It's only on the air waves for a month at a time, but local Edinburgh radio station Fresh Air FM has found a ready market for its funky laid-back programming that reaches beyond the university.
For singer-songwriters wanting to get on the first step of the ladder to pop stardom Edinburgh has a thriving open mic scene. Edinburgh songwriters have clubbed together to produce a number of their own compilation CDs, as well as occasional solo efforts.
Recreational drinking is one of Edinburgh's most passionately pursued pastimes. These suggestions are based on users comments sent in to us
After Hogmanay, the Beltane festival is arguably the biggest party in Edinburgh's calendar.
Thirty years ago daily life was rudely disturbed for the people of Edinburgh, by mysterious and frequent earthquakes that sent their crockery smashing to the ground and cracked the walls of their houses.