A Snake in the bar A COUPLE of blokes who enjoyed a morning tipple at their ‘early opener’ down by Circular Quay, got a good laugh out of a frightened barmaid one Autumn day in 1937. When a four-foot snake… Read More ›
A well-dressed man with a shamrock in his buttonhole celebrated “Be Kind to Animals Week” as well as St. Patrick’s Day at Parramatta on March 17 1933. Walking into the Tattersall’s Hotel, at the corner of Church and George Streets accompanied by a beautiful… Read More ›
Marrickville’s longest bar in NSW…. The Hotel Marrickville reportedly had the longest public bar in NSW during the 1940s. Located at the corner of Illawarra Street and Marrickville Road, Marrickville, three pubs have traded from the site. Established in 1884 as the… Read More ›
Barmaid, Joan Naira, using a beer-bowser at the Royal Surrey Hotel, Oxford Street, Bondi Junction hotel. “The bowser, a novelty in Sydney, works like a petrol pump,” reported the Daily Telegraph on December 23 1949.