Paddy’s Markets has acquired a classic VW Kombi Van. Painted in retro-look colours with an historic logo on its side, the van is a mobile artwork as well as being functional. What’s more, you can win a visit from the van to your community event. It will arrive laden with fresh fruit, flowers, produce and…

Broadway Shopping Centre is now offering a safe, sheltered place to park your bike while you do some light shopping. With more and more people opting for cycling as a healthy, environmentally friendly mode of transport, the demand for pole space is ever increasing. Bike Block, located on the ground floor of the North Car…

The Sydney Fish Market’s (SFM) twenty year tradition of staying open for a marathon pre-Christmas period will carry on this year. From 5am on December 23rd to 5pm on December 24th, shoppers will be able to purchase fresh, good quality seafood for Christmas lunch, Aussie style. If previous years are anything to go by, the…

Once again, the annual Christmas In Pyrmont festival was a great success. Held on Sunday November 27 under dubious skies, the event attracted significant crowds and raised $100,000 for partner charities Uniting Harris Community Centre, Detour House and Barnardos. John Street Square was flanked by stalls selling local food and gifts. There were fun activities…

The Star hosted the 30th annual ARIA Awards on Wednesday 23rd November. The red carpet event took place under indifferent rainy skies, but that didn’t dampen the spirits of Australian and international gold-class celebrities clustered under umbrellas. Robbie Williams brought charm, wit and a vertigo-inducing jacket as an “over-seas guest” flag bearer. But his outfit…

University of Technology, Sydney (UTS) will pioneer an industry-led Master of Animation and Visualisation in a unique collaboration with acclaimed production studio, Animal Logic. The UTS Animal Logic Academy, will welcome its first students in 2017. They are also pleased to announce two key appointments: Chris Ebeling as Creative Lead-in-Residence, and Dr Andrew Johnston as…

Back by popular demand, Australian National Maritime Museum’s (ANMM) Voyage to the Deep: Underwater Adventures, returns on December 14 for a limited season. Inspired by Jules Verne’s 1870 classic 20,000 Leagues Under the Seas, the exhibition will recreate the fabulous Nautilus submarine and the fantastic deep-sea fantasy world explored by Captain Nemo. Kids can climb…

In a world premiere exhibition, The Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences (MAAS) will be presenting Egyptian Mummies: Exploring Ancient Lives at the Powerhouse Museum, featuring six mummies from the British Museum collection in London. Ranging from 1800 to 3000 years old, the mummies represent six individuals of varied gender, age and social background. Thanks…

It has been confirmed that Sydney Fish Market (SFM) will be completely rebuilt in a new location further around Blackwattle Bay – only casting distance from the old site. Premier Mike Baird and Minister for Planning Rob Stokes have announced the first step in the tendering process, calling for interest in designing and engineering the…

Matthew Penfold and Genevieve Rechner are real locals, with a home and three businesses in the area. Their work and lifestyle means they spend most of their time within a relatively small geographical radius – but they’re certainly not complaining. “We love it. Everything is here,” explains Genevieve. “This is one of the most dynamic…