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Sydney’s last gasp nightlife

BY JOSH KINDL The City of Sydney has awarded a number of Sydney businesses grants worth a total of $360,000. Eighteen businesses will benefit from the grants, which have been awarded by The City in an effort to boost Sydney’s nightlife activity, as the controversial Lockout Laws continue to stymie inner-city trading. Artist and manager […]

The Spice Cellar

While the somewhat lurid colours of this year’s Vivid painted this town, I slipped twenty feet underground to investigate this sunken cellar.

Naked City: The city that fell asleep

Whilst it only happens every four years the current World Cup demonstrates that Sydneysiders do love to party in the wee small hours, given the right situation. Clubs and pubs throughout the city have been packed in recent days as football fans cheer on their favourites until as late as 3.00am. There’s definitely alcohol involved […]


“If everyone’s going to evacuate and be scared of the area, I’m moving in,” declares Rocco Tozzi. He’s got more right than most to sound cocky: he’s the son of Kings Cross hospitality royalty - Antonello Tozzi – owner of Sugareef from the mid-90s.

Bridge Hotel requests lockout review

The Bridge Hotel in Rozelle is demanding a review of the 2am lockout placed on it by the NSW Office of Licensing, Gaming and Racing (OLGR). The lockout was imposed after NSW police force voiced its concerns over serious, inebriated violence that occurred at and around the venue. Leichhardt Liberal Councillor John Jobling supports the […]