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Removing Al Fresco red-tape a “game changer” for hospitality businesses

By ALLISON HORE Social distancing in some of Sydney’s small inner-city cafes, restaurants and bars is almost impossible, that is, unless the seats take to the street. Last year, to allow inner-city hospitality businesses to remain open, while facilitating social distancing, the City of Sydney launched an outdoor dining scheme which saw al fresco permit […]

Alfresco Revolution

By Rida Babar Councils in Sydney have launched an alfresco dining initiative to boost local businesses and encourage a return to normality as the warmer months approach. The plan, led by the City Of Sydney and Place Management NSW, has shortened the process of venues applying for approval of outdoor dining, thus incentivising it. This […]

William Blue Dining

If meals at most fine dining restaurants seem too expensive, I’ve found the fancy, white-tablecloth restaurant for you! William Blue Dining is located in the old Rockpool site, yet despite the fancy, heritage, sandstone location, a three-course meal is yours for fewer than forty bucks.

A Photographic Eye to World of Refugees

   Refugees, fleeing the ravages of World War 2, wave aboard the ships which carried them to safety. A young Syrian girl sits in a classroom of empty desks, dreaming of a better future. These are just two photos from two separate photographic exhibitions featuring refugees around the world which will be opening in Sydney […]

Potts Point cafe takes aim at council over closure

Yet another popular establishment has fallen victim to prescriptive City of Sydney regulations, with Potts Point cafe La Croix closing its doors. “We have closed as we are no longer able to continue to operate under council’s unreasonably restrictive conditions”, the cafe’s website reads. Cafe co-owner Annie Wilkes describes it using terms of warfare. She […]