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Underground Sydney Comedy Festival

By Jade Morellini. Everyone loves a good laugh on a night out and with Sydney’s biggest annual comedy festival coming up, the laughs will be endless. Every April and May, the Sydney Comedy Festival brings comedians from around the world to entertain audiences of over 122,500 people. But with all the big names and venues […]

Vegans beef with Council

BY JADE MORELLINI The Sydney Vegan Markets have been punished by Inner West Council for being a success, breaching their DA with over 5,000 people attending the markets. The Sydney Vegan Markets run on the third Sunday of every month and began to meet the growing demand for access to local, ethical and sustainable products. […]

To the bestos of our knowledge

BY STATON WHALEY The detection, removal, and disposal of asbestos and lead paint is no simple matter, as seen by the numerous amounts of instructions and warnings on council and NSW government websites. So why is it that the Innerwest Council did not take proper precaution against such a prevalent Sydney issue when demolishing two […]

Vivid turn off

BY JOHN MOYLE A war of light sabres between Destination NSW’s Vivid Sydney festival and the Inner West Council has seen the popular festival outdrawn by the westies as they proclaim their own EDGE festival. The spat started a couple of months ago when the Inner West Council inquired to Destination NSW to investigate the […]

Power play for Parramatta

BY ADDIE MORTON Community outrage continues to grow over the NSW Government's decision to move the iconic Powerhouse Museum in Ultimo to a flood-prone site on the Parramatta River. The new museum, which is projected to open in 2022, will be on the site of the old David Jones carpark and is looking to cost […]

No Metro for the Cross

BY JOHN MOYLE Recent hopes by the residents of Potts Point and Kings Cross of getting their own community centre were shot down when the City of Sydney voted against the purchase of the Metro Theatre for use as a community centre and theatre This comes after a spokesperson for the Lord Mayor said, “After […]

Monitoring an airy issue

BY: GABRIELA SZYMANOWSKA Rozelle’s only permanent air quality monitoring station has been closed down for almost two months due to trees growing too close to the station. The Rozelle air quality monitoring station was closed on February 14 for four to six weeks for upgrades, yet it is still closed mid-April. “This is necessary to […]

Bikes are a shared problem

BY STATON WHALEY Six Sydney councils have banded together in an effort to have NSW government pass regulation regarding bike shares’ upkeep and maintenance. Bike shares are offered by four companies in the inner Sydney area as mode of simplified, quick transportation. One must simply log on to a smartphone app, which is linked to […]

Classic Italian cuisine with a contemporary twist

BY STATON WHALEY Diners at Capriccio Osteria can enjoy Italian dishes inspired by traditional Italian cuisine spiced up with whatever Australian freshness is at hand. Located on Norton Street in Leichhardt, the white and yellow decor matches the lemon peel artwork adorning the window. Outdoor dining is ideal on a sunny day in the cozy […]

Cross fire

BY JOHN MOYLE In recent weeks there has been a lot of discussion across Sydney as to its viability as a Global City supporting a 24 hour day/night economy, but for all the good work and media friendly spin there is still an elephant looming over the debate and these are the lockout laws imposed […]