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Legal loophole lets pubs create new smoking areas for gamblers

Legal loophole lets pubs create new smoking areas for gamblers

Health advocates want anti-smoking laws changed to prevent gamblers smoking in gaming areas.

  • by Andrew Taylor

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'Completely disingenuous': Small rooftop bar planned for Australia's oldest library
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'Completely disingenuous': Small rooftop bar planned for Australia's oldest library

Plans to build a small bar on the roof of the heritage-listed Mitchell building at the State Library has been revived by the Berejiklian government.

  • by Alexandra Smith
Remembering a forgotten Sydney, growing up above the Green Park Hotel

Remembering a forgotten Sydney, growing up above the Green Park Hotel

Deirdre Cusack lived above the "Greenie" for 23 years, when it closed at 6pm and never opened Sundays. Tonight it will call last drinks forever.

  • by Lucy Cormack
'In survival mode': Skilled pub staff offered $1000 sign-on bonuses amid crippling labour shortage

'In survival mode': Skilled pub staff offered $1000 sign-on bonuses amid crippling labour shortage

Hospitality wages and the price of food and drink may increase as venues compete for workers amid an industry-crippling shortage.

  • by Zach Hope
Kalgoorlie bar fined after 'unqualified' security guards assaulted patrons

Kalgoorlie bar fined after 'unqualified' security guards assaulted patrons

The incidents, caught on CCTV, were put forward as evidence by police, who sought to have The Gold Bar on Hannan Street disciplined during a hearing earlier this year.

  • by Heather McNeill
Taylor Square set for revival after $67m Kinselas, Courthouse pub sales

Taylor Square set for revival after $67m Kinselas, Courthouse pub sales

The new owners of the Kinselas watering hole in the inner Sydney enclave of Taylor Square are planning to merge the site with the nearby Courthouse Hotel

  • by Carolyn Cummins
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Iris Capital sets record with $45m pub deal

Iris Capital sets record with $45m pub deal

The acquisitive Iris Capital has added to its hospitality stable, paying a record price for a southern Sydney property, as heavyweight investors target premium pubs.

  • by Carolyn Cummins
A slice of Sydney history immortalised as City Tatts marks 125 years

A slice of Sydney history immortalised as City Tatts marks 125 years

The book On A Winner by journalist Marea Donnelly will be launched on Tuesday by former governor-general Sir Peter Cosgrove.

  • by Michael Koziol
Hospital that ate a suburb swallows gay haven
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Hospital that ate a suburb swallows gay haven

There’s a stinging irony that the Green Park Hotel, one of Sydney’s last remaining gay pubs, is closing to be made into a suicide prevention centre.

  • by Gary Nunn
Hospital's expansion leaves a bitter taste as last drinks called at iconic pub

Hospital's expansion leaves a bitter taste as last drinks called at iconic pub

Darlinghurst locals are livid the beloved Green Park Hotel was offloaded to the hospital in a private deal.

  • by Michael Koziol and Carolyn Cummins
Vale the local where everyone knows your name

Vale the local where everyone knows your name

The sale of Darlinghurst's Green Park Hotel to St Vincent's Hospital marks the latest neighbourhood pub to fall victim to 'progress'.

  • by Andrew Hornery