Halloween in Balmain

October 17, 2018
It’ll be the biggest Halloween event in the Inner West. Now in it’s 31st year, Nicholson Street Public School’s popular festival has become a well-known community events for residents in Balmain and beyond, offering a day […]

The Bloggers’ Table: Waza Japanese

May 30, 2017
Waza serves traditional Japanese cuisine and fresh seafood, enthusiastically curated by professional chefs with decades of experience. Their kitchen advocates for new ideas to let diners feel the true meaning of Japanese cuisine, and experience […]

Steve Clisby

December 2, 2016
Steve Clisby is a legendary jazzman, the world over. Born in the US, he performed soul to Europe and wowed mainstream Australian audiences when he competed in The Voice. Bringing the wisdom of a lifelong […]

Local News – 295

November 18, 2016
Roadworks underway in Canada Bay Over 30 streets in Canada Bay will be resurfaced as part of the Council’s $2.5 million Roads Renewal Program, beginning this November. The majority of streets affected will be in Concord […]

What’s on – 294

October 28, 2016
Newtown Festival It’s that time of year when Camperdown Memorial Rest Park is over-run with music lovers. Seriously, last year over 90,000 people came, with that number (or more) expected this time. This year’s line-up […]

Things we love – 289

August 18, 2016
This postbox outside Balmain Town Hall has been the subject of some special care and attention this winter, thanks to the Balmain Library Knitters. This vibrant piece of guerilla knitting (featuring some very inconspicuous pompoms) […]

Rant: Balmain pooches face pub prohibition

July 21, 2016
Canine companions are no longer welcome in Balmain pubs After trudging futilely around for hours in the Inner West searching for a new home, we were in need of a little respite. Our stoic Jack […]

What’s On – 280

April 15, 2016
ANZAC Day Dawn Service Leichhardt Council’s annual Anzac Day dawn service will take place this year at Loyalty Square in Balmain from 6-7am. Commemorating the brave Australians and New Zealanders who have served in wartime, […]

Inner West Whispers – 279

March 31, 2016
Let them eat cheesecake – pretty vacant – confused Italian • NSW Premier Mike Baird made an unsavoury comment last week opening the newly refurbished Pasticceria Papa, Haberfield’s most famous shop. The appearance was bittersweet […]

Things we love – 278

March 18, 2016
This little guy has apparently become a regular at the Inner West’s local swimming hole, the Dawn Fraser Baths in Balmain. According to regulars, the bird, which Ciao has identified as an Australasian Darter (however […]
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