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Five Fabulous Festivals

Fireworks, Frivolity and Fun

Five Fabulous Festivals

Now that our warm weather is starting to return (does Queensland actually even get Winter?) and Splendour in the Grass is sadly over (I’m not sobbing, you are), we have no doubt that your festival lovin’ heart is aching for more. There is no need to go into meltdown quite yet because Brisbane is bursting at the seams with festivals that are quite honestly, unmissable!

Word On The Street #121

When in Brisbane..

Word On The Street #121

Whether you love sipping on coffee or booze or, coffee mixed into booze, we've got the perfect hit just for you. Let your taste buds run wild this week as we try new menus, cocktails and heck, we'll even give Cuban cigars a crack. Boring is not a word Brisbane is familiar with. If you don't want to be a (boring) Betty this August, jump on the FUN train with us. First stop.. an espresso martini fest!

Sonic Masala: The Home of Brisbane’s Underground Music Scene

Underground but not out of sight

Sonic Masala: The Home of Brisbane’s Underground Music Scene

The sway of the crowd, the bass bouncing off the walls and into your bones, the smell of beer, the sweat, the passion. Welcome to Brisbane’s Underground Music Scene. Welcome to Sonic Masala Fest.

Let me tell you the story of how one drunken night lead to what’s become a safe haven for the underground punk rock scene of Brisbane.

6 Cool Ways to Spend Your Tax Return

Inspiring Tax Time Splurge Ideas

6 Cool Ways to Spend Your Tax Return

Tax time... Spend time!

Woohoo.. It’s tax return time and we don’t mind getting some moolah back at all, thanks tax man! Now that we are extra rich, what to do with all the spare cash? Here are some suggestions to inspire...

Clothing one night stand

Is outfit hiring the future of fashion?

Clothing one night stand

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.

Southeast Queensland's Best Breweries

Schooner or later, you'll wish you were beer

Southeast Queensland's Best Breweries

Get hopped up for an incider’s look into Southeast Queensland’s best breweries! Pitcher all that malty goodness bubbling in silver metal cauldrons across the state, brewed to pourfection – we bet you’re already grinning beer to beer. Smirk smirk... you’re in for a beery punny ride. But oh, just before we get started, you might want to download Untappd, a useful tracking app for beer fanatics. It’ll help you keep tabs on what’s on tap at your favourite pubs and breweries.

Spruce Up, Man Up

Here Is What Men Are Wearing in 2017 So Far

Spruce Up, Man Up

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.

2017/18 Woodford Folk Festival

Celebrates Ausmusic Month

2017/18 Woodford Folk Festival

A heady combination of rock royalty, impressive debutantes and home grown favourites are among 332 Australian artists performing at this year’s Woodford Folk Festival, in a celebration of the depth of musical talent from across the country.

Introducing the Allpress Iced Flat Mac

at Sparrow Coffee #yum

Introducing the Allpress Iced Flat Mac

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.

Word On The Street #82

Time to run wild..

Word On The Street #82

Escape the rain this week and bunker down in a few of Brisbane's hottest bars for an epic feed and casual pint or two (or ten). If the wet weather doesn't dampen your mood, throw on your poncho and wander the streets of Teneriffe this weekend and find yourself a couple of delicious buns to chow down. Just be careful though - there's been sightings of creepy clowns and African animals running around town this month..

Word On The Street #80

One step forward, two steps back

Word On The Street #80

Oh Brisbane, you really are something. On one corner, you can take us back in time with your beautiful, heritage listed buildings and on the other, we can feel like we've zipped into the future with your impeccable architecture and modern flair. We love being able to jump between the two so easily and we're totally spoilt for choice with outdoor cinemas to classic picture houses, historic pubs to seasonal pop-up bars and everything else in between. Whatever the mood, Brissy's got you covered.

Melbourne Cup Guide 2017

Brisbanes hottest Melbourne Cup venues

Melbourne Cup Guide 2017

It's Melbourne Cup time again, and we've got you covered! We've come up with some of the hottest locations and events this Melbourne Cup day so all you have to worry about it what shoes will match your dress this year!

Local Travel Wanderlust List

A travel list that'll put your ditchers to shame

Local Travel Wanderlust List

FOMO No More: Time to Turn the Tables

Our dear flock, potential FOMO moments are about to be your best friend. Read our lips – best decision ever. Wish to get ditched, and hitch a ride to beautiful parts of Queensland where you’ll be met with amazing views, eats and treats. No more fear of missing out, we’re going to blast that right out of the sky and ensure you get the last laugh.

Win Tix to Italian Film Festival

On of 5 in-season passes

Win Tix to Italian Film Festival

Lavazza Italian Film Festival 2017, Australia’s pre-eminent destination for the very best new Italian cinema.

Want to win one of 5 admit-two in-season passes? Simply email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 5pm 22nd September and it could be your lucky day.