PRECINCT NEWS

JULY 2014


FREE PUBLIC WIFI

              
Walsh Bay Precinct Wifi: Walsh Bay Precinct Association has completed the installation of FREE Wifi in the public areas of the Precinct.  The Wifi is fast and covers the public areas of the boardwalk from Pier 8/9 to Pier 2/3.  It also covers Hickson Road from STC to Fratelli Fresh.  
The Wifi is for use by visitors to the Precinct and is not designed to replace or adequately service residents Wifi needs.  The service is being monitored to identify areas for improvement in its early stages.  Early feedback from users has been extremely positive.
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High Speed Public Wifi keeps the Walsh Bay Precinct at the leading edge of public spaces in the CBD.  
Q. Are you working long hours and missing the sunshine during the short winter days?  
A. Bring your laptop to the boardwalk and enjoy the amazing waterfront while reading your emails over a coffee.  Or on your next Lunch Break bring your laptops and iPads down to the Boardwalk and use the time to plan your next vacation - Somewhere with long sunny days. 

Walsh Bay brings the Best of All Worlds together.  Work, Eat and Enjoy The View all at the same time, with Walsh Bay's Waterfront Wifi.

Walsh Bay Arts Festival

Sunday 7 December: Seed funding has been secured and the Arts Organisations of Walsh Bay are excited to showcase their talents at the inaugural Walsh Bay Arts Festival.  Following on from the hugely popular Wharf Open Day, the Arts Organisations have been joined by the commercial elements of Walsh Bay to create the Walsh Bay Arts Festival, combining the best of the Open Day with the Best Food Walsh Bay has to offer.  
To ensure the Festival is self-sustaining, it will be accompanied by 'Sparkling Sydney' designed to showcase the best of the Sparkling Wine industry.  Clearly a match made in Heaven.

Put this Date in the Diary, you will be sorry if you miss it.  More details to follow in future newsletters and on the Walsh Bay Arts and Commerce Website.

Barangaroo

One Year to Go!: The Headland Park and the first Commercial Buildings are programmed to open at the same time in Mid 2015.  
To Celebrate, Barangaroo Delivery Authority conducted an Open Day.  Over 7000 people wandered through the new Headland Park.
 
Click Here to watch the latest video
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Dry July

Adults Living with Cancer: are supported by the funds raised via the generous donations of those who sponsor the brave souls who dare to go one month without Booze!
That's Darren and Luke showing that anything is possible.  While we don't expect you all to go without, your support with a donation to the Walsh Bay Dry July Team would be most appreciated.  We have raised $581 so far.
Click HERE to Donate!

SYDNEY HARBOUR 10K
Sunday 13 July

Hickson Road: Traffic control will be in place on Hickson Road for the annual Sydney Harbour 10K Road Running Event.  Hickson Road, Sussex St and George St will be CLOSED to the Public from 7.00am to 9.00am.  Event organisers agreed to provide managed access via Towns Place to and from the Hickson Road Residential Car Parks for as long as possible.  Residents WILL HAVE ACCESS to and from the Residential Car Parks on Hickson Road until 7.30am and after 8.30am.  It may be earlier as the organisers will ALLOW ACCESS as soon as it is safe to do so.
Pottinger St Bollards will be OPEN and there will be No Clearway in place.
This event will bring thousands of potential future visitors through Walsh Bay.  

Click HERE for a copy of there Road Closure Map.

PIER ONE SYDNEY HARBOUR

GM ANNOUNCED: Kim Mahaffy was announced as new General Manager of Pier One Sydney Harbour, the inaugural property of Marriott International's 'Autograph Collection', a group of independent hotels that offer guests 'exactly like nothing else'. Kim will oversee the beautification of the lobby, restaurant and bar with an announcement later in year to welcome a celebrity chef.
Award Winning Chef Chris Dodds will be visiting for a four week residency from 10 July.  Walsh bay Residents are invited to enjoy his culinary expertise.  Chris is currently Head Chef at the Renaissance Phuket Resort and Spa, with over 17 years experience and top awards from Tripadvisor, Expedia, insiders SELECT and NOW travel Asia. Chris Dodds cuisine is well known to Marriott guests, so securing his services for Pier One Sydney Harbour is a unique and exciting proposition for the hotel.

More information can be found in the attached Media Releases and the Pier One Website
General Manager Announced - Kim Mahaffy
Chris Dodds - A month of Global Gastronomical Dining
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ier One Sydney Harbour Website

SDC

PERFORMANCES AND CLASSES: 
Sydney Dance Company has a full program of performances and classes for people of all ages and levels.

Click HERE for the WHATS ON Program

Click HERE for a Schedule of Classes

ATYP

SUGARLAND  COMING SOON!
From August 27 - September 13.  Book before August 13 for $20 Early Bird Tickets!

More information about Sugarland HERE

For a Full List of WHATS ON Click Here.

STC

Macbeth: Staring Hugo Weaving is COMING SOON!  21 July to 27 September at Sydney Theatre.  
NOW SHOWING is Mojo at the Wharf Theatre.

Click HERE to check a full list of WHATS ON at STC

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