Environmental Film Festival Melbourne – What To See

Spring is almost upon us, and whilst the flowers begin to bloom and weather warms it’s also a good time to remember our environmental impact. Luckily, the Environmental Film Festival Melbourne is showcasing a bunch of terrific films this September,…

Thunder Road and Mensousai Mugen Japanese dinner

What happens when you combine one of Melbourne’s best microbreweries with a Japanese restaurant? A special Japanese-style award-winning beer — and a five-course dinner to celebrate and launch the restaurant. Mensousai Mugen is a hidden Japanese restaurant off a laneway, Bligh Place, near Flinders…

The Plus Ones’ Guide – Glow Winter Arts Festival

The Plus Ones attended the Glow Winter Arts Festival’s launch party on a chilly Melbourne night. I must admit as I read the invite I thought, “…?” A rooftop car park with a giant circus-like marquee that is illuminated on the…

Fondue Mania at the Spring Street Cheese Cellar

Melty, gooey cheese laced with alcohol — fondue is the perfect thing for a winter’s night. So when I was invited to attend the Spring Street Cheese Cellar‘s fondue evening, I spent the next couple of weeks bragging about it to…

Putting around Collingwood at Melbourne Urban Golf

Melbourne Urban Golf turns the back streets and parking lots of Collingwood and Fitzroy into something much better: a golf course. This ain’t your average pub golf -style barcrawl. No, Urban Golf is an actual sport played worldwide. People dress in golfing attire…

Melbourne’s most fabulous July events

Ah, July. You filled our bellies with pizza (including ones topped with crickets). You took us to bars new and old, to a live jazz band playing in a Spiegeltent, and to a boutique with hand-crafted Italian shoes. Here are our…

Getting crafty at an Aboriginal Basket Weaving Class

“Look at the Aboriginal basket I wove!” How often do you get to say that? If you’re me, you get to say it every time someone comes over, as you proudly show off what you created at the Koorie Heritage…

Nite Art 2014 Guide

On Wednesday night Melbourne is going to put on a show. Nite Art – 40 galleries, 8 precincts, free wine, free music — all happening from 6pm to late. Take-a-half-day-at-work late. Seriously, it is not hyperbole to say that this…

Etsy Pop-Up Shop at West Elm

To say I’m a huge fan of Etsy is an understatement. For years, whenever my family wants to get me a Christmas or birthday present, I archly point them to one of my curated Etsy lists. I can’t think of a time…

Scandinavian Film Festival: What To Watch

For a real dose of Scandinavian culture, there’s no need to visit IKEA yet again. The Scandinavian Film Festival makes its inaugural visit to Melbourne, bringing a dose of cool Scandi culture to Melbourne’s winter. The Plus One’s Top 5…