Articles tagged with: Oxford Street

Mar13

Chef Oscar Peñailillo is set to fire up your tastebuds at Shift Kitchen

POSTED ON // Monday, 13 March 2017 Written by // Cec Busby

Chef Oscar Peñailillo is set to fire up your tastebuds at Shift Kitchen

“You know how you feel when you find something that makes you happy?” That’s how I feel about cooking,” says Shift Kitchen’s new chef, Oscar Peñailillo.

Feb28

Keep Sydney Open float recalls Oxford Street’s heydays

POSTED ON // Tuesday, 28 February 2017 Written by // Cec Busby

Keep Sydney Open float recalls Oxford Street’s heydays

Dancers, drag queens and Oxford Street of days-gone-by are the centrepiece for a new float participant in this year’s Mardi Gras Parade.

Feb21

Oxtravaganza! A new day-to-night festival showcasing Oxford St is happening this Saturday

POSTED ON // Tuesday, 21 February 2017 Written by // Reg Domingo

Oxtravaganza! A new day-to-night festival showcasing Oxford St is happening this Saturday

A new day-long event, part of the Mardi Gras Festival, will showcase Australia’s beating gay heart. Come down to Oxford Street for Oxtravaganza. Reg Domingo reports.

Feb16

Lockout laws relax for Stonewall Hotel from tomorrow

POSTED ON // Thursday, 16 February 2017 Written by // Cec Busby

Lockout laws relax for Stonewall Hotel from tomorrow

From February 17 Oxford Street punters will have an extra half hour to saunter their way down the strip to enter Stonewall Hotel by 2am as the government relaxes lockouts at the popular gay venue.

Dec08

Festive stickers bring Christmas cheer to Darlinghurst

POSTED ON // Thursday, 08 December 2016 Written by // Reg Domingo

Festive stickers bring Christmas cheer to Darlinghurst

Christmas is here so it’s time to start buying presents. Shop at Darlinghurst and you’ll score a exclusive and limited Christmas labels to go with your gifts!

Oct17

Feeling the pinch, gay Oxford St retailer forced to close his doors

POSTED ON // Monday, 17 October 2016 Written by // Cec Busby

Feeling the pinch, gay Oxford St retailer forced to close his doors

After 30 years servicing the gay community, Oxford Street retailer Oxford Studio Clothing will close its doors next month, another victim to the precinct’s declining foot traffic. 

Oct12

Possible back down on lockout laws for Sydney

POSTED ON // Wednesday, 12 October 2016 Written by // Glen Moret

Possible back down on lockout laws for Sydney

NSW Premier Mike Baird is expected to back down on controversial Sydney lockout laws.

Oct05

What about an art installation honouring Sydney’s showgirls on Taylor Square?

POSTED ON // Wednesday, 05 October 2016 Written by // Colleen Windsor

What about an art installation honouring Sydney’s showgirls on Taylor Square?

As the 2016 DIVA Award approaches, it’s time we talked about a public art installation that honoured Sydney’s drag performers and showgirls. By Colleen Windsor.

Sep21

Greenwich calls for lockout exemptions and a fresh approach for Oxford Street

POSTED ON // Wednesday, 21 September 2016 Written by // Cec Busby

Greenwich calls for lockout exemptions and a fresh approach for Oxford Street

Just days after moving into his new digs on the site of the old Subway store on Oxford Street, Sydney MP Alex Greenwich is already going into bat for the struggling retail strip.

Sep18

Calls for council ambassador for Oxford Street

POSTED ON // Sunday, 18 September 2016 Written by // Cec Busby

Calls for council ambassador for Oxford Street

Long-standing Oxford Street business owners are calling for newly returned Lord Mayor Clover Moore to appoint an ambassador to assist with the revitalisation of the flailing precinct.