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Surry Hills & Darlinghurst Happy Hour

In a great big middle finger to COVID-19 and what it has wrought upon our everyday lives, the boho residents of Surry Hills and Darlinghurst will still get to enjoy the delights that abound, with a new initiative aimed at reintroducing the locals to their local. The Business Chambers of Surry Hills and Darlinghurst are […]

Win for pet owners in NSW Court of Appeal

By ALLISON HORE No apartment building in NSW will be allowed to have a blanket ban on pets following a NSW Court of Appeal decision which overturned the right of strata committees to pass bylaws prohibiting animals. The decision comes after an expensive four-and-a-half-year long legal battle by Johanna and Leo Cooper who live in […]

String of venues fined for COVID-19 breaches

By ALLISON HORE A string of venues across Sydney’s CBD and Eastern suburbs have been slapped with $5000 fines for failing to comply with COVID-19 public health orders Unity Hall in Balmain, the Darlo Village Hotel in Darlinghurst, the Eastern Hotel in Bondi Junction, and the Watson’s Bay Boutique Hotel were all found to be […]

Delightful Darlinghurst

By Rida Babar In light of the COVID-19 restrictions, entertainment venues in Darlinghurst have been forced to shift their business models and operations. Here’s how. Darlinghurst Theatre Company (DTC) has implemented a series of Red Carpet Cabaret shows that have been a major success. Amylia Harris, the co-artistic director at the DTC provided insight into how the […]

Darlinghurst AIDs memorial one step closer

By  JOHN MOYLE Almost two years since a petition calling for an AIDS memorial to be located in Darlinghurst’s Green Park, the project is now one step closer after the City of Sydney unanimously agreed to call artists for expressions of interest. The motion was proposed by councillor and deputy mayor Jess Scully and seconded […]

Darlinghurst businesses back nurses

By ALLISON HORE Businesses in Darlinghurst have shown their support for a campaign against the wage freeze for public sector workers. Representatives from the NSW Nurses and Midwives Association (NSWNMA) have been knocking on the doors of businesses around the St Vincent's hospital to rally support for the campaign. The NSW government’s proposed wage freeze […]

Historic cottages damned to new hotel horror

Opinion by JOHN MOYLE Whenever an area is termed “rich in heritage” you can bet that a developer will be quick to descend. That is the case in Darlinghurst’s Hardie Street where over a couple of years a developer swooped on six in-line Victorian terraces and now threatens not only the heritage values of the […]

A Chorus Line

A Chorus Line, was a smash hit when it debuted in 1975. The behind the scenes “putting-on-a-show” type storyline harkens back to classic musicals of the 30s and 40s. But though it depicts the trials and drama of backstage, A Chorus Line also examines human stories of unique individuals, and the social politics of the […]

Gregg Arthur – That’s Life

Gregg Arthur's voice has been described by musical luminary Tony Bennett as "perfection." Throughout March Sydneysiders can hear it for themselves, when Arthur and his trio take to the stage at The Magicians Cabaret in Darlinghurst every Friday night. The Magician’s Cabaret has an intimate charm and ambience that transports you to Greenwich Village in […]

March Dance

The 2020 Sydney March Dance festival will begin its second year running throughout the month of March, featuring 114 dance events in 31 days. A project created by Independence Dance Alliance (IDA), the festival aims to celebrate and showcase independent dance artists in Sydney. March Dance will see 195 artists and over 16 organisations presenting new dance works, […]