CITY NEWS

Diary – Love at Cumbersome corner – success Pt 4

By Bruce Williams The broker shop with the broken windows sells only broken things: hot TVs; hot refrigerators. Divorcees wedding rings. Two shops down by … Read more

Diary – Love at Cumbersome corner – Autumn – Pt 3

By Bruce Williams In Cumbersome, where nothing goes terribly right and nothing goes terribly wrong, Autumn has come. The Indian mynas, which are as native … Read more

Diary – Love at Cumbersome Corner Pt 1

Love at Cumbersome Corner By Bruce Williams In the inner-Sydney suburb of Cumbersome, where nothing goes terribly right, and nothing goes terribly wrong, the people … Read more

Diary – Love at Cumbersome corner – meetings Pt 2

By Bruce Williams Lovers don’t meet in Cumbersome, it’s just where they inexorably arrive. Cumbersome is like this three-dimensional mid-life crisis. A post-traumatic stress disorder … Read more

Timely launch for nip and tuck book

By Mick Roberts With debate raging over teenage cosmetic surgery, the release of a new book dissecting the rise of the makeover culture, has had … Read more

Record entries mark another successful Pyrmont Art Festival

Hundreds of locals, tourists and all-round art lovers made their way to Union Square last weekend for the second annual Pyrmont Art Festival. With around … Read more

End of an era for Surry Hills institution

By Mick Roberts A part of Surry Hills’ political history will be auctioned-off next month. The old Labor Club in Bourke Street was established by … Read more

New cheap housing project labelled future ‘ghetto’

By Roje Adaimy The City of Sydney and NSW Government’s joint $260 million affordable housing project in Glebe has gained considerable support from locals, but … Read more

Locals support call for affordable artist live-work space

An overwhelming number of community members signed a petition in support of the call to include affordable artist live-work spaces in the redevelopment of the … Read more

Government refuses offer to restore historic Pyrmont weighbridge

By Roje Adaimy The NSW Ministry of Transport has flatly rejected a Pyrmont volunteer group’s plan to rehabilitate a neglected piece of local history. In … Read more