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Greenslopes is a suburb on the Southside of Brisbane. It encompasses Stones corner to the North and adjoins Holland Park to the South. Greenslopes is also home to the Greenslopes Private Hospital. Greenslopes Private Hospital is renowned as a world class tertiary medical facility and the leading private teaching hospital in the country.
Greenslopes also borders Coorparoo, Woolloongabba, Tarragindi, Annerley and Norman Park which are all suburbs on the south side of Brisbane.
Stones Corner is the place to go if you are looking to make a fashion statement at a budget price. It has a range of specialty clothing and accessories stores at great prices.
Greenslopes Bike Ways
Greenslopes has a number of bikeways and walkways which are always busy, especially with people going to and from work. On the weekends BIg and little kids use the bikeways for recreatrion and exercise. Grenslopes has a number of parks and sporting fields which the bikeways go through making them great for family activities.
Stones Corner Greenslopes
Stones Corner was the shopping centre of Brisbane in times gone by. It was a collection of small stores on the corner of Logan and Old Cleveland Roads which were a major intersection on the South side of Brisbane. Now days people prefer to shop in large air conditioned shopping centres so the people have slowly dwindled away from shopping at Stones Corner. The fashion retailers have also moved their shops to the big discount shopping centres such as DFO near Brisbane air port.
Stones corner isn't completely devoid of life though. It has changed into more of a meeting place with coffee shops. It still has a range of fashion retailers and it is still a great place to pick up a fashionable bargain.
Solar Lighting in Parks
Some of the parks in Greenslopes use solar lighting. This would be a great idea as the majority of parks with solar lighting get flooded with heavy rain.
The only problem has been the "bright sparks" who designed the lights put important components in the base of the light poles. So when it floods major damage is done to the lighting systems.
The Brisbane City Council is reportedly working on fixing the flooding problem with the lighting.
Rain,Wind and Flood damage January 2013
The Low Depression left by Tropical Cyclone Oswald dumped a massive amount of water on Queensland. Together with the high winds it caused quite a bit of damage. Greenslopes suffered some flooding and many trees were blown over. Here are some pictures of Greenslopes after the floods.