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The Death And Life of the City of Villages

BY LAWRENCE GIBBONS In 2004 Clover Moore was first elected Lord Mayor and declared Sydney to be a “City of Villages.” Thirteen years later Sydney’s villages are under the threat of neglect. In the lead up to her historic election, Clover Moore told the Sydney Morning Herald “the community would be consulted on how to […]

Newtown Festival & Glebe Street Fair: Massive entertainment, wonderful gifts & delicious food

BY JEMMA CLARKE Book out your next two Sundays because festival season has begun! The notorious Newtown Festival is celebrates its 38th year of championing art, music, food and culture this Sunday, and Australia’s longest street fair is being held for its 33rd year in Glebe a week later, offering you an amazing chance to […]

Street fair lights up changing face of Glebe

The sleepy streets of Glebe will spring to life with music, food and dance this Sunday as thousands of Sydneysiders descend on Glebe Point Road for the 31st annual Glebe Street Fair. While the footpaths fill with food vendors and artisans, an eclectic live soundtrack of jazz, blues, folk, and rock will fill the air. […]

News in brief

Barangaroo casino receives green light A casino is set to operate at Barangaroo after the State Government announced an agreement with James Packer’s Crown Resorts for VIP-only gambling at its proposed $1.3 billion hotel complex. The casino is scheduled to open November 2019. Premier Barry O’Farrell announced cabinet had struck an agreement with Crown on […]

Glebe Street Fair celebrates 30 years

Glebe Street Fair is celebrating its 30th year with a fresh approach living by its theme ‘More Curious than Ever’. Fairgoers will have an increased range of unique attractions to choose from while maintaining the fair’s distinct local flavour. "The people who are coming to the fair are always curious about Glebe," said Creative Director […]