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    Photo: Simon Cardwell

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




    Sentence reduced for Elizabeth Bay doctor

    Drugs, sex and death in Elizabeth Bay ... Case of the convicted neurosurgeon finds its way to the Court of Appeal ... Sentence reduced by 15 months ... Supplying cocaine and two dead women ... Crime and justice ... Richard Sawyer reports 

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    "I like it here" - says Orwell Lodge resident

    New boarding house legislation will bring temporary disruption for long-term residents ... Attempt to regulate accommodation of last-resort ... Catching the homeless ... Sara Tomevska ventures up Orwell Street to find out what's going on 

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    Car share boom

    Large community savings as car-share scheme grows in inner-city ... That hasn't stopped the protesters ... Alix Piatek reporting 

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    Comings and goings

    People and business on the move ... New fruit-veg-cafe-herbals for Kham's ... Blueprint goes entirely digital ... Council picky about Cafe 29 ... New blood for Potts Point Partnership ... Drilling the depths for new power cables 

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    Feedback on Kings X festival

    HERE's a fast online survey about reactions to the 2012 Kings Cross Festival ... Only 22 questions 

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    Llankelly lights

    For yonks people have complained about the poor condition of Llankelly Place's flamboyant lights ... At last restoration is underway ... The tennis-court lights you see now are temporary (we hope) 

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    Sale of Macleay Bookshop

    Another chapter in the Macleay Bookshop story ... Richard Stern looking for the right buyer ... Experienced bookseller feels the call of the paint brush ... Online selling and the rise of the e-book are changing the face of the book business ... Alix Piatek reports 

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    Back in the glare

    Updated on February 15, 2013 by Registered CommenterRichard for 2011

    It's a pity the denizens of Kings Cross were deprived of reading many details of recent criminal proceedings involving the Ibrahim family ... Heavy-handed court suppression orders effectively shut-off news reporting of a conspiracy to murder case against Michael Ibrahim ... John Ibrahim's name also ordered to be unmentionable 

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    Foothpaths a snip at $240 a square metre

    An "active" Zone 6 footpath

    City Council's boost for outdoor munching on footpaths … Diners can now make noise and have fun for half the price … The wild footpaths of Zone 6  

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    Hot off the press

    Local barristers top of the polls ... From Barfly 

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