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WAYS TO BOOST YOUR IMMUNE SYSTEM THIS WINTER

BRRR, It's Cold In Here!

WAYS TO BOOST YOUR IMMUNE SYSTEM THIS WINTER

Winter is here on the GC which means… cold and flu season is in full swing! Unfortunately, it is kinda inevitable to get ill during this time of year. However, seeing as the world is currently in recovery mode from the pandemic, we are taking the steps to strengthen our immune systems during these colder months even more seriously! Here’s our little handy guide to staying healthy and avoiding the flu – or even the coronavirus! - this winter.

GC WORD ON THE STREET #170

Cheers To Pour Decisions!

GC WORD ON THE STREET #170

If there’s anything that will get us hyped about coming out of quarantine-hiding and venturing into this new normal, it’s the announcement of new venues that include beers, food, wine and just a hell of a good time! This week, we’re showcasing the latest openings and offerings that are reigniting GC’s hospitality and tourism scene!

GC WORD ON THE STREET #169

For All The Foodies Out There!

GC WORD ON THE STREET #169

We’re almost certain that you’re just as happy about the dining scene coming back to life as much as we are! The more delicious foods in our lives the better, don’t you agree?! So this week we’re bringing you the newest and yummiest eats you can find on the GC as well as a few venues that have reopened as businesses start to return to normal!

GC WORD ON THE STREET #168

New In The Nest

GC WORD ON THE STREET #168

It’s been a hot minute since we’ve delivered anything new in the nest, but things are changing since restrictions have been eased, which means… we’re back to business, baby! Check out all of the good things our GC businesses are doing to transition into this new normal and give us locals a little excitement and joy at the same time!

GC Beauty Guide During Covid-19

Preen & Pamper

GC Beauty Guide During Covid-19

As we know, some Covid-19 restrictions have been eased and we are well on our way to livin’ our best non-corona lives! One industry that has been given the green light to re-open is the beauty industry! Yes everyone, that means… pampering time!!! Though they still need to maintain and abide by a Covid-Safe plan, we can finally treat ourselves to get groomed and glammed after months in iso! Check out what’s opening near you!

Hey Big Spender!

Money-smart tips to help you post COVID-19

Hey Big Spender!

Restrictions are starting to ease up and we’re slowly on our way to returning to normal life (or should we say, a somewhat normal life!) – We’re just as keen as you are to go back to our daily ritual of dining in at our local café for a smashed avo breakfast and hitting the town with our mates, downing over-priced cocktails. Though we miss our ‘non-essential’ way of living, this pandemic has been an eye-opener for many things – such as the need to be money smart! Here are some general tips that will help you cut back on non-essential spending post-COVID-19!

GC WORD ON THE STREET #167

Our Virtual Reality

GC WORD ON THE STREET #167

Anyone else feel like they’re living in a virtual reality? With months of being limited to staying home with minimal social interaction, all we’ve been doing is increasing our screen time! This goes for many events too as they have adapted to virtual screenings due to COVID-19. For all you animal lovers, music enthusiasts and market-goers, there are a few GC happenings that have adapted to the changes, giving you something to look forward to this week!

GC Mother's Day Guide 2020

Treat your mum - from a distance!

GC Mother's Day Guide 2020

The special day dedicated to the super-shero’s in our lives is fast approaching – Sunday May 10th to be exact! Although COVID-19 may have changed the way we spend the day with our mama’s this year, you can still spoil her the way she deserves! Here’s our guide to making Mother’s Day extra special, even from a distance!

GC WORD ON THE STREET #166

Here For Hope

GC WORD ON THE STREET #166

This week, we’re spreading the feeling of hope. Keep on reading to see new happenings on the GC that will give us hope for a little normality in our lives and hope that we’ll all get through the other side of this pandemic!

VIRTUAL HAPPY HOUR ON THE GC

Hydrate While You Isolate

VIRTUAL HAPPY HOUR ON THE GC

Happy Hour means every hour while in quarantine, right? One industry that has us feeling bad and boozy through this pandemic is... alcohol delivery! So, raise up a glass as we show you where you can get the best local drops for delivery or pick up on the GC. Let’s cheers to that!

GC WORD ON THE STREET #165

Gratitude Is The Best Attitude

GC WORD ON THE STREET #165

If you find yourself reflecting on simple things you took for granted pre-life-in-isolation, we can totally relate! Guaranteed, we’re all missing our usual way of life at this point but hang in there everyone, we can get through this together! We’re showing you what there is to feel grateful for this week and what has shifted to online to adapt to our new way of life!

GC WORD ON THE STREET #164

Business chic on top, pyjamas on the bottom

GC WORD ON THE STREET #164

How is isolation and social distancing going for you?! Are the days melting into one? Getting cabin fever? Forgetting to wear pants? Don’t’ worry because we bet you’re not the only one! This week we’re sharing a few fun things and events that have shifted to online, to spice up your time spent in the house during this pandemic!

LET'S GET PHYSICAL!

Time To Get Our Iso-Workouts on

LET'S GET PHYSICAL!

Gyms and relative fitness studios are among many businesses who unfortunately had to close doors due to the current pandemic. But coronavirus isn’t stopping these Gold Coast fitness experts from training and encouraging us to reach our fitness goals too! If these guys can quickly make the shift to online by offering virtual fitness spaces for sweat sessions and workouts, then we can make the time to support our locals! (And look good and feel good while at it!)

GC EASTER FEASTER GUIDE

Don't worry, be hoppy!

GC EASTER FEASTER GUIDE

Time to let go of the coronavirus fear, because Easter is near! That’s right, we’re looking at the sunny side of things. Looks like the Easter Bunny will be getting plenty of egg-ercise this year delivering door to door as many GC businesses are offering all our Easter essentials for delivery and takeaway! We’ve hunted down who’s whipping up tasty creations on the GC so you can indulge in an ear-resistible Easter Feast!

GC WORD ON THE STREET #163

Hello Sunshine!

GC WORD ON THE STREET #163

We’ve all been taken on a whirlwind and adapting to a new normal, to say the least! The current climate has forced many events to cancel and restaurants to close, leaving us cooped up in the house. Even through this time of isolation, it’s important to look up at the beauty around us and keep smiling. Luckily, we’re able to lift your spirits up this week and rid those corona-blues with some good news and a little bit of sunshine in your lives. There are new local happenings you need to know about from all things music to Easter fun! Let’s hop to it!