Long street

Greener threads: Making clothing and housing with hemp
27 March 2012

At an unassuming shop on Long Street you can find some extraordinary ideas to address South Africa’s housing, nutrition and income generation challenges – in a sustainable way. Hemporium (and it’s online store) doesn’t just sell a range of clothes, shoes, beauty products – it showcases the possibility of a new green industry based on

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New Bloem Street sedan taxi rank will ease inner-city traffic congestion
1 December 2010

A new dedicated sedan taxi rank has been demarcated in Bloem Street, between Long and Loop Street, to ease traffic and overcrowding in the city centre. The rank was deemed necessary after numerous complaints were received about the over-supply of sedan taxis in the CBD and the Long Street precinct in particular.

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New South African Movie – Set in Cape Town – Goes on Circuit
19 August 2010

Long Street, a new film, set in Cape Town, from South African director Revel Fox will go on circuit in selected cinemas next month.

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Where to go if you want to talk soccer (and who doesn't?)
17 June 2010

Calling all soccer fans who want to talk soccer:  Cape Town has an online television station where soccer fans can drop in and discuss the 2010 FIFA World Cup live on Internet television over a cappuccino or latte.

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Grand Daddy launched city’s first rooftop cinema
16 November 2009

A nostalgic trip into the old world of cinema as an occasion, The Grand Daddy’s Pink Flamingo Cinema, officially opened to the public on 22 October 2009.

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Long street party venue for Final Draw
4 November 2009

Cape Town Central City will have over 700 000 million international eyes on it later this year when it becomes the venue for the 2010 FIFA World Cup Final Draw on 4 December.

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Daddy Bloom garden show to celebrate Spring
2 November 2009

Artisans displayed their creative wears at a garden show hosted by The Grand Daddy’s trailer park to celebrate spring. In stead of natural blossoms, the Airstream Penthouse Trailer Park was transformed into a fertile garden of artistic creativities.

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Countdown to 2010
29 October 2009

Boraine said there were 224 days to go to this event, which would “not solve all our problems, but you ignore it at your peril.”

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Expanding the grand Daddy empire
1 October 2009

Despite being less than ten years old, The Daddy Long Legs Hotel and Backpackers and the Grand Daddy Hotel and Roof Top Airstream caravan park, are already Long Street icons. The project has attracted many international accolades and was recently a finalist in the BASA (Business and Arts South Africa) Award for the promotion of

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