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5 New Venues to Try

Brisbane's Tastiest New Restaurants

5 New Venues to Try

The great thing about living in the city is that you never run of bars, restaurants and cafes to go to. Even if you think you have tried them all, by the time you get back to start new ones have replaced old ones and you’re back at the beginning. If you’re looking for some hot new places to check out in Brisbane then you’ve come to the right place! Here are 5 of the coolest new must-try venues around Brisbane that should be added to any foodies (or average person for that matter) next night out list.

MAKEPEACE ISLAND ‘SAVE THE KOALA’ FUNDRAISER

RICHARD BRANSON KOALA CONSERVANCY HOSTS EVENT

MAKEPEACE ISLAND ‘SAVE THE KOALA’ FUNDRAISER

Makepeace Island is throwing open its doors to host a ‘Save the Koala’ fundraising luncheon on 30th September 2016 as part of its critical effort to help save the Noosa region’s koalas from extinction. Friday 30th September is recognised nationally as ‘Save the Koala Day’.

5 Creative Gifts for Father’s Day

Unique Ideas for the Ultimate Present

5 Creative Gifts for Father’s Day

Everyone knows it’s the thought that counts. That’s a given. But after a lifetime of birthdays, Christmases, and a few gifts just because, you’re running critically low on thoughts. You’ve already given Dad enough ties, gift cards, and aftershave to survive the apocalypse. Now, another Father’s Day is looming. Again? It was just Father’s Day! Never mind. Time flies, and the calendar doesn’t lie. After last year’s fiasco (remember: dad wears size 10 shoes, no one wears size 14s, not even when they’re on sale), you’re desperate to impress. So, what do you give the man who says he doesn’t want anything?

Soul Singer Angela Fabian

New Album 'Arms Opened Wide'

Soul Singer Angela Fabian

Angela Fabian is the soul-singer Brisbane has been waiting for. Listening to her new album, Arms Opened Wide, one can’t help but think, “Where have you been all my life?”

Local Aussie Music Festivals

The Best Day/s of our Lives

Local Aussie Music Festivals

Music Festivals, the exciting events where we can dress as weird and wacky, or as hipster as we possibly can, consume large amounts of delicious festival food and, of course, watch and listen to our favourite music live! If you can get past the crowds of people, the bipolar weather and the expenses involved then music festivals can be some of the greatest days (or few) of our lives.

So which festivals are being referred to as the best days of our lives? Let me tell you. These are some of the best local Aussie music festivals which are a must do on any music and festival lovers list:

WIN TICKETS TO DAVID BRENT

ONE OF TEN DOUBLE PASSES

WIN TICKETS TO DAVID BRENT

David Brent: Life on the Road is a 2016 British mockumentary comedy film written, directed, and produced by the fabulously funny Ricky Gervais.

Want to win one of ten double in-season passes to see Ricky at his best? YES! Read on...

The Ultimate 90s soundtrack

for your next workout

The Ultimate 90s soundtrack

I have a theory about music. Wanna hear it? Of course you do! Whatever music you loved and listened to most during your high school and uni years will ALWAYS be your favorite music of all time. So for myself, all the other early-30-somethings, and everyone else who believes some of the best music ever has already been created, I am excited to share the mother of all '90s music lists.

WIN TICKETS TO FREE STATE OF JONES

ONE OF TEN DOUBLE IN-SEASON PASSES

WIN TICKETS TO FREE STATE OF JONES

Based on a true story and starring Academy Award winner Matthew McConaughey, FREE STATE OF JONES is an epic drama about one man’s defiance and forbidden love that would ultimately stand the test of time and lead to a revolution both on and off the battlefield.

WIN TICKETS TO FREE STATE OF JONES… read on…

Word on the Street #33

What's Hot, Happening and New!

Word on the Street #33

Our beloved Brissy has some big plans in store for us, and it seems September will have a tought act to follow … In the last weeks of August expect Sunday sesh perfection, a new Northgate eatery and a 58th birthday celebration for the Queen of Pop herself!

Word on the Street #32

What's Hot, Happening and New!

Word on the Street #32

As Brisbane’s sunny winter draws to a close, a number of fantastic local events are popping up just in time for Spring! Expect Brisbane’s own BYO festival, and new Southbank Vietnamese eatery, and a champagne inspired circus!

Lock'n'Load Bistro New Menu

New Share Plates Menu

Lock'n'Load Bistro New Menu

With its relaxed environment, fab live music and spacious courtyard, West End’s Lock’n’Load Bistro has always been one of our go to’s for group events and big catch-ups. Lucky for us, this little West End gem has just sweetened the deal with the introduction of a number of delicious share plate options! Perfect for after work drinks, birthdays and everything inbetween, Lock’n’Load’s new share plate menu is definitely a winner.

Word on the Street #31

What's Hot, Happening and New!

Word on the Street #31

July might be a hard act to follow, but it seems August is up for the challenge. Already planned on Brisbane’s busy calendar is an Abba Tribute night (we repeat, this is not a drill), two new cafés to spend our Sunday mornings, and a Jack Daniels free mystery event complete with cocktail tastings!

James St Food & Wine Trail

Must Do Calendar Event 30 + 31st July

James St Food & Wine Trail

Brisbane’s premier lifestyle precinct, James St will close the street for the very first time to celebrate its fifth annual James Street Food & Wine Trail.

Showcasing the precinct’s award-winning restaurants, chefs, and local produce providers this is a must do on your calendar for the weekend of July 30 and 31(put it in your ical now!). Who doesn't love good food and great wines?

Win Tickets to Downunder

One of Five Double Passes

Win Tickets to Downunder

DOWN UNDER, a black comedy set during the aftermath of the Cronulla riots in 2006, from filmmaker Abe Forsythe releases on August 11. Win one of 5 admit two in-season passes. Read on...