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Retailers call for more free car parking time

  A Darlinghurst retailers consortium wants free 15-minute parking zones in retail areas of village main streets outside the city centre extended permanently, six months into the year-long trial by the City of Sydney. Darlinghurst Business Partnership president Stephen Gyory called for an increase in the trial period to fully experience the benefits of increased […]

DJs and drag queens feel lockout squeeze

The state government’s lockout laws are being keenly felt in Sydney’s gay district, with one of Oxford Street’s oldest venues reducing its opening hours and the strip being plunged back into chaos and uncertainty. The Midnight Shift will close its doors Mondays to Wednesdays, opening them again at 2pm on Thursdays. The Shift’s venue promotion […]

Fresh impetus for Oxford St light rail

Local political and business leaders have vowed to continue the fight for light rail along Oxford St, despite the State Government’s decision to build Sydney’s first new light rail lines since the year 2000 on Devonshire St instead of Oxford St. At a forum held at the Beauchamp Hotel, Darlinghurst on Monday night – hosted […]


Aesthetes, crafters, design geeks and shop-a-holics stand up – there’s a new kid on the block, and it’s throwing down the gauntlet. Built around the idea that you should be able to get sweet locally-made designer gear without mortgaging your house, The Dollar Shop is changing the retail game on Oxford St. Handpicked by Sydney […]