CITY NEWS

Dixie Coulton and Felix (the wonderful dog) champions of canine rights

By Matt Khoury It was a sunny spring afternoon on October 28 when Lawrence Gibbons, best-known as the publisher of The City News and President … Read more

Community revolt: bus petitions hit State Parliament

By Matt Khoury Citysiders have spoken: buses are infrequent, unreliable and under-resourced. The Minister for Transport, John Watkins, is sure to hear the call. Every … Read more

City-change means rethink of city parks

BY MICK ROBERTS WITH more and more young families choosing to live in the inner-city, a rethink of the way we use passive recreation areas … Read more

Good business for Fetish Stores Pre-Mardi Gras

By Ben Walker The numerous stores selling fetish clothing on Oxford Street and King Street have had good business in the lead up to Mardi … Read more

With winter around the corner City tackles homelessness

BY MICK ROBERTS CONSERVATIVELY between 150 and 350 people sleep in parks and streets on any given night in the inner city, according to welfare … Read more

Sticking their necks out

BY CHRIS PEKEN The Necks have been described as “one of the most extraordinary groups on the planet’, and their live performances as a ‘ … Read more

Sniff, sniff, It’s war: Drug Dog Blitz

By Matt Khoury The Mardi Gras has traditionally been a night of drag queens, political activism and sexual expression, but 2008 sees the street lined … Read more

Bohemian art gallery faces demolition

By Matt Khoury Sydney’s community art space, Tap Gallery, faces demolition in the near future, bringing an end to two decades of bohemian expressions in … Read more

New play says warzone is at home

The trauma of war doesn’t stop when our soldiers come home. It’s a message delivered with brutal blows in the powerful new Griffin Theatre production … Read more

Residents on a road to no where

BY MICK ROBERTS RESIDENTS of Elizabeth Bay were woken by the thundering crash of a laneway collapsing into a next door building site in early … Read more