Alright Spring, Do Your Thing
We've said it before and we'll say it again - springtime in Brisbane is pretty much the greatest time of year. As well as getting to swan around outdoors in the perfect weather, our social calendar really kicks into overdrive.
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.
The Write Stuff : writers, thinkers and opinion makers!
Brisbane Writers Festival will feature over 140 local, Australian and internationally renowned writers, thinkers and opinion makers. Now in its 56th year, BWF has always explored the big ideas – this year is no exception as BWF will encourage their writers and audiences to try to answer the pressing question; “what the world needs now?”.
The winds of change..
Brisbane is like a fine bottle of wine; over time the quality improves, and each sip is greatly appreciated. Our city is continually evolving and maturing, producing breathtaking venues that never cease to amaze us. If it's not an entirely new concept, it's a renovation or re-brand. Let's just say, if Bris were a TV series it would either be Packed to the Rafters or Keeping Up With The Kardashians - wouldn't you agree? No month is the same in this town and we wouldn't have it any other way!
Your unmissable events guide
It's that time of the year again as Brisbane Festival transforms the city over three dazzling weeks in September with a fully-loaded program of incredible dance, music, theatre, fun and much more!
Your guide to fun, frivolity, flavour and festivities
The Ekka is fast approaching and with it, you have a decision to make. How to spend your public holiday - will it be an eventful night so you'll use your holiday to recover? Or, are you an early bird looking for a bite to eat before hitting the fairground?
We Aussies love our public holidays, and however you want to spend it, we’ve grabbed the best Brisbane has to offer during the Ekka, and it’s right here for you to decide.
When in Brisbane..
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!
Brisbane; the city that keeps on giving
Brisbane, as every month passes us by our love for you grows stronger and stronger. You never cease to amaze us with your glorious (not so wintery) weather and your ability to change so rapidly yet, still remain completely humble. You welcome people with arms wide open and know the way to everyone's heart, in one way or another. You keep a smile on our dial and our bellies, full. Good food and great vibes is what this place is all about. Whether you're here for a quick trip or this is the place you'll grow old and grey, we promise you - our beloved Brissy will continue to accommodate you, and keep you entertained with it's ever changing social scene. Read on for what's hot and happening in the next few weeks and let your love for our city flourish..
It must be love..
It's true what they say; love comes in all shapes and forms. Our greatest love is food (obviously) but, we also love being preened & pampered, we love giving our support to a good cause, we love music, socialising and trying new things and, most of all, we love LOVE. Whether your heart beats faster for another human or, a delicious bubbly beverage gives you the warm and fuzzies, we bet you'll find something lovely to do with someone you love in Brisbane over the next few weeks. Why not get the blood pumping at these exciting events...
This week we're turning Greek, Pan-Asian, Mexican and everything else in between (including obese) with the wide range of upcoming festivals, openings and events that'll leave us cultured AF. Settle in to a traditional 3 course dinner or cruise the streets of South Bank in search of burgers dripping with flavour - whatever you're up for we promise it'll satisfy those taste buds.
And just like that, another month is gone (holy cow). Brisbane, you've put on quite a show for the first half of the year and we have no doubt you'll continue to #wow us over the next 6 months. Forget dry July, mid-year diets and winter hibernation, there are mouth-watering espresso martinis to drink, along with carb-loaded meals waiting to be eaten and inspiring exhibits to wander through!
Say 'YES' to life
Now that we've got mundane Monday out of the way we can focus on the rest of the week, what to do & where to go - Brisbane's a 'sleep when you're dead' kind of city and has plenty of events, eateries, new openings and happenings on offer for you to live (this weeks) life to it's fullest. Catch a bargain, footy game or the mad sweats, whatever you're after, just get out there and grab your life in Bris by the b***s.
Local Designers | Meet Nikki Stear
'Tis the season for all things beautiful, this season is highlighting the Best of Brisbane, at Indooroopilly Shopping Centre visit the Style and Design Market from June 7-10 to immerse yourself, to prepare you for what's to come we've met with one of the many featured local designers, Nikki, who will be showcasing her gorgeously ethical artisanal brand, Native Interiors. Make sure to head over to Indooroopilly Shopping Centre to check out her beautiful designs at the upcoming event!
Winter is gonna be lit.
Winter is coming, but this winter in Brisbane is gonna be lit, baby!
These are 6 of the hottest events happening this month to keep you warm this winter.
Shop til you drop
Some people choose to hibernate throughout the cooler months, we prefer to update our wardrobe with the latest trends and strut our stuff around the city, looking glam AF. Just because the temperature's dropped, it doesn't mean our social lives have to! We understand picking out those perfect wintery outfits can often be a little tricky which is why you need to get to Indooroopilly Shopping Centre between June 7 & 10.