Alicia Gonzalez moved to Bondi from Spain two years ago, when she took up a job as a designer with Blakes of Sydney in Charing Cross. She shares her local favourites with The Beast… How long have you lived here? Two ye...

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It’s been a long time since Bondi boasted a surfing world champion, but 16 year-old local Grayson Hinrichs rewrote the history books late last year when he took out the ISA World Junior Surfing Championship at Huntingt...

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David Arbib has been living in North Bondi for just about as long as he can remember. When he’s not hanging out with his family, he’s running his successful project management and building services business, Sun Proj...

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Voters will be heading to the polls on March 23 to elect the 57th Parliament of New South Wales. We caught up with the man who is vying to be our next premier, NSW Labor leader Michael Daley… How are you Michael? H...

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Emma Saddington has lived in Bronte for nearly a decade. Just over a year ago, Emma and her friend Abigail launched MochO, a business selling premium ocean ponchos for women. Emma shares her local favourites with The Bea...

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His name and his hairstyles may have changed through the years, but Osher Günsberg’s presence on our television screens has hardly wavered for nearly two decades, thanks largely to blockbuster television shows Austral...

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Maroubra resident Peter Solness is a photographic artist and teacher who uses light as a way of reimagining the world around him. For Science Week this year he ran a large-scale public art event in Centennial Park that a...

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Sydney Morning Herald journalist and Coogee local Helen Pitt has just written a book about the Sydney Opera House called The House. She shares her local favourites with The Beast… How long have you lived here? Nine...

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To suggest Gracie Otto is a newcomer to the world of film would be downright contemptuous. Not only is she the daughter and sister of Australian theatrical royalty, she’s an esteemed director in her own right, with num...

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Brazilian Kiwi Marcelo de Souza first came to Bondi in 1989 and returned for good five years ago. He imports “flip-flops” and is about to launch a new swimwear product. Marcelo shares his local favourites with The Be...

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