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The Brunswick Ballroom Opening Gala

The Brunswick Ballroom has arrived! Opening with a bang this month, the stunning new Sydney Road venue has already enjoyed a weekend of sold out shows. My Plus One and I were lucky enough to attend the Opening Gala hosted by…

Cocktails and Caviar at Poodle Upstairs

Cocktails, cheese, charcuterie, and caviar launched the newest addition to Poodle’s bar and bistro — the Poodle Upstairs cocktail lounge. The décor has a touch of art deco and the menu is an elevated offering of the bistro downstairs. The…

Lady covered in paint stairs at camera

We’re Probably Really Really Happy Right Now

Are we really, really happy right now? “We’re probably really really happy right now”, the new play by Ellen Grimshaw and directed by Sarah Vickery, premiered at Theatre Works this week, in the theatre’s newly redesigned COVID safe glasshouse. With…

Level up your gifting game with the Good Day People

After a crazy 2020, we all deserve to have a good day. That sentiment is heartily shared by the Good Day People, an online gift store that truly reinvents the gift hamper. What stood out to me was the locality…

Got Game? Ballers Clubhouse Reopens in Melbourne CBD

Wanna play fast and loose? Looking to score? Or need a place you can roll up to with a crew? Ballers Clubhouse has reopened its doors in Melbourne’s CBD after Lockdown 3.0. The large multi-level venue is serving up drinks…

Gift with love with the Indoor Plant Co

Gift buying is hard, but if you know the recipient is a fan of plants, it just got a bit easier. Meet the Indoor Plant Co, a Melbourne-based online gift delivery service giving you the opportunity to send a living…

The Jewish International Film Festival – showing now!

For over 30 years, the Jewish International Film Festival (JIFF) has been giving us a chance to connect with a comprehensive range of Israeli and Jewish themed movies. Think beyond the Holocaust: JIFF gives us the opportunity to really get…

Themed 3-course dinner at The Vegan Club

The Vegan Club is fairly new on the vegan scene, opening in winter 2020. Ordinarily open for breakfast and lunch, the owners have recently introduced themed dinner nights. I was lucky enough to attend the Ramen Night. This consisted of…

Mads Mikkelsen drinking from a bottle

Anther Round launches in Australian Cinemas

Mads Mikkelsen absolutely shines in director Thomas Vinterberg’s ‘intoxicating’ new film ‘Another Round‘. Having been nominated for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 78th annual Golden Globe awards, we were very excited to see if it lives up to the…