There’s a buzz in the air and it’s not just the bees…It’s Spring and our new look Pyrmont Festival with first time partners, Orange, has arrived. We’ll be hosting a great range of wineries presenting world class cool climate wines in Pirrama Park this year. Food vendors reflecting the cosmopolitan tastes of locals, will offer…

Always a very popular part of Pyrmont Festival are the degustation meals. A selection of Pyrmont’s finest restaurants reserve an entire evening and room to provide a limited number of guests with a deluxe tasting menu, highlighting their signature styles and the creative flair of the chefs. Each restaurant is teamed up with an Orange…

The Pyrmont Art Prize has been running for eleven years and has been a feature of Pyrmont Festival since it began. Artists of all abilities and styles are invited to take part, with cash and other prizes being awarded. Lesley Dimmick from Tap Gallery has run the competition from the start and still has a…

Pyrmont Festival was officially launched on August 23rd in the cosy and atmospheric Cherry at The Star. A selection of very fine wines from Orange region wineries gave attendees a sample of what we can expect during the festival. Formalities for the evening included speeches from Deputy Mayor of Orange, Jo MacRae; General Manager of…

Being an entrepreneur involves more than just having an idea – that’s the easy part. It takes motivation, application and perseverance, and that’s a challenge for anyone to achieve alone. This weekend, female entrepreneurs will have the opportunity to test their mettle during a 54-hour high energy start-up workshop at University of Technology, Sydney. The…

The annual Blessing Of The Fleet will take place at Sydney Fish Market (SFM) on Sunday 23rd September, with a fun day of celebrations planned including live entertainment, kids amusement, competitions, displays and delicious food. The Italian tradition of blessing fishing boats at the beginning of Spring was introduced to Sydney by the Bagnato family…

Independent MP, Alex Greenwich is gathering signatures for a petition he intends to present to the NSW Government requesting they declare a State of Emergency on homelessness.  Greenwich recently took part in the SBS reality series, Filthy Rich And Homeless for which he was required to spend time pennyless on the streets, staying in run…

The excellent City of Sydney’s Small Business Digital 101 hosted its third event in the series with two experts talking to attendees about how best to market their business using Instagram. The two local business owners who were guests on the panel were Hazem Sedda, who owns a convenience store in Redfern, and Pyrmont entrepreneur,…

Plans to build a towering Ritz-Carlton Hotel as part of The Star complex are advancing closer to fruition, with only a bit more paperwork to get through before the first brick can finally be laid. The tower will be part of a ribbon development which will include resort amenities, increased food and drink venues and…

As part of Sydney Science Festival, MAAS is presenting an exhibition at The Powerhouse that explores the physical and psychological experiences of our world that define us as human beings. Human non Human is a collection of installations from artists including Lindsay Kelley, Liam Young, Maria Fernanda Cardoso and Ken Thaiday with Jason Christopher, that…

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