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Punk-rock tunes and terrifying monsters – the best series to watch this month
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Punk-rock tunes and terrifying monsters – the best series to watch this month

The chilly, wet weather has put a halt on all of our outdoor plans, and will most likely see a lot of us spend our free time indoors. If you're keen to snuggle up on the couch and binge your way through a new TV series, then we have some good news for you – we have rounded up some of the best series gracing our screens this month. Whether you're into superhero stories, nightmare-inducing horror or delightful rom-coms, we have got a streaming gem for you. more

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Stream your own personal cinematic soundtrack as you stroll though Brisbane with help from the City Symphony app
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Stream your own personal cinematic soundtrack as you stroll though Brisbane with help from the City Symphony app

Whether we're heel-and-toe racing to work, meandering our way to a brunch date or going for our daily workout walk, a stroll isn't the same without a soundtrack. Popping your headphones in to listen to some of your favourite tunes before running out the door is a therapeutic ritual. The folks at QMF understand the importance of listening to good music, and have created a new app to help you to do just this. City Symphony allows users to stream a specially curated soundtrack while they stroll through Brisbane's iconic streets and landmarks. Want to discover a romantic audio wonderland? Tune in for more details ... more

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Get active – here are some of the most fun fitness spots in Brisbane
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Get active – here are some of the most fun fitness spots in Brisbane

While the cooler weather might keep us indoors as much as possible, that shouldn’t take a toll on our fitness regime. So you can limber up and train in the comforts of the indoors – while enjoying yourself, we might add – we've found some of the funnest places in Brisbane to work out – from gyms that resemble beat-blaring nightclubs to some super-exciting bun-burning classes. Here are some of the most fun fitness spots in Brisbane, so you can make like Fergie and "be up in the gym just working on my fitness". more

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Avalon Florals adds a bit of colour to Brunswick Street with its vivid bouquets and gifts
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Avalon Florals adds a bit of colour to Brunswick Street with its vivid bouquets and gifts

Much like how a cluster of flowers in an eye-catching vase can do wonders for brightening up any space, a similarly fetching florist can enliven a dull streetscape. On Monday June 7, an overlooked stretch of Brunswick Street on the fringe of Fortitude Valley scored a new resident in the form of Avalon Florals – an alluring repository of brilliant bouquets and home-enriching wares. more

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Level up your activewear game with luxury label KFIT
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Level up your activewear game with luxury label KFIT

As we enter the chilliest season of the year, getting up in the AM is getting harder and harder. But dark, dreary mornings shouldn't mean that your fitness regime has to go to bed (or rather, stay in it). Thankfully, a new luxury activewear label has entered the game and it’s giving us the motivation to emerge from under the covers and get our sweat on. Let us introduce you to KFIT, your new go-to selection of luxe yet minimalist workout attire. more


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Drops for wine mamas and gems for jewellery lovers – get the perfect gift for Mum with Edward Street Brisbane's Luxury Mother's Day gift guide
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Drops for wine mamas and gems for jewellery lovers – get the perfect gift for Mum with Edward Street Brisbane’s Luxury Mother’s Day gift guide

Mums have a pretty tough but rewarding role. They bring you into this world, raise and help mould you into the human being you are today and fill your life with love, care and let's be real, Sunday roast leftovers. Sunday May 8 is Mother's Day – a whole day dedicated to mums and giving back to the person that birthed you. Helping you to secure the perfect present for your mama bear is The City's stylish shopping precinct Edward Street Brisbane, which has curated its own Mother's Day gift guide that is sure to get you in Mum's good books. Here's five our of favourites ... more

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Rocking records and slow fashion – shop to your heart's content at Brisbane City's most unique boutiques
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Rocking records and slow fashion – shop to your heart’s content at Brisbane City’s most unique boutiques

Brisbane City offers a treasure trove of hidden shopping gems – from pen shops nestled inside heritage-listed arcades and subterranean skate shops to stylish streetwear boutiques and iconic record stores. We have rounded up five of Brisbane City’s most unique boutiques for next time you find yourself wandering around The City with some time to kill and cash to spare. It’s time to indulge in a bit of retail therapy … more

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Lavish function space Waters Edge Weddings and Events at Portside set to open this April
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Lavish function space Waters Edge Weddings and Events at Portside set to open this April

Hamilton's Portside Wharf is set to welcome a fresh-faced function venue known as Waters Edge Weddings and Events to the lifestyle and dining precinct this April. The project, which is the brainchild of renowned hospitality group The Fresh Collective, is shaping up to be a dreamy spot for sophisticated soirees, weddings or big birthday bashes. Before the wedding bells start ringing, here are all of the decadent details ... more

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Sharpen your styling skillset at workshop hub The School of Everything
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Sharpen your styling skillset at workshop hub The School of Everything

There's a lot of things school teaches you. History, mathematics and grammar – all of the essential skills needed to get us to adulthood. But once our studies are completed, where do we turn to to brush up on some of the more obscure subjects, like how to assemble a perfect grazing table or nailing the art of gift wrapping? The School of Everything is a new masterclass hub where guests can learn some new and interesting skills – here's what's on offer ... more

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Weekend outfit, sorted – nab the perfect party dress and beach threads from Beginning Boutique
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Weekend outfit, sorted – nab the perfect party dress and beach threads from Beginning Boutique

We love online shopping. With the number of packages arriving on our doorstep monthly, you could almost say it's an addiction (sorry, savings!). If you share our love of online shopping and are in need of the perfect weekend outfit, then we know a destination to hop, skip and click to – Beginning Boutique! Whether your weekend plans include lounging beachside, sipping cocktails at a rooftop bar or date night with boo, you’ll be able to find the perfect fit from this digital-shopping favourite. Here are a few summer-approved looks to spice up your weekend wardrobe … more

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Feel like a VIP with help from Edward Street Brisbane's personal shopping service
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Feel like a VIP with help from Edward Street Brisbane’s personal shopping service

We all know that retail therapy gives you a good ol' dose of dopamine, but sometimes shopping can be a little taxing, especially if you're looking for something specific. Navigating different stores, brands and styles is a mission, and that's why sometimes you need a helping hand. Enter Edward Street Brisbane's personal shopping service, a luxurious experience tailored to your style needs and desires. And as a treat, you can join an upcoming experience for FREE on May 21 with Brisbane Stylist Kerrie Carrucci … more

Celebrate International Women's Day with these trail-blazing babes
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Celebrate International Women’s Day with these trail-blazing babes

Listen up, gorgeous, gorgeous girls! Female empowerment comes in many forms and in every corner of every industry, ladies are slowly but surely getting louder, increasing in numbers and bringing radical change to the way the world is run (because according to Beyoncé, we run that thing). To celebrate International Women’s Day on Tuesday March 8, we thought we’d introduce you to five girl bosses who are putting in the work across their respective fields and are absolutely killing it. Check these chickas out … more

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Australia's newest non-binary skincare range TheySkin has officially launched
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Australia’s newest non-binary skincare range TheySkin has officially launched

Skincare can be a confusing space to navigate at the best of times, but that confusion can be compounded when approaching it from outside traditional gender stereotypes. TheySkin has been conceived as a way to remove the complications from skincare, with a newly launched range of items designed for non-binary and trans individuals that are vegan, cruelty free and made from all-Australian ingredients. more

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Un-baa-lievable beauty brand Ewe Care is harvesting the benefits of Awassi sheep milk
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Un-baa-lievable beauty brand Ewe Care is harvesting the benefits of Awassi sheep milk

A good skincare routine can mean the difference between a good day and a bad one. It's a bold statement, sure, but hear us out – when your complexion is clear and glowing, you’re as happy as those Disney princesses who prance around while singing to cartoon birds. When your skin is dull, dry or just generally sad, your mood follows suit. One happiness-inducing skincare product worth checking out is Ewe Care, a sheep-milk skincare range born from an Australian sheep dairy farm. more

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Beloved resort-wear label Girl and the Sun is popping up at West Village
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Beloved resort-wear label Girl and the Sun is popping up at West Village

Get excited sun-chasers and style-savvy folk, as we have some exciting news for you. To celebrate the launch of its latest collection, Australian resort-wear label Girl and the Sun will be holding its very first pop-up store at West Village. From Saturday February 19 to Sunday March 6, eager shoppers will be able to browse racks full of luxe looks that can be carried from salty beach days to cocktail catch-ups. Here are all of the need-to-know deets ... more

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Treat a mate, date or client to a basket of goodies with help from Australian Gourmet Gifts
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Treat a mate, date or client to a basket of goodies with help from Australian Gourmet Gifts

With birthdays, anniversaries, house warmings, baby showers, corporate events and more festivities popping up like Whac-A-Moles, it's seems like we're always out shopping for gifts. To save you a bunch of time and effort, enlist the help of Australian Gourmet Gifts, which boasts a bounty of luxe yet affordable gift hampers that can be delivered fast. Whether you're gifting on behalf of your boss or you're looking to treat your loved one to a celebratory present, here are a few hampers worth putting in your basket ... more

Say ‘I do' at The Valley's 1920s heritage-listed wedding venue, Loyal Hope
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Say ‘I do’ at The Valley’s 1920s heritage-listed wedding venue, Loyal Hope

Weddings have been few and far between the last couple of years, with lockdowns, restrictions and border closures wreaking havoc on loved-up couple's plans to tie the knot. This year, we're filled with much more hope that betrothed duos will be able to get hitched without a, uh, hitch – and what better place to do this then in our beautiful city, Brisbane! One venue that's set to see many newlyweds walk down the aisle is Loyal Hope, a hidden gem in the heart of Fortitude Valley offering a charming space and stellar services for your big day. more