Bars
Eat tacos and sip sundowners in Miami's newest open-air beer garden SPEC
Food & Drink

Eat tacos and sip sundowners in Miami’s newest open-air beer garden SPEC

Ever since Love Child Market Place shut its doors and moved its plant-based operations from Miami to Mermaid Beach, its high-profile Gold Coast Highway-fronting site has been sitting, waiting, begging for someone to come along and do something great. Well, friends, our collective hopes have been realised with SPEC – the city’s newest dark and moody watering hole, which opened last week complete with an open-air beer garden and seriously tasty tapas. Here’s everything you need to know about Miami’s striking newcomer ... more

Music
Warm up at this season's sizzling showcase of (free!) live music under the stars
Event News

Warm up at this season’s sizzling showcase of (free!) live music under the stars

Summer may be a distant memory, but before you even think about bunkering down and hibernating for winter, The Star Gold Coast has gone ahead and dropped a seriously hot-as-heck line-up for the remainder of its Live on The Lawn series, which runs every Thursday through to Sunday from now until June 12 at Garden Kitchen & Bar. The live (and free!) showcase is here to quell our craving for bangers and bites – two of our favourite things! more

Food News
Jessi Singh’s ‘unauthentic Indian' restaurant Daughter in Law is set to open in Byron Bay
Food & Drink

Jessi Singh’s ‘unauthentic Indian’ restaurant Daughter in Law is set to open in Byron Bay

When the mercury dips, a serious (and insatiable) urge to rip into a piping-hot garlic-drenched naan bread and devour a big bowl of curry takes hold. If you too possess an appreciation for soul-warming Indian fare, we have some very exciting news to share – Jessi Singh, the acclaimed chef-owner of Melbourne and Adelaide's popular Indian restaurant Daughter in Law, is venturing north to open a third venue in Byron Bay – hooray! The best part? The venue is expected to open in mid-June – just in time for peak curry-slurping season! more

Beauty
Zara Beauty is coming and here's what we know so far
Gentlefolk

Zara Beauty is coming and here’s what we know so far

If you've ever spotted a super-chic outfit on someone and stopped to ask them where they got it from, there's a very good chance they said "Zara". The beloved retailer is known for dressing fashion-forward folk in stylish gear from head to toe, but soon it'll be painting faces too with a line of beauty products that will have others asking, "Where did you get your lipstick from?". more

Event Highlights

Film
Disney+ Drive-In

Disney+ Drive-In

Food
Grazy Days Lunch at The Island Rooftop

Grazy Days Lunch at The Island Rooftop

Music
Live on The Lawn – Northeast Party House DJ Set

Live on The Lawn – Northeast Party House DJ Set

Community
Murwillumbah Arts Trail

Murwillumbah Arts Trail

Comedy
The Wedding Singer

The Wedding Singer

Music
A Night of Feeling Groovy on the Peace Train at The Star Gold Coast

A Night of Feeling Groovy on the Peace Train at The Star Gold Coast

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

Food
$35 local breakfast offer at Citrique

$35 local breakfast offer at Citrique

Comedy
Tuesday Night Trivia at Bine Bar & Dining

Tuesday Night Trivia at Bine Bar & Dining

Free
Free Tuesday Bar Trivia

Free Tuesday Bar Trivia

Food
Autumn Courtyard Series at Dust Temple

Autumn Courtyard Series at Dust Temple

Food
Bundall Farmers' Markets

Bundall Farmers’ Markets

Food
Better Together Sundays

Better Together Sundays

Food
Beachside Brunch at Hyde Paradiso

Beachside Brunch at Hyde Paradiso

Market
Dogs on the Green – Gold Coast Dog Markets

Dogs on the Green – Gold Coast Dog Markets

Food
Margis at Mr.

Margis at Mr.

Events
Wine ice-cream and ghost-pepper hot sauce – five must-try eats from Regionals Flavours' Grazed and Grown event
Food & Drink

Wine ice-cream and ghost-pepper hot sauce – five must-try eats from Regionals Flavours’ Grazed and Grown event

Unless you've been living under a rock (or ignoring our emails and if so, why?), then you're very familiar with the news that beloved food and wine festival Regional Flavours will soon return to South Bank Parklands. The foodie festivities will kick off with tastebud-tempting event Grazed and Grown, which will be filling bellies from June 18–20. So you know what to snack and sip on, we've rounded up five flavourful picks that you can road test at Grazed and Grown. more

The Locals Next week: a Goldie local

Chase Kojima
One of the more important lessons I took away from last year was the importance of diversifying and continuing to create ~ Chase Kojima more

Weekly Inspire… Theme of the Week: Words of wisdom

Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere. ~ Albert Einstein