Brightside welcomes dogs to Sunday sessions

The Brightside’s beer garden

BRIDGETTE ALI Fortitude Valley’s The Brightside is inviting patrons to bring their dogs along to the venue’s new Heaps Good Sundays series.   The free event, which launched yesterday, will run from 2pm till late on the second Sunday of … [Read more...]

Doors open to Brisbane’s hidden gems

Archerfield Airport

JACOBBE McBRIDE AND STAFF WRITERS This year’s edition of Brisbane Open House promises to be bigger and better than ever, giving visitors the chance to explore a treasure trove of buildings and places that are normally hidden from the public … [Read more...]

Brisbane community celebrates with Pride

Brisbane Pride 2018 marchers

REBEKAH ROENNFELDT The LGBTIQA+ community and their supporters had a lot to celebrate at the 27th Brisbane Pride March and Fair Day on September 22. It was the first time the event, which is the biggest LGBTIQA+ event in Queensland, has been … [Read more...]

Christmas comes early for Brisbane music scene

Yellowcat Redcat at Valley Fiesta

GABRIELLE ZGRAJEWSKI Fortitude Valley has wrapped up two of its largest events for another year after showcasing 10 days of performances from some of the city’s and the nation’s best talent. Held from August 28 to September 7, the Valley was … [Read more...]

New initiative set to feed hungry Bigsound bands

LOTTEY WILLSHIRE   Live music venue, The Zoo is set to host Feed Music’s launch during Brisbane's annual Bigsound Festival from 5-8 September in Fortitude Valley. Feed Music is a non-for-profit organisation which aims to help … [Read more...]

Miss Universe finalist severely bashed in Brisbane Valley

TAYLOR ROWE In the early hours of last Sunday morning, Brisbane’s beauty pageant finalist, Elise Chambellant was attacked in a nightclub bathroom. The Miss Universe finalist attempted to diffuse an aggressive situation however, it soon … [Read more...]

Palaszczuk calls it a night

ARIANA PANETTIERE The Palaszczuk Labor Government has announced plans to enforce a 1am curfew in pubs and clubs to tackle alcohol-fuelled violence. Under the new rules, patrons of Brisbane's nightlife scene would face a mandatory 1am … [Read more...]

Doughnut demand brings Donut Boyz to Brisbane

JANELSA OUMA Donut Boyz are creating a sweet-tooth in Brisbane's hottest pub, The Wickham after increasing demand for artisan doughnuts. When the Sunshine Coast franchise first opened five months ago, they created a social media frenzy … [Read more...]

Creativity meets community at the Valley Fiesta

LAUREN BICKLEY Brisbane’s biggest street party Valley Fiesta showcased an amazing lineup across two days on 23-24 August. Artists such as the Preatures, Allday and Dan Sultan were part of the free for all-ages outdoor festival. Hundreds … [Read more...]

Two men injured in Fortitude Valley altercation

VIKTORIA BALANZATEGUI Two men have been stabbed in a near-fatal attack in Fortitude Valley on Sunday morning. The incident took place at Hot Gossip nightclub on Brunswick Street at 4.20am. A 30-year-old man suffered critical injuries while a … [Read more...]