Breakfast Creek is set to get a green bridge so start lacing up those walking shoes
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Breakfast Creek is set to get a green bridge so start lacing up those walking shoes

One of the most enticing traits of Brisbane is our city's abundance of scenic walkways. There is no better way to kick off your day than with a stroll by the riverside and one of our favourite places to do this is around Breakfast Creek. Soon, we’ll be able to make tracks a little further, as final designs for a proposed Breakfast Creek green bridge connecting Newstead to Albion have been lodged for approval. more

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West Village to gain Brisbane’s first neuroarchitecture residential building, Altura
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West Village to gain Brisbane’s first neuroarchitecture residential building, Altura

Neuroarchitecture is the visionary union of two very different disciplines – neuroscience and architecture. The merging of the two can deliver buildings and spaces that put an emphasis on wellbeing and create healthier living environments. Brisbane is set to gain its first neuroarchitecture residential building in the form of Altura, an awe-inspiring 22-storey building coming to West Village. Read on to find out about this innovative project ... more

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Bees, blooms and fresh produce – tour The Calile Hotel's Rooftop Garden
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Bees, blooms and fresh produce – tour The Calile Hotel’s Rooftop Garden

Discovering Brisbane gems hidden from plain sight is one of our favourite pastimes – whether it be concealed laneway cafes, secret staircases that lead to bustling bars or usually unnoticed heritage buildings. So when we stumbled upon news of a secret rooftop garden, we just knew we had to share it with you, dear readers. Without further ado, here is a sneak peek in to The Calile Hotel's Rooftop Garden. more

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Lamington Markets approved to bring an indoor-market hall, urban farm and craft brewery to Lutwyche
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Lamington Markets approved to bring an indoor-market hall, urban farm and craft brewery to Lutwyche

Brisbane's inner-north is on a trajectory that's pointed steeply upward. Market Developments – the crew behind anticipated Albion dining and lifestyle hub Craft'd Grounds – has just scored council approval to begin works on Lamington Markets one suburb over in Lutwyche. This ambitious retail precinct aims to bring food, living, commercial and public transport facilities together into one impressive whole, and will boast one of the city's largest indoor-market halls, an urban rooftop garden and restaurant, a craft brewery, boutique cinema, commercial spaces and two towers of residential apartments. Here's what we know ... more

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Mirvac lodges a development application for latest stage of Ascot Green
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Mirvac lodges a development application for latest stage of Ascot Green

Following a huge (and loud) demand for residences in Ascot Green and across South East Queensland, Australian property group Mirvac has lodged a development application for a new 14-level subtropical-inspired apartment building at its Ascot Green community on Eagle Farm Racecourse. Topped with a private rooftop sanctuary that boasts panoramic city and track views, this is one luxe apartment block worth racing to have a look at. more

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Enjoy five-star sustainable hospitality at Crystalbrook Vincent
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Enjoy five-star sustainable hospitality at Crystalbrook Vincent

Crystalbrook Collection, one Australia's leading independent hospitality groups, has bolstered its range of hotels with the recent acquisition of Howard Smith Wharves landmark The Fantauzzo. Now known as Crystalbrook Vincent, the 166-room accommodation spot retains the eye-catching charm and creative energy of its namesake, artist Vincent Fantauzzo, while enhancing its focus on sustainability. more


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Brookfield unveils riverfront Hamilton development Rivello
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Brookfield unveils riverfront Hamilton development Rivello

Since the pandemic was declared, people have been flocking to Brisbane in droves. This may be due to the slightly more affordable price tag, our city's burgeoning cultural scene or maybe people are just finally waking up and realising Brisbane is the best city to live in (we are not bias, at all). To meet the huge demand for homes, Brookfield Residential Properties is fast-tracking the release of its newest 144-million riverfront apartment development in Hamilton – Rivello. Here's the lowdown on the huge project ... more

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Quay joins the riverside ranks at Mirvac's Waterfront Newstead development
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Quay joins the riverside ranks at Mirvac’s Waterfront Newstead development

Located in the heart of Newstead at 57 Skyring Terrace, Quay is the latest chapter in development group Mirvac’s $1 billion Waterfront Newstead community. River views, prime location and excellent amenities are just some of the drawing cards of the project, which has already sparked interest from prospective buyers with more than 50 percent of apartments in the $180 million residential project sold. Here's a closer look inside ... more

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Get a taste of the rural life with Tiny Away's first Queensland tiny house
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Get a taste of the rural life with Tiny Away’s first Queensland tiny house

Sure, the temps may be low and it's harder with each passing morning to escape our toasty beds but we're calling it – winter is the perfect time to explore the great outdoors. If you're up for a spot of adventure, Tiny Away's small homes make for the ideal getaway. The company's latest tiny house, Kookaburra Cabin, is ideally situated on a property just 90 minutes out of Brisbane and is its first off-grid offering in Queensland. more

Interiors
Decorate your dwelling with pretty prints from FINEPRINT co
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Decorate your dwelling with pretty prints from FINEPRINT co

It's said that the Earth without art is simply 'eh'. Memes aside, art possesses the incredible ability to make you feel something just by looking at it – it's emotive and yet, entirely subjective. There's no one-size-fits-all approach to art and that's what makes it special. If your walls are looking a little bare, FINEPRINT co has opened the doors to a stunning new showroom at The Marine Village at Sanctuary Cove. The studio specialises in high-end contemporary art prints for your abode, so go ahead and start visualising where to hang all of your newly acquired pieces! more

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Deck out your pad with bespoke pieces from Markian
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Deck out your pad with bespoke pieces from Markian

With a change of seasons nigh, we think it's high time to do a bit of a redesign when it comes to our home's interiors. Shopping for your sanctuary will be a little bit easier – and a whole lot more luxe – with the arrival of Markian in New Farm, a designer and distributor of quality bespoke furniture, lavish interior objects, rugs and fine art. more

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Grow micro-greens with micro effort – say hello to Micropod
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Grow micro-greens with micro effort – say hello to Micropod

It’s a well-known story – you decide to level up your dining experience by growing your own produce and fall into the trap of thinking that maybe this time your plants won’t die from neglect. Fast forward a few weeks and all you have is a withered mess to clean up and you find yourself (yet again) reaching for the plastic-wrapped supermarket substitute. Sound familiar? Never fear, friends, because we may have the solution for you to become a green thumb – it’s called Micropod. more

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South City Square reveals details of its build-to-rent addition Stanley House
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South City Square reveals details of its build-to-rent addition Stanley House

As Woolloongabba's South City Square inches closer and closer to completion, Pellicano and Perri Projects is announcing the start of construction for its newest element. Stanley House is the lifestyle and living destination's forthcoming build-to-rent apartment building, which will offer residents flexible leasing options and access to hotel-level services and amenities. more

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Get deep and a little dirty with Crockd's at-home clay kit
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Get deep and a little dirty with Crockd’s at-home clay kit

Despite being more connected than ever before, loneliness is on the rise. Right now in Australia one million adults are living with depression and over two million with anxiety (according to Beyond Blue). Rather than become statistics themselves, Gold Coast locals Rosa-Clare Willis and Andrew Ford made the decision to get out of their heads and into their hands by dabbling in a little at-home pottery. The result was something unexpected – not only did they connect over a shared (sober) experience but there was a real sense of achievement having created something from nothing and just like that, the idea for Crockd was born. more

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A meeting of minds creates Kangaroo Point's new luxury residence Thornton
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A meeting of minds creates Kangaroo Point’s new luxury residence Thornton

Every time we cruise across the Story Bridge from Kangaroo Point to The Valley, we marvel at the inner-city skyline and its twinkling majesty. A brand-new luxury apartment development from JGL Properties is looking to capitalise on this splendour, with a collection of private four-bedroom, whole-floor apartments planned for Thornton Street in Kangaroo Point. This residential wonder is the result of a collaboration between an architect, a gallerist, an artist and a chef – each instilling a bit of their own magic to create residences that are considered, creative and covetable. more