See Bakkies Botha’s moment of madness at Eden Park as he got up close and personal with Jimmy Cowan.
Author: The Crest Magazine
The Ridge Online shows off some of the worst, most shameful dives ever on a soccer field.
La Lucia’s Martin McHale is the consumate deejay and now is part of a talented band, Rise
While Spain leave SA with the plaudits, the people who supported the event were the real stars of the show.
Big name acts pulled crowds of thousands to Salt Rock for the Mr Price Pro Ballito concert on July 9 and 10.
Ridge columnist Gavin Foster on the joys of his beloved and rather eclectic book collection.
Top motoring columnist Gavin Foster gets to grips with the hugely rewarding new Audi A5 Sportback.
Brazilian football star Ronaldinho shows his jaw dropping skills . . . again and again and again. Can this be real?
Gallery of pics from the Harvest Feast Winter Dinner on Saturday, July 3 at 7pm at The Hellenic Hall.
John and Erica Platter tell of a chance encounter with Bok strongman John Smit at Mamma Luciana’s.
Israeli soldiers in Hebron must have been seriously bored when they decided to rock out to Ke$ha’s “Tick Tock”
Remember this guy? 702’s Whackhead Simpson tears into our worst ever anthem singer Ras Dumisani.
The Ballito Prawn and Jazz Festival kicked off with a festive cocktail party at the venue at Collisheen Estate, Ballito.
Preparation for The Sunflower Fund Golf Day at Mt Edgecombe Country Club on July 20 is in full swing.
Nicola Jenvey spoke with Hardy Boys MD Gavin Krenski who has returned to SA to achieve great things.
One of the sayings in our country is Ubuntu – the essence of being human.
Marco is still in slight shock at the reception he’s had since he and his mother (who makes the superb pasta) opened this second branch of Mamma Luciana’s.
Check out this cracking local surf action from the Kustom Airstrike 2010 held earlier this year at Umhlanga.
Photographer Che Chadwick took his camera along to sample some of the delights of the Brazil v Portugal game at in Durban.
Picture spread of the progress of Umhlanga from sleepy farming outpost to fully fledged resort town.
Business breakfast meetings are part and parcel of city living. We asked food guru Anne Stevens for her favourite spots.
Soccer fans from all around the world have descended on Durban to enjoy the vibe and spectacle of the World Cup. Enjoy our picture gallery.
A video taken during the World Cup gives a great indication of the vibe and atmposphere at the MM stadium.
The Durban North/Umhlanga CPF keeps its members up to date with the latest community policing news and crime incidents in the area.
It was a sea of blue when Italy’s passionate supporters turned out at the Italian Club, Durban North, to cheer on Italy against New Zealand’s All Whites.
The Broadway musical Hairspray promises to be as entertaining as previous Young Performers projects held over the last 10 years.
Richard Rushmore feels the vibe of the World Cup concert in Soweto, but feeling sometimes isn’t the same as hearing. The crowd was simply bowled over.
Did you ever get the urge to chuck the gorgeous Apple iPad into a blender? Well don’t do it . . . ever.
There’ve been some truly terrible own goals over the years in world football, but how about this one from the penalty spot?
The launch of Pierian SA at the Oyster Box in Umhlanga was attending by top KZN business, many from the public sector, and others who added further glamour to the gathering.
After all the waiting, the angst, the drama and excitement, the games have finally begun. Garth Johnstone puts on his Aussie hat for a day . . . but is downed by juggernaut Germany.
Business breakfast meetings are part and parcel of city living. We asked food guru Anne Stevens for her favourite morning venues.
Now in its third year, the current RAD Expo, is on at Gateway Theatre of Shopping until July 5.
Veteran motoring scribe Stuart Johnston blows his hair back in the latest Mercedes Benz cabriolet, the E500
Excellent wine and outstanding taste were the flavour of the night when Umhlanga-based Frans Alexander Decorators recently toasted its first…
International Bank Vaults held a function at Umhlanga’s Oyster Box Hotel to introduce Maserati and Ferrari to the Ridge.
The proud owners of the Ridge Kwikspar in Sunningdale celebrated the launch of their new Tops The Ridge retail liquor outlet at a special function held at the store on May 27.
Mahai camp site in the Northern Berg is rated one of the best in the country. Garth Johnstone discovers why
You don’t need to be a golfer to have fun at the fab Amorello Bush Golf Lodge. Peta Lee left her clubs at home
The main attraction – other than beautifully decorated rooms, top-notch food and the sounds of silence – at the recently opened Jozini Tiger Lodge is the world class view
Much has been made about the new King Shaka International Airport and Dube TradePort near La Mercy, but many people…
ECR’s Jane Linley Thomas is about to become a mother . . . and is just about the happiest woman…
The Mr Price Pro Ballito 2009 was a great success and we anticipate an even better event this year. Take a look at some of the highlights of last year’s event.
They come in all shapes and sizes . . . and there’s so much you can do with them. We salute the fabulous fungus.
Our columnist sits back at the King Shaka International Airport and watches the early morning business traffic go by
Famous all over Durban, and with some damn fine exponents in the Ridge area, we salute the power of the bunny chow.
It’s a well-known fact that former Sharks heart-throb Francois Steyn has one of the biggest boots in rugby.
Three Tree Hill Lodge is on a hill above plains of acacia thornveld, thickets and ravines in a prime position overlooking Spionkop Mountain and the Spionkop dam and game reserve.
The mountain is the famous site of an overwhelming victory for the Boers over the English in the South African War (1900), a huge setback for the British in which many lives were lost.
One of the world’s finest motor cars celebrates its centenary this year. Peta Lee digs into the archives and agrees there’s good reason to share the toast
Featuring Rob Warren and the ZAFFA band as well as the immensely talented Bandile Hlope, this show celebrates the vibrant and colourful place we are proud to call home. It moves from the country’s political woes to its many triumphs – Madiba as the country’s hero, the Rugby World Cup and finally the Soccer World Cup.
If you have any information of a crime awareness event, safety warnings or important crime–related information.
If you receive an unsolicited e-mail concerning a refund from SARS be wary, apparently scamsters are spamming workers with these…
Be wary if you receive a message notifying you of winning the National Lottery in the UK – the chances…
If you want to get up-to-date information on criminal activities in your immediate area consider contacting the successful anti-crime communication…
Community members in Umhlanga and Durban North are encouraged to get involved and interact with their local Community Policing Forum.…
Umhlanga CPF reports that there has been a marked increase in the number of child abductions around SA and urges…
Security was beefed up recently for the opening of the King Shaka International airport. With extra crowds expected to flock…
Nearly 40 people were hurt after jumping from a moving train near the Effingham Road Station on May 9. Police…
The toll road strategically placed just outside the King Shaka International Airport has certainly ruffled some feathers . . . and not of the avian kind.
There has been an alarming increase in cyber-crime incidents being reported this year by international monitoring institutions such as the…
The best thing about pasta is everyone loves it – especially when it’s freshly made.
We’re all well acquainted with MC Hammer and the wonderful in-studio antics of Andre Visagie. Poor old Lebohang Pheko, and what about Chris Maroleng? . . . and his studio.
A reminder has been sent out to clients of major banks not to follow the e-mail link to verify or update their banking details.
At a time like this it’s perhaps fitting to remember Zinedine Zidane’s classic World Cup moment of madness.
Onlookers watch in awe as a massive great white does its best to have this surfer for dinner.
Those chilling on the beach during the 2010 Mr Price Pro Ballito between July 1 and 11 can also look forward to the KwaDukuza Beach Festival.
Touch, twist, scroll, turn, minimise, maximise . . . scrutinise. Getting to grips with the new Apple iPad.