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In the 80s and 90s, when the Australian music industry was booming and everybody was buying CDs, the big record companies would unleash their wallets with lavish after ARIA award parties. The annual awards night was seen as a real showcase of local music talent -  the record industry’s night of nights. In the great […]

The Powder Keg

With Sydney’s largest collection of gin - currently sitting at 95 - in the hands of star mixologist, Grant Collins, I really didn’t expect to be raving about the food.

2014 ARIA nominations revealed

This has proven to be a bumper year for Australian music with 11 local artists topping the album charts for a total of 19 out of the 41 weeks thus far, with Justice Crew claiming nine of those alone – breaking the record for an Australian act. Australian acts also broke into the US charts […]

North Bondi Fish

Last year North Bondi Italian closed its doors and no one could imagine this neck of Bondi Beach ever being the same. That was until North Bondi Fish moved in, now it’s a case of Maurice who?

Aria Restaurant

Arriving in a bound folder, the extensive pre-theatre menu here (available 5.30pm-7pm) gives you no sense that you’re ‘slumming it’ by dining from a more limited menu selection.