Tag: oxford street

  • 9.00pm Friday in Sydney

    9.00pm Friday in Sydney

    Even on a Friday night, it can be hard to find somewhere to eat in Sydney after nine o’clock.

    This is not a new thing, but it seems to have worsened since COVID, with many restaurants closed.… Read the rest

  • Oxford Street

    Oxford Street

    There was a time, during the 90s and 00s, when Oxford Street, Darlinghurst was a fairly buzzy, lively place to visit.

    Bars and restaurants were full, even on quiet nights of the week.… Read the rest

  • Big Friday Night

    Big Friday Night

    “You had a big night”, one of my friends said to me over lunch on the weekend, remarking that we’d corresponded a few times by messenger. “You were at The Bears, and then you were at Palms”, he said.… Read the rest

  • Right Place/Time

    Right Place/Time

    “Are you alright there, mate?”, I was asked by one of the workers (presumably the supervisor) chopping down trees on nearby Cleveland Street earlier today. Along with about a dozen others, I was there simply waiting for a bus.… Read the rest

  • Sydney’s Lockout

    Sydney’s Lockout

    I got excited yesterday morning. I heard on the radio there were going to be a bunch of late night parties around Sydney to celebrate the end of the “lock-out”.

    The lock-out was introduced six years ago, in response to a series of alcohol-related violent attacks.… Read the rest

  • Recent Dining

    Recent Dining

    It must be a decade, maybe more, since the glory days of the Grand Pacific Blue Room on Oxford Street, Sydney. They had good food and service, and they were located in an imposing building which, sadly, has remained empty for a number of years.… Read the rest

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