Greenmarket Square

Markets: economic heartbeat of a city
21 August 2015

Bazaars anchor most cities in Iran. What are the lessons for Cape Town’s markets? Cape Town Partnership project manager Zarina Nteta reflects on her recent visit.

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Dreaming of the ideal square
17 August 2015

In her Cape Times column, Cape Town Partnership CEO Bulelwa Makalima-Ngewana calls on Capetonians to really think about what we want from Greenmarket Square, following the public participation opportunity that the City of Cape Town has announced.

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CT in 20 pictures: then and now
Skye Grove
21 January 2015

How has Cape Town been depicted visually over time? In the December 2014 Molo: Picture Imperfect City, Lisa Burnell and Skye Grove found images showing how the inhabitants of our city have drawn, painted, mapped and photographed the Mother City over the past five centuries. How do we see our city? This is the question we explore in the

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People from near and far
25 August 2014

What does it mean to call yourself a Capetonian? In the August 2014 edition of Molo, we traced the many waves of immigration that have given Cape Town its multicultural character.

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Cape Town markets to make your mouth water
27 February 2012

Markets predate malls – and if their resurgence is anything to go by – will long outlive them too. And Cape Town’s market culture is thriving.

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Free Wi-Fi internet set to further enhance bustling Greenmarket Square precinct
30 April 2010

For an initial six months only, Capetonians can enjoy free wireless internet at South Africa’s oldest public space, Greenmarket Square. In a unique collaboration between Cape Town Partnership and Skyrove, the premium Wi-Fi hotspot provider, locals will now have access to 10MB’s of free internet daily.

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For Arts’ Sake – Are you Willing to Run with Scissors?
21 April 2010

A group of artists – and anyone willing to promote Art and the Arts – will take part in a fun flash mob event called Running with Scissors next Wednesday (21 April) at 1pm. The group will run with scissors from Greenmarket Square to Parliament to celebrate Art and to show solidarity with the Arts.

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Jazz Concert helps celebrate the past and future of Greenmarket Square
7 April 2010

Capetonians proved that their city is a place of relaxed togetherness as they rocked to the rhythm of some of the world’s best jazz sounds at the EspAFRIKA Free Community Concert on Greenmarket Square on Thursday April 1.

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Greenmarket Square 300 years old
3 March 2010

Ed Suter writes: Greenmarket Square, the second oldest public square in the country, has different associations for everyone in this city.

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