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Word on the Street #198

Let's stick together

Word on the Street #198

It’s been a gloomy week in Brisbane, but sunshine is just around the corner. That’s right, dudes and dudettes, Valentine’s Day is this Friday, and we think it’s safe to say we’re better together. Tuck yourself in with a cup of tea and some chocolate and read all about what’s on in Brisbane this week.

5 of Brisbane’s Best Parmy’s

Clucking Delicious Parmigianas

5 of Brisbane’s Best Parmy’s

Craving a parmy and only the best of the BEST will satisfy you? We've got you covered. We have looked far and wide across the Chicken land to make a list of the best parmigianas in Brisbane. You'll thank us later.

Word on the Street #197

Seas the Day!

Word on the Street #197

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.

Brisbane’s Home of Vintage and Antique Goodness

CAMP HILL ANTIQUE CENTRE & TART CAFÉ

Brisbane’s Home of Vintage and Antique Goodness

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.

Word on the Street #196

Happy Chinese New Year

Word on the Street #196

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.

Ballistic Beer Co.: Beer with a BANG

Locally brewed beers for ale

Ballistic Beer Co.: Beer with a BANG

Ballistic Beer Co. in West End is serving up brew-lliant beers. Brewed in Salisbury, Ballistic Beer offer a variety of different beers for ale different tastes. Whether you’re looking for a lazy afternoon drink, a fun game of mid-week trivia, or a night out with friends on the weekend – Ballistic Beer Co. is a great choice.

Brisbane Bars with Games

Scull and Play

Brisbane Bars with Games

Whether you like it or not, the summer has properly set in and we all feel it alright! Instead of shrivelling up at home in the heat, we've rounded up some bars with games for when you wanna do more than just sit around and hydrate. Pinball, trivia, giant jenga or beer pong, you name it. These Brisbane bars have got their drinking game on while they provide you with your sweet summer relief!

Word on the Street #195

Hey, you're looking sharp!

Word on the Street #195

Happy New Year - wait, what do you mean it's nearly February? 2020 is in full swing, and Brisbane's weather isn't the only thing that is stinking hot. Some crazy fun gigs, music, food and festivals are heading our way. We're here to prickle your fancy, c'mon, have a look - you'd have to be a succa not to.

10 Reasons To Grow a Beard

Embrace your facial fuzz!

10 Reasons To Grow a Beard

Ever dragged your shaver across your face in the morning and have a little bedraggled voice in your head scream: "Don't do it!"? Well my friend, you should really start listening to that little voice more. Here at TGG, we've done the dirty work so you don't keep wondering what it's like to be bearded. You don't really need any reasons or excuses to embrace your facial hair in all its glory, but here're some anyway! (No promises there won't be bad puns.)

Aussie Day Guide 2020

A shoey and fairybread combo is surely on the cards

Aussie Day Guide 2020

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.

Word on the Street #194

Orange ya glad to see us?

Word on the Street #194

We'll keep it short and sweet this time. We're here to cure your January blues, and it's time to strut into 2020. There's some super exciting things coming to Brissy, so don't run out of juice yet - check out what's on.

Archie Brothers Has Landed at Toombul

Your 2020 Go-To Destination

Archie Brothers Has Landed at Toombul

Bless you if you've already recovered from spreading the merry and end-of-decade craziness that arrived in the form of pavlovas, puddings in sticky sauce and pop the bubbly(s)? Here's a little somewhere to tide you over this new decade (or at least till the next public holiday). For some of us though, it's our precious excuse to hopefully "sweat off" some holiday season calories... Presenting Archie Brothers Cirque Electriq – Funlab's version of an extravagant circus-themed arcade bar!

Australian Bushfires: What's happening?

A recap of what's going on

Australian Bushfires: What's happening?

It’s a distressing time for Australians and others alike. Wildfires are rapidly ravaging the Eastern side of Australia, with over 500 million animals and twenty people passing away due to the fires. The numbers are heartbreaking, and it seems Australia is engulfed with flames.

Here’s thing you can do to help, and the run down on the latest news.