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In the last few years there have been thousands of posts to Lost Newcastle. There are new topics every day, but there are some popular topics that are brought up again and again. Here are some of those popular posts and links if available.

  • FINANCE :
    • Banks,
      • Commonwealth
    • Dinny’s Pawnbroker, Hunter St, 1960s – ’90s
  • FOOD & BEVERAGES :
    • Cafes,
      • Niagara Cafe, Hunter St, also Beaumont St Hamilton
    • Chicken,
      • K.F.C. (a.k.a. Kentucky Fried Chicken), cnr. Hunter & Brown Sts; cnr King & Burwood Sts
    •  Clubs,
      • Crazy Horse (a.k.a. Rumours, Leroy’s, Mercury)
      • Gunfighter’s Rest, Hunter St
      • Newcastle Workers Club
    • Hotels,
      • Great Northern Hotel, Scott St
      • Star Hotel, Hunter / King Sts (including Star Hotel Riot)
    • Milk, free bottles of at school, 1970s
    • Pies
      • Darby Pies, 1970s – ’80s
  • NATURAL EVENTS :
    • Floods
    • Earthquake, 1989
    • Pasha Bulker ship, Nobbys Beach
  • RECREATION :
    • King Edward Park
    • Municipal Baths (indoor pool), Newcomen St, early 20th century
    • Fred C. Ash building, Hunter St
    • Frederick Ash building (“New”), warehouse, Burwood St)

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