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Union Lane Street Art

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Published September 20th 2013
Coffee & Art no better combination
Recently I visited Hosier Lane where I had stubbled across the change of artwork. The same thing happened again today but this time in Union Lane.

Union Lane
Street Art on display in Union Lane

The difference this time is that I had actually gone to visit Sensory Lab Cafe as I had been told that this was the place to both taste and learn about coffee.

Sensory Lab Cafe
Sign in the window of Sensory Lab Cafe

The cafe is at the entrance of David Jones on the corner of Union Lane in Little Collins St, It looked as though it was going to be a very interesting to investigate even though it was very small.

Sensory Lab Cafe
Front of the Sensory Lab Cafe, there is also a small cafe inside

The only down side was that all I could smell was an overwhelming sent of acetone, or cleaning fluid or something - not so good when you are interested in the finer details of coffee.

In the end, we decided against getting anything as the smell was really overwhelming. Then we discovered what was going on around the corner down Union Lane.

The artists had moved in to change the artwork. This wasn't the same as in Hosier Lane though, none of the artist were wearing protective gear as I had seen at the other site. And many of the artists were working together in groups of two or three.

Artists at work in Union Lane
Artists at work in Union Lane


Once again the artwork is always changing, so you need to get down there now before you miss the current exhibition.
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Why? When the paint dries there will be no better place to sip coffee and admire the art
When: Union Lane all day. Sensory Lab Cafe Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 7:00 am - 6:00 pm; Thursday & Friday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm; Saturday 8:00 am - 7:00 pm; Sunday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Phone: For Sensory Lab Cafe not the street art ph. 9645 0065
Where: Street Art - Union Lane, Melbourne; Sensory Lab Cafe 297 Little Collins St, Melbourne
Cost: Free for the art. $$ for the coffee & classes
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