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​Third Culture Experiment’s tripe and ginger beer debuts at SA's street food festival
​Third Culture Experiment’s tripe and ginger beer debuts at SA's street food festival
It was in 2014 when Hlumela Matika, co-founder of Third Culture Experiment, which was then only a few weeks old, suggested that we head to a new...
Durban Morning Market: An appetite for the artisanal
Durban Morning Market: An appetite for the artisanal
Perhaps it’s a penchant for nature that has resulted in Jonathan Liebmann choosing environmental references for two of his best-known...
Urban renewal's bourgeois curse
Urban renewal's bourgeois curse
It's over a static phone line that the distressed voice of stylist-actress Honey Makwakwa crackles with anxiety. It's been a month since Makwakwa...
City limits: Studio-X comes to Jo'burg
City limits: Studio-X comes to Jo'burg
The world's cities are no longer what they used to be. Landscapes and skylines, especially in Africa and Asia, have taken on a new form as...
Jo'burg: Backpack style
Jo'burg: Backpack style
Bheki Dube (21) forms part of a generation that is removing the jaded "city of gold" lenses through which many still view Johannesburg....
Lauren Beukes's 'Zoo City' comes to life in the urban jungle
Lauren Beukes's 'Zoo City' comes to life in the urban jungle
In her book Zoo City, Lauren Beukes's characters explore a grimy, dystopian Johannesburg. Through magical-realism and "animalled"...
Museum of African Design's extreme objects of desire
Museum of African Design's extreme objects of desire
Amid the banging, crashing, drilling and hammering that is the soundtrack to our interview, Southern Guild's Trevyn McGowan appears completely...
Maboneng Precint: 'I am an island'
Maboneng Precint: 'I am an island'
Alone, gazing from my window to the darkened streets below I saw a man, terror stricken and maddened, jumping wildly and howling, as he tried to...
NGOs to rescue as city stalls
NGOs to rescue as city stalls
With reference to the article, "Eviction...
Eviction nightmare on Main Street
Eviction nightmare on Main Street
While many Johannesburgers were relaxing over the festive season, the former residents of 238 Main Street in the east of the city spent Christmas...
Rooftops open new horizons in the city
Rooftops open new horizons in the city
Rooftop bars have become the latest trendy hangout spots for the young and hip in Johannesburg. And a handful of property developers, who are working...
Not everyone sees the light
Not everyone sees the light
Guests at last week’s launch of Maboneng’s ambitious new downtown expansion project and exhibition braved a cool night and swayed to DJs...

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