Tag: The Brooklyn Hotel

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.

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.