WEST MELBOURNE, Fla. -- A couch that fell off a truck has become the latest attraction in West Melbourne. Abandoned couch becomes attraction in West Melbourne People have added living room items The couch also has a Facebook page The couch has been sitting along a sidewalk on Palm Bay Road for several weeks. In the time since, people have added their own flair to the piece of furniture, bringing everything from coffee tables and lamps to rugs and even a TV. It's basically an outdoor living room. Other items around the couch include potted plants, a stack of books and an air freshener. The couch has become so popular it prompted the creation of a Facebook page. At last check, the Palm Bay Couch has more than 2,200 followers. On Sunday night, fans of the couch gathered for a meet-and-greet. As the crowds grew, police asked for the couch to moved. It was relocated a short distance from its original location to a corner near Walmart and Mattress Firm. So far, no one has come … [Read more...] about Couch becomes attraction in West Melbourne
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Travel Subscribe Log In Subscribe Log In Advertisement Supported by 5 places The Australian city BySheila Marikar July 5, 2018 Sydney often gets touted as Australia’s fashion capital, but Melbourne Tanzie Adler This Australian fashion designer’s two-year-old eponymous boutique sells cheeky, playful statement pieces, like neoprene sweatshirts printed with cats and gauzy button down shirts embroidered with cherries. (She calls her assemblage “affordable high fashion”; prices start at 140-142 Little Collins Street, tanzieadler1999.com Elk A cult favorite among Australia’s style cognoscenti, the husband and wife duo behind this brand turn out high quality, thoughtfully constructed leather goods and drapey clothes that frequently go on sale. Their flagship boutique, which opened in 2017, offers an array of sumptuous leather wallets for under 182 Little … [Read more...] about Five Places to Shop in Melbourne
The 76ers will entertain Australia’s National Basketball League champion Melbourne United this preseason, according to multiple sources. Sixers point guard Ben Simmons and coach Brett Brown have ties to United. Simmons’ father, David, played for the Australian professional basketball team, formerly known as the Melbourne Tigers, from 1989 to 1996. Melbourne retired his No. 25 jersey. Brown served as the team’s assistant coach from 1988 to 1993. This season, United won the franchise’s fifth title with a victory over the Adeliade 36ers in decisive game of the best-of-five championship series. Their other four titles – in 1993, 1997, 2006 and 2008 – came as the Tigers. >>READ MORE: Joel Embiid will be on the next NBA Live cover Melbourne was led by former Sixer Casper Ware, a 5-foot-11 point guard who is looking to return to the NBA this upcoming season. However, United want to sign him if Ware doesn’t sign with an … [Read more...] about Sources: Sixers to host Australia’s Melbourne United in preseason game
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Food Subscribe Log In Subscribe Log In Advertisement Supported by Australia Fare A Cafe Worthy of Applause 8 Photos View Slide Show› John Laurie for The New York Times Babajan NYT Critic's Pick Australian, Middle Eastern $$ 713 Nicholson Street, Carlton North 03 9388 9814 More Information ByBesha Rodell June 21, 2018 MELBOURNE, Australia — New York has its pizza, Paris its baguettes, Tokyo its ramen bars. Melbourne has cafes. Australia is celebrated for its cafe culture, but that is one of those phrases that obscures the meaning behind it. What is “cafe culture”? Why does it matter? Does it matter? You can get good coffee in almost any city in the world these days. And what differentiates the cafes of Melbourne from anywhere else’s? It is tempting, when considering this question, to tell you about the cafe that serves a breakfast … [Read more...] about Babajan Is an Exemplary Melbourne Cafe. But What Does That Even Mean?
David Goldman, AP New Orleans Saints quarterback Taysom Hill (7) warms up before the first half of an NFL football game between the Atlanta Falcons and the New Orleans Saints, Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, in Atlanta. Former BYU quarterback Taysom Hill continues to gain attention with the New Orleans Saints as he was featured in The Times-Picayune. The Saints head coach had this to say about Hill's work: "We like where he is at. He is grinding and working hard. You guys saw (him make) a play today. When he does get outside the pocket, he can run, real fast. That presents a new challenge for the defense." Quarterbacks coach Joe Lombardi had some great things to say about Hill to the New Orleans Advocate. "Just the ability to avoid the rush. The guy runs a sub-4.5 40, and he’s strong — he might be the strongest guy on the team," Lombardi said in the story. "The guy is a freak athlete. I’ve never seen anyone like him at this position." … [Read more...] about Morning links: Taysom Hill impresses his coaches in New Orleans; Renae Ingles returns to Melbourne’s netball team