I’m genuinely surprised that there aren’t more accidents and general chaos as a result of our ridiculous dependency on mobile phones. Whether you’re on a bus, at the pub or walking down the street, you’re guarant...

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In the August edition of The Beast we published an article detailing what our councils were doing to minimise the use of Roundup and other glyphosate-based weedkillers in the local area. We promised to keep you posted as...

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Whether you received this magazine through your letter box or read it at your favourite cafe, you obviously live near the beach. It’s therefore safe to assume that you give a shit (or at least should) about the damagin...

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When the current Bronte Surf Life Saving Club was built, the club had around 250 members. Now, forty-five years later, this local gem is bursting at the seams with community participation and membership is now nearing 2,...

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The fabulous Taste of Coogee food festival is back. Now in its seventh year, this festival is one of Coogee’s biggest annual events and is filled to the brim with great food and wine. Seriously, what more could you wan...

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Move over Home and Away, because a real life soap opera is currently taking place in North Bondi. For over a year now a number of small local businesses have been hit with endless complaints forcing them to reduce tradin...

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It appears the organisers of Sculpture by the Sea are put out because Waverley Council has opted to provide disabled access to Marks Park. Council has decided to build a path in the park to make it more accessible for th...

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Despite what the mutant tangerine currently in charge of America might say, environmental sustainability is a huge concern for all of us. Unless you’ve been in a coma for the past five years, chances are you’re alrea...

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For a suburb where many residents’ main concern is the surf conditions, Bondi’s seen a lot of drama recently. Thanks to one mural, this normally chilled area has become the focus of a savage national debate. In case ...

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Our beloved Sydney Children’s Hospital in Randwick has been in the media recently. Why? The hospital is under serious threat of being downgraded and the full range of medical services that you expect your children to h...

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