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Pilates Gets a Luxe Upgrade at Love Athletica

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15/02/2024

For more than a decade, Pilates has been steadily growing in popularity, and it seems like there’s a new studio opening somewhere in Adelaide every second week. Chelsea Matters puts the movement regime’s appeal down to the fact that “it’s low impact but it can be high intensity, so it’s...

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Frankly Bagels rolls into Norwood Green

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05/02/2024

Christie Wilkinson and Jack Crichton spent years working in cafes and helping to open venues for others before deciding to strike out on their own. And when the time was right to launch their own business, they knew they wanted to bring something new to the table. “We’d both travelled ...

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One Sneaky Cheetah Brings Adelaide’s Best Pizza to Stepney

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28/12/2023

For years, local pizza lovers have made the pilgrimage down to McLaren Vale’s Pizzateca for their famous “Oztalian” pies. So when the same team launched One Sneaky Cheetah in Ridleyton two years ago, the store quickly gained a loyal following. Now the drive for Adelaide’s best pizza has got even...

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Make Sure Your Dog is Looking – and Feeling – its Very Best this Christmas

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24/11/2023

It’s been two and a half years since Dogs 4 Eve & Meg opened its doors at 163-165 Magill Rd, but owner Meg Patterson is actually continuing a legacy that stretches back more than 60 years to when her mentor began working in Adelaide’s first dog salon as a 21-year-old....

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Ern Malley is a Literary Salon, a Piano Bar and the Wedding Party From The Godfather Rolled Into One

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02/11/2023

If you’ve driven past 137 Magill Road lately, you might have noticed some mysterious goings-on behind the sheer curtains shielding it from the busy street outside. Last Saturday, all was revealed with the launch of Ern Malley. The “piano bar, wine bar and whiskey bar” was inspired by owner Paul...

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Adelaide’s Most Exciting New Wine Bar (and Bottle Shop, and Restaurant) is Now Open

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28/09/2023

Norwood has always boasted an excellent selection of first-rate drinking establishments, but traditionally they’ve all been clustered around a single strip. “There have been quality wine bars and pubs along The Parade for years,” says East End Cellars Norwood General Manager and Owner Mathieu Smeysters. “But with the growth that...

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The Cat’s Pyjamas Is Bringing Sustainable Fashion to Magill Road

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23/08/2023

If you’ve driven past Buyers Market lately, you’d be excused for thinking the antique store is jumping on the Barbie bandwagon. But the flurry of bright pink flags out front actually belong to Cat’s Pyjamas, a new sustainable fashion concept inside. Step through the front door (or easier still, walk...

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Follow your nose to Prove Patisserie’s first retail shop

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12/07/2023

Before the baking can begin, every single pastry and loaf of bread at Prove Patisserie needs to spend time in the proving cabinet where it doubles in size as the yeast gets to work. And since launching in October 2020, co-owners Anna Rogers and Megan Bowditch have seen their business...

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Sueño Hair wins Eastside Business Award for Best Salon

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27/06/2023

Lia Kefalianos and her husband Jim always dreamed of running their own salon, so when they finally opened Sueño Hair in 2010 they wanted to make sure it stood out. And for them that meant providing the best customer service while offering a broad range of chemical-free treatments.  And for...

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Spoil Mum This Year With a Mother’s Day Meal to Remember

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03/05/2023

Every mother has a lot of qualities that make her unique and special, but they all have one thing in common: mums love to feel appreciated. And with Mother’s Day coming up on Sunday May 14, there’s never been a better time to acknowledge all the hard work that goes...

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How An Unexpected Career Change Helped Market Ease Transform Into A Thriving International Business

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28/04/2023

Even if you’ve never heard of Market Ease, you’ve more than likely seen their work around Adelaide. Founder and CEO Binh An Nguyen has helped to steer campaigns for everyone from local brands including Maggie Beer and MyBudget to global corporations like Hyundai and even the Obama administration. That global...

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Learn How to Look Your Best with Blush Girl’s Top Styling Tips

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29/03/2023

Long before Lauren McNamee opened the second Blush Girl location in Stepney, the stunning heritage building on the corner of Magill Road and George Street had already caught her eye. “It’s a beautiful building that really stands out and feels very grand, so every time I drove past it I...

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MoleMap is providing the gold standard for melanoma detection and monitoring

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16/03/2023

More than two in three Australians will be diagnosed with some form of skin cancer in their lifetime and one person dies from melanoma in this country every six hours. It’s the most common type of cancer found in young Australians, but fortunately it’s also one of the easiest to...

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Identity Marketing is helping businesses all over the world to unlock their potential

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20/02/2023

Until a few years ago, Identity Marketing co-founder Steve Osborn spent a lot of time (and money) travelling for work. “We were lucky to do one Zoom meeting a week before Covid,” he says; “now we have three or four video meetings a day and working with interstate and international...

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A suburban offshoot of East End Cellars is coming to Norwood Green

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18/01/2023

Just a few months after Africola launched a sister restaurant in Norwood, beloved CBD wine bar East End Cellars has announced that it will be opening a suburban outpost on Magill Road later this year.  Billed as “a destination for wine aficionados and enthusiasts alike,” the 180 square metre premises...

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Get ready for summer: Lucky’s Beach Club is now open

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21/11/2022

Everyone has a different way of marking the start of summer. Moving the clocks forward to daylight savings time is the big milestone for some, while others say it’s the first swim of the season. But at Stepney’s The Maid Hotel, summer starts when Lucky’s Beach Club opens. And on...

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Vanguard Trading's treasure trove of homewares is finally open to the public

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18/10/2022

Sam Bishop has spent most of his life working in furniture. It’s a career that has included stints as a furniture restorer, an importer of high gloss Chinese lacquer pieces and a salesman for high-end brands like Kartell and B&B Italia, but there’s one job he recalls with particular fondness. ...

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Make dad feel extra special this Father's Day with these fabulous gift ideas

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23/08/2022

You know your dad is special, and September 4 is the day to show him how much he means to you. The best way to do that is with an original, thoughtful gift that reflects who he is. And honouring your dad in style is easier than ever this year...

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Panacea Pilates is the studio for every body

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15/08/2022

Created by a German boxer in the 1920s and later popularised by heavily sculpted fitness junkies, the pilates method of body conditioning has always been more versatile than many practitioners realise.  “I always felt like pilates had this stigma of being for a really particular body type, and that you...

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Banish the Winter Blues at this Epic Warehouse Party

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20/07/2022

Lambrook Wines has developed a reputation for throwing some seriously memorable parties in their giant warehouse at 2-20 Magill Road, and the upcoming (Ware)house Party promises to be their biggest yet. For one night only, they’re gathering some of Adelaide’s finest musicians and teaming up with local businesses for an...

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The New Eastside Design For Living Has All Your Home Design Solutions

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22/06/2022

Visit one of the many furnishing, homewares and design stores lining Magill Road and you’ll discover a sleek new publication waiting to be picked up. Launched by Mayor Robert Bria on June 15, Eastside Design for Living captures everything that makes the cluster of businesses in this vibrant precinct special....

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P4B Solar is helping local businesses with their bottom line and the environment at the same time

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30/05/2022

Most businesses rely on repeat customers to maximise profits, but P4B Solar is proud to have a completely different model. Director Peter O’Leary has worked in the industry for over a decade and has installed thousands of solar panels since starting his own business. Today, every single one of them...

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South Australia’s premier food festival is cooking up something special on Magill Road

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19/04/2022

Every year, Tasting Australia is a chance for the nation’s leading culinary figures to shine a light on the very best food, wine and kitchen talent from right across South Australia. And after several pandemic-affected editions, the festival is back with a blockbuster lineup in 2022 including three incredible events...

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Here's everything you need to plan the perfect Easter fishing trip

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06/04/2022

They say there are plenty of fish in the sea, and since he first cast a line out in 1966 Trevor Rea has reeled in just about every kind. For the past 45 years he’s worked in fishing tackle, setting up stores and fishing his way around every state in...

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Three simple ways to make your home feel cosier this Autumn

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23/03/2022

As summer slowly draws to a close, we’ll all be spending more time inside. That makes now the perfect time to get your home ready for the cooler months. And you can find everything you need at the cluster of design and homewares stores located within a few block of...

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