In a very rare occurrence, January’s second full moon on the 31st will not only be a blue moon, but also a super moon (closest to the earth in its orbit) and a blood moon (result of a total lunar eclipse giving the moon a reddish appearance)! How incredible would it be to witness this…

The Australia Day weekend is one of the busiest on the national social calendar. Here are some suggestions for local activities: The Star Celebrate our sophisticated Aussie palate with three days of feasting opportunity at The Star. Their award-winning restaurants are offering special Australia Day menus that range across all tastes. Try the gourmet Seafood…

Immerse yourself in an Arctic landscape; come eye to eye with a Great White shark; experience the thrill and suspense aboard one of the world’s largest aircraft carriers – all in one day at Australian National Maritime Museum’s (ANMM) 3D cinema. Wonders Of The Arctic takes you to the desolate, frigid, alien world of the…

Sydney Rare Book Auctions is pleased to announce that the next sale will take place in their rooms at C11/372-428 Wattle Street, Ultimo on Saturday February 17th from 1pm. You can get a preview of  auction items and share drinks, nibbles and enthusiasm on Thursday February 15th from 5pm. Viewing is also available during the…

Sydney is in a development frenzy, and as the concrete jungles grow, organic green space is shrinking. According to Total Environment Centre (TEC), there are over 70 park and bushland locations in Sydney that are under threat of annihilation due to the building fervour, and the NSW Government is mostly just leaning on a shovel.…

Sydney plus summer equals beach – and we have some of the best in the world. But our bubbling surf also hides a pernicious killer that accounts for a significant number of deaths each year – and it doesn’t have a dorsal fin to reveal its location: a rip. However, UTS student, Maddie King may…

The rental bike has joined the ranks of the shopping trolley as a prevalent environmental nuisance; left indiscriminately on pathways or damaged and dumped in parks, waterways and other public areas. Six Sydney councils have decided they’ve had enough and have joined forces to do something about it. City of Sydney, Canada Bay, Inner West,…

If you’re looking for professional level service at a reasonable price consider one of Sydney TAFE’s in-house businesses.  As part of their practical training, students provide real world services to other students, staff and the general public in a range of areas: restaurant, massage, hairdressing and beauty, floristry, graphic design and musician hire. Students are…

Tis the season to be jolly well stressed – but shopping at Broadway Sydney might help lift your Christmas spirits! With extended trading hours, gift wrapping, Santa and more, they’ll ease even the most daunting shopping list. Extended Hours Shops will be open until late in the week leading up to Christmas and then again…

Pyrmont Community Bank Branch is celebrating its 8th birthday and they’d like to share the festivities with the local community this Friday 22nd December at Union Square. The party begins at 5pm with a sausage sizzle; official cutting of the birthday cake will be at 5.30pm. Lovable mascot, Piggy is also strongly rumoured to make…

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