As they disembarked the ferry and excitedly charged up the beach, the group of young day-trippers were no doubt captivated by the magical beauty of Athol Bay.
It’s been 40 years since Mosman resident Marianne Lewis captivated the nation after winning the title of Miss Australia 1984.
It took two decades, two architects, ten thousand workers and $102 million to build one of the world’s most iconic buildings.
Lower north shore housewives had never seen anything like it - and on Thursday, 27 August 1959, thousands rushed to experience an American phenomenon known as the "supermarket" for the first time.
“I have memories of eating ice blocks in the water, having hand stand competitions with my mates – and underwater races to see how many laps of the pool we could do on one breath.”
Tin Towns were synonymous with the Great Depression, which began in 1929. But many were built decades before – during a property market downturn in the 1890's.
A out of control runaway tram - travelling at almost 100km/h - veered off Bradleys Head Rd and into Sydney Harbour in 1952. See the incredible photos just uncovered!
One of Mosman’s original Californian bungalows owned by the same family for more than 70 years has attracted hordes of potential young buyers looking for a freestanding home to renovate.
Bob Dyer had much more than a face for radio. He was one of few contemporaries to make the smooth transition from radio to television.
If you were looking for late-night love in the 1980s, Bevy’s Wine Bar on Military Rd was the place to be.
The early days of Mosman’s European settlement have been richly detailed in a new book, Mosman: Times Gone By.
Our new weekly column from local journalist Kathryn Barton turns back time to meet the people and witness the events that shaped life on the lower north shore.
Our new weekly column from local journalist Kathryn Barton turns back the clock to meet the people and witness the events that shaped life on the lower north shore in years gone by.
It was Australia's entry into WWI that saw a young widow, Myra Taylor, brace herself as she stood at North Head on a windy night in 1915. There she tested her rayless, light-throwing device to see if it might benefit the Allies.
Interest rates may be rising, but the Reserve Bank's hikes have had little effect on Mosman's resilient property market.
This week marks the 150th anniversary of the discovery of the Holtermann Nugget, the world’s largest gold specimen, but do you know of its connection to Sydney’s lower north shore?
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