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 […]

What’s on – 295

November 11, 2016
Hurried Steps Hurried Steps is a nuanced exploration into the universal issue of violence against women and girls, and it’s coming to Sydney between November 25th-27th. Written by Italian playwright Darcia Maraina (who has been […]

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 […]

Inner Best: Mitzi Ruhlmann

October 21, 2016
Mitzi Ruhlmann, a former Newtown High School student is hitting the big screen in a fantastically dark psychological thriller, ‘Boy in the Trees’ directed by Australian up-and-comer Nicholas Verso. Mitzi is just 17 years of […]

Inner West Whispers – 292

October 7, 2016
WestConnex Campout – Range Roving – Park bound • Sydney Park has become a 24/7 occupation camp protesting WestConnex roadwork after WestConnex acquired 6000 square metres of parkland for the project’s St Peter’s interchange (8000 square […]

Inner West Whispers – 288

August 4, 2016
Local gossip, rumour, hearsay and unsubstantiated fact… Gelato wars – Marrickville Mauler – Don’t mention the memorial • The big M of gelato is coming to the Inner West. Yes, finally Messina Gelato will be […]

Things we love – 283

May 26, 2016
This community garden sprouted from the idea of Chicwick local, Suellen Fitzgerald, who neighbours Blackwell Point Reserve. She approached Canada Bay Council two years ago with a plan to turn the site into a shared […]

Inner Best: Danny Lim

May 13, 2016
Full-time activist and Strathfield local, Danny Lim, is prepared to take his case for free speech all the way to the High Court. Arriving in Summer Hill as a Malaysian immigrant in 1963, Danny’s first […]

Keep Newtown Weird

May 12, 2016
There’s a piece of street art I walk past. It’s a stencil of Big Bird saying ‘Keep Newtown weird.’ I didn’t think much of it until the story came to light about a young guy […]

Inner West Whispers – 281

April 29, 2016
Fortress Tigers yet to come – WestConnex hot mess – Mighty 10 returns • Leichhardt Mayor Darcy Byrne has written to Premier Mike Baird in order to request funding for a renewed Leichhardt Oval ‘Wests […]
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