Mystery of the Princes Street bees now solved

  Last week there was a buzz on Twitter when one of our followers alerted us to the huge swarm around the Balmoral. MASSIVE swarm of bees at princes st @The_Balmoral @EdinReporter @edinspotlight @edinburghpaper pic.twitter.com/Tjw1HydBp0 — Stewart Hardy (@kharashov) July 9, 2016 Nobody seemed to know where they had come from, but now all is More...

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By Izzy Gray On Saturday, July 16th, 2016
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Take a step into Wonderland: A Review of The Roseleaf, Leith

Over recent years, Leith has become a bit of a culinary treasure trove for those looking to escape the hubbub of Edinburgh’s city centre. Quirky and refreshingly unpretentious eateries have been popping up More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, July 8th, 2016
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M&S bring a Spirit of Summer to Castle Street this weekend

Edinburgh locals are in for a carnival feast this weekend as Marks & Spencer (M&S) is bringing its Spirit of Summer Truck to Castle Street for an Americas inspired BBQ. City-centre shoppers will be able More...

By Julie Stirling On Thursday, July 7th, 2016
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Iconic Harry’s Bar returns as social enterprise

Hailed by many as an Edinburgh institution, Harry’s Bar is back following a six-figure investment, forming the city’s first social enterprise pub chain. A West End highlight for the city since the 1980s, Harry’s More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, June 29th, 2016
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Now get your pizza delivered by Deliveroo!

Deliveroo has struck a new partnership with PizzaExpress which will allow you to have your pizza from any PizzaExpress in Edinburgh delivered straight to your office or home. All PizzaExpress outlets across the More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, June 23rd, 2016
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Royal Highland Show 2016 – have you tried organic milk yet?

Scottish Organic Milk Producers Association is launching a new campaign at the Royal Highland Show at Ingliston this week to raise awareness of the benefits of buying organic milk from Scotland’s 20 organic dairy More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016
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Post-shopping fizz at Hard Rock

Long day shopping? Drop those heavy bags and quench your thirst with some well-earned bubbles at Hard Rock Cafe Edinburgh. From now until 10 July 2016, Hard Rock Cafe Edinburgh is offering 50% off bottles of More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, June 16th, 2016
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Take your gin outside on the terrace at the Sheraton Grand

Up on Lothian Road they are confidently predicting sun! At the Sheraton Grand, One Square is taking its innovative gin partnership with Pickering’s Gin outdoors with the launch of the One Square Pickering’s More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, June 14th, 2016
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Scotch Malt Whisky Society salute astronaut Tim Peake

To celebrate the return to Earth of British astronaut Tim Peake, The Scotch Malt Whisky Society is launching a special bottling, ‘A toast to Tim Peake’s return’. The 29-year-old single cask single malt whisky More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, June 7th, 2016
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Italy comes to Edinburgh this month

Victor and Carina Contini are hosting a month-long celebration of all things Italian for the whole of June. The pair who own Contini Ristorante, Contini Cannonball and the Scottish Cafe in Princes Street Gardens More...