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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 […]

Prince Alfred Park’s rainbow footpath unveiled

By ALLISON HORE A new rainbow footpath has been unveiled in Surry Hills just in time for Mardi Gras. The footpath serves as a reminder both for how far the LGBTQI+ community has come and how far it has to go. The 90-metre path runs alongside the area of Prince Alfred Park now known “Equality […]

Rainbow footpath for Surry Hills

By ALLISON HORE A pathway in Surry Hills is set to be transformed into a vibrant rainbow to commemorate the vote to legalise same-sex marriage in Australia almost three years ago. The 90-metre path will run alongside an area of Prince Alfred Park now known as “Equality Green” as a tribute to a public gathering […]

Surry Hills & Darlinghurst Happy Hour

In a great big middle finger to COVID-19 and what it has wrought upon our everyday lives, the boho residents of Surry Hills and Darlinghurst will still get to enjoy the delights that abound, with a new initiative aimed at reintroducing the locals to their local. The Business Chambers of Surry Hills and Darlinghurst are […]

Surry Hills playground by kids, for kids

By ALLISON HORE A playground designed by kids, for kids will give some of Surry Hills’s youngest residents new opportunities to be active and interact with nature. The popular playground at Shannon Reserve on Crown Street has reopened after an upgrade based on feedback from local primary school students, community members and a playground consultant.  […]

Coronavirus cases see another Sydney venues close for cleaning

By ANNIE LEWIS As the state battles to keep coronavirus numbers down, a public health warning has been put out for anyone who attended an establishment in Surry Hills on Sunday. NSW Health has put out an alert for those who visited Hotel Harry, known to many as Harpoon Harry, on July 26. A case […]