Latte Leftie – 216

August 14, 2013
Dear LL – As a leftist I’m terrified that the ALP might fall over the line come September 7. The past six years have been a nightmare for progressives and the prospect of a further […]

Inner West Whispers – 216

August 10, 2013
• Poor Cedric Spencer’s candidate posters keep getting torn down. The Liberal candidate for Grayndler has taken to putting his posters up so high on telegraph poles they almost touch the electrical cables. This way […]

Your Say: Favourite Five Dock Businesses

July 26, 2013
With Ferragosto fast approaching Great North Road, we ask locals what their favourite Five Dock business is? “The charcoal chicken shop – I’ve been getting chicken, chip and gravy rolls their since my high school […]

Fruit from the ‘hood is good

July 26, 2013
Imagine the streets of Balmain, Rozelle, Lilyfield and Leichhardt lined with trees bursting with lemons, limes, apples, oranges, peaches, pears and plums. Where all the fruit is free and on public land and what’s not […]

Whispers – 215

July 26, 2013
New look Royal Hotel, money matters at the Forum and mud-slinging • The Royal Hotel on Norton Street is one of those pubs destined for gentrification. Known for its bad karaoke and equally poor food, […]

Latte Leftie – 215

July 26, 2013
Dear LL – While screaming, “Iranian-Sri Lankan fusion cuisine, yes; Lord of the Flies resettlement policies, no; westie-pleasing boatpeople policy has got to go!” and “Shame, Mr Rudd, shame; a true statesman never chases after […]

Inner West Whispers – 214

July 12, 2013
• Long time Inner West institution, the Oxford Tavern, is about to be gentrified. Quietly perched opposite the police station at the top of Crystal Street in Petersham (just around the corner from Marrickville Council […]

Righteous Rightie – 214

July 12, 2013
Dear LL – Are you as delighted as I am to see Bob Carr outflanking the conservatives on the right, just like in the good old days of his glorious premiership? It seems that with […]
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