With Coffin Ed. As a good citizen of Woolloomooloo, I am always on the lookout for both things that add and detract from everyday life in this fractured precinct of the Sydney City Council. When historic photos of the area cover the hoardings of a building site it’s a plus, when the homeless tragically continue to […]
BY LUCAS BAIRD The Millers Point community will not get any return on the millions of dollars it has sunk into maintaining heritage properties in the area. The community has criticised the government for its plans to auction off Darling House in the suburb. The Millers Point community believes that they own around a 20 […]
BY LUCAS BAIRD The NSW Government has announced that only 28 units will be available for the 90 remaining Millers Point residents, leaving residents to fight it out for the sparse spots. Myra Demetrio is one of 90 residents fighting for a unit, and said she was anxious about what would happen if she was […]
BY CHRISTOPHER HARRIS Campaigners trying to save Millers Point from privatisation at Barangaroo have told City Hub that multiple guards “descended” on them last Saturday, November 1 while they were gathering outside a celebratory picnic at the Barangaroo Reserve. The campaigners were told they were not allowed to write on the footpath, or distribute their […]
With a convict-cum-chic menu, craft beers and views of the coat hanger, one of Sydney’s oldest pubs has reopened with a vengeance. Overlooking Barangaroo, it still has a certain quietness, with a whiff of potential; and with plans to open a penthouse bar upstairs, the owners are surely banking on this.
By CHRISTOPHER HARRIS The long battle for Millers Point residents against the state government to remain in their homes might be coming to an end, with early signs suggesting the residents may be the victors. City Hub can reveal last Thursday NSW Christian Democrat MLC Fred Nile, who holds the balance of power, visited some […]
By EMILY CONTADOR-KELSALL Contention continues to rise over the future of the Sirius Building as state government bodies and the local community are locked in an argument over heritage, development potential and revenue. Architect Chris Bosse released plans for the Rocks building last week that included the addition of balconies onto Sirius, adapting its current […]