Saddle up and trot on over to these locations
Giddy up! Melbourne Cup is almost here again, which means it’s time to find the perfect venue to enjoy all the action. It won’t be hard though, considering the wide range of places ready to cater for your fancy dresses and excuse to day drink. Here are some of the coolest spots to experience the races without having to leave Brisbane.
Let The Good Times Roll
Let us tell you Brisbane, good times are just around the corner. Arriving in the form of shopping parties, live music, restaurants and art festivals we're in for a damn good time. Let your hair down and let's have some fun, we deserve it.
Wear your flats, pack your heels
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.
Fashion, Flavour, Festivals & Fanatics
While winter may not be a season in Brisbane the days are certainly getting warmer and longer. With spring just around the corner the city is gearing up for some of its best events to dates.From fashion festivals to beer festival, from comic con to donut cafes, you'll want to see what Brisbane has is store for the Spring season.
Is outfit hiring the future of fashion?
As clothing diversity increases, the use of clothing pieces for more than one occasion decreases, which poses the question of whether hiring outfits is the new norm for fashion.
Here Is What Men Are Wearing in 2017 So Far
As the years go on, trends in men’s fashion get more and more daring. In 2016, for example, men's styling means wearing clothing items such as tie-dye, clothes with snake prints, and the good for all-occasion track pants. But this year, what is a trend when it comes to fashion and style got even ballsier as men keep their bold style cravings satisfied.
We have gotten ahead of the curve so far and defined some of the hottest fashion statements that blow this year’s fashion game. From what we have witnessed on the runways, the streets, TV screens, and fashion stores, here are the styles and items of clothing that men are wearing in 2017 and will probably still make it next year.
100+ shades of Gin at Covent Garden
Let the fun be gin! This November, West End will be in full bloom as lux new bar, Covent Garden, welcomes socialites into its tropical oasis.
Whether you’re a gin connoisseur or a lover of native flora, Covent Garden will draw you in with its vibrant nature, firmly planting its roots and 100 craft gins in Brisbane’s iconic suburb of West End from November 16.
at Sparrow Coffee #yum
Forget what you used to think about iced coffee, the summertime classic has grown up and gone global. Sparrow’s iced coffee is a very different beast. It’s classy, mature, straight-up delicious and the perfect drink for sweltering summer days.
On Friday, 27 October at 5pm
A jawdropping explosion of colour, culture, rhythm and showstoppers. Queensland – ready yourself for CIRQUE AFRICA, a kaleidoscopic, high performance show that celebrates the colour and culture of Africa, starring 22 performers from six African countries. It’s the show that won five stars at the Adelaide Fringe Festival this year, is acclaimed as the greatest performance experience from Africa and it will call the Roundhouse Theatre in Brisbane home for two thrilling weeks from October 24 to November 4!
Want to win a family pass for the show on Friday, 27 October at 5pm (4x tickets total)? Of course you do... read on...
Spread those wings
The sun is shining and there's plenty to see, do, eat and drink around Brisbane over the next few weeks. Start the day right with a power walk around the river, grab a coffee in Spring Hill then lunch in Woolloongabba, fly into the Valley for a quick stretch before finishing the night with a wino named Mr Chester...
On of 5 in-season passes
Lavazza Italian Film Festival 2017, Australia’s pre-eminent destination for the very best new Italian cinema.
Meet Brooke Jesberg
The Good Guide is here to celebrate local is lovely. What makes a place so unique is her people. We meet the beauty and brains behind Brooklyn Beauty Bar, (BBB) the one and only Brooke Jesberg. Driven, dedicated to exceptional customer service and a smooth operator (BBB serve gin, cocktails and champagne). You'll fall in love with this local business and if you are not a regular already, become one. You can thank us later. BBB is your new BFF (with lots of benefits!).
The knowledge of all things is possible
Get crafty, creative, curious and get a whole lotta caffeine into you. This week we're all about bettering our knowledge in fashion, art, craft beer, coffee and the future. Join us as we drink and draw, turn trash into treasure and learn about brewing, roasting and how not to f*** up our businesses..
The Answer Might Be in Lithuania
“Game of Thrones” characters seem to be enjoying their ale - no serious meal goes without it. But what would it taste like? Homemade beer - and its flavours - is one of the best time travel machines. While cities, traditions and people change throughout centuries, some well-kept local beers preserve the same yeasty, raw flavours for ages. Lithuanian beers, for example, is one of the best kept secrets in homemade brewing world.
Opens with a bang in Brisbane and beyond
Queensland Music Festival (QMF) 2017, the first delivered by Artistic Director Katie Noonan, opens with a spectacular lineup of events from Friday 7 July that will span the entire state and range of music persuasions.
Katie Noonan said she was super excited to see the state come alive from 7 to 30 July and to share her first festival with fellow Queenslanders.