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Social distancing measures continue to put a brake on Sydney's once vibrant retail and restaurant scene, and the pain of pandemic is being felt all over. But while we're still largely staying at home we don't have to deny ourselves all of the pleasures we're been used to, and indeed, it's our duty to get online and order up some goodies from some of the city's best bricks and mortar establishments. Check out just some of these worthy battlers below.
We don't need to tell you how much the lockdown is impacting our city's small businesses – maybe you've taken a walk around your own block and seen the shuttered doors and ghostly streets for yourself. Right now, Sydney's restaurants, bars, shops and services need us as much as we need them. Placing an order for a ceramic dish online or (safely) picking up a pizza is going to make a huge difference in securing the future of our local businesses. So why not chuck some coin at these ten Sydney outlets and eateries who are chugging along online and continuing to bring edible and covetable joy to our increasingly indoor lives?
As we slowly emerge from lockdown it’s important to remember the local legends who have been most affected by the unprecedented loss of business. All of our daily routines have been messed up and so have the routines of our favourite patisseries, art galleries, dive bars and indie retailers. The neighbourhoods within the Inner South – Redfern, Darlington, Alexandria, Rosebery, Chippendale, Waterloo and Zetland – are ready to be rediscovered and woven back into your day-to-day activities (safely). The City of Sydney is actively helping our neighbourhood economies get back on their feet with grants and boosting initiatives, and they are also gathering valuable intel from residents and businesses across all sectors to find further avenues for support. As part of their City Recovery Plan, the City of Sydney wants to hear from you. Take a couple of minutes to fill out this survey (open until June 3) and help them help you. In the meantime, we’ve teamed up with the City of Sydney legends to bring you a fantastic new routine you can re-adopt to chuck some much-needed coin at our city’s businesses while giving yourself some delightful treats along the way. From your morning coffee to after-hours party time – here are the Inner South haunts you should pop back on your daily radar. Breakfast and coffee Greet the Inner South morning with a robust espresso and a replenishing feast or kickstarting snack. For takeaway pastries, hit up the adorable punmasters Breadfern, an organic bake
King Street might look a bit emptier and the familiar strains of buskers at Newtown Station may be quietened, but the Inner West hub is still kicking on. Honour the neighbourhood's main drag – packed full of vintage clothing stores, independent bookshops and many of the city’s best restaurants and hidden cocktail bars – by continuing to support them from home. Don't know where to start? We've got you. We've compiled ten classic Newtown haunts you can give some much-needed cash to by shopping online or picking up a quick takeaway from the bricks-and-mortar store.
If, like us, you've been working from home the past few weeks, you'll have experienced the particular sting of missing Friday knock-off drinks. And with cocktail bars and whiskey haunts closed around the country, that longing for a professionally mixed concoction is all the more potent. Well, thanks to Woodford Reserve Kentucky Straight bourbon whiskey, we came up with a way you can make a top-notch cocktail with utensils you have at home and scratch your 'TGIF' itch while you're doing it. Woodford Reserve is a small-batch bourbon that is carefully distilled rather than being mass-produced. Each bottle is the result of an artisanal process that elevates the five sources of bourbon flavour – grain, water, fermentation, distillation and aging – for a distinct taste that is all its own. Woodford's distillers regularly release creative limited editions too, with exciting boundary-pushing bottles available every year. We're teaming up with the Woodford crew to bring you delicious and easy cocktails you can make with their elegant bourbon at home. Over three weeks, Woodford's global ambassador Thalita Alves showed us how to make bar-quality cocktails at home on Time Out Sydney's Instagram Live. Missed it? No worries, we've got you covered with all the recipes and links to the informative masterclass videos you need.
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Recreational drug taking (including drinking alcohol) is part of the nightlife of our city. Policymakers, healthcare professionals, academics and industry insiders need an accurate picture of how, why and when we take drugs in order to keep us safe while supporting nightlife and good times. To that end, the annual, totally anonymous Global Drug Survey asks people around the world to be honest about their drug use. Right now, the survey wants to understand how Covid-19 is affecting daily life, relationships, mental health and wellbeing, as well as use of alcohol and other drugs. Has the cessation of the festival/clubbing scene slowed down your drug use, or increased it? For years the Global Drug Survey (GDS) has been asking people to share their recreational drug habits by filling out a confidential and encrypted online survey. Because recreational drug use is illegal in many countries, it can be hard to get accurate information on the issue. The survey is privately commissioned by a group of international experts in drugs, health and public policy – so you don’t need to fear being contacted by the feds. Findings are reported to the public quickly and appear in academic journal articles. The current survey began on May 4 and will end on June 15, 2020. Everyone is eligible to participate, there are no prizes or reimbursements and it’s completely anonymous. The time commitment for the survey is between 15-25 minutes and follow-up surveys are 5-10 minutes. Ready to talk drugs a
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