Don't be silly, wrap sustainably with plastic-free Great Wrap
Gentlefolk

Don’t be silly, wrap sustainably with plastic-free Great Wrap

The use (or should we say misuse) of single-use plastics in the home is an issue we are tackling product by product. One nasty but need-to-have tool that we have yet to find a working sustainable alternative for is cling wrap. Of course, there has been a few biodegradable cling wraps that have hit the market, but these are usually made from regular plastic with an organic additive blended in. This means it disintegrates much quicker, but sadly it still breaks down into microplastics that then flow into our ecosystems and never disappear. In other words, these products are no bueno. Thankfully a new and improved product has arrived – introducing Great Wrap, and like its namesake infers, it is a great alternative for the environment. more

Pavement Whispers
Pavement Whispers: Volume 269 August 4
Food & Drink

Pavement Whispers: Volume 269 August 4

From news of two cosy wine bars opening in the suburbs to a new location for a beloved dumpling hotspot, The Weekend Edition is always on the search for the latest food news in Brisbane, dedicated to ensuring its readers are in the know (while also supporting our local hospitality industry). When we put our ears to the pavement this week, this is what we found out … more

Community
What's on in Brisbane this weekend
Event News

What’s on in Brisbane this weekend

If you're stuck on what to do in Brisbane this weekend, don't worry, as we have got your back with a list of must-do activities that are sure to keep you occupied. From snowy playgrounds and warehouse fashion sales to stand-up comedy and strawberry sundae pop-ups, there's plenty to do, eat and see this weekend. more

Food News
Sip (almost) guilt-free with HALO's low-sugar, low-carb spiked kombucha
Food & Drink

Sip (almost) guilt-free with HALO’s low-sugar, low-carb spiked kombucha

If you've grown a little bored of beer, can't be stuffed with cocktails and dare we say, even a touch weary of wine – there's a new player on the ready-to-drink beverage scene that's brewing up a refreshing alternative that is low is sugar, carbs and calories but high in taste – can you guess what it is? It's called HALO Alcoholic Kombucha and it's here to help you sip a little lighter. more

Event Highlights

Markets
Brisbane City Markets

Brisbane City Markets

Festival
Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers

Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers

Music
The Killers

The Killers

Events: What's on in Brisbane this week. Start planning your weekend

Free
The Boundary Pub Trivia

The Boundary Pub Trivia

Community
City Hall tours

City Hall tours

Food
Igloos in the Valley

Igloos in the Valley

Exhibitions
Megan Seres – Catherine, Ellen, Florence, Jane

Megan Seres – Catherine, Ellen, Florence, Jane

Community
Moreton Bay Region Youth Art Award 2020

Moreton Bay Region Youth Art Award 2020

Food
Alejandro Cancino x Grown vegan degustation

Alejandro Cancino x Grown vegan degustation

Exhibitions
Mavis Ngallametta: Show Me the Way to Go Home

Mavis Ngallametta: Show Me the Way to Go Home

Exhibitions
Goodnight, sleep tight

Goodnight, sleep tight

Exhibitions
Artistic Endeavour: Contemporary botanical artists’ response to the legacy of Banks, Solander and Parkinson

Artistic Endeavour: Contemporary botanical artists’ response to the legacy of Banks, Solander and Parkinson

Food
Wine Club Wednesdays

Wine Club Wednesdays

Awesome abundance – Plentiful Cafe brings good food and good vibes to Graceville
Food & Drink

Awesome abundance – Plentiful Cafe brings good food and good vibes to Graceville

South-west of the Brisbane CBD in the laid-back suburb of Graceville sits a gorgeous cafe that has managed to fly under the radar's of the city's brunch-hunting multitudes. Although locals would prefer to keep this on-trend eatery their little secret, this newcomer is too good not to share. Plentiful Cafe opened quietly in March, enduring the pandemic lockdown and emerging out the other side as a contender for the title of 2020's best new cafe. Boasting a menu of elevated brunch classics designed to inspire beatific contentedness, an air of casual cool balanced by professional attentiveness and an overall sense of genuine bonhomie, there are a bevy of reasons as to why Plentiful is worth marking on your must-try list. more

Community
Get lost in this mind-boggling maze near Stanthorpe
Event News

Get lost in this mind-boggling maze near Stanthorpe

Lots of wine, the chance of snow and picturesque landscapes – the Granite Belt region is the perfect winter weekend getaway. Well, eager travellers, we've discovered another reason to venture to the breathtaking country haven, and it's one that will have you getting a little lost (in a good way). Say hello to the Granite Belt Maze. more

Food News
Scoff a scoop of Biscoff spread gelato from Gelatissimo
Food & Drink

Scoff a scoop of Biscoff spread gelato from Gelatissimo

If you're lucky enough to have tried Lotus Biscoff Spread, we don't have to tell you what all the fuss is about. For the uninitiated, this sweet pot of cookie butter is made from an irresistible mixture of crushed Biscoff caramelised biscuits that will have you spooning right from the jar. Inspired by this decadent dessert creation, the innovative inventors at Gelatissimo have dropped a limited-edition Biscoff Spread-inspired gelato flavour. Pick your jaw up from the floor, ice-cream lovers – you've only got a few weeks to lick this creamy biscuit creation. more

The Locals Next week: A BRISBANE LOCAL

Robert Forster
Demand that the world can’t go back to the way it was. Demand changes ... ~ Robert Forster more

Weekly Inspire… Theme of the Week: words of wisdom

If you can put a better thought into a child's head during their difficult years, then I think you've done something worthwhile ... ~ John Curro AM MBE

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