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GC Word on the Street #196

The Money Shot

GC Word on the Street #196

The fun has begun here in our lovely GC...with exclusive rum releases, secret rendezvous picnics, and a festival dedicated to some flavourful beers and ciders. Here's what you don't want to miss...

GC Word on the Street #195

Breaking Brews

GC Word on the Street #195

Underground tequila bars, up-and-coming markets and a new brew made for you...here's everything happening in the GC and trust us, darling...you don't want to be the only one missing it.

GC Word on the Street #194

Dined, Wined, How Utterly Divine

GC Word on the Street #194

From brunch to bees, the Gold Coast is offering its lovely locals all the sunny events for the last few weeks of winter. Kick back, relax, have a martini or make a beehive…the beauty of our GC is that there’s so much to choose from!

GC Word on the Street #193

The Graped Crusader

GC Word on the Street #193

Searching for something new? Yearning for a good time, great food and plenty of drinks? Here’s everything you need to know about four of the hottest places to eat in our glimmering GC…

GC Word on the Street #192

Virtually The Same

GC Word on the Street #192

We’re locked down once more but have no fear, virtual events are here. For all those who need a little pick me up or feel like they need to connect with those feeling inspired, here are just a few of the virtual events that you can join this month!

GC Word on the Street #191

Law of Beverages

GC Word on the Street #191

From beachy brunches, sunny spas and brilliant burlesque, the Gold Coast has events surfing in and setting up shop for you to drop by and have the time of your life. Take a moment in paradise, have a drink, watch a show, stay awhile…you may as well, you’ve struck gold on this cosy coast.

20 Toasty Escapes in the Scenic Rim

Want to curl up next to a crackling fire while baby it’s cold outside? The Scenic Rim has just the spot – or 20!

20 Toasty Escapes in the Scenic Rim

If you're dreaming of a winter escape complete with a roaring fireplace, a bottle of wine and a cheese platter, the Scenic Rim is calling – it’s the perfect destination this winter to experience frosty breath mornings, blue-sky clear days and snappy cold nights. So, whether you are a Queenslander, or visiting from interstate, pack your bags because here’s a list of 20 toasty escapes that are just a playlist away from Brisbane!

GC Word on the Street #190

Dined and Dusted

GC Word on the Street #190

This week we’re rolling out some of the best places to eat, relax and drink. From Asian cuisine to beachside gin, this Word on the Street has everything you need to know about your soon-to-be favourite restaurants.

GC Word On The Street #189

Your Place or Vine?

GC Word On The Street #189

Surfers Paradise is the place to be…our seaside has all the bars, nightclubs, cafes and restaurants you could ask for…and it all comes with a view! From jungle-themed partying to travelling chicken, we’ve got you covered in this week’s Word on the Street.

The Great Queensland Getaway Guide

Trick or Retreat

The Great Queensland Getaway Guide

We’ve emerged from our houses and into the world once more and there is much to see… Many may wish to travel and depart from their homes for a few days, to do something with the family or have a day away with some friends. If this should be you, you’ve stumbled upon fountains of luck. From treehouse homes to painting pinot Picasso, we have you covered with this great escape. Here’s what you can get up to in our lovely Queensland…

GC Word On The Street #188

MENU YOU NEED TO SEE THIS PLACE

GC Word On The Street #188

From theatre to sweet teeth, our GC covers it all. Grab your best coats and get into town…there’s much to do this winter. Lockdown is over and we’re all ready to see what kind of laughs, entertainment, events and delicious desserts we can dig our winter mittens into. Don’t get too comfortable, we’ve got to enjoy the serendiparty…

GC WORD ON THE STREET #187

As Tune As Possible

GC WORD ON THE STREET #187

It’s that time again…the three-day lockdown is upon us. But never fear! There are plenty of events to look forward to after we emerge from the sweatpants and unbrushed hair. Don’t get too attached to your bed just yet because this delicious guide is here to deliver all the locales and affairs you must attend once we get the all clear. Don’t open that Netflix tab just yet…we have festivals to plan.

Movies You Didn’t Know Were Filmed On The Gold Coast

Lights, Camera, Action! Keep the drop bears at bay!

Movies You Didn’t Know Were Filmed On The Gold Coast

The GC is a gorgeous spot. Pretty picturesque, we’d bloody well say. So it makes sense that, when location scouting, Hollywood would drop us a visit. Over the past 20 years, there’s been quite a few productions pass our shores, so here’s a few examples of major productions you could have drove by at some point.

GC WORD ON THE STREET #186

A Rosé Future

GC WORD ON THE STREET #186

Our GC has many lovable events coming its way this year…from secret picnics to golden steak. The Gold Coast is a connoisseur of tasty food, fabulous events and delicious love affairs…And we are once more seduced by everything it has to offer.

Celebrating Ten Timeless Fashion Icons

The Trailblazers of Fashion History

Celebrating Ten Timeless Fashion Icons

While seasons in this industry are constantly changing and trends are out the door just as they’ve entered your wardrobe, there are some moments of fashion that stay evermore. We pay tribute to the timeless icons that changed couture forever.