See dream homes in Newcastle and the Hunter: Nancy Duggan’s city extravaganzy, a sustainable family home in Carrington, oceanside bliss in Corlette and of course the stunning transformations of historic Tocal Barracks and Old Duninald in Paterson.
Read about Dungog local Bill Dowling’s story, the cellar door opening at Brokenwood wines, the success story of Hunter Belle, Port Stephens whale whisperer Lisa Skelton, the Charles Blackman exhibition at MRAG, the Newcastle Writers Festival and vintage car clubs in Newcastle and the Central Coast.
In this issue’s Hunter Living section, we are reviewing Great Northern, Fratelli Roma, Thai Town, The Deck Café, and Murray’s Brewery. The chef’s portrait features Frank Fawk. Sally Evans recommends unusual wine varieties in the Hunter and in our coverage of A Taste of Italy, we show you how to bring out your inner Italian at the wine festival in Broke. The Port Stephens feature tells you all about where to play, eat and stay.
- What’s happening in the region: charity, research and business news
- Social pages: City of Newcastle, Newcastle Business Club, Brokenwood, Build for a Cure, Dine with Dylan Fundraiser, Calvary Mater Volunteer Christmas Party, Frock up for our Farmers, White Ribbon Day Breakfast.
- Everyday Hero: Melissa Histon, Got your Back Sista