Renowned Sydney street artist Mulga visited the Northern Beaches recently to paint a mural at Colormaker Industries in Brookvale. COVERED. caught up with him as he created a vibrant underwater seascape and spoke about his work and plans.
A new feature film set in Pittwater and starring movie greats like Bryan Brown and Sam Neill will begin shooting in a few days. Palm Beach, written by Rachel Ward and Joanna Murray-Smith,, and directed by Rachel Ward, will film at Palm Beach and surrounds until early July.
An innovative little bag designed by two Manly mums aims to reduce plastic pollution and make life run more smoothly for surfers. Now the environmentally conscious duo is calling on your help to ensure the oceans are kept a little cleaner and wetsuits donned a little easier with the help of the Surf Sock..
As the temperature cools and evenings darken earlier, most people are venturing into the ocean less and less. However, for one group of people the season for swimming outdoors in ocean pools has just begun. Meet the members of the winter swim clubs on the Northern Beaches.
The much-anticipated opening of the brand new Harbord Diggers is mere weeks away, with the development of Stage One entering its final stages. The doors are set to swing open on the new-look Diggers on June 30, 2018, when locals will be presented with a smorgasbord of new dining, entertainment and lifestyle options.
An impressive resume and the ability to whip up a last-minute menu with flare, are just two of the reasons why Q Station snapped up executive chef James Green. He took over the top role in June last year and reflects on the past 12 months and its successes.
The historically housed Grumpy Cup, hole-in-the-wall café in Narrabeen boasts great Campos coffee, delicious treats and pure convenience with a car park and bus stop right next door plus an extended paved area, designer toilets and a beautiful lake and lakeside walk behind.
The new Harbord Diggers complex on Freshwater headland promises to be an inspiring community precinct and the venture will include a Fitness and Aquatic Centre. Gfitness reveals the new state-of-the-art facilities.
High teas at Hotel Steyne are fast becoming the go-to gig for girls’ groups of any age and families keen to treat the women in their lives. Now this increasingly popular event is helping to boost funds for charities on the peninsula.
The secret is out – Sea Salt Society in Manly serves delicious, beautifully prepared food with the added bonus that it is nourishing as well as tasty. Owners husband and wife Ryan and Emma Kirby, serve up wholesome food and a fun, friendly dining experience.
It seems white kitchens may have had their time in the spotlight and the polar opposite – a black kitchen – is now a firm favourite of choice. High gloss or matte black both look stunning in the right home. Collaroy Kitchen Centre has the expertise to deliver the most modern look.
Sydney’s Northern Beaches First Artisan Distillery making Gin, Botanical Vodka and Single Malt Whisky. Manly Spirits was born from a passion to create distinctive Australian spirits capturing the carefree beach life and coastal influence of Manly’s famed marine sanctuary.
A bedroom should be a place of rest and relaxation and much of this can be achieved by the colours that are used to decorate the room. Muted tones and nature inspired shades tend to be more restful and Colormaker Industries in Brookvale is on hand to offer advice and top quality paints at sensible prices.
Jason Falinski lends valuable support to a number of community organisations and campaigns in his area, as well as tackling policy issues that have a nationwide impact. Here is a snapshot of his recent work and community engagement.
Major heart surgery more than six years ago had Northern Beaches local James Partington reassessing his priorities before turning to bread-making as a means of physical rehabilitation. Now the former marketing guru is an award-winning baker with a boutique bakery in Seaforth - Staple Bread & Necessities.
More than a year after opening, Sargood on Collaroy has proved there is evident demand for this world-class facility with hundreds of Australian and international guests enjoying this unique resort designed for people with spinal cord injuries.
Manly Spirits Company has been awarded a slew of medals for its gin at a US competition. The Brookvale based distillery received a double gold for its Australian Dry Gin along with silver medals for their Coastal Citrus Gin, Barrel Aged Gin (Whisky Cask 02), Malt Spirit & packaging in the 2018 San Francisco World Spirits.
Psychologists agree that some people are born with more resilience than others but say it’s possible to cultivate more of it. South Pacific Private Hospital in Curl Curl runs programs to build resilience and self-awareness around mental health and addictions. COVERED. found out more.
Some days you want nothing more than to delve into a sizeable plate of fish and chips, a burger or a hearty serving of pasta. But diners are increasingly being offered the option to sample a little of this and that and share their dishes, sliders and antipasto platters. How do you like to eat?
Hotel Steyne is something of an institution in Manly and comes with a varied history. However, this iconic venue has been building community links and changing up its appeal to ensure it really is the place to go regardless of your age or tastes. COVERED. found out about the team behind this transformation.