An afternoon at Crafternoon @718

  Crafternoon is an innovative concept – a modern café combined with activities for kids, teenagers and adults alike. These can be ordered off a café-style craft menu and can include, badge making, decorating masks & trinket-boxes, drawing, play doh & (of course) lots of glitter. This new store is an expansion from their popular […]


White Rabbit… White Rabbit Collective…

      A very impressive, innovative and proactive couple trying out a new concept with collections from all sorts of Artists, craftmakers and creative people !   SO much stock to look at with an innovative shop design, decor and fixtures. It’s something new and most likely you’ll see something to buy. It’s that […]


Treasure hunting… At New Century Antiques

    Sam has brought his life collection of antiques here to Sydney Road to share with us. He really needs to cull back his items and with his obvious love of Italian antiques…. he needs help to do so! Everything from Crystal ware, porcelain, china,vintage, brass, wood, silver ware and loads of furniture, mirrors […]


Love Pintxos? Have you visited Basco?

Great things come in small sizes… as we found out at Basco. Their fantastic culinary team creates tradional pintxos for just $1 – savoury and sweet. If you love a little bit of seafood, this is for you! Run on the honesty policy, this bar slash restuarant is sure to be a favourite.   It […]


Catch something new…

Well this is an exciting shop guys! Its fantastic to see a mens shop – full of shirts jeans and jackets -right here on Sydney Road. Previously wholesaling nationally, have now set up a great store with lots of stock and heaps of variety. Mostly European wear from Germany, Holland and Turkey, this is a […]


Have you visited… New business Almina @ L1/624

An amazing view of our Sydney Road can be observed from this enormous balcony on the first floor at 624. Previously a Turkish restaurant, the very large function space has been changed into a relaxing Shisha lounge and restaurant, serving Lebanese food, which is the third business in the street, run by Walid. Ideal for large functions, weddings and even Christmas parties, Almina has […]


Launched @Barkly Square – Open air alfresco courtyard area

A charming area where you can eat outdoors has now been launched in the McDougall Lane at Barkly Square. Dressed with lovely hanging pots, overhead fairy lights, module seating and giant tables to share with your fellow shoppers under the striped umbrellas has now been completed for Barkly Square. 4 takeway restaurant/cafes, encompass the area- Roll’d, Zambrero’s, The Meatball Factory and Po’s […]


Have you visited … New business Royal E Punjab @ 873

The food looks amazing, very authentic with fresh ingredients every day. The premises reveals a fresh spring colour pallet, which makes one feel contented and tranquil, ready to enjoy a real Indian feast. Tables are set neatly and reflect a lot of care within the restaurant. Open for lunch, dinner and takeaway is on its way. Best of luck.


Have you visited … New business The Meatball Factory @ Barkly Square

It’s all about the balls- not just meat either! This concept is very diverse in that vegie balls, arincini (rice and cheese) sweet balls and even gluten-free balls are available. Originally a butcher (& Italian), this new venture has created a fresh concept in presenting many varieties, all in a ball! The flavours of spices galore are all mixed through […]


Have you visited … New business Stacey’s Seafood @317

Our much loved Red Box cafe hang-out, has said goodbye after 9 years. But Stacey’s Seafood, obviously serving fish, will be very welcomed on the street. Introducing a different variety of food in Sydney Road is always exciting and they are now set to go. Very friendly service and in keeping with a similar red-box atmosphere, we hope that you will get […]