Netstripes, in association with Pyrmont Ultimo Chamber of Commerce, is delighted to welcome NSW Small Business Commissioner Robyn Hobbs OAM as Guest of Honour at its first Bizruption meeting for 2017. The networking event will be held at the newly established We Work space in Pyrmont and will feature CEO of Netstripes, Dinesh De Silva…

Outside Asia, Sydney has the biggest Chinese Lunar New Year celebrations. The combination of a large Asian community and a city that loves to party adds up to two weeks full of festivities: fireworks, markets, glowing street lanterns, parades, theatre, illuminated icons and more. Every evening until Sunday February 5, the Lunar Markets in Pyrmont…

The City of Sydney welcomes feedback on a planning proposal to amend Sydney Local Environmental Plan (LEP) 2012 to display goods on the footway without a planning approval (displays will still have to meet criteria in the Local Approvals Policy for the Displays of Goods on the Footway). This will make it easier for local…

A root disease has killed off 10 banksia trees in Giba Park, Pyrmont and may still threaten more. The parasitic fungus, armillaria, identified as the likely cause, has populated soils around the inner city area infecting roots and causing trees and shrubs to rot. It has been blamed for the demise of established trees in…

Movement Republic opened its doors in Pyrmont last month and is intent on changing how clients think and and feel about fitness. Located in Murray Street, the fitness centre is run by Ann Charleston and a team of locals and uses unique equipment designed by Ann and built in Russia. Unlike other gyms, there are…

UrbanGrowth NSW will be conducting geotechnical testing in the waters of Blackwattle Bay throughout February, beginning on Monday 6th. The testing will determine seabed conditions in the bay as part of planning for the redevelopment of Sydney Fish Market. A barge and drilling rig should be the only evidence of the testing as authorities anticipate…

Super sleuths will have their skills tested when the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences (MAAS) presents The International Exhibition of Sherlock Holmes. This interactive journey into the world of the most famous detective premieres at the Powerhouse Museum on Saturday 3 June 2017. In the first tour outside North America, exhibition visitors will be…

You’ve probably participated in a spirited post-broadcast analysis or seen the meme-making clips of politicians and social commentators momentarily losing their sense of decorum. Why not be part of it? The popular ABC discussion panel show, Q&A is screened live each Monday night at 9.30pm from ABC’s Ultimo studio. Each week a panel of around…

Foundry 616: Dead Legends Reborn Back by popular demand after a sold out show late last year, singer-songwriters Lucy B and Ben Hardie will be performing with their bands a night of live music celebrating the songs of various Dead Legends. Featuring classic hits from David Bowie, Amy Winehouse, Elvis, Dusty Springfield, Janis Joplin, Michael…

Sydney is arguably the best city in the world to celebrate New Year’s Eve. If you haven’t booked a cruise or restaurant or restricted blanket spot then it may already be too late, however there are plenty of free vantage points from which to enjoy the spectacular fireworks. Remember to prepare well, bring plenty of…