Pass the condoms, hold the condemnation

By Lawrence Gibbons If you believe the hype, close to 150,000 impressionable young minds will descend on Sydney in July, providing the Pope with ample … Read more

On the cycle war path

By Joshua Cole A report by an international cycling expert has questioned the need for a cycle path on Bourke Street, Surry Hills. The City … Read more

Remembering Salvador Allende

By Antonio Castillo Sydney is among several major cities around the world where the centenary of Chile’s former president Salvador Allende will be commemorated. Allende … Read more

Arts hub at CUB site

By Reuben Brand The City of Sydney and Frasers Property have planned a cultural makeover for the CUB site in Broadway, turning empty warehouses into … Read more

Councils push for Inner West Metro line

BY JEREMY BROWN While the State Government moves to implement its ‘Metro’ system (first train out of the station in 2017), councils in Sydney’s Inner … Read more

Maadi’s life on canvas

By Reuben Brand Maadi Einfeld, aged 84, has just exhibited her latest show in a career that spans half a century. Her exhibition Survey Exhibition … Read more

Town Hall’s busy mice

By Richard Shuttleworth Not much sleep in Surry Hills recently – all sorts of clicking and whirring noises echoing through the walls of our terraced … Read more

City Clusters in Activity Hubs

By Lawrence Gibbons It is official. Sydney is no longer a ‘City of Villages’. Following a raft of expensive community forums, focus groups and public … Read more

If it ain’t Jissbon it ain’t on

BY GARTH WILSON Just months before the Olympics, the Beijing Olympic Committee has realised the Games do not have a sponsor promoting China’s One Child … Read more

Leichhardt Library Censors Palestinian Peace Group

By Lawrence Gibbons Israel’s 60th birthday caused quite a stir in Leichhardt. To mark the 60th anniversary of what Palestinians call ‘al nakba’ (the catastrophe), … Read more