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GC Word on the Street #122

All Of Your Rainy Day Cures

GC Word on the Street #122

We know... When it's raining cats and dogs, it's kind of hard to get out of the house. With the rain pouring down and April looming over we're starting to feel a little bit stir-crazy - So what better cure than to grab a raincoat and some friends and enjoy life on the Coast in the rain! Whether it's catching a film at the Gold Coast Film Fest or simply enjoying a cup of coffee with friends, life is always better when you're out and about... So we know exactly where you should go.
PS: Don't forget your umbrella!

GC Word on the Street #121

Film, Food & Fabulous Times!

GC Word on the Street #121

Well it's official, Summer is gone. Autumn is here and the warmer days are numbered, so why not take the opportunity to enjoy the last of our Summer days and get out and have some fun? With the return of the GC Film Fest on the way, Victoria's famous Spiegeltent due any minute now and two incredible eatery's ready to serve you, you're never short of options when it comes to hump day cures. So grab your friends and enjoy the last of the warm Summer nights!

Laugh The Week Away

Laugh Your Pants Off At Gold Coast Laughs Fest

Laugh The Week Away

We all know the old saying 'laughter is the best medicine', and we've got a serious case of the hump day blues - So what better way to spice up your week than with the Coast's ultimate comedy fest, Gold Coast Laughs Festival!

GC Word on the Street #120

Beats, Bars & Beauty!

GC Word on the Street #120

The weather may be causing havoc with our hair and our social lives this week, but that doesn't mean we can't get out and have fun sometimes! With a brand new beauty space, a brand new restaurant and plenty of entertainment to go around, we've got the solution to all of your mid-week blues - So don't just stand there, come out and let's go!

PS: Pants are optional!

GC Word on the Street #119

Good Times & Champagne Vibes!

GC Word on the Street #119

Are you a morning person or a night person? Would you rather start your day off with a big cup of coffee, or finish off the night with a glass of champagne? Well, with a brand new coffee space opening in Burleigh this week and only the coolest pool party ever about to go down, now you can do both! We've got plenty to see, plenty to do and plenty to drink... So let's grab the party shoes and get hoppy! Sip, sip, hooray!

GC Word on the Street #118

Cafes, Creations & Comedy Fests!

GC Word on the Street #118

Can you believe it - We're halfway through February already! The New Year excitement has worn off, Valentine's Day has passed and we've settled into the day-to-day activities of life. Sometimes it can be hard to make it past Wednesday without a cocktail or two (or three), but don't worry - With a little help from a new Coomera cafe, a Comedy Festival and some seriously creative art, your week will be a whole lot more interesting in no time! Grab your gal pals, we're going out!

GC Word on the Street #117

Eat, Drink & Party!

GC Word on the Street #117

Boy, have we got a week for you! In case Valentine's Day hasn't made your week busy enough we've just discovered a whole bunch of fab new food and fun spaces that are open and ready to be explored! So grab your wallet and put on some pants (preferably the stretchy kind), because we've got some exploring to do!

Meet The Wicked Cast

Meet The Ladies Behind Wicked The Musical!

Meet The Wicked Cast

We've all heard of the musical 'Wicked'. Hitting Broadway theatres in 2003, 'Wicked' tells the story of the two witches from 'The Wizard of Oz' describing how they first meet in the Land of Oz and their unlikely friendship that forms. Since hitting Broadway, 'Wicked' has been performed over 10,000 times, surpassing 'Phantom Of The Opera' and making it one of the most popular musicals the world has ever seen - And it's coming to the Gold Coast! Starring seasoned performer Samantha Dodemaide and Gold Coast local Emily Monsma, this production of 'Wicked' is set to be truly spectacular - So we've caught up with the stars to give you a taste of what's to come!

GC Word on the Street #114

Eat, Drink & Party!

GC Word on the Street #114

Did someone say good food, craft beer and another music festival!? Whether you're a foodie, a movie buff or just here for a good time, 2019 is serving up the foods for everyone, with fresh restaurants, movies under the stars and music festivals ready to fill up our every waking moment. Grab a date for an evening at the newly re-done Oyster Bar & Grill, or grab your mates and crack open a cold one at Burleigh Brewing Co with Movies Under The Stars! Oh, and if you're a music festival kind of person, we've got the scoop on who is playing at Drop Festival in April - And it's pretty damn exciting!

GC Word on the Street #113

New Year, New Food

GC Word on the Street #113

Welcome 2019! We're already two weeks into the New Year, and if you're anything like us, chances are you've probably already broken your New Years resolution to get fit, eat healthier and get out more. Still keeping it going? Don't worry, we've found so many delicious new dishes to eat on the Gold Coast this week that your diet isn't going to last much longer... Also, did we mention the Coast has a new buffet as well? We'll see you there!

GC Word on the Street #112

Feasts, Festivities & Royal Fashion Faves!

GC Word on the Street #112

Well, it's official - It's 2019! Over the past 365 days we've celebrated diversity at the Commonwealth Games, eaten our way around the Gold Coast, enjoyed theatrical talent at the Home of the Arts and spent way too much time at the beach soaking up the sun. We said goodbye to 2018 and hello to 2019 with a bang, and now it's time to step into the new year and all of the magic that it will bring. 2019 already has shows, food, fashion and culture in spades - And we can't wait to see what else this year will bring!

Ultimate Xmas Party Guide

How To Throw The Ultimate At-Home Christmas Party

Ultimate Xmas Party Guide

Christmas parties. They can be wild, crazy, hilarious, and down right mad to organise if you don't know how to do it. There's all the decorating, the preparation, the cooking and, of course, the clean up afterwards - So if you've never hosted a big party before, it can all seem a little bit overwhelming. Whether you're a party person or you're just looking to celebrate Christmas with your nearest and dearest friends, hosting a Christmas party is an absolute must, so we've made it easy for you, with ten steps on throwing a totally unforgettable Christmas party for all of your friends!

GC Word on the Street #111

Coffee, Cinemas & Kindness!

GC Word on the Street #111

We hate to break it to you, but Christmas is officially one week away! If you're anything like us and you haven't started your Christmas shopping yet, take a deep breath, ready your wallet and head out to the shops for some serious retail therapy. This week is sure to be pretty crazy, but if you have finished your Christmas shopping (and you've got a little change left over), why not head out to dinner at Burleigh's hottest new foodie space or grab the kids and relax with an evening of movies under the stars in Surfers Paradise? There's also a brand new coffee space opening in Marina Mirage soon - So don't worry, we've got your caffeine fix covered too! Let's go!

GC Word on the Street #110

Sips, Seafood & Shows!

GC Word on the Street #110

Well hello there, welcome back! Are you looking for a new place to hang out with mates, a new place to eat, or something to keep you occupied over the Christmas period? We'll we've got just the thing for you! Sip in style at the newly re-opened The Broadbeach, or grab a bib and tuck into some seafood at Marina Mirage's new Pop-Up Restaurant. Looking for an after dinner show? Head to Australian Outback Spectacular or The Star Gold Coast! Between fresh bars, pop-up restaurants and plenty of brand new shows, this week we've got it all!

GC Word on the Street #109

Sing, Sip & Shop!

GC Word on the Street #109

We know exactly where we're going this weekend - I'll give you a hint, it involves Rosé and Gin! Granddad Jack's Craft Distillery is opening their doors for exclusive Distillery Tours every weekend this year, and Cabana Bar & Lounge is kicking off Summer with a Frosé that's totally to die for, meaning your weekend plans are basically sorted! Need to get your Christmas shopping done first? The Village Markets in Burleigh Heads have that covered too... So kick back, relax and enjoy!