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Mechanics Institute deck - photo supplied Mechanics Institute

As the weather warms we are looking forward to spending more time outdoors in the open air, and one of our favourite places to do just that is rooftop bar Mechanics Institute. We love spending an afternoon upstairs, looking over bustling William Street and listening to great tunes while sipping fresh cocktails, interesting wines and cold beers. Not to mention being able to order Flipside burgers or chips and have them delivered to the table! Read on for a Q&A with manager Brett Robinson.

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ArtXWest_Pippin_Drysdale-600 Art X *West: The ABC Uncovers WA Talent

With the amount of people wanting to watch video on demand always on the rise, ABC Arts have teamed up with ScreenWest to bring viewers access to five short films about five different artists, with a Western Australian focus. Art X *West sees these films available exclusively on ABC Arts and ABC iview. For the project, Amelia Phillips profiled Tim Burns; Alice Ross and Sam Field made a film about Pilar Mata Dupont; Brooke Silcox and Mat de Koning created a great piece on Abdul Abdullah, Melissa Hayward’s piece focuses on Olga Cironis and Chad Peacock has profiled Pippin Drysdale and Warrick Palmeeter. You will be able to watch these films until 7 September, so get viewing.

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Flora and Fauna Flora & Fauna

An adorable addition to the list of Northbridge cafés, a visit to this owner operated gem will leave you feeling warm and fuzzy inside. The teensy little spot serves up coffee and fresh juices as well as healthy lunches and decadent sweet treats.

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Shops

pigeonhole enex Pigeonhole

Although they started out as a humble, little store in the end of a oft overlooked arcade, Pigeonhole meant big business from the beginning. And this is what they’ve achieved, becoming something of a hipster empire throughout Perth, and expanding into the eastern states

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Eateries

Doghouse Cafe Doghouse Cafe

Doghouse is one of Perth’s best kept secrets. The drive through doughnut and hot dog shop is a long standing favourite amongst local tradies and you’ll soon be hooked too.

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Bars / Pubs

Enriques Enrique’s School for to Bullfighting

From the folk that brought you the Beaufort Street Merchant and the Trustee Bar & Bistro comes this temporary bar in Highgate. With Spanish flair in the kitchen and a heavy gin focus on the drinks menu, there’s plenty to bring you back for more.

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