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Rozelle calls for WestConnex noise reprieve

By ALEXI DEMETRIADI With Sydney on lockdown, the city has been forced inside their homes. Everyone who is not employed in an essential service have readjusted their lives to adapt to the new work from home environment. That begs the question as to why WestConnex, the huge underground highway construction, is seemingly exempt from the […]

Glebe Ferry future in doubt

By ALEXI DEMETRIADI In October 2019, thanks to community pressure, Glebe received a ferry. Me-Mel, the small, 60-capacity mini-cat, was launched by Transport NSW as an ‘on-demand’ service, run by operator Transdev. City Hub reported at the time that the NSW Government initiative was launched to cater to wharves not currently serviced by regular ferries, […]

Coronavirus: cats during the crisis

By ALEXI DEMETRIADI It is not just humans that have been forced inside with the outbreak of COVID-19, but also ‘man’s best friend’ – the humble cat. As workers across Sydney have had to work from home and limit outdoor activity, so too have animal shelters across the city. The effect of the virus and […]

Coronavirus catering: from dine-in to take-away

By ALEXI DEMETRIADI Australia’s bars and restaurants have shut their doors for dine-in service to halt the spread of COVID-19 and business plans across the country were simultaneously ripped apart over night. One saving grace for many of Sydney’s food and drink spots is that take-away has remained an option. Hundreds of venues had to […]

Last call at Sydney’s small venues

By ALEXI DEMETRIADI With the coronavirus escalating in Sydney, so too have the necessary, but strict, ‘social distancing’ laws. Non-essential gatherings were capped at 100 people, while the government announced that venues now must provide four square metres per person. For many small venues across Sydney’s Inner West, the current climate has become near-impossible to […]