Newtown in fifty years

August 11, 2017

Hampstead So is this what Newtown will look like in fifty years? Are these the sort of people who will live there? Believe it or not, but twee upmarket Hampstead in North London was once a […]

The Blogger’s Table: Planet Italy

May 3, 2017

The experience of chef Michael Michael is vast. He started with an apprenticeship in 1982 and continued his education under the French Canadian, Serge Dansereav, at the 5-star Regent Hotel till 1986. When the trend […]

The Blogger’s Table: Saab Wer

May 3, 2017

Thirty years ago, Prasit, the first in the Saab Wer family, emigrated to Australia, bringing with him a wealth of family recipes from Esan, the north-eastern corner of Thailand. After a few years, joined by […]

Iconic Aussie rebel comes to Newtown

April 29, 2017

Julia Christensen as Sally in The Chapel Perilous at Newtown’s New Theatre. Photo © Bob Seary The Chapel Perilous Dorothy Hewitt’s iconic masterpiece of Australian theatre, The Chapel Perilous is only rarely staged in this country, but […]

Local News – 300

February 17, 2017

Business to Raise $100,000 for Love Your Sister Charity Lilyfield photographer Marie Ramos has decided to celebrate ten years of her local business by taking a year off to give back to her community. After […]

What’s On – 299

February 5, 2017

Mardi Gras Month in the Inner West Don’t leave all your partying for parade night when the Inner West Council is celebrating all throughout the Mardi Gras month. This year is the fifth annual Feel […]

Local News – 298

January 20, 2017

Relay For Life registrations open The 2017 Sydney Relay For Life, held in Rozelle’s King George Park, is just around the corner. The relay, taking place on the 11th and 12th of March, seeks to […]

Inner Best: Paul Tupola

January 20, 2017

Newtown barber Paul Tupola was chosen to be the hairstylist of Hollywood’s man-of-the-moment, John Boyega, in his role starring in Pacific Rim: Maelstrom. Paul says the gig was a matter of coincidence and bang-on search […]

Stucco goes solar

December 9, 2016

In a landmark event, Newtown’s student housing cooperative Stucco has completed the installation of a rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) system expected to supply over 80% of its annual electricity demands. The project was partly funded […]

Things we love – 296

November 25, 2016

This cute but not particularly functional bike was spotted in all it’s purled, yarn and knitted glory on Wilson Street, Newtown. Entirely covered in technicolour stitching, we are not sure if this bike actually goes […]

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