The Visit Pyrmont Ultimo visitor’s map will make its first appearance at a special launch event at Mister Percy Restaurant, Ovolo 1888. The map highlights some of the precincts best sites including historical landmarks, architecturally interesting buildings, great places to eat and drink, attractions and facilities, and other unique features that make this area special.…

On July 21, 1969, American astronaut, Commander Neil Armstrong climbed down a short ladder, put his heavily weighted boot onto the ground and forever inscribed his name in the annals of human endeavour. It’s hard to believe it is 50 years since Armstrong and fellow astronauts Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin and Michael Collins made their extraordinary…

The world’s largest outdoor light festival is on for the eleventh time, and, impossible as it seems, it’s even more spectacular than ever. The Vivid Festival of Light, Music & Ideas spreads its neon tendrils further across the city each year with epicentres now in Chatswood, Taronga Zoo, Royal Botanic Garden, Barangaroo, Carriageworks and all…

Stephen Nemetz, general manage at Metro Aspire Hotel Sydney, has extended an open invitation to all our members and their friends to come and enjoy morning tea in their Gumtree Restaurant and help raise much needed funds for the Cancer Council. Here’s his personal message: Dear ALL, Join us for the Biggest Morning Tea at…

From July, Pyrmont Bay Park will be transformed into a lively village square when the new Pyrmont Bay Markets sets up its variety of stalls, food trucks and entertainment offerings each month. Offering unique crafts, gourmet produce and top-quality fresh food straight from the field and farm, the markets will be a place where neighbours…

The Star hosts some of Sydney’s most celebrated restaurants on its premises, and it has just welcomed Flying Fish into the fold. Moving into The Star has given Flying Fish room to expand its floor space as well as its culinary offerings. Executive Chef Peter Robertson has created a wonderful selection of new items featuring…

The biennial Sydney Fish Market Seafood Excellence Awards will be held in July at the Australian National Maritime Museum (ANMM). Businesses, organisations and individuals in every aspect of the industry will be vying for one of the state’s most prestigious seafood awards. Among the categories for awards are: Excellence In Environmental Practice, Best Supplier, Best…

Sydney may become a city that never closes down with City Of Sydney considering allowing 24-hour trading in selected areas. The proposal is the result of feedback gained in community consultations last year, where many participants expressed a desire for longer retail opening hours and more variety in after-dark options. There was also a call…

It’s better than an ABBA song and it’s heading straight for the Sydney Lyric! Muriel’s Wedding opens on July 4 with a fabulous production and luminous cast that includes veterans from the first show as well as newcomers. This much acclaimed new Australian musical thrilled audiences so much during its debut season that is was…

The madness is finally over, the dust has settled, the Liberal Government has been returned to power and the Labor Party has a new leader. Not many people predicted that. In our own electorate of Sydney, things were a little less dramatic with Tanya Plibersek keeping the seat she has held since 1998 for the…

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