Cape Town

Bree is the place to be this Sunday
15 January 2016

This Sunday, 17 January 2016, will see Bree Street once again animated with pedestrians as the road is closed to cars and dotted with activities, art and fun for the family. After last year’s massive success, Open Streets will once again transform Bree Street into a pedestrian utopia. With no vehicles occupying the street, there

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Abdullah Ibrahim surprises Cape Town with free concert
14 January 2016

Church Square exuded good vibes and happy feelings as Cape Town legend, jazz pianist Abdullah Ibrahim, embraced the city with an impromptu performance. Curiosity was sparked when a grand piano arrived on Church Square. A small group of expectant and diverse people formed, awaiting the pianist. The gathering caused passing pedestrians to join and the

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Game on! 7 fun ideas for playful cities
18 June 2015

What infectiously fun ideas for city-dwellers have you heard of? Alan Cameron shares some of his favourite urban interventions that bring out the youth in him.

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The flower sellers of Cape Town: a history
27 May 2015

The vibrant colour of the Adderley Street flower market always grabs the attention of passersby. Melanie Eva Boehi brings their fascinating history to life in this Veld&Flora article based on her Masters research.

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The future of housing in Cape Town
Andrew Fleming
28 April 2015

Beyond the need to provide adequate shelter for a growing urban population, Molo: The Future City edition asked how we can think about housing in new (local) ways that help transform more than just the physical landscape of our city? Urban researcher Andrew Fleming argues that housing could re-engineer the way we think about our

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Slum honey
Charlie Human
23 April 2015

South African science fiction writer Charlie Human authored this guest column for Molo: The Future City edition. 

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City Walk Saturdays kick-starts new storytelling route for Cape Town CBD
20 April 2015

Cape Town’s CBD was at play on Saturday 18 April 2015 as the first ever City Walk Saturdays was launched by the Cape Town Partnership. 

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City Walk’s urban energy fuels Cape Town Big 7
15 April 2015

Brett Hendricks on Wednesday 15 April announced the launch of the Cape Town Big 7. Addressing the World Travel Market at the CTICC, Hendricks said Cape Town’s “bucket list” of key tourist attractions has expanded with the inclusion of the new Cape Town City Walk.

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What’s on CT’s streets in 2015
23 March 2015

From Infecting the City and First Thursdays to the Big Walk and Open Streets, we jotted down some of Cape Town’s most iconic events taking place on our city’s vibrant streets and public spaces in 2015. See you there!

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