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Rocking the suburbs – five under-the-radar areas on the rise
Design

Rocking the suburbs – five under-the-radar areas on the rise

Sure, there’s a lot that can be said about Brisbane’s inner suburbs. Cafes, bars, restaurants – we get it, there’s a lot to do. That being said, often the true gems are located a bit further out from the CBD. Several of Brisbane’s outer suburbs are quickly becoming covetable spots to live and play, with a raft of family-friendly amenities, dining destinations and cultural landmarks bolstering each region’s profile. We’ve compiled a hit list of Brisbane suburbs on the rise – each well worth a visit for a day or a lifetime. more

Community
What's on in Brisbane this weekend
Event News

What’s on in Brisbane this weekend

Can you hear the rattling of bones and the rustling of leaves? It’s spooky season, baby! Lean into the chaos with a veritable smorgasbord of events across food, culture and community – we’ve found the best things happening in Brisbane on the October 24–27 weekend. more

Beauty
Period power! Together we can end period poverty with Taboo's organic pads and tampons
Gentlewoman

Period power! Together we can end period poverty with Taboo’s organic pads and tampons

Let's talk periods for a moment (we'll just give the gents who accidentally clicked on the story a second to make a hasty exit). While we here in Australia have things largely sorted when it comes to our monthly visits from Aunty Flo, the heartbreaking truth is that 30-percent of girls in developing countries will drop out of school once they start having periods. Furthermore, far too many reproductive complications stem from the lack of appropriate menstrual health care and education. TABOO is a social enterprise turning the tide on period poverty. more

Bars
The Tinsel Bar brings Push Pops, party pies and pop rocks to South Brisbane
Food & Drink

The Tinsel Bar brings Push Pops, party pies and pop rocks to South Brisbane

It's hard to pinpoint the exact moment when we moved from childhood to adulthood, but for most of us, there came a time where we forwent fairy bread, pop rocks and party pies for more grown-up sustenance and never looked back. Sure, too much Wizz Fizz isn't exactly a healthy dietary choice, but who said we had to leave our childhood favourites in the past forever? Brisbane's queen of craft Rachel Burke is a big believer in staying young at heart, and is giving locals a space to do just that with The Tinsel Bar, which opens in South Brisbane this Friday October 18. more

Clothing
Be part of the solution with conscious threads from OhSevenDays
Gentlewoman

Be part of the solution with conscious threads from OhSevenDays

Second to oil, the clothing industry is the largest industry polluter in the world. Thankfully, the tide is turning on fast fashion as consumers demand more from the labels they choose to support giving way to more conscious, considered practices. One label that is pioneering a shift towards a more sustainable industry is Instanbul-based OhSevenDays.  more

Event Highlights

Community
Medibank Feel Good Program

Medibank Feel Good Program

Theatre
Muriel's Wedding The Musical

Muriel’s Wedding The Musical

Food
Two-for-one at Treasury

Two-for-one at Treasury

Community
Channel Seven Spring Racing Carnival 2019

Channel Seven Spring Racing Carnival 2019

Community
William Dalrymple: The Anarchy – The Relentless Rise of the East India Company

William Dalrymple: The Anarchy – The Relentless Rise of the East India Company

Food
Melbourne Cup Pool Soirée

Melbourne Cup Pool Soirée

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

Music
Good Boy

Good Boy

Exhibitions
Little Big Bingo

Little Big Bingo

Exhibitions
New Woman Exhibition at Museum of Brisbane

New Woman Exhibition at Museum of Brisbane

Exhibitions
15 Artists 2019 at Redcliffe Art Gallery

15 Artists 2019 at Redcliffe Art Gallery

Theatre
Statum

Statum

Community
City Hall tours

City Hall tours

Community
Women's Work Outdoor Gallery Exhibition

Women’s Work Outdoor Gallery Exhibition

Exhibitions
High Rotation

High Rotation

Exhibitions
Rachel Burke – Wonderwall

Rachel Burke – Wonderwall

Restaurants
Gnocch gnocch, who's there – Gnocchi Gnocchi Brothers arrives in South Bank
Food & Drink

Gnocch gnocch, who’s there – Gnocchi Gnocchi Brothers arrives in South Bank

When Ben Corradini and Theodor Roduner first opened the doors of their Paddington gnoccheria Gnocchi Gnocchi Brothers, they couldn't have anticipated the frenzy that its arrival would cause. Since launching in 2016, there's been nary a moment of quiet – folks still can't get enough of these pillowy mounds of moulded potato. If you're one of many that has made the pilgrimage to Paddington to score a serve of lovingly cooked gnocchi (or have lamented living outside of its delivery radius), then here's some news that'll gnocch you over. Gnocchi Gnocchi Brothers has opened a new location in South Bank! Expect a menu filled with the same mouth-watering gnocchi, as well as some new tasty eats and drinks, and – maybe most importantly – heaps of seating! more

Food
Sample your way around our country’s finest culinary creations at the Good Food & Wine Show
Event News

Sample your way around our country’s finest culinary creations at the Good Food & Wine Show

Let’s be honest – tasting something delicious for the first time is up there with one of life’s greatest pleasures. The thrill of finding flavours that really resonate with you is pretty much unparalleled, which is what makes the Good Food & Wine Show the equivalent of Christmas morning for adults. Returning to the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre from October 25–27, this culinary who’s who brings together a travelling road show of some of the best producers around the country for the pleasure of your tastebuds (and curiosity). more

Casual Dining
The boys are back – Charboys Burgers shows off its new Bulimba eatery
Food & Drink

The boys are back – Charboys Burgers shows off its new Bulimba eatery

One of Brisbane's most beloved boutique burger success stories has grown up. After closing up its bustling inner-city shipping container dispensary, Charboys Burgers has unveiled its new (and very first) bricks-and-mortar joint in the heart of Bulimba. If you've been missing the smell of sizzling beef patties and the taste of those same patties layered with cheese and smushed between a pair of buns, then gird your gullet – Charboys is back, and it's bigger than ever. more

The Locals Next week: A BRISBANE LOCAL

Matt Moran
To be a chef you have to love it, you need to do it for passion, not for fame and glory ... ~ Matt Moran more

Weekly Inspire… Theme of the Week: words of wisdom

True love will find you in the end ... ~ Daniel Johnston

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