Grab the Monet and let's Gogh
Bonjour! It’s safe to say that this week at the Good Guide, we’re feeling more than a little inspired. Maybe it’s because of all the incredible cultural events coming up, or the sudden drop in temperature, or maybe even an especially good workout (see below). We reckon that after perusing this latest Word on the Street, you’ll be feeling the same. So, let’s get those creative juices flowing and live life in vibrant colour!
Put the petal to the metal
They say sunflowers always try to face the sun, and here at The Good Guide, we’ve adopted the same philosophy – with a generous dollop of sunscreen, of course. As summer starts to draw to a close here in Brissy, we’re soaking up the last rays in style and bringing you the best of what local life has to offer. Our advice? Skip the FOMO and read all about it below.
Port Royal's Favourite Live Music Places
Hear from one of Brisbane's hottest bands about the hottest music venues in the city! Port Royal is giving you all the goss on where has the best bar staff, stage and just straight up vibes.
Seas the Day!
Summer is coming to a close. But, before you pack away your togs and beach towel, take one more dive into the pool or ocean, because Brisbane's got some hot hot events. Even if you're swapping your wide brim hat for a beanie, check out the last few events for Summer.
CAMP HILL ANTIQUE CENTRE & TART CAFÉ
The total refit of the former 1950’s Planet Cinema in Camp Hill was an epic undertaking a few years ago but the results are stunning. The old cinema was saved from the developers axe and Brisbane has Camp Hill Antique Centre & Tart Café, a swish Antique and Vintage mecca to drool over. It's all here, sixty-five dealers of everything from antique and estate jewelry to mid-century furniture classics and collectibles with pieces sourced from Europe, The States, South East Asia and from every nook and cranny of Australia.
Happy Chinese New Year
Happy Chinese New Year! We're saying goodbye to the Pig and celebrating the Year of the Rat. Brisbane has a hold lot of fun, cool and exciting things on offer. Check out what's on in Brisbane this time round.
A shoey and fairybread combo is surely on the cards
G’day mate – we’ll spare you the Aussie slang. Like clockwork, it’s January and with it comes Australia Day. It’s a politically hot discussion, and there are plenty of reasons to change the date. We’re rooting for May 8 to be the new, less-insensitive date. But, no matter what side of the fence you’re on, we’ve got the run down some events and gigs happening.
It's the roaring 20s, old sport!
It’s 2020, and we’re now entering a whole new decade. It's time to party like a Gatsby. Let’s get the year – or decade – started, here’s a list of Brisbane’s best events, food and entertainment – fresh out the 2020 oven. Come get em while they're hot.
Even if you're a deadbeat plant parent
You’ve seen all the Instas and the grams. Plants are the newest trend to take over your feed, with so many people posting updates on their plant babies. If you wanna join in the fun, but worried you’ll become an indoor plant serial killer – don’t fret. We’ve got you covered, here’s some babies that thrive on neglect, are perfect for beginners or just some cute plants that will turn you into a yummy plant mummy in no time.
It's Chrissy in Brissy
Hey there, Brisbanians. It's summer time, and we're sure you're feeling the heat. With the heat seemingly taking over the city, don't stress. Blast some air con, pour yourself another frozen margarita (or any cold drink of your choice), and relax, unwind and check out some of hottest gigs, cafes and festival in Brissy.
3 Local Music Legends Battle of the Brews
Calling all stout young men, ale vine young women and anyone lager than life who enjoys some fun.
Brisbane Brewing Co's Master Brew #1 event showcases on Tuesday 17th Dec at BBco, starring 3 local music legends custom brews for your tasting pleasure.
Home is where the insta-heart is
Needing a refresh in your humble abode? Have a certain aesthetic? Just a huge window shopper? Instagram’s got you covered, here’s ten home accounts.
Polo on a Summer's day
The Australian polo circuit rears its head once again as the Summer air brings the ponies out to play.
This month, ‘Polo in the City’ presents again as one of the ‘Events of the Year’, as the only national polo series and one of the largest polo series in the world.
The Must-Do Brisbane Foodie Experience
Tucked away quietly in Spring Hill lies Indriya, and it’s waiting (cocktail in hand) to serve you only the finest food with a global fusion of flavours. But Indriya presents no ordinary dining experience. Ever had food so delicious, so tasty, that you wanted to personally thank the Chef? Well, dine at the exclusive and elegant Chef’s Table and you can.
Hop over for un-beer-lievable weekly foodie deals
It’s time to hop on down to Brisbane Brewing Co. and check out the new weekly specials menu. It’s really ale you’ll need, with a different special Sunday to Friday. Grab the fam, or the squad for a good ol meal out with a cold one (or two) on the side.