The World’s Beast Gin Comes from Waverley

News

The husband-wife duo that runs Bellagio Café in Waverley and Bondi Junction has won ‘Best Gin in the World’ with their new spirit, Ester. Felix Clark, the co-creator of Ester, said that his interest in gin started v...

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Bondi Tells Its Own Story

News

A new local history space, The Bondi Story Room, will open in the newly renovated Bondi Pavilion, providing locals and visitors alike with an immersive, digital, history experience. Waverley Mayor Paula Masselos said the...

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MUGgLEs Making Magic for Cerebral Palsy Research

News

The MUGgLE study at the NeuRA Imaging Facility in Randwick wants local kids aged 5-15 to assist with research on the effects of cerebral palsy on muscle development. Dr Bart Bolsterlee, one of the lead MUGgLE researchers...

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A Light at the End of the Stairs

News

Residents across Randwick City are at a loss as to why important pieces of construction and restoration work are being left unfinished in the local area. One such site requiring restoration is the stairs between Albi Pla...

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Spike in Vicious Dog Attacks Spreads Fear Throughout the East

News

Local dog owners are concerned for the safety of their pets after a spike in vicious dog attacks across the Eastern Suburbs. Recent posts on both the Bondi and Coogee Local Loop Facebook groups have drawn hundreds of com...

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Locals Locked out in Development Lockdown

News

Forget about the COVID-19 lockdown, the Waverley municipality has been locked down since well before the pandemic began due to the blight of never-ending development. It seems that with every corner you turn your progres...

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The Beast’s Monthly Mailbag

Other

Cuts to Eastern Beaches Bus Services Eastern Suburbs Bus Services Dear Beast – If the light rail was a viable option, it would be used. It adds an extra 30 minutes to every trip. We are paying for this white elepha...

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Local Artist: Iris Toren from Bondi Junction

Arts

Introducing the local artist behind this month’s cover illustration of ibises at Bronte Beach, Bondi Junction’s Iris Toren… How long have you lived here? I have lived in the Bondi area since the age of one. I l...

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Beardy From Hell – July

Satire

Cancer Jun 22-Jul 22 It’s time to accept that you are well past your peak and just try to enjoy the steady descent into old age and irrelevance. Leo Jul 23-Aug 22 You shouldn’t count your chickens before they hatch, ...

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Mussels, Tomato, Chorizo and Potato in Broth

Food

Using the fresh, delicious mussels we have available to us in Sydney, take this opportunity to create a celebration of Spanish flavours with this recipe that is simply prepared and brimming with flavour. The broth stars ...

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