BRB Making Memories
Brisbane is a city built off culture, and a growing epicentre for entertainment, fun, exploration, transformation, and innovation. From concerts, art and science, to shopping, movies and festivals, it’s hard to want to go anywhere else when everything you could ever find, or experience can be found right in the heart of our own Sunshine State. Grab the family, your best mates or soulmate and find something to immerse yourself in around Brisbane.
These will Light Up Your Life
Got gifts to get giving? Candles make the perfect present no matter the person, or the season. Get your senses tingling with these six sensational options for everyone that we love and will be perfect for those last minute gifting moments… or for you, treat yourself bae.
Look at this stuff, isn’t it neat?
Yes Ariel, this stuff is certainly neat. And the best part is – it’s all from sunny Queensland! Check out these amazing creative geniuses in our Ultimate Guide to Local Treasures. I don’t believe any of the stores sell forks though… sorry Ariel.
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.
You're one in a melon
Oh hey, we didn’t see you there over our rose-coloured glasses. Can you believe we’ve reached the 200th edition of Word on the Street?! We don’t reckon we look a day over 30.
It’s late summer here in Brissy, and everything just seems a little more juicy than usual, just like this very food-heavy rotation of newness. Without further ado, let’s dive right in.
Whale hello there!
Here at The Good Guide, we reckon life gets a whole lot better when you stop and smell the roses, take in a beautiful sunset, and just generally enjoy the best of what life has to offer. On top of which, this late summer has us all feeling a bit like our heads are in the clouds. Here's what life in Brisbane has to offer this week, and don't be afraid to take your time on this one.
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.
Creep it real.
It’s almost October. Whether you want to prepare for a fright, order some fresh produce straight to your door, view some stand-out fashion, or sit back and watch some classic Australian films, there will surely be something to keep you busy. Here’s planty of ways to wrap up your September!
Nom-worthy Spots for Brisbane's Night Owls
For all you night owls out there, we’ve all been there – you’re in the mood for munching, but you’ve got no idea what’s open at this ungodly hour. Let’s be honest, in Brisbane it’s tough to find decent outlets open past 9pm. If you’re in need of a piping hot bowl of soup, a caffeine boost or something to satisfy that sweet spot after a late night movie, we’re here to help. Featuring a myriad of cuisines, you’ll be spoilt for choice. Psst… there’s even fried chicken and beer!
Ever wanted Artwork at your Fingertips?
Who needs rings when your nails are all the bling! For luxurious nails, eyelashes that reach for the sky, and service that leaves you with a new found friend, Jeanette Thomas Nail Studio is the place to go.
It's Time To Be The King of King Street
So you've got a spare 48 hours up your sleeve and you're not sure what to do? The answer: King Street! This street of wonders has everything you need for a fun, relaxing, family or romantic weekend away. The hardest part will be deciding what to do unless you think you can do it all!
Pot it like it’s hot
Make your Pinterest boards a reality at Arc & Family! Home of beautiful hand-painted plant pots and stands, inspired by bold colour palette and geometric patterns.
We came. We saw. We ate. We Drank.
February is here. #omgyesalready Try and make the most of this day/week/month/year. There's so much goodness to cram into this week and we just can't wait to share it with you! Make every day count. Don't look back and think 'I could've eaten that!!
Good times and Tan lines
The temperatures might be rising but so is our excitement for what's on in Brisbane these coming months. From the luxury cruises, to ballistic birthday parties, here are some of the hottest this happening in Brisbane guaranteed to get you hot and heavy.
6 Essential Tips To Make The Most Of Your Space
Are you coming home from work and feeling crowded in your own home? Feeling like there is no room to move? Here are the top tips and tricks you can use to make the most out of your home.