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Bourbon at Stake

By Andrew Woodhouse If ever there was a site that represented Kings Cross, it would be the Bourbon Bar site and its white arches. Its founder was a Texan opportunist, Bernie Houghton whose bust faces the site from the nearby gardens. He was known for his hospitality, drag queen shows, colour and kitsch. US sailors […]

Demolition man

BY JOHN MOYLE Change brought about by urban development and renewal is inevitable and can lead to the revitalisation and repurposing of areas for the better. But when it is on the scale of what is currently happening across NSW, it is often detrimental to the locality, its heritage and the lives of the people […]