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Opening Soon: Ha Ha Bar

20/05/2008 by Natalie Tsirimokos

The Ha Ha Bar official weekend launch is taking place over the Queen's birthday long weekend, and you're invited! Experience Canberra's latest addition in Belconnen, come for a drink, stay for the tapas. Haha Bar offers a tasteful addition to Belconnen's bar and restaurant scene. Polished timber floors outline a cosy mezzanine lounge area, lit by soft pendant lights and furnished with slick ottomans.

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Zeffirelli Manuka launches with Quality

05/05/2008 by Natalie Tsirimokos

Iconic Canberra favourite, Zeffirelli has just launched the third restaurant of the Zeffirelli name, with a jumbo treat for Camp Quality. The team celebrated the official opening by providing free food, drink and entertainment to over sixty children, parents, staff members and volunteers from Camp Quality. Joe Pelle from Zeffirelli said, “We were really ecstatic to be able to contribute to a great cause in our own unique way. It was a rewarding experience to see children and their families laughing and having great time together while being out at a restaurant."

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Momentum for winter

05/05/2008 by Natalie Tsirimokos

Change of season can be overwhelming for the average shopper, with style overhaul happening in every shop from street to high, you're current wardrobe can begin to look like an unimpressive portal into last season before you can say 'faux pas.' Canberra's high fashion boutique Momento Dezigns consistently offer high-style sliced and diced and ready to wear with fashionable advice.

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Celebrating 1 DeVine Year

21/04/2008 by Natalie Tsirimokos

It may feel like only yesterday that Kamberra Winery was functioning as a restaurant winery, but it’s been 12 months already, and the transformation to DeVine Function Centre has been nothing short of a success. “We are celebrating our first successful year in business as DeVine Function Centre,” said General Manager, Craig Forbutt. Since re-establishing the venue as Devine Function Centre, the team have transformed the space into a range of elegant function rooms.

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Rogues are better in the dark

21/04/2008 by Natalie Tsirimokos

Neighbours fans will remember the nation-wide feeling of intrigue when it was announced that soap star Natalie Bassingthwaighte, Ramsey Street's home wrecker ‘Izzy’ joined a grungy electro band. Unlike her former Neighbours stars turned pop princesses; Bassingthwaighte was breaking the ‘pop star’ mould. Woman’s Day was on it, New Idea was on it, and the fit blonde vamp was on it with excessive eye liner, 70’s Brit punk outfits and loads of attitude.

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Warehouse set to Warm-up Winter

15/04/2008 by Natalie Tsirimokos

From the lovers who brought us Foreshore, Lexington Music and Friction are back to put crunch in your muesli. Canberra’s had a big summer of music, and now with names like Beastie Boy’s Mixmaster Mike and Cassius being pulled of the hat, Warehouse Winter Music Festival is set to be ripper. AIS Arena will be home to the Winter Wonderland on Saturday 31st May with smashing dance anthems from Brazil to Britain set to have you warmed up and screaming for more.

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Operator please play louder

09/04/2008

Ping-pong playing fivesome, Operator Please have returned from a mammoth European tour to hit the road again, this time for the Aussies. It's all 'on like Donkey Kong' to promote the release of the third single 'Yes Yes Vindictive' from their debut album. With 9 Aussie shows set, Canberra is well and truly on the map with Operator Please taking to the ANU Bar in a fun-time gig with special guests Little Red.

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Winter Wow @ Sybil's Closet

09/04/2008 by Natalie Tsirimokos

It's sensual, stylish and sophisticated this season at Sybil's Closet Dickson and Kingston. Voluptuous velvets embellished with silk detailing in the deepest blues, purples, greys and blacks will have you looking and feeling silky and luxurious. Think coats, skirts and scarfs teamed with decadently lush bags and wallets embellished with tapestry, brocade, ribbon, fur and beads.

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Fit for a king

08/04/2008 by Natalie Tsirimokos

Buzzing Manuka hot spot, Pangaea, celebrated its 4th Birthday last week, bringing more than bouts of nostalgia and an excuse for cake. Already a clear Canberra hit and now another year wiser, the Pangaea team is ready to turn things up a notch. At the root of this excitement is one of nation’s most esteemed and charismatic Chefs, Canberra born Executive Chef, Sean Jarrett.

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Konoba swings open its doors

02/04/2008 by Natalie Tsirimokos

The launch of Hotel Realm brings more than 5 star accommodation. It brings a new lifestyle to Canberra, sophistication and relaxation. Epitomizing these traits is the newly launched restaurant located on Realm promenade, Konoba. A Croatian word meaning ‘cellar bar,’ Konoba is a Mediterranean feast that radiates with the cool minimalist sophistication that features throughout the corridors of Hotel Realm.

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