12 things you could do in Edinburgh in the 2000s but can't do now

Edinburgh is an ever changing landscape, with new shops and restaurants and more opening every single day.

Friday, 27th September 2019, 4:18 pm
Did you do any of these things?

As we come up to 2020, do you remember any of these nostalgic activities from the noughties?

Studio 24 was a live music venue and nightclub which was popular with Edinburgh residents for over two decades until it ultimately closed down in 2017.
In 2002, firefighters fought to get a fire which tore through the Cowgate area of the city under control. It was in this blaze that Leisureland Arcade suffered

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Before there was the Apple Store at the East End of Princes Street, there was Burger King, serving up burgers to the hungry people of Edinburgh. Burger King lives on Princes Street once again in a new location towards the centre.
The Scottish Claymores were an American football team based in Scotland, initially playing all their home games at the iconic Murrayfield Stadium, as well as a few games in Hampden Park in Glasgow
Back in the day, Semple Street was home to the Establishment - the place to be on a Friday night. Now it's been transformed into modern offices
The Edinburgh Rocks team, which is now known as the Radisson Red Glasgow Rocks, was a professional basketball team that competed in the British Basketball League
Situated on Cockburn Street, Whiplash Trash was where you could find the likes of legal highs, body piercing and tattoos, as well as lingerie
The home of Edinburgh street skating, Bristo Square was the centre of the skating scene in Edinburgh since the 1980's. In 2015, the square was levelled to make way for a glass entrance to McEwan Hall, making it the end of an era
While you may still be able to get your salsa dancing on at El Barrio on Hanover Street, the original site of the Latin nightclub on Rose Street is no longer
The under 16's club saw its demise in the early 2000's
The all you can eat Chinese buffet has now been replaced with the Booking Office, a Wetherspoons pub
Installed on the pavement at Elm Row in August of 1996, the pigeons were created by sculptor Shona Kinloch.