January 6, 2021
In this Issue:
If there were a league table for potholed streets in Mullumbimby, Palm Avenue or ‘Palmy’ – just off Main Arm Road – would surely take the prize.
Former Greens MLC Ian Cohen has lashed out at councillors for their lack of preparation for NYE.
Brian Kiss von Soly is on his way to Melbourne in an effort to break a world record – the world’s longest solo kite-surfing journey.
Longtime locals would be aware of the history that surrounds Council’s attempts to sign off on a coastal management plan with the NSW government.
This is one last head-scratch about Donald Trump and the American political paroxysm before the forty-fifth president drags himself, or is dragged, away.
Indigenous communities from across the country came together recently for the Firesticks virtual conference, which promotes cultural fire practices.
An ‘operational error’ has resulted in Byron Shire’s sewage surveillance results being unreported since the week ending December 5.
Moderately large crowds celebrated the end of 2020 and the start of 2021 throughout north coast towns.
When we met, in 1971, Mungo MacCallum was already piercing the egos of Canberra pollies, and I was putting out a paper called 'The Digger', which championed the many movements seeking to replace cultures that had passed their use-by dates.
There’s been hardly any gigs out there, 2020 was the year that killed fun. So when stuff happens – you need to get out there and support it. Especially the arts.
COVID-19 has killed ‘just rocking up’. It was already on the endangered list, but now the spontaneity of rocking up may be dead forever.
Story & photo Melissa Butters The Japanese Kitchen brings an ‘easy healthy’ ethos to the markets each week. Their unique menu, inspired by the teachings of a Japanese monk, uses fresh Australian seasonal produce. This popular little stall was started by...
Just about everybody loves food. And one of the things that people love just as much as food is watching food on the big screen, and the little screen, and the in between screen. At this year’s Bangalow Film Festival...
Eve Jeffery From the creators of Byron’s late-night institution, Woody’s Surf Shack, comes the Saltwater Social Club, a few doors up on Jonson Street. Saltwater is a relaxed restaurant by day and lively bar by night. Opened by husband and wife...