  as  always thanks to adrian@fiftytwo.co.za Genre: Winter warmers What: Hot chocolate, heated blankets, ugg boots, hot tubs and blazing fires are all we need this winter – Joburg is properly cold. To get through the winter blues, out the house and all ‘fired-up’ we’re directing you toward the warmer nooks of the city. […]

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A World Cup viewing experience like no other SA Good News Newsletter # 267 | 29 June 2010

SA The Good News By Azure Janneker – SAB and Steuart Pennington – SA Good News “I’ve been to Soccer City and the Innes Free Fan Park, but I’m going to watch the next game at a Castle Kingdom tavern in one of the townships.” “A what?”   “A Castle Kingdom…you know, the true personification of […]

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48 hours in Joburg

48 Hours in Joburg: what to do and see FiftyTwo:21  48 hours in Joburg Genre:  Tourist Guide to your own city What: What’s different to do and see in Joburg in 48 hours. Drink here: Darkie Café is the go for early Friday drinks, this is urban cool when busy. Move onto Narina Trogon, a hip […]

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