Volaris Music Centre: Forty Years in the Family Business

Congratulations to Peter Volaris and family, who are celebrating 40 years on Sydney Road. First opened near Blyth St in 1975, Volaris Music Centre have been sharing their love of music with customers and local community for 40 years. A fifth-generation musician, Peter’s original focus was on traditional Greek instruments, and this remains a point […]

Hellenic gastronomy at Yiamas Greek Restaurant and Bar @317 Sydney Road

It’s fantastic to see a Greek restaurant again on multicultural Sydney Road. A true family restaurant, you will often see Jim the owner and his family during the day – preping delicious cuisine ready for the evening diners! Utilising the property’s large back yard and the lovely wooden interiors, it has come to life with […]

Stop and say hello to… Penny Lane @145 Sydney Road

Second hand fashion at its finest! Beautifully presented, Penny Lane Exchange arrived in November last year, adding to Sydney Road’s burgeoning identity as Melbourne’s vintage and retro epicentre, this store offers second hand clothes on the high end. Here you will find labels, stunning vintage jackets, boots, tulle, furs, sequins – all in immaculate condition, […]

Get a haircut and a record… at Paradise Cutters @ 56 Sydney Road

With two stylists, Paul and Tanya, this store is vibrant with artwork and vinyl nostalgia, offering an innovative combination of services which is oh-so-Brunswick – a record shop and hair salon! You may recognise their eye catching palm tree logo from well-known Brunswick favourite and sibling store Record Paradise. After 4 years of running new […]

Magic comes to Sydney Road Brunswick… Danes Magic Certificate @859a

A wholly original concept! Discover this new business at the rear of 859 – the eclectic offering of entertainment means you’ll never know what to expect! Operating as a quiet tucked away café during the day, at night it transforms into a bar and venue, offering late night magic shows, music and, of course, magic. […]

Nice Thai Massage – Relax on Sydney Road Brunswick

Welcoming a new massage parlour to the street! Located at the top of the hill, with fresh, friendly yellows decorating the interior, Nice Thai Massage offers a range of services to help you find the perfect massage – traditional Thai, to hot stone, deep tissue and relaxation. We can see why they are expanding! This […]

Welcoming to Sydney Road Brunswick…. Melbourne Vintage @ 351

This store is a beautiful emporium of second hand goods, and adds to Sydney Road Brunswick’s ever expanding collection of opportunity, retro and second hand shops. Melbourne Vintage visually pops with memorabilia, vintage styed clothes and elaborately displayed trinkets. It is sure to draw in foot traffic – having already caught the eye of curious […]


  The name Signor Mont was chosen as a pseudonym by the label’s designer, Anthony Montesano, and suites this unique bridal shop to a tee. Focussing on classic design, detail and one-off pieces, this beautiful new bridal shop offers a personal touch and timeless style for those dreaming of their perfect gown. It’s all in […]

Temple of Shisha @ 878

This new Temple of Shisha, located at the top end near Moreland Road, is Beirut Nights reborn and relocated. Offering a refreshed vibe and a different look, this new location offers a multicultural Melbourne favourite pastime – shisha – in all the flavours you could desire – perhaps watermelon or pineapple? With a comfortable and functional layout, we’re sure this will become a popular local […]

Get dressed up with Robe Royal @ 644

  Another gem to add to Sydney Road Brunswick’s bridal and formal wear collection! The store boasts a varied array of dresses – so many bright colours and voluminous fabrics! Located at the top of the hill, this friendly mother and daughter business is a welcome addition to the street! They also stock a large […]