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Fun & Fabulous Throws by Flüffelbuster

The stylish essential 2018 home accessory has arrived....

Fun & Fabulous Throws by Flüffelbuster

A highly mysterious creature, the Flüffelbuster lives high in secluded mountaintops. Feeding exclusively on a diet of volcanic glitter ash and purified rock water, once a year under a full moon, they drop their fur in a magical process called Flüffelisation. Even though Spring is rapidly approaching and the process of packing away our winter clothes has started, the need for the perfect, comfy blanket is one thing that will never tire. Exclusively from Amigos de Hoy, the essential 2018 home accessory has arrived.

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!

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...

Dinner For Greece

United Through Food

Dinner For Greece

In the wake of the ravaging wildfire epidemic blazing across Greece’s coastline, The Greek Club, in conjunction with the Greek Orthodox Community of St George has announced it will host an exclusive six-course Greek Banquet with matched wines to raise funds for those affected by the natural disaster.

Brisbane's Best Boutique Bottle Shops

99 Bottles of Beer on the wall

Brisbane's Best Boutique Bottle Shops

It comes in handy in a pinch, the giant retail liquor store with the flashing neon lights may be cheap, quick and easy to pop into on your way home but sometimes that’s not always the case. Often there are some drinks you can’t get at mainstream outlets, an itch you can’t quite scratch, some thirsts you cant just quench with just regular brands. Sometimes you need a unique bottle shop to track down that really hard to find wine or your favourite craft beer, or to discover that weird liquor that you are unsure if it is alcohol as long as it tastes good. These local bottle shops often do offer more than look pretty but offer a variety of beer and wine tastings where you get to meet the homegrown brewers who are experts in all manners of liquor and spirits.

Lash It Up At Brooklyn Beauty Bar

Luxury Is Just A Beauty Bar Away

Lash It Up At Brooklyn Beauty Bar

Hello my fellow lovers of luxury! Lash it up with your besties at Brooklyn Beauty Bar and get styled up for the soirée season (all-year round right!). Grab your squad for a mani-pedi party and get pampered and preened like you're a New York Queen! Did we mention the complimentary bubbles? #timetogetpoppin

Sunday Funday Roast Sessions

We’re bringing Sunday back. Yeah!

Sunday Funday Roast Sessions

The Sunday roast is a timely tradition all about sitting down to a big meal of veggies, gravy and roast meat with your family to reconnect after a long week of hard work. The roast remains a dish that is treated with respect and care, something special. A meal that takes time and thought to prepare and should be celebrated with family and friends instead of something to be scoffed down in front of the television on your couch in your underwear. But with the many restaurants around Brisbane serving up delicious roasts any day of the week, makes it easy to keep this tradition alive. It might just be perfect the time to reinvigorate this age old tradition, disconnect from our gadgets and gizmos and reconnect with family over a delicious meal - whether it’s on a Sunday or not.

6 Reasons to Enjoy the Queensland Winter

Don’t just survive winter, ENJOY winter!

6 Reasons to Enjoy the Queensland Winter

Winter is upon us, and although the Queensland winter is notorious for still being summer, Queenslanders feel the chill in their bones. After 5 pm. Because that’s when it gets cold.

But if you can’t wait for the heat to return to your life, read on for inspiration to enjoy the cold season this year!

Word on the Street #118

New eats, beats, seats and treats.

Word on the Street #118

What a bountiful week of new eats, treats and meats. Brisbane you are truly stepping it up a notch with fine fare, creamy coffee and delicious dining with a conscience. Bring it on. You have NO excuses to stay in this Winter. What about listening to sultry jazz tunes whilst dining and drinking a full-bodied red (or perhaps a dirty martini is more your style?). Get out and support local Brisbane businesses, and fill your belly with warm food, and your mind with hot conversations and jazz-tactic tunes. #YAAASS

Brisbane's Best Sports Bars

Friday Night Lights & Drinks

Brisbane's Best Sports Bars

If there are three things that all Australians love with every fibre of their body, it’s live sport, beer, and good food. With the wide world of sports hitting our screens this season, be sure not to miss out on the FIFA World Cup, State of Origin, NRL, and AFL, the question of where to watch this year’s big games in Brisbane is a hard choice to make yet again. Before you commit yourself to another year on the couch with a bag of Doritos, you may want to venture out of your comfort zone and check out some of the coolest spots to catch up on some genuine sports entertainment.

Best 10 of Drag Race Season 10

Let's! Get! Sickening!

Best 10 of Drag Race Season 10

Sisters, to celebrate ten seasons of RuPaul we’ve compiled a list of the 10 best LEWKS, 10 most iconic moments, and our 10 favourite Queens. Gentlemen, start your engines and let the best woman win!

Cool Winter Cocktail Creations

Cocktails; Need we say more?

Cool Winter Cocktail Creations

Cocktail lovers rejoice! Post-work and sunny afternoon drinks just got a whole lot better with a number of Brisbane's favourite bars updating their cocktail menus. Yep, that's right - there are new, fresh AF beverages out there just waiting to tickle our taste buds, one sip at a time. So, whether you're a lover of dark rum or prefer your booze to taste like unicorns, we listed a few local watering holes who are sporting new cocktail menus this season. If you hadn't already guessed it, hibernation is a total no-go for us this Winter (and it should be for you too!).

Putting The FUN in FUNctions

Calling All The Party People

Putting The FUN in FUNctions

Stuck on thinking of what venue to hold your next big event at? Have no fear, The Good Guide is here! Throw all that stress out of the window as we’ve narrowed down all the FUN locations where you can hold your next 'Grammys party'. All you need to do is put on that killer outfit you know you've been saving for that special occasion, wear your best smile and boom! It's time to hit the town!

The Best Drinking Game Movies

#DrinkResponsibly (Or Not!)

The Best Drinking Game Movies

There should be nothing simple about a drinking game. They need to be silly, have variety and these movies are perfect for that. They’re the best alternative to a rainy Saturday night, and this list will range from the ‘one schooner wonder’ to the more advanced for the pros. Get ready to swap the popcorn for shot or two (or three, or four... or more)!

P.S For the competitive one in your group remember, it’s just a game.

Celebrating the Life & Music of Prince

PRINCE TRIBUTE PARTY

Celebrating the Life & Music of Prince

It’s going to be one hell of a Purple Celebration for a night of hits, remixes and grooves by Prince, the music he was influenced by and of course the music of the many artists he inspired and worked alongside. E.M.U Unlimited & Sounds of Sonnenburg present the 1st annual PRINCE TRIBUTE PARTY at H Lounge, on the top floor of Hamilton Hotel on Saturday the 16th of June from 7pm.