Nicole Hasham The Newtown markets will live to sell another lavender soy candle after Marrickville Council backflipped on a decision to shut them down.
Nicole Hasham In a suburb where hipsters outnumber hippies and grunge is fast giving way to glam, Newtown's eclectic Saturday markets were a last bohemian stand.
Adele Horin FIRST came the DINKS - Double Income No Kids - then came the gays. And before you could say ''sea salt'', organic grocers, fusion food, and candle shops had arrived in Newtown.
Damien Murphy ONLY in Sydney could pork pie hats, dreadlocks, tattoos and Bugaboo strollers vie with Gant slacks, Zegna linen jackets, Carla Zampatti creations and Audi four-wheel-drives in the belief they best...
Josephine Tovey It is a tribute to one of the 20th century's most renowned protests: a mural facing the railway tracks in Newtown showing two black medallists giving a defiant raised-fist salute at the 1968...
Lucy Carroll In his no-frills corner butcher shop, John Elvy has spent 40 years carving out his niche.
Amanda Hoh A group of men stand outside Erskineville train station on a Friday night. They appear to be talking before one of them, dressed in a white singlet, grabs a tool from his belt or bag and attacks...
Jacob Saulwick Thousands of bus commuters from Sydney's inner west and eastern suburbs will need to change from buses to trams to get to the city when Sydney's light rail line is built.
Melanie Kembrey A man was discovered hiding in a laneway after he allegedly led police on a chase and crashed into two cars in Leichhardt in Sydney’s inner west.
Julie Power The Historic Houses Trust of NSW has cut off its Friends, refusing to sell new memberships for the non-profit group formed 25 years ago to support its 12 colonial gems.
Sarah Whyte If a shopping centre could reflect a type of personality, the newest entrant, Central Park, would be a well-dressed hipster with a short attention span.
Anna Patty Former deputy premier and current Labor education spokeswoman Carmel Tebbutt is bowing out of politics after 15 years in parliament.
Anna Patty Marrickville mayor Jo Haylen has emerged as the front-runner to stand for ALP preselection in the new state seat of Summer Hill after Labor MP Carmel Tebbutt announced she would bow out of politics.
Nick Ralston A man has been charged over the daring daylight robbery of two Sydney banks with a sledgehammer.
Lucy Carroll Six people were injured, including a woman hit by lightning, as severe thunderstorms and gale-force winds hit a large part of NSW on Tuesday.
Stephen Nicholls Last Saturday, inner-city agency Bresic Whitney sold 12 of its 15 auction properties before going under the hammer.
Peta Doherty A man was dragged off a train, assaulted, stomped on the head and left unconscious on platform 6 of Burwood station, after a violent assault that resulted in eight people being charged or cautioned.
Josephine Tovey MALCOLM TURNBULL
Julie Power It is a worldwide phenomenon called ''Generation Rent'' - and it has landed in Australia.
Josephine Tovey Emma Cotterill's son and daughter live in the same house in Darlinghurst but they may soon be required to attend different ''local'' high schools, eight kilometres apart.