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The Presets at Melbourne Zoo Twilights

The excellent Zoo Twilights is back this summer at Melbourne Zoo. In the fight against wildlife extinction, our world-class home to some pretty special animals has invited great local and international musicians to play live, under the stars and in…

The Time Out Bar Awards – A Party Where Everyone Wins

Raise your hand if you need another excuse to go out drinking in Melbourne. Now take that hand and click here. After a year of exploring laneways, opening secret doors, dinning in basements, and lounging on scenic rooftops, Time Out…

A Night at the Natural History Bar

Looking for a spot for after work drinks with a bit of a twist? The Natural History Bar is an expansive pub situated right on Collins St. With its mustard colour interior and warm lighting tones, it’s a venue that…

Modern Chinese Degustations for both Vegans and Meat Eaters

Looking for a fun and affordable degustation? Shu Restaurant just launched a new ten course Sichuan degustation menu. It’s the meatier counterpart to their long running vegan degustation. Chef Shu incorporates the flavours of his hometown in the Sichuan province…

Tastes like winning at the Australian Grand Dairy Awards

The Australian Grand Dairy Awards gets grander every year. This year marked the twentieth anniversary of the awards, with the cream of the crop recognising the best of the best in the Australian dairy industry. The esteemed judges had the…

The Illusionists

Stand aside muggles, these Illusionists are the real deal. The Illusionists direct from Broadway, is a mind-blowing show performed by eight fantastic illusionists from around the world. Collectively these performers have been seen by millions of people, and this production…

The Legend of Queen Kong Episode II at Midsumma

From the creative mind of Sarah Ward, known for Yana Alana, comes a new sci-fi rock opera The Legend of Queen Kong Episode II: Queen Kong in Outer Space as part of the packed Midsumma Festival lineup. With complete disregard for…

TGI Fridays Launches at Chadstone

It’s been a few years since we last visited a TGI Fridays, so when they announced that they were launching a brand new flagship restaurant (and 15th venue in Australia) at Melbourne’s fashion capital, Chadstone Shopping Centre we thought we…

The Pleasure Garden - The Conservatory Stage

The Pleasure Garden is a Wonderland of Delights

Grand installations, whizzing carnival rides and stilt walkers make the Pleasure Garden’s theme of ‘Welcome to Wonderland’ very wonderful indeed. Set in St. Kilda’s Catina Gardens, The Pleasure Garden is the way to celebrate the start of summer in Melbourne…