Local - 23 April 2013

NEW BAR AT THE HELM

Helm Bar Surfers 30-34 Ferny Ave, Surfers Paradise 4217 (07) 5538 9677 or www.helmbarsurfers.com.au Take a look at Helm Bar Surfers. The interiors, inspired by Helm’s sister venue in Sydney, are from Peckvonhartel.

Goods - 17 April 2013

CHARGE YOUR PHONE AT THE PUB WITH DISCGO

The Discgo Charger http://www.facebook.com/discgocharger   The Discgo is a charging system that is designed for cafes, restaurants, venues and bars that allows patrons to move within the venue while giving your phone a much-needed charge. Discgo chargers can be placed in any environment, with a small rental fee from the venue on a monthly basis.

Uncategorized - 10 April 2013

KEYSTONE UNLOCKED

What makes Keystone tick? Christopher Holder talks to Managing Director John Duncan to find out.   It’s impossible to generalise. But it’s fun. Whether you’re talking about the Gordon Gekko-style ALH Group, the gastro-pub delights of the Colonial Leisure Group, the Singo/Dicko knockabout rich mates’ pub play, or the tight Sandhill crew of Richmond… the

Café - 20 March 2013

THE BOURBON FIRES UP

The Bourbon: 22 Darlinghurst Rd, Potts Point NSW (02) 9035 8888 or www.thebourbon.com.au Along with pricing, ambience and accessibility, Cheung is hoping it will capture the discerning demographic around Potts Point. Creating the ambience to do so, was Kelly’s job. Kelly has a sophisticated understanding of how hospitality design works. “The defining factor in hospitality

Retail - 25 February 2013

SALES CYCLE

Jet Cycles: 80 Clarence St, Sydney NSW CONTACTS Specialized: www.specialized.com ONE Group Retail Experience: (03) 9403 3555 or www.onegroupretail.com   Cycling is no longer a cheap means of transportation. It’s a religion. People of all ages are jumping into their lycra and joining the global pelaton. But let’s not kid ourselves, it’s the middle age

Restaurant - 5 October 2012

BEST KEPT SECRETS

Bite Club House: George Street, Paddington NSW www.biteclubhouse.com.au/ Underground, flash, guerilla and pop-up are hot dining concepts right now, but only the cool people need know, and even they should be kept guessing at least half the time… The ‘Pop-up’ is an onomatopoeic concept. It does exactly what it sounds like it should do. It

Restaurant - 5 October 2012

THE EAGLE HAS LANDED

The Apollo: 4 Macleay Street, Potts Point, Sydney, NSW (02) 8354 0888 or www.theapollo.com.au Venue entrepreneur Sam Christie, chef Jonathan Barthelmess and architect George Livissianis are an illustrious trio. They also happen to be good friends: Barthelmess has known Christie and Livissianis since they were kids, and Christie and Livissianis worked together previously on the

Restaurant - 4 October 2012

FRESHLY PICKED

Chiswick: 65 Ocean Street, Woollahra, NSW (02) 8388 8688 or www.chiswickrestaurant.com.au   The approach at the recently opened Chiswick in Sydney’s Woollahra, is part of the trend towards de-formalisation in dining. The first thing you might ask: “‘De-formalisation…’ is that even a word?” Fair point and sincerest apologies to the philologists amongst our readership. But

Industry - 2 May 2012

HOTEL HOSPITALITY & DESIGN 2012 ALONGSIDE DESIGNEX IN SYDNEY

If you’ve not heard, Hotel, Hospitality & Design is being co-located with designEX this year. Which makes it a very compelling show for venue people. Catering to 3-5 star hotels, motels, resorts, spas, luxury hotels, serviced apartments, the hotel pub sectors, and even aged care facilities, HHD represents all facets of hospitality design and refurbishment

Casino - 2 May 2012

MARQUEE CLUB @ THE STAR: FULL RUNDOWN


Marquee, The Star – Sydney 80 Pyrmont Street, Pyrmont NSW 2009 www.marqueesydney.com The Marquee nightclub – the latest component of The Star’s $870m redevelopment – is located on the entire top tier of The Star’s new Pirrama Road harbourside entrance and has expansive views of Sydney Harbour and the city skyline.