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Vintage in Geelong

Vintage goods have become very popular lately and Geelong has some wonderful places to pick up that unique artefact. We take a look at some of or favorite places.

Vintage in Geelong

Geelong’s best pub meals

Geelong's best pub meals

The majority of Geelong’s pubs offer sensational meals. From a simple gravy topped schnizel to something exotic, we take a look at some of our favorites places, all offering tasty food at reasonable prices.

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Bellarine Railway

Steam Train - Bellarine Railway

For a school holiday treat why not take the historic Bellarine Railway between Drysdale and Queenscliff, its a wonderful day out and something really unique.

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Enjoy a free UBER ride

UBER Geelong - Free Ride

Intown in conjunction with UBER are giving first time users a free ride up to $20 in the Geelong region. Find out more.

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Best coffee in Geelong

Geelong's best coffee

There are some wonderful places to get the perfect coffee around Geelong. It takes more than delicious rich fresh beans and the skill of great barista, there’s a little magic in every cup. We had trouble narrowing it down to just ten that are well worth a try.

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I name you ‘Geelong’

Qantas City of Geelong VH-EAJ

There have been some incredible machines that have graced the name Geelong including several aircraft, some locomotives and ships. We take a look down memory lane and remember some of them.

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Geelong Events – This Week

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The year is cruising by so fast, this week marks August, winter is in its last weeks, things are starting to heat up around the Geelong region.

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Geelong Reconciliation Town Hall Projections

Reconciliation Projections

The Geelong City Hall was a wash with some incredible Aboriginal art to celebrate the 2015 Reconciliation Week.  For those who haven’t had the chance to see them, there is one more opportunity- Tonight Sunday night.  

Reconciliation Projections

Intown Geelong Yearbook

Intown Geelong Yearbook

Download our special Intown Geelong 2014 Yearbook onto your iPad or tablet and see some of the highlights from the wonderful events that took place in and around Geelong. Look for it in the Apple iBooks store or view or PDF.

Intown Geelong Yearbook

The Ritz Flats - Geelong

The Notorious Ritz Flats

Probably not notable but more notorious, the Ritz Flats on the corner of Bellerine and Corio Streets have become one of the city’s most controversial buildings and an eyesore. The Ritz was once one of our city’s grandest hotels and dates back to the 1860’s. Read More

The Notorious Ritz Flats

Thomas Austin introduced the rabbit into Australia

The rabbit invasion

The Geelong region has the notoriety of introducing one of the greatest environmental catastrophes onto Australia; the rabbit. The story of the rabbit in Australia is a little more twisted and complex than it first appears.

The rabbit invasion

Great Geelong Beers

Great Geelong Beers

The Geelong region is home to a thriving brewing industry and there are some wonderful beers being created.  We take a look at a few of our favorites, that are well worth a try

Great Geelong Beers

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The Geelong 500

There’s been a few stories in the media over the last few days about a proposal for a V8 Supercar race around Geelong’s city centre. This isn’t the first time it has been proposed.  Back in 1984 it nearly happened.

The Geelong 500