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    Gentlemen's hairdresser Raymond Gosling, Orwell St. Potts Point. The Sydney Morning Herald, December 29, 2014:   

    "Kings Cross didn't have such a bad name then. When the drugs came in, people started saying, 'well this is Potts Point and that's the Cross' and they made a distinction'.

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    Commonwealth Bank 

    Finishing touches on the new Commonwealth Bank, 28 Macleay St


    Another container of handcrafted treasures from the Far East for Kaspia, the new pop-up in the Yellow House ... More information ... 

    Photo of the week 

    Telco TPG redecorating Springfield Ave as part of its fibre to the building program ... More information ... 

    News snippets

    Irish tourist critical after being punched by his brother in Bayswater Rd ... Read more ... 

    Raymond Gosling, legendary barber of Potts Point. "I had Luka Bloom in once ..." Read more ... 

    Assault rates in Kings Cross, Sydney city and across NSW are the lowest recorded in 10 years since 2004, according to the latest NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research ... Read more ... 

    NSW attorney general claims that licensed premises are not under-reporting violent incidents ... Read more ... 


    Lockout advocate urges community to stand firm

    Tony Brown, the Newscastle lawyer, who pioneered the alcohol lockout laws ... Community engagement can defeat the power of the liquor industry ... Tony Brown tells Laura Corrigan about the personal cost of his activism 

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    Damien Pignolet - chef and habituĂ© 

    Now preparing his third book, the chef Damien Pignolet reflects on the glory years of Butlers, Claudes, Bistro Moncur and The Bellevue ... He'd love to do it all again ... Meanwhile, he "does the room" at Fratelli Paradiso ... Laura Corrigan reports 

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    Can we offer you more than a drink?

    What to do about Kings Cross in a time of lockouts and alcohol restrictions ... Artists, local bars and pubs seek new ways to generate trade ... Tapping local residents ... More music and live performances ... Laura Corrigan reports   

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    Something old, something new

    Paul Baker, the man behind Potts Point Galleries

    Potts Point Galleries ... Fifteen dealers ... A treasure trove transplanted from the Sydney Antique Centre ... Gina Machado was at the official opening  

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    The Kings Cross Knit Wits

    Morning tea with the Kings Cross Knit Wits

    Gina Machado meets a group of women knitting to help the less fortunate ... Needles and yarns working to create warming Wraps with Love 

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