Stories from our city

Learn more about everything Adelaide by reading the stories from the city. Get suggestions of the best events and bars and restaurants to go to, hear from the residents and business owners in Adelaide and read many other ideas about how to get the most out of your time in the city and North Adelaide.

Studying: Alistair Brown, Botanic High School

Botanic High principal Alistair Brown talks about the learning opportunities infused by city-life in the future-focused school on the Experience Adelaide podcast.

One year of the Adelaide Economic Development Agency

Tuesday 18 January marks the one-year anniversary of the Adelaide Economic Development Agency commencing its operations.

New Rundle Street businesses

Adelaide's East End is thriving with many new hospitality and retail businesses popping up along Rundle Street over the last year.

Wellbeing: Dr Tom Nehmy, Healthy Minds Program

Hear the six key ingredients of wellbeing from psychologist Dr Tom Nehmy on the Experience Adelaide podcast.

Staycations: Adam Warren, Hotel Indigo

Adam Warren shares why you should treat yourself to a staycation at Hotel Indigo Adelaide Markets on the Experience Adelaide podcast.

Rise of city apartments as confidence in Adelaide grows

Construction within the Adelaide City Council district is booming, with projects totalling $2.5bn including city apartments.

Entrepreneurs: Andrew White and Olivia Moore, Renew Adelaide

Renew Adelaide’s CEO Andrew White explains their rent-free model, while LOC Bottle Bar owner Olivia Moore chats about how Renew helped her turn a hairdressing salon into a bar in the Experience Adelaide podcast.

Working in Adelaide: Liz Walsh, Advertiser journalist

Liz Walsh has spent her working life telling the stories of the people of Adelaide as an Advertiser journalist. Hear Liz’s story of working in Adelaide, along with stories of those she’s told in the Experience Adelaide podcast.

Free high speed Wi-fi to be rolled out across Adelaide

More than 250 wireless access points will power the new Wi-Fi network in Adelaide.

Innovation: Diane Dixon, Lot Fourteen

Learn more about Lot Fourteen and its innovation ecosystem in the Experience Adelaide podcast.

AEDA helps global wine company put down roots in Adelaide CBD

Accolade Wines has relocated its head office to Adelaide CBD, with at least 160 staff moving to GPO Exchange on Franklin Street. This was done with support from AEDA.

Events: Ella Huisman, Adelaide Fringe

Learn how much events like the Adelaide Fringe have on the South Australian economy as you listen to Ella Huisman on the Experience Adelaide podcast.

Major Projects Update: The city shaping projects underway or planned in Adelaide

See all of the major projects and developments in the CBD as Adelaide designs a new economic future.

Adelaide's best new restaurants reviewed

Looking to go out for a bite to eat as the weather warms up? Take a look at this list of Adelaide's best new restaurants for inspiration, provided by The Advertiser's food critic Simon Wilkinson.

Hospitality: Adam Carpenter and Wes Heddles, Prohibition Liquor Co

Wes Heddles and Adam Carpenter are distilling spirits right in the middle of Adelaide. Listen to Adam and Wes discuss how they have grown their business on the Experience Adelaide podcast.

Quintessential Equity signs lease for new Innovation Hub at Lot Fourteen

The company chosen to develop the Entrepreneur and Innovation Centre (EIC) at the Lot Fourteen tech and start-up precinct has signed a 10-year lease.

Sharing gin with the people of Adelaide

If you head to Prohibition Liquor Co on Gilbert Street, you’re in for a real experience.

US tech firm Cognizant will create 1600 new jobs in Adelaide

The developing digital boom in Adelaide continues to gather pace with US tech firm Cognizant announcing it’s starting a hiring spree.

Have a cracker of a Christmas in Adelaide

An innovative Christmas Festival has launched, featuring exciting new events and activities for everyone to enjoy.

Lot Fourteen’s job pipeline

On the Experience Adelaide podcast, Lot Fourteen's State Project Lead Diane Dixon talks about the job opportunities for the next generation.

CBD business ventures supported through AEDA and Renew Adelaide partnership

The funding partnership will help launch and support 15 new businesses.

Experience luxury at Adelaide’s newest five-star hotel

Sofitel Adelaide on Currie Street is now officially open.

New Years Eve in the City

New Years Eve will have fireworks, street parties and a family friendly festival in the East End.

Why I love Adelaide: Christian Hull

Christian Hull is returning to his old hometown to perform in the Feast Festival. Find out what he can't wait to do when he gets back.

Halloween in the city!

Have a fang-tastic Halloween in the heart of the city with activities that are sure to provide thrills and chills.

City Cross arcade set for $25m upgrade

Vans will set up a flagship store in the upgraded complex, as will fashion retailer Sheike.

CDW Studios officially opens city studio

The studio is on Level Four of the Myer Centre in Rundle Mall.

Adelaide Shaking Off Small City Status

Developers are suddenly turning their attention to Australia’s most liveable city as a new wave of opportunity beckons.

Why I love Adelaide: Jason Chong

If you've been to the OzAsia Festival and the Fringe a lot in the past, there's no doubt you're seen Jason Chong on stage at both events.

Creating Beautiful Mayhem at Wellness Squared

Beautiful Mayhem is an immersive and interactive performance which explores the healing nature of making noise in a large musical group.

Why I love Adelaide: Jarrod Walsh

See Jarrod's favourite places and things to do in the city and North Adelaide as he relives some of his best memories.

Feel peace and calmness at Wellness Squared

Kym Burls will be teaching guided breathwork at WellFest Adelaide

Connect your mind and body at Wellness Squared

If you go to Wellness Squared in October, you’ll be treating yourself to a holiday.

Dinner's On Us injects $225,000 into city economy

All the results from AEDA's Dinner's On Us campaign over winter.

Spring school holidays

There are plenty of reasons to get out of the house and enjoy fun activities around the city and North Adelaide!

SA Tourism Awards Finalists 2021

Over 25 Adelaide CBD tourism operators have been named as finalists in the 2021 South Australian Tourism Awards

Best deals in Adelaide for the AFL Grand Final

Here's where you should watch the 2021 AFL Grand Final with your mates in the Adelaide CBD

Why I love Adelaide: Callum Hann

Chef Callum Hann picks his favourite Adelaide outings and talks about why he's excited to be part of WellFest Adelaide

Inaugural WellFest Adelaide to get the city moving

A celebration of all things health and wellbeing is coming to the city in October.

The six ingredients to wellbeing

WellFest Adelaide is here to help you get the six key wellbeing ingredients into your life.

Adelaide hospitality award winners

A long list of Adelaide CBD restaurants won SA Restaurant and Catering Awards in 2021, see who here.

Microsoft lands at Lot Fourteen

They've joined Nokia to sign a Space and 5G agreement with the SA Government

Rundle Mall wins national retail honour

See why Rundle Mall was named Australia’s Retail Precinct of the Year

10GA network gives mâché a competitive advantage

Many Adelaide businesses running on fast, secure internet at mâché

Why Adelaide is the third most liveable city in the world

We unpack the reasons why Adelaide is the third most liveable city

Why I love Adelaide series

Well-known Adelaideans share their favourite events and places to go

Why I love Adelaide: Lord Mayor Sandy Verschoor

See why the Lord Mayor chose to live in Adelaide

Why I love Adelaide: Premier Steven Marshall

See what the Premier's favourite places are

Why I love Adelaide: Rebecca Morse

Bec talks Adelaide each morning, so she's a perfect person to ask why she loves it

Winter weekends in the city

There’s plenty to explore on an Adelaide weekend