Put a Spring in your step
There's a new season upon us which means hot new openings and events to attend. Warmer weather means chilled beverages, healthy eating, fresh tunes, fun with friends and the great outdoors. Get the gang together and learn how to create your own killer cocktails or build-your-own fresh AF poke bowls this season. There's lots to see and do so why not put a Spring in your step, and get to it..
Time To Get Your Keg On
Beer fanatics, here’s one for you! Stocked with over 400 types of beers, Archive Beer Boutique is your essential go-to when you feel the need to gorge yourself on a pint or two. Read our lips (or words, in this case) – it’s a need, not a want.
Can You Handle It?
The only thing better than a nice meal you don’t have to make is two of them for the price of one. If you wanted a crash course in meal deals for two, buckle your seatbelt. This is your future Tinder date rotation.
You stay classy, Brisbane
Put down the greasy takeout, remove those stained sweat pants and jump in the shower. This week we're turning up the class a notch and treating ourselves to a little wining and dining at some of Brisbane's most exclusive venues and events.
We love you Brisbane
If there's one thing Brisbane is good at, it's throwing parties, hosting festivals and showing off it's endless talent. This week we engage our five senses at upcoming festivals and exhibitions, and allow our creative sides run wild. Join us as we embrace life in our brilliant Brisso over the next coming months..
Meat Porn at Woolly Mammoth Alehouse
The Mammoth Meat Co. has the best racks in town. Oh yeah. You know you want it. #yesyesyes The meat porn on offer is so good looking, you will definately come back for more. Who doesn't like multiples? Succulent tender brisket matched with a cold craft beer is just the beginning. Feast your eyes and belly on the tender menu with something for everyone. It sure is a crowd-pleaser.
No One Does It Better Than Barbara
The Valley has its music hot spots, but none are hotter and none do it better than Barbara. There are cocktails and snacks to make your mouth water, memories to make your eyes water, and live acts like you wouldn’t believe. Barbara’s the kind of valley girl that has even Daft Punk’s head spinning and legs running to her door. Well, daft punk lookalikes.
Eat, Drink & be Merry
Holy cow, we're half way through 2017, where on earth has the year gone? The past 6 months have filled us with pure happiness in the form of food and booze with more restaurant, bar and cafe openings in Brisbane then we can count. We've sampled it all and have decided these are the best openings this year so far..
13 Kick-Ass Ways To Spend This Years Tax Refund
Those four little words get our blood pumping - End Of Financial Year (aka tax return time). Our thoughts race as we try to decide what to spend our refunds on. Holiday? Bills? Giant inflatable swan? The list of possibilities is endless..
Valley icon relaunches June 17th
Launching on June 17th, Brisbane’s iconic nightclub ‘The Family’ will be reopening its doors as the new venue ‘EI8HT’ - pronounced eight; an industry leading, multi-faceted space designed to highlight an array of entertainment and deliver an inclusive approach to nightlife.
New in the Nests
Spread your wings fellow pigeons, it's time to leave the nest. Brisbane and the Gold Coast both announced new openings this week, leaving us chirping for joy. There's plenty of places to get your beaks wet, as well as tasty eateries that'll get the wings flapping. Get out of the bird baths, ruffle up those feathers and join us as we soar around town, stopping only to perch at the hottest new venues. You're in for a tweet.
Mouth-Watering Craft Beer That'll Make You Hoppy
As the saying goes, orange is the new black... but in this case the orange is more of a liquidy gold that makes you happy when you drink it. Brisbanites know it and love it. Beer. We're talking about beer. Not just any beer though; beer in Brisbane. Our big beautiful beer-loving city serves some of the best of our country's craft brews and we've sussed out where you can find them.
Creative, Cool & Crafty
Let’s get it on… you me, and the rest of Brisbane. Get our drink on! What were you thinking? Get your mind out of the gutter. I’m thirsty, aren’t you too. Let’s have a drink and explore this fine city… there’s new stuff brewing!
Love is in the air …
Love, amour, dashuri, amare…. whatever language you say it in, it’s in everyone’s focus with V Day coming up this Tuesday. Time flies when you’re having fun. Quickly, look out the window, there it is racing by now. I think it even did a summersault. But don’t worry, that’s just a sign that you’re having the best time, and thanks to Word on the Street there’s plenty more to come….
Bright, Boozy, Beachy, Bold & Beautiful
Some say if you can’t handle the heat, get out of the kitchen, but Word on the Street would rather rip its shirt off, slop on some sunscreen, rock some cool shades, and embrace the heat. Diving straight into the deep end is the only way to discover the top trends before they float away, plus, it’s a great opportunity to practice your breaststroke. We’ve already made the first splash, and rounded up everything you need to know, so jump in. Trust us, the water’s fine!