The launch party to celebrate the Pyrmont Growers Market and officially thank all those involved, was held at Pizzaperta at The Star on Wednesday February 15. After a week of scorching temperatures, a relieving breeze blew through the open air street level restaurant, as attendees enjoyed pizzas topped with produce provided by market stall holders…

The fabulous Pyrmont Festival will be held from May 13 to May 27 this year. It will be the seventh time the popular event has been held and it promises to be even better again. In a joint program with Mudgee Region, visitors will be able to enjoy some of the finest cuisine at restaurants…

The first Bizruption Meetup for 2017 was a resounding success. Although 203 participants registered online, organisers believe the crowd on Monday night was closer to 300. In the expansive, warehouse chic environment of the new WeWork Pyrmont premises, attendees mingled and exchanged business cards and ideas before the inspiring presentation. Sonia Wray was convenor for…

The Institute for Sustainable Futures (ISF) at University of Technology, Sydney  (UTS) is conducting a number of projects that explore our city’s relationship to food and waste. As the Director of ISF, Professor Stuart White, described it: “A city is like a big organism, material comes into it – food in particular… and that food…

The seven years since franchisee, Jim Albanakis opened his Pyrmont Crust Pizza store has flown by and he has had no regrets. Having previously done business on the Northern Beaches, he says he prefers the vista around Pyrmont: “I think it’s one of the nicest areas of the Sydney skyline. Being right on the edge…

Independent Member for Sydney, Alex Greenwich made a speech in Parliament recently describing the importance of the Sydney Mardi Gras, not only to the LGBTIQ community, but to the City and all of NSW. Greenwich underscored the value of Mardi Gras as a cultural event as well as a bastion for the community and vehicle…

Earth Hour launched in Sydney in 2007, with 2.2 million people and 2,100 businesses participating in the ‘lights off’ event. Just one year later, Earth Hour became a global phenomenon with over 35 countries, and an estimated 50-100 million people participating. 2017 will mark the 10th anniversary of Earth Hour as a global phenomenon. What…

The Jackson’s Landing website is a great resource not only for residents of that complex but for the entire Pyrmont Ultimo community. They have a very comprehensive listing of special and regular events. You’ll also find a listing of activities at the  Pyrmont Community Centre, which caters to a variety of interests and demographics. Jackson’s…

A new international exhibition opening at the Australian National Maritime Museum on 31 March will reveal the untold story of the dramatic rescue attempt following one of history’s most famous and devastating natural disasters – the eruption of Mt Vesuvius and the destruction of Pompeii in 79 AD. On 24 August 79 AD, as Mt…

Pyrmont Ultimo Chamber of Commerce, with the proud support of The Star,  can happily confirm that the growers market will sprout again on Saturday 25th February 2017 at its original location in Pyrmont Bay Park. The very popular market had been a perennial feature of the precinct for 18 years before it went into a…