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Wagaya Tapas Newtown

Wagaya Tapas Newtown
I’m already a regular at Wagaya Tapas in Newtown. The food is awesome,  it’s located in the heart of Newtown and it’s a great option for a cheap meal out! For all the gadget lovers out there (including my partner), the ipad ordering system is fun, fast and convenient and lets you keep track of how much you’re spending. Not waiting for someone to take your order is always a... 

Interview with Street Artist: Fintan Magee

Interview with Street Artist: Fintan Magee
Fintan Magee recently moved to Sydney and has already left his mark in a BIG way. Brisbane’s loss is our gain. He’s painted walls around Sydney and the Inner West on a massive and mind blowing scale. Fintan has his first Sydney solo exhibition opening this Wednesday (27 March) at The Tate Gallery in Glebe which will undoubtedly draw a massive crowd. The Storm Water exhibition is open for... 

Earth Hour 2013 in Newtown and Enmore

Earth Hour 2013 in Newtown and Enmore
This year, local artists, Sydney Fringe musical acts and local businesses are joining forces to create NEWTOWN UNPLUGGED to raise awareness of Earth Hour and the issue of climate change. Between the hours of 8.30pm and 9.30pm on Saturday 23 March,  Newtown’s green businesses will be turning off the power and making a commitment to become more energy conscious. Restaurants, bars , businesses and... 

Op Shop @ Newtown Hotel

Op Shop @ Newtown Hotel
Every Thursday The Newtown Hotel will play host to Op Shop, the new weekly party showcasing the best in Soul, Hip Hop and Rock n Roll from the last 50 years. Leading this crash course in music are two of Sydney’s finest DJ’s, PHDJ (Purple Sneakers) and Shantan Wantan Ichiban (FBI/Stolen Records). Expect to hear anything from Aretha Franklin to Biggie Smalls all the way to Kings of Leon and everything... 

MOST – Marrickville Open Studio Trail

MOST - Marrickville Open Studio Trail
Make sure you keep Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 March free for the Marrickville Open Studio Trail. Don’t miss the opportunity to check out forty two studios, galleries, and artist-run initiatives which will open their doors to the public. This is a great opportunity to experience Marrickville’s arts scene, watch artists at work and take advantage of purchasing art at studio prices. MOST is... 

MakMak Macarons joins the Newtown family

MakMak Macarons joins the Newtown family
Get excited Inner Westies! Newtown is about to be macaron heaven. MakMak Macarons is opening its first retail outlet at 601 King Street, Newtown. On a recent trip down South King Street I noticed the MakMak logo completely covering their front window. I’ve been dying to see inside… knowing all that sweet goodness was behind those closed doors. The good news is we won’t have to wait... 

The Newtown Hotel re-opens this Friday… here’s a sneak peek.

The Newtown Hotel re-opens this Friday... here's a sneak peek.
I was excited to be asked if I’d like to have a ‘sneak peek’ at the Newtown Hotel renovation before the official opening this Friday (19 October)! How could I refuse? The Newtown Hotel is 130 years old so this facelift is long overdue. A significant nip and tuck has done wonders for this iconic Newtown landmark. Some of the highlights of the renovated Newtown Hotel include the reconstruction... 

Interview with Street/Scenic Artist: Eoin

Interview with Street/Scenic Artist: Eoin
I’ve recently seen new artwork by Eoin popping up around the Inner West that has completely stopped me in my tracks. When I was lucky enough to see him working on a piece in Camperdown Park I jumped at the opportunity to have a chat with this talented artist. His stunning style is immediately recogniseable and grabs the attention of everyone who walks past his work. I can’t wait to see... 

SMC3 at the Crumpler Store on King Street

SMC3 at the Crumpler Store on King Street
Every time I head to Newtown I love walking past the Crumpler store to see if there’s been a new street art creation on the wall outside the store. On the weekend I noticed the Skulk design had been replaced with a new artwork by street artist SMC3. This is the same artist that painted the fantastic characters on the walls inside the Japanese Restaurant, Kuki Tanuki on Erskineville Road. For... 

Movie Ticket Giveaway: The Sapphires

Movie Ticket Giveaway: The Sapphires
Hopscotch Films has kindly given me ten free tickets to give away for the new movie The Sapphires. Having heard the film received a ten minute standing ovation at the prestgious Cannes Film Festival, I knew this was one movie I had to see. The Sapphires is set in the the late ‘60s and tells the story of a quartet of young, talented singers from a remote Aboriginal mission who are discovered by a... 
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