Go inside Byron Bay’s Balcony Bar & Oyster Co.

Story by Amy Spanton Photography by Kirra Pendergast It’s been a busy few years for Sydney hotelier Fraser Short. Since the complete overhaul of The Morrison back in 2012, he has also acquired a bunch of ...
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Bar profile: The Morrison

In 1920's Sydney, if you drank at a pub and hurt yourself it was you're your own fault. One Christmas Eve morning in 1927, a naval petty officer fell 25 feet from the second floor of the Brooklyn Hotel, suffering "a probable fracture of the spine, fractured skull, and fractured jaw". Today that might spark a media and public outcry. Instead, the Sydney Morning Herald at the time pithily reported that "it is believed he overbalanced on the railing." Things, of course, have changed.
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Bar Week Opening Night: Get Shucked!

Sydney Bar Week kicks off on September 22, with a launch event at Sydney's hottest new venue, The Morrison. Come down for oysters, cocktails and a delicious 2-course meal to prime yourself for the following week of festivities...
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Bar Week Opening Night: Get Shucked!

Sydney Bar Week kicks off on September 22, with a launch event at Sydney's hottest new venue, The Morrison. Come down for oysters, cocktails and a delicious 2-course meal to prime yourself for the following week of festivities...
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The Morrison – Positions Vacant

The Morrison, the hottest new bar/restaurant on Sydney's George Street is looking for staff to work in this fun environment with some of Sydney's most talented chefs and bar personalities...
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Short brings oysters to Sydney CBD

Fraser Short, partnered by Sean Connolly (ex-Astral, Sydney) has re-launched The Brooklyn Hotel as The Morrison Bar and Oyster Room giving Sydney's bustling George Street a premium drink and dine offering
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Big Plans for Fraser Short

Fraser Short has some exciting plans coming up with one of the CBD's icon venues, The Brooklyn Hotel, set to undergo a revamp in the coming months.
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2nd to 9th Place Most Influential List Interviews

The Most Influential List is a celebrated biennial industry initiative launched by Australian Bartender magazine in 2009 that aims to showcase the home-grown talent that makes the Australian bar scene what it is today - a thriving and developing culture, full of creative and passionate people that work hard for you.