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What's Happening

Gigs, Tastes, Deals & Screenings

What's Happening

As always this weekly selection of top picks comes to you from our crowded & bustling events section. There's something for the foodies, the muso's, the kids and the wine lovers - aka everyone.

GC Vegetarian Delights

Meat-Free and Marvellous

GC Vegetarian Delights

It’s time to move over meat, vegetables are back and they’re sexier than ever! Not only is a vegetarian diet great news for the chickens and cows of the world, it is also great for your own health and the health of the planet. Now is the time to become a hip-hop-happening herbivore by trying out these vegetarian and vegan venues.

Word On The Street #008

The saucy, succulent & scenic this week

Word On The Street #008

This week your Word On The Street delivers you world class shows, first rate deals, award winning views, an excuse to wear your dorky gym gear in public and much more..

Behind Rabbit Radio

Kick-Ass Community Radio

Behind Rabbit Radio

Ladies and gentlemen meet Sarah McEwan, one of the bright bunnies behind Rabbit Radio, the Gold Coast’s first independent internet radio station. The station began back in 2012 and is based in the arts and entertainment heaven that is Miami Marketta. Rabbit Radio create all of their own playlists, and specialty shows every arvo highlight the best in brand new tunes and fail safe favourites.

What's Happening

Your weekly guide to enjoying GC spoils

What's Happening

This week enjoy our ever-radiant side of the country reading up on fitness and wellbeing events, formidable live music dates and a new front runner in the Sunday Session league.

Word On The Street #007

What's kickin, flippin & sippin

Word On The Street #007

Venues coming soon to your area, touring brews, festive sunsets & a new sustainably local menu. We've got it all here waiting for your gorgeous self..

What's Happening

The local scoop on where to shake your groove thang

What's Happening

This weekly round up holds crafty ventures, a preloved designer clothes sale and food/wine/art soirées. Along with a couple of good laughs. Of course.

Word On The Street #006

The Funky, Fashionable & Full Flavoured

Word On The Street #006

The days are getting shorter and you need a better reason to get dolled up and leave the house right? The weekly hump day bundle of good news is here! Inside we've got a national booze festival going on, new threads to lust over, tunes groovy enough to dance on your own to & as always venues and gigs to show off what you got..

The Maven Bar

Get swept up in seduction

The Maven Bar

Step into another world full of edge and seduction with the new elegant edition to the Nobby’s beach scene. The Maven Bar has dazzled its way into our hearts with its modern twist on 1930s allure and speakeasy style, specialising in whisky, wine and tapas (these are a few of my favourite things).

Sunday Fun Days

The Perfect Sunday Guide

Sunday Fun Days

We here at The Good Guide know the mixed feelings that Sundays can induce and have organised you a perfect Sunday Fun Day. An exploration of what the South of the Coast has to offer, we’ve balanced the naughty with the nice, the healthy with the indulgent, to ensure you make the most out of your last day of freedom (until next weekend, anyway).

Mothers Day: SORTED

Dining Venues, Gifts, Florists & Recipes

Mothers Day: SORTED

We've got you thoroughly covered this Mothers Day: Florists in your area, breakfast-in-bed, venues doing Mum's Day events, adventures or pamper sessions for you both to spend the day doing and even loving gifts you can send if you're on the other side of the country! She'll be feeling the love (bless her cotton socks she deserves it) and this can stay our little secret ;)

Word On The Street #005

Booze, Tunes, Chews & Reviews

Word On The Street #005

Your weekly does of Gold Coast in the always-sassy Word On The Street. Currently featuring sips to savour, dates to put on the fridge and bites to enjoy.

Luscious Local Finds

Treat yo’ self with these handmade local designs

Luscious Local Finds

The answer will always be 'yes' when it comes to owning fabulous designs from the locals. We've hand picked our new favourites that we will be sporting this season. We know you'll love them just as much as we do!!!