Nightclub - 10 February 2022

Marquee at The Star

Sydney’s Marquee nightclub dealt with the pandemic by being the first to close and the last to open, but it didn’t mean it was closed down. Marquee, The Star Sydney: www.marqueesydney.com Story: Christopher Holder Marquee is soon to turn 10. It’s been noted that nightclub years and dog years are much the same. Notching up

Casino - 14 February 2013

NEW STAR OF THE SHOW

The Star Event Centre The Star, Pyrmont NSW www.star.com.au/star-event-centre The Star’s new Event Centre is a little like the glacé cherry atop the extensive $870m casino redevelopment — albeit a heavyweight, $100m state-of-the-art cherry. The Event Centre, with sweeping views across Sydney Harbour and the city, is designed to host domestic and international meetings, seminars,

Casino - 5 November 2012

CROWN PERTH

It was only September when Crown Perth officially entered the world, superseding the older Burswood Entertainment Complex, but what a few months it’s been. The casino floor was substantially expanded, and the opening of a plethora of restaurants and bars as part of the Crown complex has heralded a change in the hospitality landscape of

People - 4 October 2012

STAR STUFF

The Star: 80 Pyrmont St, Pyrmont NSW www.star.com.au There’s already much to be proud of, but Mike Henry can’t take his eyes off the half-completed Events Centre. He and venue have been inspecting the finished and not-quite finished scope of The Star’s refurbishment and from a vantage point we can see the progress. It’s big

Casino - 30 June 2012

THE STARSHIP ENTERPRISE

Marquee — The Star Sydney 80 Pyrmont St, Pyrmont NSW www.marqueesydney.com ‘There will be stories’; that’s what we’re told by The Star’s advertising agency. And you only need to hang out after midnight in the barely controlled bedlam of the Marquee’s unisex bathrooms to concur. It’s exciting, sexy and just a little bit ‘dangerous’. In

Uncategorized - 30 June 2012

WHAT THE MOMOFUKU?

Momofuku Seibo The Star, 80 Pyrmont St, Sydney NSW The launch of Momofuku Seiobo was undoubtedly one of the most highly anticipated Sydney restaurant openings in recent years. The news that star chef David Chang was to open his first restaurant outside New York right here in our harbour city set the foodie scene abuzz.

Restaurant - 25 May 2012

SOKYO: ENOUGH ROPE FOR PAUL KELLY DESIGN

Paul Kelly, Director of Paul Kelly Design, talks venue through his design of Sokyo. Sokyo is a modern Japanese restaurant and the original design brief from Echo management was ‘Modern Tokyo with a Wild Edge’. So you’ll find dynamic design/sharp lines combined with representations of Japanese landscape — something which totally infuses the Japanese culture.

Casino - 25 May 2012

OH MY DARLING!

The Darling: The Star 80 Pyrmont Street, Pyrmont NSW 1800 800 830 or www.thedarling.com.au Sydney’s ‘most lovingly detailed hotel and spa’ shakes up the Australian scene with an international splash. It’s hard to recall such an utter transformation. The old Star City has been quietly retired (a ‘red dwarf’ perhaps?) and, supernova-like, The Star has