Rising like a phoenix, Melbourne’s Woolshed is back in business

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Melbourne is loaded with countless pubs and hotels that have achieved critical acclaim, and one of its best is back on the scene after a brief down period, The Woolshed. It is set to reopen its doors this April, bringing the much-loved Melbourne institution to the fore of the city’s social and fashion events. With […]

World Class Cocktail Week is back in Melbourne, Sydney & Brisbane

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The annual World Class Cocktail Week returns to Australia this May, with seven days of masterclasses, tastings and tutorials by some of Australia’s best bartenders and chefs and it’s going to be lit. Celebrating its biggest showing yet with over 100 experiences across Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane, the event runs from 7-13 May, culminating on […]

See ‘The great wave off Kanagawa’ at the NGV in Melbourne

The Great Wave off Kanagawa

From 21 July 17 – 15 October 17 you will be able to see one of the most well-known pieces of Japanese art in conscionable memory is coming to Australia and you need to go and see it.  Hokusai is the first major presentation in Australia at Victoria’s National Gallery (NGV) of one of Japan’s most […]

Holden Astra 2017 test drive

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Cars are good. What makes them better? When they’re as good as the 2017 Holden Astra, of course. The car takes what you know about zippy inner-city cars and bumps it up a notch. With enough torque to take you from the side streets to the coastal roads with enough ease and enjoyment as you’d […]

Meatstock Melbourne: A food festival line up to get your teeth into

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Love meat? Then this is for you! Meatlovers unite at the annual Meatstock meat-lovers’ festival, which this year is expanding to Melbourne in a meaty move, worthy of mouth-watering magic. This year’s Meatstock festival is hosting the best names in barbecue and it doesn’t get much bigger than Tuffy Stone and Jess Pryles, who will team […]

Brunch in Melbourne: Mr & Mrs Anderson

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No food scene would be complete without brunch and with the endless amount of choices, the pressure is on to offer the tastiest and prettiest dishes in hopes that diners will share their food photos on Instagram and bring more brunch fanatics through their doors. What Mr and Mrs Anderson are doing is exactly that […]

Why you need to see the return of ‘Puppetry of the Penis’

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If you are looking for a light-hearted, raunchy, fun night of entertainment then this is the show for you. Provided your chill-meter is set to ‘high’. When Puppetry of the Penis made its debut at the 1998 Melbourne International Comedy Festival it was received as the ‘Outright Best Show’ and has dominated international stages ever […]

Melbourne’s International Flower & Garden show was bloomin’ awesome

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Who doesn’t like flowers, plants and gardens?! The Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show took to Melbourne once again and attracted 101,000 green thumbs to the Royal Exhibition Building. What a sight! The Show was a true feast for all five senses, with visually stunning Show Gardens designed by the nation’s best landscaping talent, the scent of […]

There’s a lot more to the Grand Prix than fast cars thanks to Heineken

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Turns out there’s a lot more that goes on at the Melbourne International Formula One Grand Prix than just racing super fast cars, if Heineken has anything to do with it. And no, it doesn’t just involve screaming at Fernando Alonso and Stoffel Vandoorne from the sidelines, either… To mark the occasion that was the latest iteration of Heineken […]

Latest exciting news for Neil Perry and the Rockpool Dining Group

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You’d think when you’re a restaurant that’s part of the 50+ venues belonging to the Rockpool Dining Group, life would be pretty good and not much could get better, right? Wrong. MORE: See what great new alternative Sake Jr is now offering diners Turns out, Rockpool Dining Group and Neil Perry, its creative director have been […]

Just when you thought Sonos couldn’t get any better…

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With the continuing evolution of the home theatre, those masterminds of sound at Sonos have now unleashed their newest product into the market and it is a game-changer. It’s called the Playbase,and what it provides is the best of Sonos underneath your TV, delivering powerful home theatre sound when the TV is on, and music […]

How to do life according to Formula One driver Stoffel Vandoorne

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Stoffel Vandoorne was one of the top contenders for this year’s Melbourne International Formula One Grand Prix as part of the illustrious Red Bull McLaren Honda team, and what a contender he was! Though turns out he’s quite the dude outside of the race car as he is behind the wheel of one. We had a […]