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10 Epic Things To Do On The Gold Coast This Weekend

It’s only the second week of the year, you’re still in holiday mode and haven’t quite gotten back into the hectic swing of…

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The Best Playstation 4 Games Of 2022

If filling your sweet, sweet time with virtual worlds, fantasy creatures and zen interfaces sounds like the perfect weekend, then get ready…

Food & Drink
Bring The Vino And The Vibes This Summer With This Epic Wine Collab

If you’ve been looking for a way to spice up your summer or upcoming party without throwing all your hard-earned cash on exxy vino,…

Food & Drink
Score Free Shipping On This 4.5L Wine Bundle That’ll Serve 30 Of Your Mates

If you’ve been looking for a way to spice up your summer or upcoming Christmas party without throwing all your hard-earned cash…

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Queensland Is Opening Its Borders To Fully Vaccinated Travellers From Next Month

Call the fam and start making Christmas plans, because we finally have some details on when Queensland will open its borders to the southern…

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HOTA’s Rooftop Bar With Panoramic Views Is Opening This Weekend

The Exhibitionist Bar, HOTA's new rooftop venue is opening its doors on 14 May 2021 and we're beyond excited.…

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Krispy Kreme Is Giving Away 10,000 Original Glazed Doughnuts This Friday

Is it a donut or doughnut? For the sake of this pun, we highly recommend that you don-ut miss the chance to claim your FREE doughnut this…

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Yamagen Just Launched A Limited-Edition $200 Chocolate Bonsai Dessert

Chocolate and whiskey lovers, it’s your lucky day: Yamagen pastry chef Dan King has just concocted the dessert of your wildest…

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New Music Festival Dream Machine Will Take You Island Hopping Through The Whitsundays

Thanks to our collective best friend, Covid, having a travel and live music-shaped hole in our hearts is pretty standard at this point. We…

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Here’s Everything You Need To Know About This Year’s Gold Coast Film Festival

Movie buffs, rejoice: while the Gold Coast Film Festival was cancelled last year due to COVID, we’re happy to announce it will be…

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Get Ready To Belly Laugh At Next Month’s Massive Comedy Festival

With COVID and the recent news about Facebook, it’s clear we’re all in need of a good laugh. Lucky for us Gold Coasters, the…

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Get Slurping, El Camino Just Dropped Ice Vovo And Cottees Cordial-Inspired Margaritas

There are few things that define our childhood as well as our favourite confectionaries can. Be it a sneaky Iced Vovo bickie at your…

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Find Out Where Magpie Swooping Hot Spots Are On The Gold Coast With This Handy Map

Flowers are blooming, bugs are everywhere, and, of course, magpies are back, and they're angry. That’s right,…

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Lace Up, Here’s Where To Go Indoor Rock Climbing On The Gold Coast

Rock climbing is the ultimate full body work out that doesn’t actually feel like exercise. Don’t get it twisted, it’s no…

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Gouda News, You Can Now Warm Up With A High Cheese Afternoon Tea

Cheese High Teas. High Cheeses. Whatever you want to call them—dedicated cheese-themed afternoon teas are back and we’re all for…

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Pass The Lime, El Camino Cantina Is Finally Hitting The Gold Coast This Month

If the Crafted Beer & Cider fest wasn’t good enough news for you this month, then let’s taco bout this for a minute: Tex-Mex…

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Step Up Your Picnic Game At This Avocado Orchard And Cactus Garden

Grab your basket, Tropical Fruit World in the Tweed Valley has opened its avocado orchid and cactus garden for picnics. And you…

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Round Up Your Mates, A Bottomless Margarita Lunch Is Happening This Weekend

Just when you thought you had your weekend sorted, Mr. in Nobby Beach have gone and announced they’re launching a bottomless margarita…

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Step Into A New Era Of Culpability, TikTok Power And Data Healing

Welcome to Culture Curve—your go-to guide to what’s on the rise and slide in July 2020. It’s safe to say we have entered…

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Hail Down A Tuk Tuk, An Epic Neon-Soaked Asian Eatery Has Just Hit The Gold Coast

Prepare to be blown away, because your favourite crew from Justin Lane have just thrown open the doors to an incredible, neon-lit Asian…

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Pull Up A Stool And Make Your Own Gin At The Gold Coast’s Newest Distillery

Gin, whether it’s served straight, with tonic over ice or mixed in a cocktail, is a perennial favourite of ours. Sure, we love to…

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Score A Year’s Worth Of Doughnuts At This Brand New Gold Coast Opening

Get your sweet tooth ready because a Krispy Kreme concept store is opening on the Gold Coast this week and will be dishing up mountains of…

Entertainment
Get Ready To Smash Popcorn And Choc Tops, This Gold Coast Cinema Is Finally Re-Opening

You’d think that after months of binging Netflix, Stan and every single streaming service known to man that we’d be over the…

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Get Your Shopping Fix When The Village Markets Fire Back Up This Weekend

Great news, market-hungry Gold Coasters! The Village Markets are re-opening in the flesh this weekend for the first time since the…

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Take Note, Here’s Everything You Can And Can’t Do In Queensland Right Now

With COVID-19 hanging over us all, you're probably wondering what you can and can't do on your weekends. Can I go shopping? Can I…

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Hit The Road, Restrictions Have Just Eased And You Can Now Travel Anywhere In Queensland

In the most exciting news of the weekend, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has just announced that travel within Queensland will be allowed…

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Grab The Popcorn, This Drive-In Theatre Is Now Showing Movies 7 Nights A Week

Turn off Netflix, because you can finally have a real, not-in-your-living-room movie night, and maybe even see a flick you haven’t had…

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Book Now, These Gold Coast Restaurants Are Open For Dine-In Meals

Unless you've been living under a rock, you will have heard that some Gold Coast restaurants and cafes have re-opened for dine-in…

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Load Up The 4WD, Fraser, Stradbroke and Moreton Island Are Re-Opening For Day Trips

Start planning your next big day trip, because as of tomorrow, you will be allowed to visit Fraser Island, Stradbroke Island and Moreton…

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Roll Down Your Windows, Miami Marketta Is Reopening This Weekend As A Drive-Thru Market

Get ready to binge on all your favourite street food this weekend, because Miami Marketta is back in action.  Reopening to the public…

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Ease Your Iso Fatigue, The Premier Just Announced A Three Step Plan To End Lockdown By July

Over the last two weekends, Queenslanders revelled in their newly reinstated freedom to be able to visit nearby national parks, go for…

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Head For The Backyard, A Meteor Shower Is Lighting Up The Sky This Week

Stargazing, for the untamed and unequipped eye, might seem like just a lot of staring at a dark sky. Getting all the telescopes…

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Here’s Everything You Can And Can’t Do This Labour Day Long Weekend On The Gold Coast

With a long weekend coming up, but COVID-19 hanging over us all, you're probably wondering what you can and can't do. Can I go…

Bakeries & Delis
Crunch Your Way Through This Home-Delivered DIY Cannoli Box

Just when we thought we’d seen all of the DIY boxes out there, we stumbled across the latest Gold Coast creation; say hello to DIY…

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Take Note, Here’s Everything You Can And Can’t Do Over The Easter Long Weekend

With an extra long weekend coming up, but COVID-19 hanging over us all, you're probably wondering what you can and can't do. Can I…

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Steer Clear, These Major Gold Coast Beaches Are Closed

Following on from the big news last week, that many Queensland national parks are now off-limits to visitors, Gold Coast Mayor Tom Tate has…

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Put Away Your Hiking Boots, These Queensland National Parks Are Now Closed

In a twist that’ll sadden many a bushwalker and solitude-seeker, some of Queensland’s major national parks have now been closed…

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Learn What The Latest Lockdown Rules Mean For The Gold Coast This Week

On Sunday, state leaders and the Prime Minister met to determine the next stage in lockdown rules for Australia to curb the spread of the…

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Freshen Your Digits With Cape Byron Distillery’s New Hand Sanitiser

Drastic times call for drastic measures and if that means turning craft spirits into hand sanitiser, we’re here for it.  Cape…

Learn What The New Stage 4 Lockdown Rules Mean For Queensland

Queensland is now in Stage 3 lockdown and new restrictions have been put into place to tackle the spread of Coronavirus.…

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Keep Up To Date With This Rolling List Of Cancelled Gold Coast Events

After growing concerns around public health, several of the Gold Coast’s major events have been cancelled.  As it stands, the…

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Grab $10 Takeaway Sangas And Free Coffee At Mr PP’s For Today Only

Hump day notoriously calls for extra energy juice, especially this week. And certainly scoring your cup of joe for the ripe old price of…

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The World Is Wild And Everyone Needs To Change, Including Us

To all of our Urban Listers, How are you going out there? These are strange times so we wanted to take a moment to connect. Because more…

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Start Salivating, Labart Has Just Launched An At Home Service

There’s no denying it, coronavirus/COVID-19, whatever you want to call it, has us all shook. But before you go stock piling toilet…

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Fill Up To The Brim With The Gold Coast’s New All-You-Can-Eat Mexican Night

Time to loosen those belts, because an epic all-you-can-eat Mexican night is coming to the Gold Coast. Prepare your body for an overload of…

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All The Best Events To Hit Up On The Gold Coast This March

Although the temperature is starting to fade, there’s no end in sight for things to do and see around the Gold Coast. From giant plant…

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Eat Your Weight In Arancini And Meatballs At This Epic All-You-Can-Eat Night

There’s nothing quite like the phrase, ‘all-you-can-eat’ to inspire the hearts of many. For all those days you’re…

Food & Drink
Cue The Romance, Betty’s Burgers Is Bringing Back Its Limited-Edition Lobster Roll

It’s not a stretch to say Betty’s Burgers is now an Australian burger powerhouse. Starting in Noosa, these days there’s…

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This Summer Has Been Catastrophic For Bushfires In Australia, Here’s How You Can Help

After months of severe drought and multiple summer days hitting record-breaking temperatures, Australia has been fighting catastrophic…

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Knock Back Oysters And Martinis At The Calile’s New SK Steak And Oyster

Update: SK Steak and Oyster has announced it will re-open for dining as of Wednsesday 1 July. When Simon Gloftis and his right-hand man,…

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Meet The Aussie Travel Start-Up That Will Challenge Your Love For Airbnb

With each passing year, the more people to jump aboard the share economy, the more we’re forced to sift through mounds of sub-par…

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Save The Date, A Huge Rosé Festival Is Popping Up Next Month

Queenslanders, it's time to dust down those glad rags, pop on your best lippy or dapper tie and celebrate the not-so-humble blush bevvy…

Activities & Itineraries
You’ll Be Able To Scale Cliffs Along This Epic New South East Queensland Hiking Track

Love hiking and climbing? How about climbing along the edge of a towering cliff, clinging only to steel cables while you creep ever higher…

Food & Drink
Brace Yourselves, Hellenika Announces A New Restaurant For Summer

If there’s one hotel that blew up our Instagram feed in 2019, it was The Calile Hotel on Brisbane’s swanky James Street. From…

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Unleash Your Inner Child, Gold Coast Is Getting A Massive Official LEGO Store

If you’ve been looking for an excuse to expand your LEGO set collection, this news is about to hit you like a ton of bricks: Alceon…

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Prepare To Party, Surfers Paradise Beer Gardens Unveils Its Mega Makeover

If you’re a Gold Coast-raised child of the 80s or 90s, there’s a good chance a portion of your adulthood (and possibly a slice…

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Stone & Wood’s Backyard Invitational Beer Fest Is Here And Let’s Drink To That

The burgeoning local beer scene shows no sign of slowing down, with the arrival of yet another seriously legit beer event—the Backyard…

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A Mammoth Gin Festival Is Popping Up This Spring

Big news gin lovers, a huge festival featuring our favourite clear beverage is coming to Southeast Queensland and we’re…

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The Decider | 9 Spots To Catch State Of Origin This Week

Footy fans will be hanging on the edge of their seats for State of Origin’s match three decider.  On the hunt for some seriously…

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An Enchanting Light Festival Is Coming To The Coast

If you’re looking to add a bit of magic to your winter, we have news for you! A light festival is coming to the Gold Coast and…

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Hype Up, A Giant Interactive Candy Museum Has Opened On The Coast

Prepare for the biggest sugar rush of your life, because Sugar Republic has finally arrived on the Gold Coast. This incredible…

Food & Drink
Pop The Champagne, Burleigh Pavilion Has Launched A Boozy Bottomless Brunch

Just when we thought our favourite beachside hangout couldn’t get any better, it goes and combines two of our favourite things,…

Food & Drink
A Seafood And Gin Feast Is Hitting The Coast And This Is What You Need To Know

Forget staying in this winter, the Gold Coast restaurant scene is seriously booming with epic (and incredibly tasty) feasts.  Mark…

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Hit Up This New Beachside Café For Epic Breakfasts And Good Vibes

Among the many excellent things we offer here on the Gold Coast, smooth coffee and epic little eateries are absolutely at the top of the…

Entertainment
Hype Up, TYGA Is Headlining This Epic Gold Coast Music Festival

Forget nominating a DD to ship you and your crew down to Byron so you can catch international superstars perform, because the Gold Coast…

Food & Drink
A Dedicated Patrón Bar Has Popped Up In Palm Beach

If the cold winter nights have got you huddled up on the couch binging Netflix, we’ve got the perfect excuse to get you out of your…

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Why You Need To Hit Up This Cocktail-Slinging Art Class

While we love catching up with our mates at the bar, there’s just something about creative boozy workshops that has us hooked. So,…

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Where To Find 5 Of The Tastiest Seafood Buffets On The Gold Coast

If there’s one thing we know well on the Gold Coast, it’s fresher than fresh seafood. And the only thing better than seafood? A…

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Get Cosy At The Collective’s Christmas In July Feast

If you’ve longed for a white Christmas, then we’ve got good news for you. Pull on those gaudy Christmas jumpers because The…

Health & Beauty
A Vegan, Organic Nail Salon Has Opened In Burleigh And It’s Seriously Beautiful

First of all, forget everything you thought knew and had come to expect from a nail salon. Because Burleigh newbie, ERVA is the total…

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Incredible Destination Restaurants Every Foodie Must Visit At Least Once

Sometimes it’s nice to get away. Not too far away, just away enough to feel like you got away without actually being away,…

Entertainment
The Hanlon Brothers On Beats, Beaches And Burgers

Sipping a cold one and blissing out to the soulful sounds of the Hanlon Brothers is a rite of passage on the Gold Coast. Whether it’s…

Food & Drink
Become A Cocktail Connoisseur At This Mixology Masterclass

We’re big fans of sipping a cocktail in the sunshine. And while we appreciate a good tipple, we’re also partial to making them…

Food & Drink
Inside Look | Madam Fu Is Slinging Asian Beers And Sichuan Snapper Bao

We’ve been huge fans of Fu Manchu on Chevron Island since its inception back in 2016. So, when we found out they were opening a sister…

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Host Your Next Party In This Jaw-Dropping Glasshouse

Since their amazing renos back in 2017, The Island has been our go-to for sweet little staycations and epic Sunday sessions at their rooftop…

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Rug Up, A Month-Long Winter Festival Is Taking Over Burleigh

Call us crazy but we think winter is one of the best times to be on the Gold Coast. Where else do you get crisp mornings that turn into…

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14 Unmissable Events To Check Out This June

Sure, we may complain about the frosty mornings, but really, we don’t have winter too bad in these parts, especially when the GC are…

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Everything You Need To Know About Gold Coast Green Week

We all (hopefully) understand the importance of being Green. It is 2019, after all. Living a sustainable and responsible life is no longer a…

Travel
Discover Alternate Dimensions At This Jaw-Dropping Art Installation

Immersive art installations are taking over the world. From the Yayoi Kusama Infinity Rooms to Desert X in Coachella Valley, people are…

Hair & Beauty
Take A Look At YSL’s Pop-Up Beauty Gas Station In The Californian Desert

French fashion house YSL took immersive consumerism to achingly cool new heights over the past two years, opening its first ever YSL…

Restaurants
Inside Look | Hyde Paradiso Brings European Summer Vibes To The Coast

The temperature might be dropping but the opening of Hyde Paradiso this week means we can enjoy an endless summer thanks to its stunning…

Hair & Beauty
Splash That Cash, Fenty Beauty Is About To Drop Non-Transfer Bronzer

While we all wait around for the release of her latest album to drop, Rihanna’s been busy expanding her Fenty Beauty empire and…

Food & Drink
Why This Burleigh Boutique Sports Bar Is Our New Fave Hangout

Forget everything you thought you knew about sports bars because Harry’s Steak Bistro and Bar in Burleigh is changing the game. …

Food & Drink
Hyde Paradiso Is Set To Open It’s First Australian Venue On The Coast

A renowned American hospitality brand to the stars is set to launch their first Australian venue in our very own backyard. …

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Celebrate International Women’s Day At This Awesome All-Female Art Exhibit

Whether it’s your mother, your wife, your sister, your aunty, your daughter or even yourself, we all have some important women in our…

Food & Drink
Inside Look: Kokum Delivers Modern Indian To The Coast

While Indian food isn’t always synonymous with fine dining, Kokum, the Gold Coast’s latest new opening, is absolutely changing…

Hair & Beauty
Lush Has Just Dropped A Full Ariana Grande-Inspired Line

When Lush dropped a bath bomb inspired by Ariana Grande’s ‘God Is A Woman’ music video in 2018, it sold out in minutes.…

Hair & Beauty
Motion-Activated Skincare Is Here And It’s Changing Our Skincare Habits

Physically triggered skincare is the next generation of products hitting the beauty industry, instantly elevating ‘ath-beauty’…