Healthy habits key to weight-loss

JORDAN QUINN A Gold Coast-based weight-loss program aims to revolutionise the health and fitness industry by not focusing on diets and training, but through building new mental habits. Launched in August, Sum Sanos - ‘I am Healthy’ in Latin - is … [Read more...]

Gold Coasters go nuts for Nutella fest

LUCY REES The Nutella Festival at Nightquarter in Helensvale was a huge hit. Guests were treated to hazelnut chocolate flavoured treats like Nutella donuts, Nutella martinis...and intrigued by unusual creations like Nutella steak and pizza. For … [Read more...]

Inaugural Japanese cultural festival a success

Yosakoi performance at the Japanese Festival

TYLER HOWLETT Brisbane’s inaugural Matsuri Japanese Festival has been heralded a success by organisers and visitors to the fledgling event. The festival or “matsuri” (which means “festival” in Japanese) took place at the Mount Gravatt … [Read more...]

Eco Expo returns to promote sustainable living

Plastic Free Boy at Eco Expo

JESSICA MCLAUGHLIN Environmentalists around Brisbane are getting ready to flock to this year's Eco Expo for a weekend of sustainable fun. The event, which takes place at the Brisbane Showgrounds from Friday 14 September to Sunday 16 September, … [Read more...]

Redlands ripe with 60th RedFest success

Strawberries at RedFest 2018

DANICA STREADER The Redland Showgrounds were packed last week with punnets of strawberry-themed fun as visitors enjoyed sweet success of the 60th annual RedFest Strawberry Festival. RedFest began in 1958 with local farmers selling strawberries … [Read more...]

Community spirit shines at the Gold Coast Show

JAIME-LEE WOODS This year's Gold Coast Show weekend saw residents from all corners of the coast come together to celebrate the local community. Gold Coast musicians, artists, dancers and businesses were showcased at the Bundall event which … [Read more...]

Father’s Day Food Truck Picnic

RUBY PASCOE A Food Truck Picnic was held on 3 September at the Gold Coast Botanic Gardens for Father’s Day. The Gold Coast Botanic Gardens opened their gates to families for a day filled with food and entertainment, all on Dad’s special … [Read more...]

Southport Chinese Street Markets

RUBY PASCOE Gold Coast’s very own Chinatown was on display Saturday night with locals flocking to Southport for the once a month Street Markets. The Chinatown Street markets are held on the first Saturday of every month up until November and … [Read more...]

Brisbane’s iconic French restaurant coming to King Street

JANA GABRIJEL French restaurant Montrachet is moving from Paddington to King Street; the centre of Brisbane’s lifestyle and food precinct. Completion and relaunch of the restaurant is expected for middle to late November this … [Read more...]

Food Truck Picnic a fun filled feast

SARA WECKERLE Saturday the 2nd of September marked the first time Macintosh Island Park hosted the Food Truck Picnic. The free event offered a fun filled afternoon of food, live music, and family fun. Event organiser, Sandra Vaughn said … [Read more...]