2010

BEST FITNESS CENTRE: IAN THORPE AQUATIC CENTRE

Whether you are feeling down due to months of sipping on hot chocolate and curling up on the couch or if you just need to … Read more

BEST ELECTRONICS STORE: HARVEY NORMAN

So I’ve just found out that Harvey Norman is not a person. No, I don’t mean he’s a robot of some sort, although that could … Read more

BEST CHRISTIAN-FREE OP SHOP: CAT PROTECTION SOCIETY

Located in the middle of Newtown, this op shop is overflowing with goods just waiting to be snapped up by shoppers keen for a good … Read more

BEST IMPORTED BEER: TIGER

Tiger’s a man’s beer back in Singapore where it originated. There was a commercial back in the day in Singapore where men did “manly” things … Read more

BEST CDS: HUM ON KING

Life is no walk in the park for record stores these days. With the growing juggernaut of Internet downloads of both music and movies, many … Read more

BEST BIKE SHOP: CELL BIKES

Fancy yourself as a bit of a bike nut? It’s alright, we won’t tell anyone. After setting foot in this store, it won’t take you … Read more

BEST ANTIQUES (PRE 1950): CHILTON’S ANTIQUES

If it’s the size and quality of the collection that makes a good antique store, it is pretty obvious why readers selected Chilton’s as the … Read more

BEST DOG WALKING SERVICE: DOGS @ PLAY

For most dog owners, planning a trip overseas is nowhere near as tough as deciding what to do with the fur-kids while you’re away. Boarding … Read more

BEST LOCAL PUB: BEACH ROAD HOTEL

To non-locals, tourists and backpackers, The Beach Road Hotel is that notorious spot where hot bodies parade in itsy bitsy bikinis to win the spray … Read more

BEST PLACE TO RENT MOVIES: HOME PICS VIDEO BONDI

This place is all about the Rocket. Owner Rodney Lester as his mother would have preferred is the reason locals walk into this hole-in-the-wall video … Read more