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  • Sydney Hospitality Giant Merivale Is Set to Open Its First Melbourne Venue

    Justin Hemmes' hospitality group has purchased Melbourne's historic Tomasetti House.

  • This Plan Proposes Revitalising Kings Cross with New Music Venues, Theatres and a Town Square

    The plan looks to transform Kings Cross back into a neon-lit nighttime hub.

  • Flour Mill of Summer Hill Food Truck Night

    Friday 23rd April
    @ Flour Mill Summer Hill

  • A Huge Stretch of George Street Is Being Turned Into a Pedestrian and Outdoor Dining Precinct

    The $43.5 million project will cover 9000 square metres, and stretch from Town Hall to Railway Square.

  • Little Bay Beach Will Be Closed to the Public for Up to Two Weeks Following Asbestos Concerns

    The popular eastern suburbs beach will remain open on weekends, though.

  • ANZAC Day Car Park Party

    Sunday 25th April
    @ Public House Petersham

  • Beloved Sydney Venue Hollywood Hotel Has Been Put Up for Sale for the First Time in Four Decades

    The watering hole has been put on the market following the 2019 passing of owner and trailblazing publican Doris Goddard.

  • Bar Suze Is Surry Hills' New Late-Night Bar Serving Swedish Snacks and House-Made Apple Wine

    Open till midnight five nights a week, this Foveaux Street spot is also doing smoked prawns and anchovy rye bread.

  • Bondi's Boot Factory Is Being Transformed Into a Community Hub with a Cafe and Leafy Courtyard

    Work on the 129-year-old three-storey building has already begun, and will include major renovations to the adjacent Mill Hill Community Centre.

  • Froth Fest

    Friday 16th April - Monday 26th April
    @ Harbord Beach Hotel

  • Pressure Fest

    Saturday 24th April
    @ Marlborough Hotel

  • Lumen

    Saturday 6th March - Sunday 1st August
    @ White Rabbit Gallery

  • White Rabbit Gallery's 'Lumen' Exhibition Takes a Dazzling Journey Through Light-Based Artworks

    The Chippendale gallery is exhibiting more than 30 luminous works until August.

  • St Peters and Erskineville Train Stations Are Set to Get Major Upgrades Over the Next Two Years

    From 2024, the two stations will connect the inner west to the eastern suburbs.

  • A Huge New 24-Hour-Long Music Festival Will Take Over 11 Sydney Venues Next Month

    Eighty performers will take to 17 stages from Kings Cross to Parramatta for a full day of live music — and it's all free.

  • You Might Soon Be Able to Pay for Ubers With Your Opal Account Thanks to a New Digital Trial

    And Ingogo taxis and Lime bikes as well — and you'll also receive a credit if you transfer to public transport within 60 minutes.

  • Parramatta Is Getting a New 40,000-Square-Metre Solar-Powered Aquatic and Leisure Centre

    The $88 million complex will include three pools, spa and sauna facilities, and a cafe.

  • Live At Last Is the New National Tour Hosting Free Intimate Shows By Beloved Local Bands

    Hockey Dad will perform in Sydney and Last Dinosaurs will hit the stage in Brisbane — and to attend, you have to win tickets.

  • Re Is the New Sustainability-Focused South Eveleigh Bar From Matt Whiley and Maurice Terzini

    The bar is housed in a heritage site that spent 100 years as a locomotive workshop, and has been built from recycled materials.

  • Music From the Home Front Is Returning in 2021 as a Live Concert That'll Be Streamed Nationally

    Melburnians can head along — and everyone else can watch at home.

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