Let the Good Times Roll
We hear music in the distance, a linger of laughter and the sweet scent of good food. The holiday season is rolling around and it’s getting hot in here! Pick up your friends, ‘cause we are going on the ride of a lifetime filled with dancing, unimaginable fun and endless laughter. Who’s in?
Choose Your Adventure
Dine for two or party in the snow? Sip on world class beer or or get a taste of some of Brisbane’s finest gin? Seek out the Street Serenades of September or immerse yourself in a world of play? The adventures of your life are for you to choose, and the choices are endless. Whether you book ahead or find your adventure in the heat of the moment, it’s all part of the fun.
Wanderlust and City Dust
From the booming foodie scene, to the wonders in the world of creative arts, there is pleasure for every person in every part of the city. You can be transported overseas without a passport, or run in the name of charity. Light up the night, party through the day, and admire always. But be careful, it might just be a secret.
Learning to Love Lockdown
If Lockdown’s got you down, there’s still plenty for you to do, receive and indulge in without leaving the house! While we all are looking for a little escape, we are still able to do our part to keep small and some of our favourite businesses alive, whether it’s through food, favours or fun.
It's the Little Things
You’ve heard of the saying “it’s the little things in life” and we have all heard that little things make big things and that’s what makes a difference. Well our little things will create big memories, love and fondness in your heart for you, your friends and your family. Don’t forget to snap up those memories so you can look back and share with the ones you love.
Look for Magic in Every Moment
Another week, another chance to enjoy life. Lay out a picnic rug, kick up your heels for a dance, or pick up some popcorn on your way into the theatre. We all have a love for something so why not share it with those who love it too?
Shall We Dance?
May the party get started and you find yourself dancing all night long. But don’t stop during the day. Whether you find yourself dancing in that new fit you’re feeling, your tongue dances to the taste of some new flavours, or your feet find some new moves on the d-floor, there is a dance for everyone on every occasion. Get up and get grooving, it’s about time we got moving.
We Only Live Once - So Live It Up
Find yourself indulging in the very best on offer in Brisbane. Eat a puff, or some popcorn, laugh and smile, sing and dance, and bring the community together once again. That’s what’s on offer with this silly season of arts, food, festivities, drama and lots of love. What are you waiting for?
BRB Making Memories
Brisbane is a city built off culture, and a growing epicentre for entertainment, fun, exploration, transformation, and innovation. From concerts, art and science, to shopping, movies and festivals, it’s hard to want to go anywhere else when everything you could ever find, or experience can be found right in the heart of our own Sunshine State. Grab the family, your best mates or soulmate and find something to immerse yourself in around Brisbane.
These will Light Up Your Life
Got gifts to get giving? Candles make the perfect present no matter the person, or the season. Get your senses tingling with these six sensational options for everyone that we love and will be perfect for those last minute gifting moments… or for you, treat yourself bae.
Look at this stuff, isn’t it neat?
Yes Ariel, this stuff is certainly neat. And the best part is – it’s all from sunny Queensland! Check out these amazing creative geniuses in our Ultimate Guide to Local Treasures. I don’t believe any of the stores sell forks though… sorry Ariel.
Put the petal to the metal
They say sunflowers always try to face the sun, and here at The Good Guide, we’ve adopted the same philosophy – with a generous dollop of sunscreen, of course. As summer starts to draw to a close here in Brissy, we’re soaking up the last rays in style and bringing you the best of what local life has to offer. Our advice? Skip the FOMO and read all about it below.
You're one in a melon
Oh hey, we didn’t see you there over our rose-coloured glasses. Can you believe we’ve reached the 200th edition of Word on the Street?! We don’t reckon we look a day over 30.
It’s late summer here in Brissy, and everything just seems a little more juicy than usual, just like this very food-heavy rotation of newness. Without further ado, let’s dive right in.
Whale hello there!
Here at The Good Guide, we reckon life gets a whole lot better when you stop and smell the roses, take in a beautiful sunset, and just generally enjoy the best of what life has to offer. On top of which, this late summer has us all feeling a bit like our heads are in the clouds. Here's what life in Brisbane has to offer this week, and don't be afraid to take your time on this one.
CAMP HILL ANTIQUE CENTRE & TART CAFÉ
The total refit of the former 1950’s Planet Cinema in Camp Hill was an epic undertaking a few years ago but the results are stunning. The old cinema was saved from the developers axe and Brisbane has Camp Hill Antique Centre & Tart Café, a swish Antique and Vintage mecca to drool over. It's all here, sixty-five dealers of everything from antique and estate jewelry to mid-century furniture classics and collectibles with pieces sourced from Europe, The States, South East Asia and from every nook and cranny of Australia.