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Casino gift turns nightmare

By WENDY BACON NSW police have charged a 30-year-old man after an investigation into his gambling transactions at The Star casino in July. He was searched while he was at the casino and more than $10,000 in cash, $50,000 in casino chips and documents were seized. A search of his home resulted in police seizing […]

Mardi Gras 2020

By Madison Behringer. Each year the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras festival gets a little bit bigger, a little bit louder and attracts thousands more people each year to the city’s celebration of the LGBTQI+ community. The 2020 Mardi Gras in Sydney will undoubtedly be the largest festival yet, with the organisation stating: “From […]

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 […]


The Star Stand in front of the glass windows on the second level and take in the stunning harbour panorama, then pull yourself away and walk around this impressive complex because there’s a lot to explore. With one of Sydney’s best luxury hotels rising up from the complex, there’s plenty to cater for both travellers […]

Bar Fly: Marquee Sydney

After almost getting arrested (who knew you weren't allowed to wear a mask in a casino?), my date and I arrived at the Dom Pérignon Masquerade Party, only to be pointed and laughed at by one of the classy birds from The Bachelor.

Locals slam cable car system

By Leanne Elahmed   Locals have criticised the proposal for a cable car system across Sydney Harbour as an ineffective plan to ease traffic in the Bays Precinct and city. The proposed 3.4 kilometre cable system would transport commuters to stations at Rozelle Bay, White Bay Power Station, White Bay cruise terminal, Pyrmont and Barangaroo […]


The flamboyant and fun soul singer Gazele is going to be bringing her high energy and positive vibes to the launch of her debut EP tonight (Thurs Jun 18). Reaching this point in her career has been a life long journey for the Australian born singer of Nigerian descent. “I was born into a a […]


In case the weirdly placed capital didn’t clue you in, PizzAperta is a word pun on being open for pizza. What you see is pretty much what you get here, particular as it is situated on the outside edge of The Star.

Bar Fly: Sky Terrace

It’s like a mini (suit-filled) street festival on the rooftop of the casino. There are food tents serving tasty Chicken Quesadillas ($10) and Grilled Pork ($8), bars scattered around the perimeter, a gaming tent, drinks served in blue plastic cups and…oh…a bongo player.