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July 1, 2015

Lazy Days at The Garden Bar

08/12/2014 by Eileen Tang

The Garden Bar at The Mawson Club is back… with a revamp and refresh just in time for summer! The timber frames, cascading water feature and green plants evoke an idyllic garden oasis vibe. Add some live music and it’s almost like you’re on an island-style holiday. With a brand new cocktail menu and Sunday grazing menu, if you’re on the Southside, this is the perfect place for a chilled-out Sunday sesh.


Akiba - Sneak Peak

05/12/2014 by OutInCanberra

Akiba is almost here – with the doors opening next Monday 8 December. OutInCanberra has snuck in for a quick look, and we think you’re going to be impressed! Firstly, it’s beautiful. There is a stunning bar, made with reclaimed timber from Thor’s Hammer and polished to a high gloss. Upon this sit the gorgeous copper beer taps, created a metal and wood motif that is repeated throughout the venue. You’ll have to look carefully to see just how often it pops up.


5 Things to do this Weekend

05/12/2014 by OutInCanberra

Summer is finally here! Hooray! As usual, there’s a stack of stuff on this weekend. We’ve got everything from lakeside boozing to big beats at ‘A-cadz’. Enjoy! 1. Scrambled for La De Da’s birthday, Belconnen Friday from 8.00pm. La De Da is the cultural hub of Belconnen, It’s difficult to overestimate the importance of Aaron Ridler’s contribution o the creative community of Canberra over the years.


2014 People's Choice Awards... The Winners!

04/12/2014 by OutInCanberra

Well, it’s finally done and dusted. The punters have spoken, and the winners of this year’s People’s Choice Awards have been announced. Last night (Wednesday) we had the great honour of taking the stage at the Canberra and Capital Region Tourism Awards to make the presentations.


5 Things for the Weekend

28/11/2014 by OutInCanberra

Happy Friday, Peeps! As usual, there’s a stack of stuff on this weekend. If you’re not down the coast or neck deep in a pool somewhere, here’s a bunch of stuff to do around town. Enjoy! 1. The Christmas Lights Garema Place Friday from 8.00pm. They’ve done it! After four weeks stringing over 20 kilometres of lights across the mall near the Carousel, InTheCity and the Richards family of Forrest have managed to break the Guinness World Record for a Christmas Display.


Modern Classics at Marble & Grain

25/11/2014 by OutinInCanberra

Canberra is currently blessed with a number of restaurants exploring the true potential of meat. However, no one has looked to Europe for influence quite like Marble & Grain, whose new space on Mort Street in Braddon – as a part of the Avenue Hotel – brings a certain savoir fare to a tradition that can easily get weighed down in the cooking styles of old. Not here.


Sunday by the Lake is Back!

18/11/2014 by OutInCanberra

Canberra is blessed with almost unfettered access to the shores of Lake Burley Griffin. Certainly, there is nothing better than spending an lazy Sunday down by it’s sparkling waters. This year – the second edition of Sunday by the Lake – you have the opportunity to kick back with friends as you relax in the safe hands of the Hyatt Hotel as funds are raised for the Snowy Hydro SouthCare helicopter. What’s not to love?


5 Things to do this Weekend!

13/11/2014 by OutInCanberra

Dear God. Here we are, deep in the flux of the Canberra summer – and absolute stinker today, and then down to 22 on Sunday! Still, everything this weekend is running hot! Here are five things to do as we race headlong towards Christmas. 1. Forbidden Fridays at PJ O’Reilly’s Tuggeranong Friday from 5.00pm. Dancers from 11.00pm


Great Late Night Food Spots

11/11/2014 by Maeve Bannister

Late night hunger is a serious (first world) problem. After a big night ‘on the town’, nothing is worse than craving something deep-fried and knowing that you have no food in the pantry that will make the cut. Luckily, there are a few places in Canberra which cater to those in need of a midnight-meal. Here are some of my ‘go-to’s: Polit Bar Upstairs from Westpac on Franklin Street, Manuka


Road Trippin’ - without the Drive Thru...

10/11/2014 by Lisa Donaldson

With Christmas creeping up, more of us will be spending more time on the road. Going on the road doesn’t need to be a cheeky default to the closest Macca’s drive through! With a little preparation you can have a really healthy road trip down to the coast or up to the mountains. So, let’s take a look at some options for a day on the road! Breakfast