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Surry Hills man charged with murder responsible for ‘disposing’ the barrel containing remains of stepdaughter

By DANIEL LO SURDO Charlise Mutten has been formally identified as the nine-year-old girl whose remains were found inside a barrel near the Colo River in NSW's Central Tablelands on Tuesday. Charlise's stepfather was Justin Stein, the 31-year-old Surry Hills man who was arrested on Tuesday night at a Riley Street residence. Police have alleged […]

Surry Hills man charged with murder after human remains ‘consistent’ with missing nine-year-old girl

By DANIEL LO SURDO A 31-year-old man was arrested and charged with murder at a unit in Surry Hills last night following an investigation into the disappearance of a nine-year-old girl, NSW Police confirmed this morning. This comes after the human remains of a child, which were found to be "consistent" with those of the […]

New Gallery Brings Life to Inner Sydney

Beginning on Friday, January 28 a vibrant new Surry Hills gallery will present exhibitions, artist talk dinners, music and life drawing sessions each and every week. Guy Morgan, the well-known, award-winning local artist with multiple hangings in Australian art exhibitions including the Archibald Prize - opened his 531 Crown Street Gallery last year. Now that […]

City of Sydney to boost business by transforming high streets for 1 day only this summer

By EVA BAXTER The City of Sydney is transforming a series of village high streets into spaces for walking, shopping, and dining for 1 day only this month and in February as part of the City’s Community Recovery Plan. The City will provide acoustic roving entertainment and chairs and tables around the street, and a […]

Grace Cummings Announces 2022 Tour

Melbourne-based singer, songwriter, producer and accomplished stage actor Grace Cummings will release her self-produced, sophomore album Storm Queen next month via Sugar Mountain Records/Virgin Music Australia. True to its title, Storm Queen is a body of work with its own unruly climate, governed only by the visceral quality of Cummings’ spellbinding and devastating vocal presence, […]

Government support package welcomed by local small businesses, but eligibility threshold leaves out smallest

By TESSA PELLE The NSW Government has announced a brand-new grants package to assist small businesses due to Sydney’s stay at home orders. The ongoing pandemic has seen multiple small businesses shut their doors due to COVID restrictions and significantly less trade. Guy is the manager of Simply Hummus in Darlinghurst. He says going into […]

Anita Lester

Anita Lester’s Sun And Moon And Stars searches for connection in a disconnected world Listen to any of Anita Lester’s songs, and you’ll find yourself entranced by the inner workings of her deepest thoughts. Written in the middle of 2020, her new single Sun And Moon And Stars masterfully captures feelings of connectedness in a time of […]

From Sydney To Stardom: Imogen Clark Set To Release EP ‘Bastards’

Homegrown singer-songwriter Imogen Clark is set to release her second EP, Bastards on May 21. A follow-up to her first EP, The Making of Me, Clark’s unique indie-pop-rock tunes are sure to have heads turning. She will also be gracing the Low 302 in Surry Hills with a residency, performing every Tuesday night in May, […]

Light Rail collision brings Surry Hills to stand still

By ALLISON HORE A driver had a lucky escape following a head on-collision with a tram in Surry Hills yesterday. The collision occurred outside the Shakespeare Hotel on Devonshire Street just before 4:30pm yesterday afternoon. Witnesses on the scene say the car was travelling down the light rail tracks in the opposite direction at a […]

The other side of the rainbow

By ALLISON HORE This week a 90-meter rainbow footpath which runs along the area of Prince Alfred Park known “Equality Green” was unveiled in Surry Hills.  But its reveal, through a photoshoot on the Lord Mayor’s personal facebook page, has raised concern among other councillors. The footpath was painted in rainbow colours in celebration of […]