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GlebeNet: an eclectic slice of the bohemian, art-loving, coffee-consuming, book-devouring centre of Sydney that is Glebe, captured on the net.

Glebe, a 10 minute bus ride from Sydney's city centre, is home to a melting pot of uni students, artists, professionals and travellers.

New and Noted around Glebe

  • Redevelopment Plans in Glebe: read the latest on the redevelopment of Harold Park and the Glebe Tramsheds, and other development plans in Glebe.
  • Wireless House is now open! Check it out online, and then in person in Foley Park.
    Coffee by sachman on Flickr Explore Glebe!
    Browse the Glebe Markets, listen to book readings, or wander through art galleries. Join in one of the many sports/leisure groups or put your name down for an open mic stand-up comedy session.
    Gleebooks by xamasm on Flickr Eat Glebe!
    Variety galore! Savour Glebe's award-winning restaurants, immerse yourself in our cafe culture or chill out in one of our many pubs.
    Gleebooks by xamasm on Flickr Shop Glebe!
    Specialised bookshops, funky clothing shops, designer home furnishings - go on a shopping spree! 
    Gleebooks by xamasm on Flickr Discover all about Glebe!
    Glebe has a rich
    history, evidenced in many of its heritige listed buildings and landmarks. Also read biographies on some well-known and influential figures associated with Glebe, including Australia's first prime minister, Sir Edmund Barton. More.

    GlebeNet Interactive - photos, videos, music, Facebook/Twitter

    Watch GlebeNetTV, a collection of short films, music videos, restaurant reviews and snippets of life shot in and around Glebe.

    Glebe photos: scroll through pictures of Glebe, covering everything from sunset shots of the Anzac Bridge to quirky streetscapes.

    Facebook, Twitter: connect with neighbours and Glebe fans - join in discussions and share news and comments on what's happening in Glebe.

    Anzac Bridge, by Lyn Smith

    GlebeNet for Glebe residents

    Find out about the Sydney Council's Local Action Plan
    , the Harold Park Redevelopment, the Glebe Tramsheds and the Glebe Point Road Streetscape Upgrade and how other proposed redevelopment plans and development applications will affect Glebe, or join a local community group to have a say and contribute to the neighbourhood.
  • Quick Stats: Glebe NSW 2037
    Population: 13,767
    - % aged 20-39: 44%
    - Average House Price: $785,000
    - 8 bookshops
    - 40+ restaurants
    - 20+ cafes
    - 10+ pubs & bars

    Glebe Calendar
    Sydney Shakespeare Festival: 
    January - February
    Glebe Book Fair: May
    Sydney Teapot Show: Jul-Aug
    Glebe Art Show: Sep - Oct
    Glebe Week: September
    Glebe Music Festival: Nov to Dec
    Glebe Street Fair:Nov
    Carols on the Point: December

    What's On in Glebe:

    - Full Body Contact No Tennis - at The Roxbury, every Tues
    Word in Hand - poetry reading at the Friend in Hand, 1st Tues of every month
    Comedy on the Rox - every Wednesday at The Roxbury
    Crab Racing - every Wednesday at the Friend in Hand
    A Mic in Hand - comedy every Thursday at the Friend in Hand
    Scared Scriptless - improv comedy at the Roxbury Hotel, every Friday night
    - Live Original Music - at the Excelsior Hotel, every Friday night
    - browse the
    Glebe Markets, open every Saturday
    - Live Original Music - at the Excelsior Hotel, every Saturday night
    The Sydney Collectibles and Antques Fair, first Sunday of the month at Wentworth Park
    - Live Original Music - at the Excelsior Hotel, every Sunday night

    For weekly listings, check out the what's on guides with Sydney City Council and TimeOut and GlebeNet's Twitter stream

    Glebe in Pop Culture
    Glebe has numerous references and appearances in pop culture: including Looking for Alibrandi, Peter Corris' Cliff Hardy novels, David Hasselhoff's Jump in My Car music video, Mad Max 3 and Wolverine.
    Check them out

    FREE! Walking tours of Glebe
    Explore Glebe on foot with these self-guided
    walking tour maps. Got a bike? Try these cycling routes around Glebe, from Bikely.

    Glebe Street Names
    Ever wondered who or what your street was named after,
    or the history behind the names Wigram Road, Cowper Street or Derwent Street?
    Check out the
    GlebeNet History page!

    About GlebeNet
    GlebeNet started life as a 5% uni assessment... It was created and is maintained by Angela (as a way of living out her inner travel editor).

    GlebeNet is 100% independent - it receives no funding from the government/local council, or any sponsorship or advertising from any businesses.

    GlebeNet welcomes any additions, changes and/or comments.

    Glebe News

    Keep up to date with the latest Glebe news with the Google News Feed below, The Glebe News Blog, or via The Village Voice, The Glebe and ABC news.

    www GlebeNet

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