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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.

Melbourne Cup Guide 2018

Saddle up and trot on over to these locations

Melbourne Cup Guide 2018

Giddy up! Melbourne Cup is almost here again, which means it’s time to find the perfect venue to enjoy all the action. It won’t be hard though, considering the wide range of places ready to cater for your fancy dresses and excuse to day drink. Here are some of the coolest spots to experience the races without having to leave Brisbane.

Openair Cinema 2018

Date Night Done Right

Openair Cinema 2018

Whether it be taking out our significant other, best friend or ourselves we all love a good date night. And as the evenings get warmer where better to spend time than frolicking under the stars? We've got the perfect place to do both and it comes in the form of an Opener Cinema.

Word On The Street #130

Bites, Beers, Banter & Birthdays

Word On The Street #130

Birthdays are there to be celebrated, so let's celebrate Brisbane. You just bring yourself we've got everything else covered, the bites, the brews and the banter, it's all there. You'll think it's your birthday with all the gifts and surprises we've got in store.

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.

Ice age at Woolly Mammoth Alehouse

Mammoth Meals From Tusk Til Dawn

Ice age at Woolly Mammoth Alehouse

Welcome to the ice age baby. The majestic woolly mammoth may have not have survived it, but their favourite bar sure did. I give you the Woolly Mammoth Alehouse! As wickedly epic as the mammoth itself, this alehouse knows there’s nothing better than a frostbitten glass to keep your beer cold as ice, ice, baby! With the ability to transform any beer from an 8 to a 10, the Woolly Mammoth is the place you never knew you needed.

Peace-Out Plastic Bags

The end of an era.

Peace-Out Plastic Bags

We're sure you've heard on the grapevine, single-use plastic bags are slowly (but surely) being phased out of local supermarkets around the country. ABOUT TIME we say. Woolworths revealed it would begin discontinuing the use of plastic bags in supermarkets, Big W and BWS stores, with a total ban in place by June 30. The move sparked Coles to agree to do the same less than two hours later and they're now set to have the affect in place by July 1.

Archive Beer Boutique lifts the bar

Beer At Its Finest

Archive Beer Boutique lifts the bar

If you have a deep and profound appreciation for everything beer and brew related, welcome to the hallowed brew-therhood. Our top brew-ther, our head honcho Archive Beer Boutique welcomes you with open arms and full pints. Housing rare crafts and boutique ales, Archive knows great beer and a good time. With something cool happening each night; this beer boutique will quickly become your ‘go-to’ catch-up lo-cal.

Ultimate Mother's Day Guide 2018

For The Love of Mum

Ultimate Mother's Day Guide 2018

Mum's are like an all-knowing wonder woman. They teach us some of the most important life lessons that we could ever learn, like what it really means to be strong, confident or in love. Since the day we were born, she’s mastered incredible superpowers, going days without sleep and multitasking as if she’s conquered time travel. Basically, Mums are simply amazing! Although she deserves to be treated like the Queen she is everyday, make sure to spoil her this Mother's Day by saying thank you, with a little help from our hand picked guide!

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.

Saccharomyces Beer Café For Life

Brews, Beats, and Brisbane Least Shit Trivia

Saccharomyces Beer Café For Life

If your life mantra looks anything like mine, then you’ve come to the right place. And by place, I mean Saccharomyces Beer Café. Behold the beauty of a bar, café and bottle shop all rolled into one. It’s bloody ingenious really. With a focus on craft beer, comfort food and artisan coffee, I welcome you to heaven. Step through the pearly white gates (ak.a. Saccharomyces front door) and get ready to treat yo self to an epic night out! With brews, burgers and board games let the fun begin!

29th Bluesfest Byron Bay Wrap

Highlights from 2018

29th Bluesfest Byron Bay Wrap

Bluesfest 2018 has come and gone and this year certainly blew us all away! Over five days and nights, Byron Bay lit up its five long-standing stages with the best blues and roots artists from across the globe. Just shy of three decades, the 29th year of Australia’s premier music festival went off without a hitch, attracting the locals (yes, that includes Chris Hemsworth), interstate and international visitors, like Matt Damon and even Murray the Wiggle!

We’ve got all the highlights right here for you to reminisce about the whimsical and wonderful long weekend that was Bluesfest 2018.

Word On The Street #102

Mondays are the new Saturdays

Word On The Street #102

Do you tend to suffer from the Sunday blues or Monday-itis? Well, we've found these temporary illnesses can easily be cured, and that's by pretending those days don't exist. Whether you work in the hospitality industry and weekends are imaginary or you work the average 9 - 5, there's so much happening around the clock in Brisbane, you never have to miss out on anything. Perhaps a sneaky Sunday banquet is just what the doctor ordered, or maybe a 2 for 1 pizza deal is the antidote you're looking for. Whether you find chilling out with a drink the ultimate relaxation or prefer kicking back at the movies, we've come up with a few ways to start your week right. Monday's are the new Saturday's after all..

Splendour Line-up Predictions

Who will headline Splendour in the Grass 2018?

Splendour Line-up Predictions

Splendour in the Grass is just weeks away from revealing the line-up for 2018, and the punters are out in force predicting who will be the headliners. So before you get together with your mates to discuss this hot topic over a coupla’ cold ones, it’s best to be prepared and lucky for you, a list of the top predictions is just a scroll away so you can impress them with your superior knowledge with bang-on accuracy.