maxine & Olly from The Green Room

Life Imitates Art

By Eva Lewkowicz In Crown Street’s The Green Room There’s nothing like that feeling of opening your front door, dropping your bags, sliding off your shoes and ensconcing yourself in the cool calm quiet of home. The patter of furry paws might sidle up to you in greeting, reaching up for a scratch behind the ear. […]

Four Pillars founder & Mixoligist in front of the gin still

Gin paradise arrives on Crown Street

Four Pillars’ founder Stu Gregor blames his pathological love for gin on his mother, who from a young age began teaching him to make gin and tonics. His gin fanaticism is shared by co-founders Matt Jones and Cameron Mackenzie, who together have been distilling gin out of the Yarra Valley since 2013. Four Pillars distillery […]

Hamilton Kings outside Honkas

Love Local: Covid Success Story

Love Local was started by Sydney restaurant owner Hamilton Kings as Covid-19 social restrictions effectively shuttered his then dine-in only Potts Point restaurant Honkas (Bar + Eats). Since launching 6 weeks ago with three restaurants, the website ordering platform now includes 20 food and beverage partners and delivers in Surry Hills, Darlinghurst, Potts Point, Elizabeth […]

Roughies Darlinghurst

Rough Edges Adapts

We’re all doing it tough at the moment, but none more so than our homeless and marginalised communities. Since the pandemic broke out there has been a significant spike in new faces at shelters across Sydney, Rough Edges’ Jen Webster told Urban Village. Since 1996 Rough Edges has operated as a drop-in centre and community […]

Surry Hills LIVE logo in orange & purple

Surry Hills LIVE

More than just music The Surry Hills Creative Precinct is responding to COVID-19 by building a permanent online live streaming platform for Surry Hills. Inspired by the enormously successful online pivot of our live music activation, the Creative Precinct is evolving into a high-end community live-stream broadcaster – and you’re invited to be centre stage. […]

Jacqui from Nomad

Jacqui and the Wandering Nomad

Nomad restaurant has – accidentally – lived up to its name, and has been something of a wandering tribe in the Sydney restaurant scene. Beginning in Foster Street, Surry Hills, Nomad was in limbo after a fire destroyed much of its previous home but fortuitously the former Long Grain in Commonwealth Street became available last […]

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Surry Hills LIVE – NOW STREAMING

Surry Hills Live has evolved into SURRY HILLS LIVE STREAMING! In response to concern about public safety at live music venues in light of the pandemic Surry Hills Creative Precinct and Music for Trees will now take all remaining shows online, for an incredible new LIVE experience – and you won’t even need to leave […]

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Serendipity

Presented by Surry Hills Creative Precinct and The Sydney Connection Supported by City of Sydney The best table in the restaurant isn’t in the restaurant it’s at Ward Park, Devonshire Street on a lazy summer’s afternoon. We’re bringing dining to the park in one mammoth event celebrating all the diverse and tasty cuisine our hood has […]

The Big Paella

The Essential Ingredient + Yulli’s

Presented by Surry Hills Creative Precinct and The Sydney Connection Supported by City of Sydney The best table in the restaurant isn’t in the restaurant it’s at Ward Park, Devonshire Street on a lazy summer’s afternoon. We’re bringing dining to the park in one mammoth event celebrating all the diverse and tasty cuisine our hood has […]

Brix Distillers

Brix + Four Pillars + Yulli’s Brews

Presented by Surry Hills Creative Precinct and The Sydney Connection Supported by City of Sydney The best table in the restaurant isn’t in the restaurant it’s at Ward Park, Devonshire Street on a lazy summer’s afternoon. We’re bringing dining to the park in one mammoth event celebrating all the diverse and tasty cuisine our hood has […]