Stanmore local businesses form together

If you are a Stanmore local resident or business then this is a post for you! Recently a group of passionate small business owners joined together and are in the process of forming a local business association specifically for Stanmore. Why? Whilst Newtown and Marrickville businesses have their own local associations, we are a smaller … Continue reading Stanmore local businesses form together

Christmas lunch Inner West style – The 6 most delicious Inner West foods you need to sink your teeth into this year

We really do live in one of the most delectable regions of Sydney.  It's fair to say we can blame all those award winning, creative chefs that have made the Inner West home, for the expansion our waist lines and awakening of our taste buds with all of their amazing culinary creations. So this list was pretty hard to refine, but in the essence of keeping it short and simple, here are six (because we couldn't stop at five) of our favourite local Christmas delights you need to quickly order to make your table the envy of all family and friends this Christmas.  To make it easy, we've put links to their sites at the end:

Hypmotive – The Inner West’s new creative collective

Have you heard of Hypmotive Hub in Marrickville yet? It’s the newest Inner West Address bringing artists, makers and creators together and making locally made and designed items more accessible to us. We recently met with Jake and Renee Russo, the creative wisdom behind Hypmotive, to hear more about their start up. They’ve thrown caution … Continue reading Hypmotive – The Inner West’s new creative collective

The 5 coolest gifts for dad this Father’s day from the Inner West

It's nearly Father's Day and if your dad is anything like mine, he needs for nothing. I find the men in my life so hard to buy for! I've spent the past couple of weeks scouring the Inner West for that special something and have discovered some of the Inner West's coolest things for dad. … Continue reading The 5 coolest gifts for dad this Father’s day from the Inner West

Inside the colourful home of Inner West Naturopath Angela Westerman

Last week we sat down with Angela Westerman in her cool as a cucumber Marrickville home. A qualified Naturopath, Herbalist and Nutritionist, Angela's home is vibrant and friendly and a hub for entertaining family and friends on casual summer evenings.  It's a home full of pops of colour and family memories.   We love the … Continue reading Inside the colourful home of Inner West Naturopath Angela Westerman

Dinner at the Sausage Factory with Chrissy

Dulwich Hill has a new eat spot with locals Jim and Chrissy transforming the old Mick's Meat butchers into a funky little restaurant, serving, you guessed it.... sausages.  Made on premise, choose from camel to pork shoulder with bacon and maple syrup and everything in between. It's got a great vibe, it's cosy, cool and … Continue reading Dinner at the Sausage Factory with Chrissy

The uber stylish Stanmore home of Lynn, Jamie and Fanfare Prints

Creative guru Lynn had a desire to give her Hawthorn Hawks loving husband a gift for his birthday that was stylish enough to display in their home. After only finding juvenile and garish prints in an extensive search, Lynn put her creative background to good use and created her own.  Using the Tram Scroll as … Continue reading The uber stylish Stanmore home of Lynn, Jamie and Fanfare Prints

The start of the Camperdown coffee scene

Around 8 years ago, when it came to good coffee Camperdown had little to offer. Camperdown Oval was flanked by a dodgy bowling club (mind you one that we had some pretty fun nights at) and a pretty average hamburger joint. That was until Tony Galetta saw an opportunity in an empty old shop front … Continue reading The start of the Camperdown coffee scene

A new hole in the wall espresso bar in Stanmore

If you're as big a fan as I am of Pappa Pasticceria's baked ricotta cheesecake you're in for a total treat if you live in Stanmore and surrounds.  There's a new whole in the wall espresso bar and they're serving All Press Coffee and treats from Pappas. Nancy opened It's Time Espresso Bar after managing … Continue reading A new hole in the wall espresso bar in Stanmore

Treating mum Inner West style

Mother's day is fast approaching, have you sorted out how you are going to treat your mum this Sunday? Here are some of my favourite gifts that you can duck out and get before Sunday in our very own Inner West.  Here's a hint, forward this post to your partner "just in case".  Blake are … Continue reading Treating mum Inner West style