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Let the good times roll – first-of-its-kind entertainment destination The Park opens in Coomera
Food & Drink

Let the good times roll – first-of-its-kind entertainment destination The Park opens in Coomera

The last few months have been pretty darn exciting for the northern Gold Coast. Not only has it welcomed some delectable new eateries and bars, it also gained a brand-new shopping centre in Westfield Coomera. In case that wasn't enough, Friday February 8 saw the opening of The Park Coomera – a first-of-its-kind entertainment destination offering street food, live music and a whole lot of good times. more

Food News
Ruby love – where to get the limited edition pink gelato raising money for breast cancer research
Food & Drink

Ruby love – where to get the limited edition pink gelato raising money for breast cancer research

Some things in life are just guaranteed to make you feel good – whether it’s the first lick of an icy treat on a hot summer’s day, trying a brand-new food phenomenon or helping out people in need, certain activities have a tendency to get the serotonin flowing. These three examples aren’t totally arbitrary (sorry to pull a sneaky on you) – what if we told you there was a way to tick all of these mood-boosters off your list at the same time? With Gelatissimo’s limited edition Ruby Love flavour, this is entirely possible. more

Event Highlights

Food
Lunar New Year at The Star

Lunar New Year at The Star

Theatre
Secret Bridesmaids Business

Secret Bridesmaids Business

Dance
Rumba Caliente at Stingray Lounge

Rumba Caliente at Stingray Lounge

Food
Gold Coast Organic Farmers Market

Gold Coast Organic Farmers Market

Food
Frosé on Fleek at Cabana Bar

Frosé on Fleek at Cabana Bar

Theatre
Wicked at HOTA

Wicked at HOTA

Events: What's on at the Gold Coast this week. Start planning your weekend

Community
Team Trivia Night

Team Trivia Night

Community
Sand Safari Arts Festival

Sand Safari Arts Festival

Community
Byron Bay Surf Festival 2019

Byron Bay Surf Festival 2019

Food
Bundall Farmers' Markets

Bundall Farmers’ Markets

Market
Ashmore Rotary Car Boot Sale

Ashmore Rotary Car Boot Sale

Food
Seaside Sounds Kirra

Seaside Sounds Kirra

Clothing
Feel the love – Theo the Label brings an affordable spin to the ethical fashion market
Gentlefolk

Feel the love – Theo the Label brings an affordable spin to the ethical fashion market

More and more consumers are wising up to the fact that the fast fashion industry is problematic, which is a great realisation – but we still haven’t quite reached the stage where ethical threads are the norm. The fact that this market is still young comes with some challenges – there isn’t as much choice, the costs are quite high and a lot of styles tend to cross over without much variation. In her own journey towards more sustainable habits, Esther Kirwan recognised these shortcomings and founded Theo the Label – a project to reflect her own ethics blended with creative freedom. more

The Grocer
True blue – Australia finally has a beer brand called Tinnies
Food & Drink

True blue – Australia finally has a beer brand called Tinnies

The Australian vernacular is a vast and beautiful thing – through a collective love of nicknames and shortening every word possible, we’ve managed to create a lexicon that is entirely our own. One of the most beloved words in our language is ‘tinnie’ – as soon as someone says it you can practically hear the crack of the pull-tab, feel the ice-cold exterior and taste the crisp brew encased within. It’s only natural that someone would see the golden opportunity to name an actual beer brand after this beloved term, and it’s finally happened – make room in your esky for Tinnies. more

Community
Things to do on the Gold Coast this weekend
Event News

Things to do on the Gold Coast this weekend

With Valentine's Day on Thursday (check out our guide on where to wine and dine bae here), there may be a fear that your weekend has peaked early – but worry not, as there's a bunch of fun events happening on the Gold Coast from Friday onwards. From gin degustations and beachside concerts to Brazilian Carnaval and movies under the stars, we have found you the best of the best happening on the coast on the February 14–17 weekend. more

The Locals Next week: a Goldie local

James McMillan
As he paddled off into the line-up, I stood up – and surfing changed my life ... ~ James McMillan more

Weekly Inspire… Theme of the Week: Words of wisdom

The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever ... ~ Jacques Cousteau