Actors performing on a stage

Brand X back in action

Since 2005 Brand X has been on a mission to convert Sydney’s disused and vacant spaces into creative havens. Their collection of subsidised spaces gives artists the chance to rehearse, record, perform and build their creative enterprises, but due to Covid-19, all Brand X venues and programs were forced to shut down. “We lost customers […]

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 […]

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 […]