Food News
The exterior of Sushi Room at The Calile Hotel
Food & Drink

The round-up: the most anticipated openings in Brisbane this year

Despite the year getting off to a rocky start, 2022 still holds a lot of promise. Just take a look at our dining scene, which grew by leaps and bounds in 2021 and looks set to continue the trend well into the new year. The next 12 months could prove to be equally fruitful, with the arrival of a high-end sushi restaurant, a history-rich distillery and the opening of a Queensland flagship for one of Melbourne's most celebrated bakers. Here is a list of the most anticipated openings slated to take Brisbane by storm in 2022 ... more

Local
Extend the holiday vibes with a stay at one of these breathtaking Airbnbs in Queensland and beyond
Destination

Extend the holiday vibes with a stay at one of these breathtaking Airbnbs in Queensland and beyond

Following the end of the festive period, most of us will find ourselves (begrudgingly) back at work still daydreaming of holidays of the past. If you're eager to start planning your next getaway, consult our round-up of top-notch Airbnbs in Queensland and Northern New South Wales that are sure to get you in a vacay state of mind. Those looking to spend mornings at secluded beaches and evenings by the firepit, read on ... more

Gifts
Baby-shower gift sorted – shop a super-cute curated selection of bub-friendly goodies at online store Metro Baby
Gentlefolk

Baby-shower gift sorted – shop a super-cute curated selection of bub-friendly goodies at online store Metro Baby

Is it just us, or are the storks working overtime at the moment? It seems lately that there has been quite the baby boom going on and our calendars are filled with showers, gender-reveal parties and first birthdays. Each celebration calls for a new tot-friendly gift and if you're on the hunt for that perfect present, we think it's worth taking a look at one-stop online baby shop Metro Baby. Need some inspo first? Here are a few gift ideas that are as practical as they are adorable ... more

Food News
Julius Pizzeria | Brisbane's ten best restaurants
Food & Drink

Pavement Whispers: the Julius and Beccofino team set to open a new Italian restaurant in Newstead

It goes without saying that if you live in Brisbane and you love Italian food, you're very well acquainted with Beccofino and Julius Pizzeria. For almost two decades, Beccofino has pleased our palates with its comforting menu of Italian classics in Teneriffe, while over in South Brisbane, Julius has consistently satisfied our woodfired pizza cravings for more than seven years. The team has just announced that this year will see them bring to life an entirely new Italian concept in Newstead, due to open in mid-2022. more

Community
What's on in Brisbane this weekend
Event News

What’s on in Brisbane this weekend

While a lot of us may be staying inside this weekend, there's still a bunch of exciting events happening around Brisbane in case you feel like exploring outside your four walls. From vegan markets and Hottest 100 parties to alfresco gigs and beer fiestas, here's some fun events to tackle over the next few days. Mask up and stay safe, folks! more

Event Highlights

Food
Friday Night Bites

Friday Night Bites

Circus & Dance
Ballet International Gala

Ballet International Gala

Food
Valentines Day Degustation at Honour Ave Cellars

Valentines Day Degustation at Honour Ave Cellars

Food
Ginuary

Ginuary

Film
Mamma Mia! Pop-Up Restaurant

Mamma Mia! Pop-Up Restaurant

Music
Courtney Barnett – The Tivoli, Brisbane

Courtney Barnett – The Tivoli, Brisbane

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

kids
SparkLab

SparkLab

Free
The Boundary Pub Trivia

The Boundary Pub Trivia

Exhibitions
Blak Superheroes by Dylan Mooney

Blak Superheroes by Dylan Mooney

Community
City Hall tours

City Hall tours

Exhibitions
The Work They Have At Heart

The Work They Have At Heart

Food
Pint Palooza

Pint Palooza

Exhibitions
The Storytellers

The Storytellers

Exhibitions
State Library of Queensland Gallery Walk

State Library of Queensland Gallery Walk

Markets
Brisbane City Markets

Brisbane City Markets

Exhibitions
IMAGINARIA

IMAGINARIA

Community
Save the date – Kalbar Sunflower Festival is returning with blooms, bites and artistic delights
Event News

Save the date – Kalbar Sunflower Festival is returning with blooms, bites and artistic delights

When life deals you a drought, grow sunflowers and they will come. This is what a farming family in Kalbar did in 2021, and the result was a one-day celebration of flowers and family-friendly fun. Now, the annual Kalbar Sunflower Festival is back for another year so gather your gang and get ready to go road-tripping from March 25–27, and make sure to stop and smell the, uh, sunflowers. more

Treats
Get the scoop – Anita Gelato brings its world-renowned range to West Village
Food & Drink

Get the scoop – Anita Gelato brings its world-renowned range to West Village

For some, the name Anita Gelato stirs up feelings of heart-fluttering excitement and sets saliva glands into overdrive. The brand is famous across the globe for its decadent, hand-made and real cream-based gelato, frozen yogurt and sorbets – with a portfolio of flavours tallying over 150 varieties. If you hadn't already heard, here's the scoop – Anita Gelato has arrived in Brisbane! Nestled in the heart of West Village, Anita Gelato's flagship Brisbane store has been dishing out cup after cup (and cone after cone) of silky gelato and frozen yoghurt, each hefty serve topped with addictive jams, rich sauces, mixed lollies and a moreish wafer. If gelato makes you giddy, read on and treat yourself to the tasty details ... more

Dance
Dancing, drinks and delicious eats – we've planned the ultimate night out at the Ballet International Gala
Event News

Dancing, drinks and delicious eats – we’ve planned the ultimate night out at the Ballet International Gala

In case you missed it, the Ballet International Gala is pirouetting into town from January 26–30. Event-goers will be treated to a sizzling ballet showcase starring principal dancers from iconic institutions like The Royal Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, Astana Opera and even our own Queensland Ballet. So you can have the ultimate night out at the theatre, we have pulled together a top-tier itinerary that will have you grabbing your tutu and tip-toeing around some delicious pit stops surrounding QPAC. more

The Locals Next week: A BRISBANE LOCAL

Sandy and Julie Cameron
Enjoy the challenge, trust in science and keep following the vision ... ~ Sandy and Julie Cameron more

Weekly Inspire… Theme of the Week: words of wisdom

My doctor told me I had to stop throwing intimate dinners for four unless there are three other people ~ Orson Welles