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Create your own DIY Grazing Platter

Get your creative hat on and build your own grazing board by following a few simple steps.

Way to keep the kids active during Winter

Whether your goal is to keep your kids active or get them off their electronic devices, here are some ...

Specsavers New Brand Launch: Levi's

Levi’s now in an eyewear collection new to Specsavers. Two pairs from $199. Conditions apply

Marrickville Metro is open

The health and safety of everyone visiting is our priority.

Grab Yours from Centre Management

Simply come to Centre Management with your Concession Card and ID to claim yours!

Winter Fashion Trends You Need To Know 

Our top 5 fashion trends to get out and about in warmth and style

MEET NORM- METROSPECS

Norm has been one of the first retailers to open in the Metro. Read more about his story.

Shop during our off-peak times

We heard that you'd like to shop during off-peak times so we wanted to help you out!

THREE SUPERFOODS FOR A NUTRIENT BOOST

Easy Superfoods to add to your diet

Ideas for Staying In On Rainy Nights

Make the most of a rainy night at home

Red Shield Appeal 2020: Digital Door Knock

This year's Red Shield Appeal is a little different but you can still get involved and support the ...

MEET CARMEN- SUNSET FLOWERS

"I have been born and bred in flowers, my parents are flower growers and all I know is flowers."

Our Beauty Services are Open

Check out who's back on the Beauty scene

5 Ways to Stay Motivated When Working From Home

Tips and tricks to stay on track and be productive

Need to talk? Let's Connect

Stronger Together

Beauty Services are open

A list of our beauty services that are now open

DOWNLOAD OUR FREE KIDS NATURE HUNT

Put the screens away, it’s time for the kids to connect with nature.

5 IDEAS TO CELEBRATE YOUR BIRTHDAY POST LOCKDOWN

Easy ideas to celebrate your birthday – physical distancing included.

3 TIPS TO STAY MOTIVATED AND EXERCISE FROM HOME

We’ve put together three ways to help you look at exercise differently and achieve a healthier lifestyle ...

Have you spotted a lost trolley?

Submit our online collection form

Newtown Neighbourhood Centre: COVID-19 Information Sheet

We understand that this is a challenging time for all, however we believe in the power of community.

DITCH THE PLASTIC BAG

Help join our fight against plastic.

JUST A DOG BY RICHARD BIBY

Inspiration behind Smidmore Street art entrance

Here for Health

Here for Health are an organisation supporting community health, inclusion and HIV responses for people ...

Enmore Early Learning Centre

Want quality education and care for your child?

HOW TO RECYCLE LIKE A PRO AT MARRICKVILLE METRO

Reduce, reuse, recycle. It’s a mantra we’re all familiar with. We work hard to use less and to reuse the ...

The 'Welcome Here' Project

We are proud to be one of the many Australian organisations supporting an inclusive environment for ...

REaD and Sing With Me At Home

Her Excellency Mrs Linda Hurley launches national reading at home initiative during social isolation.

The Secret to Super Smoothies

Pimp your morning glass with these hard-working wonder ingredients.

Stuffed Capsicums

With the freshest of produce from Panetta Mercato

FLUFFY JAPANESE PANCAKES

Thanks to our good friends at Panetta Mercato, you can treat your family to brekkie in bed with these ...

DELICIOUS EASTER EGG BROWNIES

Not too sure what to do with all your leftover Easter chocolate? Try your hand at these delectable ...

Coconut milk porridge

Coconut milk porridge with rhubarb, vanilla and almonds.

CHICKEN SCHNITZEL SKEWERS

Our friends at Woolworths have cooked up some easy chicken schnitty skewers that the kids can get involved ...

BEST ‘GRAB ‘N GO’ SPOTS OF THE INNER WEST

The Inner West has the most kinetic, evolving and beguiling restaurant scene in Sydney. The neighbourhood ...

How to bake your own Monte Carlo biscuits

Arnott's have released their famous recipe

Whipped Coffee

Shake up your morning coffee, with this easy trick!

MEET DANI - XCENTRIK HAIR

We love our local retailers and we wanted to share a bite-sized look into their lives!

MEET ANDREW- Sergio's Cake Shop

Follow us on our 'love your local' campaign where we give you a snapshot into the daily lives of our ...

5 delicious recipes to make at home with the kids

Keep the kids entertained in the kitchen with these simple, fun and delicious recipes!

5 ways to keep your mental health in tip top shape

Things can feel a bit topsy-turvy as we navigate our way around this new normal.

5 tips to keep your family healthy at home

We know keeping your family healthy is a top priority, so we have pulled together 5 tips for you to keep ...

Little Local Community Food Pantries

Give what you can. Take what you need.

5 novelty board games you NEED in your life 🎲

Game on! These novelty board games are guaranteed to keep you entertained for hours at home.

Fairy Bread Lamingtons

Combining two classic Australian treats, these colourful fairy bread lamingtons will be a hit amongst ...

5 Tips to Get Your Home Ready for Winter

Transform your home into a winter oasis.

Book Your Porch Portraits & Support OzHarvest

Every portrait sold means an additional 50 meals for vulnerable Australians

The Bower Reuse and Repair Centre run How To Tutorials

Join Facebook live videos for simple How To tutorials

We are here for you

A message from our Centre Manager

FUN ACTIVITIES FOR THE KIDS

You can still keep the kids entertained with fun indoors activities! Read on for fun kids activities you ...

5 Mouth-Watering Recipes To Make At Home

Wondering what to cook for Easter? We’ve got you sorted. From salads and sides to the main dish and ...

Free Generalist Counselling Service

Free counselling service- available by phone

School Holiday Events Cancelled

Thank you for supporting us

Specsavers is open by appointment

While Specsavers is currently closed for general business, they are still open for care by appointment ...

Activewear by Lowes

Working out at home? Stay healthy, stay fit!

Delicious ANZAC Biscuits

Looking for some easy baking to do at home? Try not to eat them all at once!

We Care About Your Safety

Hygiene and cleaning updates at Marrickville Metro

Saving Energy at the Metro

Here at Marrickville Metro, we are always on a mission to do better for the environment.

Lowes - Here For You!

Lowes is a 100% family owned business which has survived many trials and tribulations spanning over 120 ...

Mister Minit For Your Everyday Needs

Read on to find out some of the ways that Mister Minit can help with everything from watch batteries to ...

Top 3 Health Tips For Your Body, Mind & Soul

We get it, home isolation is incredibly tough especially on your body, mind and soul.   That’s why we’ve ...

How To Entertain The Kids At Home

We’ve rounded up some of our favourite resources to help keep your kids happy whilst staying in!

Stay Entertained Whilst Staying In!

Looking for ways to stay entertained and connected to the world, even whilst staying in? We’ve rounded up ...

The measures we are taking for COVID-19

Marrickville Metro is open and trading regular hours as we continue to provide essential products and ...

WHAT SUITS YOU?

Find your perfect suit at Tarocash

EXPERIENCE A FOOD REVOLUTION

Redefining the retail experience

Discover Your Inner Confidence at Bras N Things

Bras N Things is celebrating individual style and whatever it is that makes you feel confident in their ...

It Starts With One T-Shirt

Introducing the latest DECJUBA x The Hunger Project T-shirt!

THE BEST COFFEE HOUSES IN THE INNER WEST

Australia is a land of coffee obsessives. From the early 1950s, when we put down our tea bags in favour of ...

INNER WEST BEER CRAWL

When it comes to beer, people are eschewing the big, corporate giants in favour of smaller craft brews ...

INNER WEST BEER CRAWL

When it comes to beer, people are eschewing the big, corporate giants in favour of smaller craft brews ...

INNER WEST – SYDNEY’S HOME OF LIVE MUSIC

There’s nothing quite like the buzz you get from watching live music. Thankfully, Sydney’s Inner West ...

BEST BANDS TO COME OUT OF THE INNER WEST

Take a glimpse into some of our local talent!

THREE LOCAL FOODIE DESTINATIONS TO TICK OFF YOUR LIST

Anyone who is anyone knows that Sydney’s Inner West is the beating foodie heart of this great city. With ...

THE INNER WEST’S BEST SMALL BARS

Underground lounges. Alleyway wine rooms. Back room bars. These cosy little drinking dens might literally ...

THE INNER WEST’S BEST SMALL BARS

Underground lounges. Alleyway wine rooms. Back room bars. These cosy little drinking dens might literally ...

THE HAPPIEST OF HOURS

Where can you find the best Happy Hours?

THE HAPPIEST OF HOURS

Where can you find the best Happy Hours?

THE BEST MARKETS IN THE INNER WEST

Not only is the weekend market ritual an absolute pleasure, getting you up and out of doors and ...

INNER WEST FOODIE PROFILE: HARTSYARD

Hartsyard is run by experienced chefs and partners in life, Dorothy Lee and Jarrod Walsh. The menu boasts ...

5 Date Looks For Every Man

Boys, no matter the occasion we’ve got all the looks you need in order to dress to impress with the latest ...

Bobby Goldsmith Foundation

Young, old, gay, straight, make, female, non-binary. Every race, Every religion, HIV doesn't care. But we ...

FOOD WASTE AVOIDANCE Q&A

We ask Sarah Brill from Inner West Council how we can do better.

HOW TO COMPOST?

A handy guide to getting your compost bin in working order

FREE BOOK SWAP

Enjoy a book from our community library

HISTORICAL MURAL

Learn about our mural in the Metro Garden

early-literacy book boxes

Donated by Paint Marrickville Read

Marrickville Metro Quick Six with Libi Stankova

In acknowledgement of International Women’s Day, we chat to personal trainer Libi Stankova, from Live Life ...

First Probiotic Sorbet and MGO100+ Manuka Ice Cream

Healthy Life Launches Australia’s First Probiotic Sorbet and MGO100+ Manuka Ice Cream

Marrickville Metro Quick Six with Ben Panucci

You may recognise Ben from our Live n Local sessions in-centre. If you haven’t had a chance to stop and ...

Aussie kids with sensitive skin enjoy bubble baths

Australian kids with sensitive skin find new joy with world-renowned product from Childs Farm

Turkish Bread Sub by Bakers Delight

An easy but salivating dinner recipe by Bakers Delight!

Ability Links NSW

Works closely with people with disability, their families and carers to support them to fulfill their ...

Become Eco Friendly

Seven Simple Ways for Everyday Australians to Be More Eco Friendly.

Green-Power Juice

Keep on top of your schedule with this instant nutrient hit.

Beef curry with coconut sambal.

For some extra spice in your life 

Beetroot Dip

The perfect entertainer…

Green pea fritters with spiced eggs

Need some gourmet inspo for your next meal? Try our Green pea fritters with spiced eggs.

A little piece of history

The Marrickville Metro site has a long association with industry.

Community Garden

Visit our gorgeous community garden by St Pius Primary School

5 Ways to Instantly Update Your Living Room

Five ideas we love that will help instantly update and modernise your living room space.

Award Season Special

Here's exactly what will translate from the red carpet to your clothes rack.

Health and Wellbeing

Lost your mojo? Here's how to get it back, by Wellness Coach, Fiona Cosgrove.

Graphic Contents

The new neutral interiors trend? Black, white and grey all over. Dip in.

Gardens and Planting Guide

Country Style editor Victoria Carey talks daffodils and hyacinths with us

30 Toast Toppers

Easy ideas to take your daily bread to the next level!

Brunch Dressing

Here are our top five tips for nailing the perfect brunch outfit.