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Issues 15/9/2017
Double Cross Another Friday night in Newtown
by Drew Rooke
Ten-to-midnight on Friday and King Street, Newtown, almost feels like Kings Cross did before it was neutered.
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Issues 14/9/2017
Requiem for a Video Store ‘Gaze upon my unrented Adam Sandler DVDs, ye mighty, and despair!’
by Charles Purcell
Blockbuster’s fate was sealed in 2000, when it passed up the opportunity to buy Netflix for just $US50 million.
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Issues 14/9/2017
The Big Empty Why are venues like the Hopetoun Hotel being left vacant?
by Catherine Merchant
It’s a curious thing that there are no laws preventing loveable properties from sitting vacant and dilapidated for decades.
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Issues 14/9/2017
A Day with Mr Azzi Enmore Road’s happiest fruit seller
by Drew Rooke
"Man, it's simple, you know. All you've got to do is treat the people right."
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Issues 14/9/2017
Cropping up Everywhere The real dirt on Sydney’s community gardens
by Clint Caward
The City of Sydney has 22 public garden plots in its jurisdiction, and will soon be adding a 23rd.
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Issues 14/9/2017
Sydney’s Class Act Finding your way through a six-figure ghetto
by Helen Razer
This place has become a fortress; one built by the finance sector whose great love of lending has not only marked out a six-figure ghetto on the map, but a nationwide crisis of housing affordability.
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Issues 13/9/2017
Jasmine and Asphalt A city scented with a season
by Rosalind Thomas
Concrete in the sun has a particular smell, and it’s elemental to the scent of Sydney’s spring.
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Issues 27/8/2017
Is It Time to Rename Australia? The day Stan Grant told Captain Cook to get lost
by Clint Caward
"Study the past if you would divine the future,” said Confucius, but it’s difficult to study what’s no longer there.
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