The Star’s design competition for the new hotel/apartment tower to be situated near the casino complex is underway, and the Design Review Panel has had a sneak peak at three shortlisted contenders. The designs have been submitted by architectural firms BVN, Francis-Jones Morehan Thorp and Grimshaw. Not much information has been disclosed about any of…

The NSW Government has created a state wide event knows as Graffiti Removal Day, in an effort to combat graffiti vandalism. This year’s event will take place on Sunday October 30. It is estimated that graffiti vandalism costs the state $100 million every year. By getting local communities involved in helping to remove and prevent…

It’s been a month of partying for The Star, celebrating its 21st birthday. The festivities have included special offers across its restaurants, bars and entertainment venues, as well as a prize give-away of 21 VW Golfs to 21 lucky winners. The Star was Sydney’s first legal casino. Born Sydney Harbour Casino in 1995 as a…

Sydney’s New Year’s Eve fireworks are indisputably the best in the world and the best place to be when the fuses are lit is right underneath them. Sydney Heritage Fleet offers the rare and unforgettable experience of being aboard a historical ship on Sydney Harbour with neon-bright fireworks bursting all around you. You’ll be on…

Greens MP and member for Balmain, Jamie Parker is unhappy with Premier Mike Baird’s backflip on the greyhound racing ban. The residents of Pyrmont and Ultimo were looking forward to having Wentworth Park made available for recreation and sports fields after the ban was originally announced. “There is a huge unmet demand for sporting facilities…

Summer is almost here and for many of us, that means swapping out roast dinners and minestrones for freshly shucked oysters and prawns on the barbie. Seafood is a healthy and tasty meal option as well as being visually and texturally interesting. However, many people are still mystified and concerned when it comes to selecting…

Culture At Work Paul Kemp Exhibition 2016 Launch Saturday 5th November 2016, 2-4pm Open daily 11am to 3pm until Friday 11 November 2016 / FREE Accelerator Gallery,  6-8 Scott Street Pyrmont Paul Kemp has developed a sustained, articulate vision of the natural over the last 33 years. He takes the phenomena of sky, wood, rock…

The City of Sydney and TAFE NSW are hosting a FREE Christmas window dressing workshop for retailers, featuring special guest Danny Lattouf, Managing Director of IdeaWorks Sydney. Learn visual merchandising tips and tricks  and see a demonstration of three different Christmas design concepts for window dressing. Student projects will be displayed and the session includes…

A Guide to Pyrmont Ultimo Local shoppers prefer to spend time and money here on the Pyrmont, Ultimo peninsula. By shopping locally they are supporting the local economy, community and environment. Visitors to our global city seek authentic local experiences beyond cookie cutter malls, chain store operations and homogenised downtown corporate culture. Precincts like Pyrmont…

PUCC is awaiting approval on its application for a growers market in Pirrama Park. City Of Sydney Council is inviting comments and feedback regarding the application. Use the “comments” tab on the page link below and submit your views and opinions by October 9. If council approves the application it will issue a 12 month…