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It’s game time – 1UP Arcade powers up in Morningside this weekend
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It’s game time – 1UP Arcade powers up in Morningside this weekend

Anyone that grew up walking distance from an arcade (or corner store with Street Fighter) should take a seat – this isn’t going to be your run-of-the-mill nostalgia trip. 1UP Arcade is bringing arcade gaming back into vogue with a communal space boasting more than 50 machines from Fatal Fury to Rave Racer. If you’ve got an itch to beat some high scores, 1UP Arcade will be pressing start on Saturday May 13.  more

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Misfit Apparel takes cues from 80s true grit with its DEEPRESSION drop
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Misfit Apparel takes cues from 80s true grit with its DEEPRESSION drop

The 80s were a period of total contrast – every saccharine pop jam had its brooding indie counterpart or aggressive rock and roll protest anthem. It was such an exciting time from a cultural perspective, so it’s no surprise that some of the most innovative and exciting fashion from the present day is influenced by the decade. DEEPRESSION is the latest collection from Sydney streetwear label Misfit Apparel, taking cues from punk-rock grit and everyone’s favourite outspoken role model – Henry Rollins. more

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Ice-cream museums and food delivery robots – five things we are vibing on in May
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Ice-cream museums and food delivery robots – five things we are vibing on in May

The year moves along at a breakneck pace and we suddenly find ourselves at the start of May. Justin Timberlake jokes aside – we’re secretly stoked to have arrived at this part of the year. The weather is cooler and the comfort food is on point as always, and it seems like May is a great month for vibe-worthy happenings. This month we’ve scoured the web for news of ice-cream museums, ramen tacos (trust us – they look delicious), food-delivery robots and rescued food supermarkets. It’s looking like we’ve got a great month ahead, we hope this gives you some inspirational fodder to get you through autumn. more

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The Weekend Series: five ways to make your four-day weekend a true delight
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The Weekend Series: five ways to make your four-day weekend a true delight

It’s not often that we get a long weekend, but over the next month we have three! The Easter long weekend is an extra long one, with public holidays taking place on Friday and Monday, so that leaves a few extra days to fill. While many of us are thinking about catching up on some life admin in between hot cross bun binges, it’s also an ideal time to try fun and exciting things! This is the perfect opportunity to spend some quality time with yourself and catch up on some of the best things happening right now. Don’t waste four days in a chocolate-induced coma – hop to these five long weekend activities. more

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Spaghetti doughnuts to Coachella's food line-up – five things we are vibing on in April
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Spaghetti doughnuts to Coachella’s food line-up – five things we are vibing on in April

After the downpour we’ve been experiencing lately, we’ve been looking for a bit of sunshine to brighten our moods. When the weather is sour we can always rely on something sweet to come along and remind us of life’s good things – things like food, drink and puppies. While searching for things to add to our mood boards, we have stumbled across some amazing pieces of news that are really moving our dial. This month’s vibes encompass the weird, the adorable and the envy inducing, but it’s all gravy, baby! The sun is shining again. more


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Run wild amongst Westfield Chermside’s new fashion precinct
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Run wild amongst Westfield Chermside’s new fashion precinct

If you are currently standing while reading this, we suggest you sit down before you continue. We’ve been on tenterhooks awaiting the launch of Westfield Chermside’s newest addition, and now the moment we’ve been waiting for has arrived! Westfield Chermside will be welcoming one and all to the official opening of its new fashion precinct, which includes the launch of massive retailers such as Sephora, Zara and H&M as well as dozens of new retailers across fashion, home and lifestyle products. more

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The Out There is Australia’s first binge-worthy series on Instagram

Move over Netflix! If you’ve been looking to disconnect and detox from social media, then this story might not be for you. But if engaging stories about life, death, love and loss tempt you, then read on! The Out There is a brand-new web series that is breaking the mould when it comes to online entertainment – releasing its first season exclusively through Instagram. This independent project is set to change how social media is used as a tool for content distribution and the potency of accessible entertainment. more

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Meet Joe Black – your best friend when it comes to looking sharp
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Meet Joe Black – your best friend when it comes to looking sharp

He’s a trendsetter, a high-flyer, a gentleman and he knows how to wear the hell out of a suit. Joe Black is the new face on the Brisbane suit scene – helping gents find their confidence by equipping them in premium attire. Joe Black knows how to dress anyone from brawlers to barristers, with a sharp collection of pieces now available in the new flagship store on Elizabeth Street. more

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Take on the world with stylish headwear from Will & Bear
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Take on the world with stylish headwear from Will & Bear

Everyone that has grown up in Australia should be familiar with the phrase ‘slip, slop, slap’. When the sun is shining bright, protect yourself by slipping on a shirt, slopping on some sunscreen and slapping on a hat. If you aren’t content to slap just any old hat on your noggin, consider some of the unisex wide-brim beauties from Will & Bear. These hats are perfect for nomadic wanderers, lovers of the outdoors and the environmentally conscious. more

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The Weekend Series: treat yo’self – five boutique hotels for a swanky staycation Brisbane and the Gold Coast
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The Weekend Series: treat yo’self – five boutique hotels for a swanky staycation Brisbane and the Gold Coast

If you’ve been working yourself to the bone lately, thoughts have probably drifted towards the prospect of taking a holiday. Unfortunately for most of us, taking an extended amount of time off isn’t possible at this point in time, but that doesn’t mean a vacation must elude us. We are all for the idea of staycations – cheeky weekend sojourns to the fanciest hotel in town. You don’t have to travel far to live it up – both Brisbane and the Gold Coast boast a collection of gorgeous hotels where you can live like a baller for a weekend. We’ve collated a quick list of five excellent boutique hotels in Brisbane and the Gold Coast that make for a perfect staycation spot when you need to recharge your batteries. more

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Get suited up by one of the masters of style at Harrolds Pacific Fair
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Get suited up by one of the masters of style at Harrolds Pacific Fair

Listen, we all know that a good suit is an investment – so it needs to be perfect. One of the best ways to cut a sleek figure is by donning a perfectly tailored ensemble, so Harrolds and Tom Ford is giving gentlemen the chance to get it right. On March 21–22, aspiring Don Drapers can score an appointment with Tom Ford’s master tailor Davide Sambin – one of the sharpest stylists in the business. more

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Burger cookbooks to dessert deep-dish pizzas – five things we are vibing on in March
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Burger cookbooks to dessert deep-dish pizzas – five things we are vibing on in March

Hallelujah – autumn is here! Although Brisbane’s seasonal changes are as mild as a dove, we are still celebrating the arrival of the colder months. Oh, autumn (and winter) – how do we love thee? Let us count the ways. We love thee to the breadth and circumference of our bone-warming pizzas. We love thee to the depth of our mugs of hot chocolate. We love thee to the density of our doona nooks. We love thee, like, a lot. If you couldn’t tell, the end of summer is our biggest vibe this month, but we’ve got a few more things that are driving our lust-o-meter to dangerous new levels. more