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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!

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!

Word On The Street 112

Say 'YES' to life

Word On The Street 112

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.

Word On The Street #110

Food is life.

Word On The Street #110

To meat or not to meat, that is the question. On one side of town we have the sweetest vegan eatery of all and on the other, we have a meat-packed, carb-loaded beerhaus. Whether you're strictly plant-based, a lover of dairy or a total carnivore, Brisbane has so much on offer when it comes to finding the perfect dining destination to suit your wants (and needs). We're talking cheese festivals, Hawaiian super foods, loaded schnitty's and a whole lot more so, read on if you're looking for a little flavour-packed foodspiration this week! #YUM.

Word On The Street #108

But first, food

Word On The Street #108

This weeks Word On The Street has got our stomachs rumbling and our mouths watering as we travel the globe with our taste-buds without leaving Brisbane. From Greece, Asia to the Arctic - you'll be blown away with the chillingly good food on offer. Bon voyage- it's time to start this weeks foodie journey...

10 SIGNS YOU'VE GOT PANIYIRI FEVER

Paniyiri Greek Festival is just a few zorba steps away...

10 SIGNS YOU'VE GOT PANIYIRI FEVER

You may have started to feel the familiar twitching of your nose or the tapping of your toes, because when it's that time of year your body just knows. Its Paniyiri time and we've got a feeling you've got Paniyiri Fever, because so do we.

Get your Zorba-dancin' shoes ready and your eating pants on, because Paniyiri Greek Festival is just a few zorba steps away !The weekend of May 19 and 20 will be a two-day celebration of authentic Greek flavours, faces and culture with free public transport to and from the event!

If you're starting to feel some symptoms, but aren't sure if you've got Paniyiri Fever, have no fear! Here are 10 signs you've got Paniyiri Fever...

May Festivals, Foodies & Frivolity

A guide to the festive month of May

May Festivals, Foodies & Frivolity

Mayday, Mayday, we're fast approaching the half way mark in 2018 #shriek! The year has gone quicker than the bar line at happy hour on a Friday afternoon. It must be because we've been having so much fun bopping around the city, right? As we close in on the middle of the year we thought, what better way to ease ourselves over the hump than to hit Brisbane's hottest festivals headlining throughout May. From full-blown foodie events to ritzy carnivals, showstopping street performances and festivals dedicated to the fabulous queer folk. So, sharpen those pencils and get ready for a jam-packed schedule in the month of May!

Word On The Street #106

Fun, Fruity & Festive

Word On The Street #106

Come one, come all. Brisbane's social scene is colourful AF over the next few weeks and we've got the inside scoop on where to go and what to do. From fancy pants carnivals to releasing your inner carnivore - we've got it covered. Spice up your fitness life in West End or strut down to the Powerhouse and watch a queer beauty pageant. Sip on champas trackside or stuff yourself silly at a dedicated meat festival. Keep it casual or glam it up. Whatever you're feeling, there's something suited to you! Round up the squad and get ready to have a fabulous time..

Word On The Street #105

Fresh air, Kitchen fare 'n' Brissy Flair

Word On The Street #105

Wow, what a week we've got ahead! There's plenty of fun to be had - rain, hail or sun - it's your time to shine. Grab your comfy shoes because we've got plenty of walking to do as we explore free festivals in the city and in the South, rummage through giant garage sales in the West and hunt down captivating performances scattered among Brisbane's nooks and crannies. There's a new foodie haven in town in Newstead also that's going to help you be a master chef in your kitchen. Let's pray the sun shine's again 'cause we're ready to soak up all it's glory by strollin' around the city and exploring what's new and happening in this fine city.