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Yayoi Japanese Teishoku Restaurant

There is a wonderful elegance to the brand new Yayoi Teishoku Japanese Restaurant, and it’s all about balance. Light wood panels divide up the space, surrounded by floor to ceiling windows, with iPads on every table.

Central Sydney residents to lose free parking

BY ALEXANDER LEWIS Central Sydney residents are set to lose free street parking permits under a draft policy on exhibition by the City of Sydney council. Under the changes, residents of apartment blocks without onsite parking would no longer be eligible for a parking permit. CBD resident and permit holder Stephen Taylor said those living […]

Bar Fly: Barrio Cellar

Margaritas, a mariachi band and a Naked Lady in each hand... what more could you ask for on a Wednesday night? Overtaking Spice Cellar's spot on Elizabeth Street is Barrio Chino's new venture – Barrio Cellar: a late night Mexican cantina bar that trades until 3am.

Bar Fly: The Smoking Panda

I was eyeing up the maple and bacon-infused bourbon when a suit-clad silver fox sidled up to me and said: "If you drink that, every man in this bar will fall madly in love with you."

Bar Fly: Mr Tipply’s

There are several large African and Oriental portrait-murals in the downstairs of Mr Tippy’s. Moroccan tiles encase the bar and medina blue is the feature wall colour.

Alpha Restaurant

During his recent visit to Australia promoting Nissos Beer, founder Alexandros Kouris, told me Alpha Restaurant produced the best Greek food he had in Sydney. Sliding into the stately restaurant, that simultaneously summons monumental history and lazy days by the seashore, I start to see why.

Martin Place Bar

A good location can often lead to a few cut corners—especially when it comes to city pubs. So it was a pleasure to find out that Martin Place Bar takes pride in not only producing good food, but in sourcing free range produce.

Council aims to curb pedestrian deaths

By Georgia Fullerton   City of Sydney councillor Linda Scott has called for more action to lessen pedestrian accidents despite Council's current awareness campaign. Clr Scott asked Council at their March meeting what policies they would implement to lessen pedestrian accidents, which are high in the CBD. She said she believes robust procedures should be […]

Sydney’s nightlife moves local

By Emily Contador-Kelsall   As Sydney’s nightlife continues to move out of the CBD, its controversial lockout laws received a lift last week after the Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research (BOCSAR) revealed a significant drop in violence across the CBD and Kings Cross area. While BOCSAR has cemented the positive impacts of the laws […]

George Street closure plunges city into traffic chaos

Workers in the CBD have been confronted by massive delays across the city as a result of the ongoing partial closure of George Street. The chaos came to a head on Monday morning (January 5) when some busses took over two hours to cross the Sydney Harbor Bridge The work is part of the South […]