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Word On The Street #127

Alright Spring, Do Your Thing

Word On The Street #127

We've said it before and we'll say it again - springtime in Brisbane is pretty much the greatest time of year. As well as getting to swan around outdoors in the perfect weather, our social calendar really kicks into overdrive.

41 of Brisbane’s Funkiest Dog-Friendly Café’s & Bars

Time for a doggy and me date? We got you covered!

41 of Brisbane’s Funkiest Dog-Friendly Café’s & Bars

Do you ever feel guilty about going out to catch up with friends over food and leaving your dog home alone with dry biscuits? Well fear no more, for here is a list of Brisbane’s unparalleled foodie stops that will welcome your pooch with wide arms (and maybe even a treat!). Here’s the ultimate guide to the best dog-friendly venues in Brisbane.

6 Cheeky Paris Tips for First Timers

Dreaming of Paris? Here are the tips you need to know if you're visiting Paris for the first time.

6 Cheeky Paris Tips for First Timers

If you’ve ever dreamed of eating the perfect pastry or sipping the worlds nicest champagne – then lovely, Paris is where you need to be! Luckily for you (and for me), I got to spend three beautiful Summer days in the City of Love and have a handful of pointers that would be rude not to share.

The Cat Empire Is Back [& Bigger Than Ever]

Back In Australia, Fresh From Europe

The Cat Empire Is Back [& Bigger Than Ever]

After 15 years in the music game, The Cat Empire are more exuberant than ever. They are fresh from a summer in Europe, and armed with an album’s worth of new material (being released single by single each month, until the full album drop in 2019), and ready to dance their way around Australia once again. We caught up with frontman Felix Riebl to discuss all things Empire.

Word On The Street #126

Wear your flats, pack your heels

Word On The Street #126

Wear your flats but pack your heels, this Word On The Street has you covered from morning to night. From fun action-packed adventure to sophisticated dining you'll be covered whether you're planning a day date, a girls night, a date night, a party or a function.

Light Up The Night [River Quay Riverfire Guide 2018]

River Quay South Bank Guide to watch the Fireworks

Light Up The Night [River Quay Riverfire Guide 2018]

Riverfire is a much-loved Queensland tradition, lighting up the Brisbane skyline and finishing out Brisbane Festival with a bang. This year, whether you plan to savour the view with a glass of wine, or get amongst the action at the Riverstage, Brisbane has you covered. This is your ultimate guide to watching the fireworks spectacular at River Quay South Bank.

Say Hello To King Street

Fit for a King (or Queen)

Say Hello To King Street

Whether you’re chasing a bite to eat, some retail therapy or good times with friends and lovers alike, Brisbane’s King Street Precinct delivers the goods. Edgy, inspired and full of flavour, King Street is the newest high street of Bowen Hills and this year’s must-do destination!

Don't Lose Sight of Yesterday's Generation

Give your elders the gift of your time

Don't Lose Sight of Yesterday's Generation

This is the fastest moving generation of all and with social media running our lives, it’s easy to get caught up in the hype and lose all sense of reality. While we’re Instagramming and Snapchatting, our elders are left scratching their heads as to why their grandchildren are filming themselves planking on ironing tables and doing the floss.

But whilst we're busy fixing our hair for that selfie, are we missing our chance to learn from our elders?

So Hot Right Now

Brisbane's Expanding Playground

So Hot Right Now

Brisbane’s playground is expanding and the number of places to frolic is growing. With all this new excitement there should only be one question on your lips, where do we go first?

Your Spring 2018 Cinema Guide

Lights, Camera, Action! Movies coming to screen this September that you have to see.

Your Spring 2018 Cinema Guide

Call your mates, get your hands on some tasty, tasty popcorn and put your booty in one of those comfy cinema chairs and get ready to watch some pretty fantastic movies! We’re about to let you in on the hottest films releasing this month.

Word On The Street #125

Good Food, Good Life

Word On The Street #125

We've got dinner sorted, and breakfast and lunch and second breakfast, yes we've got them all covered. With so many great new food spots popping up over Brisbane we're going to need to get some trousers with expandable waists. Good food is definitely better when shared with good friends so get the group chat up and let them know you're all over where you'll be having your next rendezvous.