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Pyrmont Festival 2019

By Rita Bratovich It’s a celebration of wine, food, art, community, sunshine, fresh air and the unmatched visual splendour of Sydney Harbour; the ninth annual Pyrmont Festival takes place at the end of this month and promises to be as big and festive as ever. After the success of last year’s partnership, Orange 360 will […]

Pell to Hell, killer decisions, drug pushers punished: News Bites – 28 Aug 2019

Bite-sized bulletins by ALEC SMART Pell fell back to Hell Disgraced Archbishop George Pell, who won’t be stripped of his titles by The Vatican until all his appeals are exhausted, has apparently decided he will appeal his sex abuse convictions in the High Court. On August 21, Victoria’s Court of Appeal upheld Pell’s December 2018 […]

Red tape strangles markets

By VANESSA LIM The Pyrmont Bay Markets, scheduled for Sunday 1 September, have been cancelled after a long application process due, principally, to the NSW Government’s red tape strangling the organisers’ initiative. During the year-long process to try to get the monthly markets approved in Pyrmont Bay Park, the NSW Government kept asking for multiple […]

Pyrmont Festival 2018

By Rita Bratovich If you keep getting a niggling feeling that something’s been missing this year, it’s probably because Pyrmont Festival didn’t occur in May as it has done for the last seven years. Don’t despair, it’s coming back for an eighth time and making a spectacular debut as a Spring event.  The popular food, […]

Wine & Dine: Top Picks of the Pyrmont Festival

OUT & ABOUT If you haven’t yet taken up the chance to enjoy the sensory delights of the first week of the Fifth Annual Pyrmont Food & Wine Festival, it’s not too late. From a POP UP party to delectable degustations, go where the Mudgee wine flows! Here are our top event picks for the […]

Dine Out Harbourside to Help Children at Risk of Abuse and Neglect

Throughout 2013/14, Barnardos Australia directly helped 7,544 children and young people across NSW and the ACT who were at risk of abuse and neglect.  To help Barnardos continue its important work, Harbourside Shopping Centre is holding a Progressive Dinner Safari to raise funds that will go to supporting children who are victimised by abuse and […]

Pyrmont Festival kicks off this weekend

Pyrmont Festival is set to kick off again this weekend in style. Five years after first hitting the Pyrmont Precinct, the festival returns with a giant 10 day program to showcase the best of the Mudgee Region and Pyrmont. Guests have the chance to experience both the country charm of the Mudgee Region, coupled with the best of the […]