ROAD TEST – HIDDEN OP SHOPS

August 23, 2017

A great op shop needs three things – killer prices, functional organisation, and unique choices. Ciao has ventured around some of the lesser known op shops in the Inner West, looking for the perfect fit. […]

Roadtest: Where to get your groove on

May 30, 2017

Keen to try out dancing from a vintage era? Grab a partner and head to the following Inner West locations to dance the night away. SWINGTIME AUSTRALIA Miss Peaches, Newtown and 26-28 Cook Rd, Marrickville […]

Roadtest: Where to get your Zine Fix

April 28, 2017

Curious about zines? The following Inner West outlets sell or display zines for your reading pleasure. The Rizzeria Community spirit is the backbone behind this non-for-profit workshop and retail outlet. Formed nine years ago by […]

Roadtest: Portuguese Tarts

March 3, 2017

With the Inner West’s annual Bairro Português festival on the horizon, it seems only right that we taste test a few (or a lot) of Portugal’s most well-known dessert export, the Portuguese Tart. Here is […]

Women Comedians

February 17, 2017

Confetti Gun Confetti Gun (pictured top) is probably the best thing since sliced bread. Eight improv comedians, who are famous around Sydney’s theatre sports traps, joined forces to take over what is still a male-dominated […]

Roadtest: Lunar New Year

February 3, 2017

Ready for Lunar New Year’s Eve? Well, guess what – it was last Saturday! But the thing about Lunar New Year is that celebrations ramp up throughout the proceeding fortnight. Welcome in the Year of […]

Roadtest: Aboriginal art on show

January 20, 2017

Purchasing an artwork is one way to start learning about Indigenous traditional and contemporart arts, as well as some of the most influential artists living in Australia (and in Sydney’s Inner West) today. Local galleries […]

Roadtest: Caroling Season

December 2, 2016

Carols, shmarols right? Who can relate to them? They seem to be about things entirely irrelevant to Sydney’s silly season, like snow and chestnuts and mangers and silent nights. Even if you are Christian, you […]

Roadtest: Gone fishing

November 18, 2016

Lucky for the Inner West, Parramatta River provides the opportunity for fishing without having to travel too far from home. Since prawn trawlers were removed from the river almost ten years ago, local fish populations […]

Roadtest: The lazy garden

November 11, 2016

We give you the run-down of greenery styles best suited to the backyard, balcony or verge of the inconstant gardener. From a modicum of enthusiasm things can grow. The local sanctuary Returning soil to the […]

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