What's in a name?

As one of the oldest parts of Sydney, our Balmain peninsula is steeped in history. The Balmain Association has an important task to document and preserve our fascinating past. In this article they explain the original names of the peninsula.

Five minutes over coffee

Running a small business for 10 years is quite an achievement, but for Jonathan Fletcher, owner of Running Science in Rozelle, his passion to create a business that is best in class and purposeful has underpinned his success. A long time local, we asked ‘Fletch’ some questions about the peninsula.

From France with love

To say that restaurant L’Auberge has been off to a great start is an understatement. They’ve been booked out most weekends since opening in December. Darling met with owners Dimitri and Tamara to learn about their culinary journey and how they ended up in Balmain.

Sydney's best view

Since 2018, Dave and his team have been creating memories with bespoke, private charters to celebrate special events, entertain guests, or just to enjoy the best harbour in the world.

Lest we forget

The 25th of April always carries great significance for Veterans communities, both here in Australia, in New Zealand and wherever our troops are serving around the world. The day commemorates ANZAC Day, whose origins stretch back to the original landing at ANZAC Cove on the Gallipoli Peninsula in World War 1.

Celebrating three years of brewing

It’s been three years since White Bay Beer Co. released its first brew to the community and in that time the brewery has become an iconic part of peninsula life. To thank locals for the incredible support they’ve received, the team are now gearing up for a big birthday bash.

BNSW 2021 Awards Reg Winner State Finalist White

We acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of the land on which this business operates, the Gadigal and Wangal peoples of the Eora nation, and pay our respect to Elders past, present and emerging.

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