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Word On The Street #131

You are cordially invited to partake in mischievous shenanigans

Word On The Street #131

With Brisbane's events season in full swing our diaries are quickly filling and we cordially invite you to come with us, be mischievous and have a little (a lot) of fun.

Light Up The Night [River Quay Riverfire Guide 2018]

River Quay South Bank Guide to watch the Fireworks

Light Up The Night [River Quay Riverfire Guide 2018]

Riverfire is a much-loved Queensland tradition, lighting up the Brisbane skyline and finishing out Brisbane Festival with a bang. This year, whether you plan to savour the view with a glass of wine, or get amongst the action at the Riverstage, Brisbane has you covered. This is your ultimate guide to watching the fireworks spectacular at River Quay South Bank.

Say Hello To King Street

Fit for a King (or Queen)

Say Hello To King Street

Whether you’re chasing a bite to eat, some retail therapy or good times with friends and lovers alike, Brisbane’s King Street Precinct delivers the goods. Edgy, inspired and full of flavour, King Street is the newest high street of Bowen Hills and this year’s must-do destination!

5 Unmissable Events at 2018 Brisbane Writers Festival

The Write Stuff : writers, thinkers and opinion makers!

5 Unmissable Events at 2018 Brisbane Writers Festival

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?”.

Word On The Street #124

Fashion, Flavour, Festivals & Fanatics

Word On The Street #124

While winter may not be a season in Brisbane the days are certainly getting warmer and longer. With spring just around the corner the city is gearing up for some of its best events to dates.From fashion festivals to beer festival, from comic con to donut cafes, you'll want to see what Brisbane has is store for the Spring season.

Brisbane Festival 2018 Highlights

Your unmissable events guide

Brisbane Festival 2018 Highlights

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!

Word On The Street #122

Soak it up

Word On The Street #122

Everywhere you go, this city is bursting with talent. There's the local musos, chefs, artists and designers of every kind, you've got emergency service personal, builders, hairdressers, writers, barista's (low-key lifesavers) and the list goes on and on. We have an appreciation for those who do, what we can't. This week's Word On The Street is full of flavour & life. From enjoying tasty new bites created by hardworking chefs to being completely in awe of some of the city's most talented performers. Take the time to really enjoy the present, those feelings of satisfaction won't stick around for long so relish in the moment (no matter how big or small)!

Ekka Eve & Holiday 2018

Your guide to fun, frivolity, flavour and festivities

Ekka Eve & Holiday 2018

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.

Word On The Street #121

When in Brisbane..

Word On The Street #121

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!

Sonic Masala: The Home of Brisbane’s Underground Music Scene

Underground but not out of sight

Sonic Masala: The Home of Brisbane’s Underground Music Scene

The sway of the crowd, the bass bouncing off the walls and into your bones, the smell of beer, the sweat, the passion. Welcome to Brisbane’s Underground Music Scene. Welcome to Sonic Masala Fest.

Let me tell you the story of how one drunken night lead to what’s become a safe haven for the underground punk rock scene of Brisbane.

Word On The Street #120

Brisbane; the city that keeps on giving

Word On The Street #120

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..

Word On The Street #119

It must be love..

Word On The Street #119

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...

7 Events You Must Attend

A one-night-stand you won't regret in the morning.

7 Events You Must Attend

The year is sure flying by now that we're almost in August! Although we're more than halfway through the year the events definitely don't stop coming! We've curated the ultimate list of events for you that you NEED to attend this month. Not to mention that if you don't attend, it could cause serious FOMO (Fear Of Missing Out). It's a one-night-stand you won't regret in the morning. Don't say we didn't warn you!

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!