Melbourne’s Best of the Best Events in August

There are so many amazing events happening every night of the week that it’s a full-time job just keeping up with them all. From Richmond to Brunswick, the CBD to Collingwood, our favourite happenings took us all over town in August.  …

The Lumberyard Restaurant opens in The Workers Club

I never thought I’d fall in love with carrots, but I did. I’ve worked them into conversation ever since my meal last week at the opening of The Lumberyard. It’s the new restaurant from the guys behind Ironbark BBQ — and it’s inside…

The Plus Ones’ Guide – Melbourne Fringe Festival

The Melbourne Fringe Festival is set to shake the city from its winter doldrums from 17 September–5 October. Similar to previous years, the North Melbourne Town Hall will be transformed into a psychedelic Festival Hub. Over the three weeks of the Festival…

Kuwaii’s Opening Party in Cathedral Arcade

Take one of Melbourne’s most beautiful arcades, add an iconic Melbourne fashion brand, throw a massive launch party. That’s what Kuwaii did for their second Melbourne location, a store in Cathedral Arcade off of Swanston and Flinders Lane. The launch party was…

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…