Sean Nicholls Penny Sharpe is no stranger to tight electoral contests, having worked as campaign manager for her Labor colleague Carmel Tebbutt to fend off a charge by the Greens to steal the prized seat of...
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...
Rachel Olding A father who allegedly towed his skateboarding son down an inner west street has been charged over the disastrous incident that left the boy in a coma.
Jacob Saulwick, Alexandra Back Public transport fare evaders cost NSW about $120 million a year, according to the first detailed survey of Sydney's bus, rail and ferry passengers.
Jacob Saulwick More buses on major routes across Sydney will stop at fewer places, in an attempt to improve travel times.
Tim Elliott Peace, love and mind control - one Sydney couple's journey through the Twelve Tribes religious cult.
Daisy Dumas Daisy Dumas meets the people shaping a better Sydney.
A man who armed himself with a sword during an argument at a unit block in Sydney's inner west has been charged after another man was assaulted.
Megan Levy Greg Simms has a message for the person who killed his sister Lynette, a young mother-of-two from Sydney's northern beaches, more than 30 years ago.
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.
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.
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.
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 The majority of rail commuters in Sydney will benefit from a new train timetable to be introduced next month, Transport Minister Gladys Berejiklian says, despite its failure to meet the government's...