How Can You Keep A Secret Source Their Fashion
Emily Jane and Ajanta Willert, the dynamic duo behind Woolloongabba's coolest bar, Can You Keep A Secret serve a mean martini and a sexy side of vintage in this eclectic haven of old-world treasures. We get the low down, and down low of what they are about and how they source their vintage. Let's hear from Emily Jane....
Eat, Drink & be Merry
Holy cow, we're half way through 2017, where on earth has the year gone? The past 6 months have filled us with pure happiness in the form of food and booze with more restaurant, bar and cafe openings in Brisbane then we can count. We've sampled it all and have decided these are the best openings this year so far..
What's on in Brisbane Theatre
The temperature might be dropping outside, but inside the stage is heating up, as June sees two huge productions coming to QPAC.
Netflix is so hot right now..
If you're anything like us and feel like regular television shows aren't cutting it anymore, then Netflix is for you my friend. There's no ads, no channel changing between shows, no recording needed and no missing crucial details in episodes because you were on the loo or had your head in the fridge. Don't worry, Netflix has got your back. Watch whatever you want, when you want. The only downfall to having a bottomless pit of viewing pleasure? Deciding what the bloody hell to watch...
Lights, camera, action
This weeks Word On The Street is all about the 'triple threat' - singing, dancing and acting. The Brisbane performing arts scene is huge with live gigs, musicals, festivals, plays and events on nearly every day of the week, so there's always something to get excited about. Move with us as we dance our way through the next few weeks..
Riverfront Weeknight Local Eats
Portside Wharf is the perfect place to pick up weeknight meals this winter with the riverfront precinct launching a new dining program, 'Local Eats', every Monday to Thursday from 5pm between June 5 and July 27.
Give yourself a well-earned night off from the kitchen as the precinct's restaurants and cafes open their doors and offer delicious winter dining specials for $20 or less.
Slay Your Career Goals
Become the ultimate #GirlBoss. In celebration of International Women's Day this month, here are some tips from CEO Kate Middleton.
Pop-Up Gin Garden
In partnership with Bombay Sapphire, WATT’s Summer on the River and pop up Gin Garden will set the tone for long leisurely lunches, afternoon drinks and moonlit dinners right on the river at New Farm. There’s a bespoke marquee, lounges and garden party setting overlooking WATT’s famous river views.
Meet Phillip Lagoinha
The Good Guide is here to celebrate local is lovely. What makes a place so unique is her people. We get behind Teneriffe’s iconic salon Studio Ash Hair, and meet the stylish and very fabulous Phillip Lagoinha to see what drives him, his favourite Brisbane places and what his life philosophy is.
Fashion, Fun, Bars & Sun
This week there is lots to look forward to in Brisbane with the opening of a new rooftop bar, the continuation of the Italian Film Festival, a new bar in Petrie Terrace, a fav beauty bar spreads wings and much more. So get behind our city and support the local events and business because remember, local is lovely!
With the weather warming up, our taste buds are begging for the taste of summer – fish & chips! The fish, battered or crumbed to perfection, and chips, the correct ratio of crunchiness and saltiness achieved – no wonder our tastebuds are watering just thinking about it. You can’t go wrong with this warm weather staple on a Friday night or weekend lunch, so without further ado, here are our favourite fish & chip stops in Brisbane.
New Album 'Arms Opened Wide'
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?”
The Best Day/s of our Lives
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:
New Share Plates 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.
One of Five Double Passes
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...