INNER WEST INDEPENDENT

Artist-run gallery opening in Marrickville

Independent artists in the inner west will soon have another option to display their wares, with ESP Gallery in Marrickville set to open this weekend, … Read more

Assumptions you could drive a train through

The Environmental Assessment (EA) for the CBD Metro has been put on display until October 12 at various public locations (although it was not on … Read more

Balmain boy tells tales

Writer Michael Wilding has just released his seventeenth work of fiction, the tenth set in the Leichhardt Municipality. He recalls the good old ‘bad days’, … Read more

Traffic calming in Annandale provokes frustration

Booth Street in Annandale is now a major traffic thoroughfare. Official Council figures show it carries significantly more traffic than Johnstone Street, and on only … Read more

All quiet on the western line…for now

Dozens of locals gathered on the weekend for the re-opening of Shields Playground on Darley Road in Leichhardt after a $65,000, Council-funded refurbishment. But as … Read more

Coming up in October

September 27: More than 50,000 people are expected to celebrate the end of the month-long Marrickville Cultural Festival with a Street Festival between 11am … Read more

Grant money comes with strings attached

For over a decade, members of the Annandale North Public School community have been campaigning for funds to build a new hall for the school’s … Read more

Metro numbers don’t add up

The CBD Metro will be operating at just one-sixth capacity during peak times six years after its scheduled opening, according to figures contained in the … Read more

Dogs’ Day Out

Every man and his dog will be at Hawthorne Canal Park in Leichhardt on Sunday, October 4, for the annual Dogs’ Day Out, a popular … Read more

At age 21, Italian Cultural Centre opens for business

Success, so they say, is born of many fathers, but failure is an orphan. The tale of the Italian Forum Cultural Centre in Norton Street, … Read more