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    Photo: Simon Cardwell

    Five Properties of Chainmale 
    Where: Griffin Theatre
    When: Until May 9th 
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    News snippets 

    The Salvos & Thomas kelly Foundation Safe Space, which provides latenight revelers with assistance from water to help getting home, has been given the green light to expand to Kings Cross ... Read More ...

    Irish tourist Barry Lyttle has been given a 13-month suspended jail sentence for assaulting his brother in Kings Cross ... Read more ...

    Assaults down in Kings Cross but also across NSW ... Read more ...

    Poker machine venues get exemption from lockout laws ... Read more ... 




    A visit to the Woolloomooloo community garden 


    Cocktail time

    Karen Thorne explores 2011's small bar revolution ... Five watering holes offering heady themes and headier drinks ... A cocktail crawl with a difference 

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    Centre stage for Kings Cross Festival

    Movers & Shakers: Adrian Bartels, Clover Moore, Ignatius Jones and local MP Alex Greenwich (pic. Y. Miller)

    There's a deep sub-strata of talent lurking in the neighbourhood ... Authors, musicians, foodies, poets, journalists emerge for the Kings Cross Festival ... Business people and creatives combine for unparalleled revelries 

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    Hello, hello

    Herbs at Café DOV

    Café DOV top for sustainability … Cat watch … Reviewers swoop on Bayswater Diner … Snippets 

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    Orwell Street at Night


    Let the city speak on stage

    Lee Lewis and her predecessor at Griffin, Sam Strong

    Lee Lewis is the new artistic director of the innovative Griffin Theatre Company ... She talks to Alix Piatek about her plans and what inspires her 

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    Don't sit near the door

    Karen Thorne visits Apollo in Potts Point to find the secret ingredients that make a restaurant tick ... Now in its eighth month of dishing-up delicious Greek-Australian grub ... The trick is not to fill-up on the dips and bread so you have room for the potatoes 

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    Eggs over easy

    Fresh blood pops-up at Yellow House ... Hemmes' footway application ... One more table for fish eaters ... Nay sayers alert ... Nosher files  

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    Restaurant round-up

    Food news from the 2011 footprint ... Brassed Off ... Marchetti takes over at Neild Avenue ... Ruschcutters Diner, latest love child of Peter Lew & Nicole Galloway ... Nosher reports 

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    FBi Social's community space

    Live performance at FBi Social. Pix: Ryan Kitching

    FBi Social at the Kings Cross Hotel ... Live community gigs ... Bands, theatre, poetry reading, discussions ... Intimate space a much needed addition for the live music scene ... Karen Thorne reports 

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