What makes ‘March into Merivale’ so special this year

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March into Merivale, Sydney’s most highly anticipated food festival of gastronomic proportions, is back! Taking over the heart of Sydney city’s ‘entertainment’ precinct, March into Merivale brings together all the renowned Merivale food and drink retailers from around the city and its constantly-extending surrounds to celebrate what they’re all about: food, grog and the life. […]

Valentine’s Day dinner with Sydney’s Balla restaurant at The Star

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Described as the Italian jewel of The Star‘s signature dining options, Balla takes a modern interpretation on tradition Italian cuisine, and teams it with amazing harbour views and exceptional service, the outcome is a dining experience you won’t quickly forget. This Valentine’s Day, Balla brought out all the stops, ensuring it was a very special experience […]

Bondi Hardware celebrates its 5th birthday

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If you’re a Bondi local, you would’ve noticed the local haunt that is Bondi Hardware adopted to Neutral Bay venue SoCal’s aesthetic, menu and the rest of it for long enough to kind of forget what made Bondi Hardware so Bondi. So, to pay homage to their 5th birthday, Bondi Hardware is back this month with the same […]

Go Mardi Gras mad this year with a special deal at QT Sydney

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Mardi Gras is upon us and it’s about to turn up! MORE: Here’s the best place in Sydney to see the parade unfold The glitter has been bought, heels tight tight, jockstraps sold-out and gays and lesbians out in full force in Sydney and the country to celebrate the national day of pride, inclusivity, equal […]

The ultimate Mardi Gras party Spotify playlist

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Mardi Gras is here in Australia and there’s all sorts of reasons to be excited. GAYTMs are all over Sydney, the pride is pumping through LGBTIQ people and their families, fighters for marriage equality are feeling more empowered than ever and sales of stilettos for drag queens are spiking through the roof in preparation for […]

Where to celebrate Mardi Gras in Sydney

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There are so many things the Pullman Hotel name is synonymous with. Luxury, style, affordable creature comforts and now; Mardi Gras!  MORE: Read our review of the Pullman Sea Temple in Port Douglas This year, you can scrap watching Pat Abboud, Faustina Agolley, Joel Creasey and Em Rusciano broadcast the whole unveiling on float-after-float on SBS […]

What’s on at this year’s Mardi Gras Laneway party

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Sydney knows gay. So when Mardi Gras descends on the city each March and celebrates with the annual pride march down Oxford Street, the official after party and backs it up with Laneway at the Beresford by Merivale, you know the glitter season is on. Each year, Laneway turns out the gay community’s finest in […]

Top 5 cocktails to see out summer

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Summer is almost over (cue sad face) and that means less sun, more clothes, no more beach and a sad farewell to summer, fresh, fruity cocktails you can’t stop drinking. Cruel world. So, to make the most of the last hurrah that is the end of February, here are the top five cocktails from some of […]

Canon’s ‘Show Us What’s Possible’ with Aquabumps at Bondi Icebergs

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Of all the stuff that goes down at Sydney’s famed Bondi Icebergs cafe, bar, restaurant and pool, this is probably the coolest. Recently, the camera people at Canon Australia put the call out to creative artists across Australia with the launch of Show Us What’s Possible, inviting them to push the boundaries and pitch remarkable […]

Celebrate Pancake Tuesday the only way with Tella Balls Dessert Bar

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It’s a short February in 2017, but the only thing that makes it that much better is that the 28th signals the one day of the year you’re actually allowed (God says so) to binge eat on flat, pan-cooked cakes and pikelets as part of the fast in the lead-up to Easter! It’s Pancake Tuesday! Tella […]

The Messiah is finally coming to Sydney and Melbourne!

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The Brandenburg Orchestra is one of those Sydney institutions that offers something different. Debatably it belongs in Melbourne where the independently-crafted music scene is much more a burgeoning force, yet it remains to command the slice of town that is its’ and this season is back with one hell of a show-stopper. Handel’s Messiah is […]

Score Sydney VIP tickets to the Heineken ‘Great Taste of Summer’ celebration

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Whether you’re a beer lover or not, Heineken has unequivocal proof that their latest concoction, Heineken 3, isn’t a mouthful! They put it to the Australian masses: try the beer and if you don’t like it, get your money back. The offer was valid with every purchase of a six or 12 pack of the […]