After beginning her career as a trainee chef, Bonnie Corban soon discovered she had a flair for butchery and has moved on to become an apprentice at the family-owned Lucas Meats in Bronte. Many would think that a female ...

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Great news for Asian food lovers, or indeed lovers of food in general, the Kingsford Noodle Markets are back again this year. On Saturday, November 16, Kingsford’s Meeks Street will be transformed into a lantern garden...

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Buckle up kids, there’s a new Sheriff in town. Actually, there are three. A few weeks ago, our local councils saw new mayors and deputies elected across the board. Of course, you may have missed all of this for lack of...

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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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