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David Allegretti


David Allegretti

David Allegretti is an Editor at Concrete Playground, working across news, events, features, branded, and all things Melbourne. He loves creating exciting, informative (and sometimes weird) content, regularly going on first-person adventures in the name of quality journalism, but more importantly, in the name of fun.

David has appeared in The Guardian, The Age & Sydney Morning Herald, VICE, Pedestrian.TV, The Japan Times, Junkee, MTV, Beat Magazine, Kotaku, Gizmodo, and your mother's diary, amongst others.

You can usually find him having a beer at Paradise Alley, playing pool (badly) at The Cherry Tree Hotel, or enjoying his favourite pizza in the whole world (his mum’s at Bar Novanta).

  • Global Hotel Chain The Standard Is Coming to Australia in 2024 with a Brand-New Concept

    Standard International's new The StandardX will open in Fitzroy in February 2024.

  • 2024's Australian Open Is Set to Serve a Grand Slam of Flavours

    The tournament is promising to be a who's who of Melbourne's food scene. The only question is: what will you try first?

  • From Dawn to Dusk: A Complete Guide to the Perfect Day (And Night) In South Melbourne

    From sunrise lake strolls to moody late-night beach stargazing, with all the eats, beats and treats in between.

  • Level Up Your Stay: You Can Now Book a Night (or Week) at Melbourne's First Gaming-Themed Hotel Room

    This room at View Melbourne boasts all the equipment you'll need, gamer snacks and unlimited popcorn from the in-room popcorn machine.

  • Coming Soon: In Great News for Mezcal Fiends, Ghost Donkey Is Opening Its First Australian Outpost

    Experience a slice of New York's mezcal scene at Melbourne's next go-to for premium mezcal, cocktails and Mexican bites.

  • Dog-Friendly Places to Stop on a Perth to Esperance Road Trip With Your Best Furry Friend

    See why the West really is best with this breathtakingly paw-fect itinerary.

  • Dog-Friendly Places to Stop on a Sydney to Brisbane Road Trip With Your Best Furry Friend

    Em-bark on one of the country's most popular — and stunning — road trips.

  • Stay of the Week: Wallaringa Farm

    Wallaringa Farm is the perfect blend of rustic charm and modern comfort, nestled on 750 acres of cattle farm in the heart of the Hunter Valley.

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