Woolloomooloo

Friendly by name, not by nature: grocers get into scuffle at Woolloomooloo shop

Amanda Hoh The shop might bear the name The Friendly Grocer, but its owners were far from it on Monday after they got into a scuffle that ended with one allegedly being stabbed.

Drunk water taxi skipper crashes into Woolloomooloo Bay wharf

Water taxi

A Sydney Harbour water taxi skipper seen bumping his boat into a wharf has been charged with navigating a commercial vessel under the influence of alcohol.

Paul Armstrong guilty of killing HIV positive lover Felipe Flores

Paul Darcey Armstrong

Louise Hall A convicted rapist says that, when a man he had just had sex with, admitted he was HIV positive he became "very angry" and bashed him but denies he meant to kill him.

Phillip Costa tells ICAC that Kerry Schott was 'nothing short of excellent' despite Obeid request to 'sack the bitch'

ICAC. Former Water Minister Phillip Costa arrives at ICAC on tuesday.
Tuesday 8th April, 2014
Photos: Anthony Johnson

Michaela Whitbourn, Kate McClymont A former NSW Labor minister has told a corruption inquiry he was "gobsmacked" when crooked former powerbroker Eddie Obeid asked him to "sack the bitch" in a reference to Sydney Water boss Kerry...

ICAC: Eddie Obeid in the witness box

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Michaela Whitbourn Former Labor powerbroker to take the stand at the Independent Commission Against Corruption.

ICAC: Eddie Obeid jnr says shares in Australian Water Holdings were security for $3m loan

OBEID.AFR.11 FEB 2013.Photo by ROB HOMER .......EDWARD OBEID JNR son of EDDIE OBEID leaving the iccac inquiry after brief questioning today page 1

Michaela Whitbourn, Kate McClymont The youngest son of crooked former Labor minister Eddie Obeid has claimed his family does not have a stake in a company at the centre of a corruption probe despite being shown his signature on an...

Labor vows to stop commercialisation of Sydney's Royal Botanic Gardens

Kirsty Needham Car access to Mrs Macquaries Point would be blocked, and Sydney's most iconic harbour viewing spot enhanced with bush regeneration, under a Labor election policy to rescue the Royal Botanic Gardens...

Venues face music as CBD Entertainment Precinct boundaries are drawn

Mark Gerber

Nicole Hasham They are the black lines on a map that may determine the financial fortunes and late-night ambience at a host of popular Sydney pubs.

Bill to combat brawl deaths sets blood-alcohol level at .15 for 'intoxication'

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Anna Patty and Nicole Hasham People will be found to be "intoxicated" under the NSW government's proposed new one-punch laws if they have a blood-alcohol level equivalent to those of people charged with high-range drink driving...

Insider trading: Roxy Jacenko's book launched as Oliver Curtis' case continues

Roxy Jacenko.

Hannah Low, Jo Casamento It has been a week investment banker Oliver Curtis and his former best pal John Hartman would undoubtedly rather forget.

Sydney PR queen Roxy Jacenko slips in and out of the pages of her new book

Roxy Jacenko.

Damien Murphy 'Everyone knows that if your waters break at Westfield, Bondi Junction (aka WBJ), the concierge organises a ride for you to hospital and you're entitled to a shopping spree when you're once again...

Their kitchen rules: Wayside Chapel gets overhaul

Wayside

Daisy Dumas ''I was basically classed as homeless,'' says Peter Sutherland as he cores apples and slices strawberries.

Heritage listing claim for home of campaigner Juanita Nielsen

Anna Anderson The state government has stepped in to protect one of the houses that Juanita Nielsen died trying to save.

At last, classic mid-century moderns get heritage status

Kirsty Needham Jack House, a mid-century bush home in Wahroonga, is being given a state heritage listing on Sunday as part of a Heritage Council push for more modernist architecture to be included on a register...

Planning overhaul could put heritage landmarks at risk

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Anna Patty The protection of heritage buildings in NSW would be jeopardised and the Heritage Council rendered a ''toothless tiger'' under a proposal to transfer planning powers to bureaucrats, conservation...

Woolworths forced to trim exorbitant parking fees

Woolworths

Lucy Carroll For drivers in the central business district, risking a street parking fine can be a viable alternative to coughing up to park in a city station.

A successful young woman, a troubled relationship, and two lives ended

NEWS: Supplied photo of murder Victim, from McLeod street, Mosman, 32yr old Kate Malonyay with then boyfriend Elliot Coulson who was wanted on suspicion of the murder. Photo Supplied

Ilya Gridneff It was a nosy neighbour in the quiet Mosman street who called it first and captured it best.

Nightmare week of crime leaves police fed up

 Arthur Katsogiannis

Emma Partridge, Eamonn Duff Police are ''fed up'' with gun saturation in Sydney after one of the worst weeks of crime in NSW history.

Residents feel the pull of the east as high-rise living makes up ground

Kirsty Murphy (0403 963 314) with her 18 month old daughter Isabella
and mother in law Jackie Ristau play at Tristam Reserve, Ermington.
Ermington has just been named the official centre of Sydney as opposed
to Parramatta.
30th April 2013
Photo: Wolter Peeters
The Sydney Morning Herald.


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Matt Wade In a modest reserve in the suburb of Ermington, just north of the Parramatta River and not far from Olympic Park, is the point that marks the demographic centre of Sydney.

Packed-in Pyrmont is Australia's most densely populated suburb

MERITON;960710;PIC BY JAMES ALCOCK;SMH SPECTRUM;PIC SHOWS VARIOUS MERITON APARTMENTS AROUND SYDNEY.

Matt Wade It was once known for wharves, shipyards and stores. But the neighbourhood of Pyrmont-Ultimo has a new distinction: it is Australia's most densely populated suburb.

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