Article Archive

August 31, 2016

Ainslie Football Club: Fireside Lounge & Bar

30/08/2016 by Josephine Huynh

Next time you’re stuck for a new place to wine and dine with family or friends, make Fireside Lounge & Bar at Ainslie Football & Social Club your destination. A pleasantly surprising new kid on the block, the space breaks out of your traditional club mould and provides a certain ‘je ne sais quoi’ when it comes to modern, yet comfortable dining. The jewel in the crown of the club’s first stage refurbishment, Fireside Lounge & Bar invites you to order a glass of your favourite drop before taking in the beauty of the rest of the new-look space.


10 ways to embrace spring

30/08/2016 by Sarah Pritchard

Us Canberrans have to rug up and take refuge inside during the terribly long cold periods, so we get a bit excited when spring comes around. This warmer season couldn’t have come soon enough and it's finally time to get outside and celebrate the warmer weather.


Spend the day with dad

30/08/2016 by Alex Dickens

This Sunday is Father’s Day and although sometimes he may be a little hard to please, we’re sure that Canberra has an event, lunch special or brew that will make his day. Spend the day with dad this Sunday with our guide to Father’s Day in Canberra. __________________________________________ Something to do… The Canberra Times Fun Run


Seriously stylish spaces

30/08/2016 by Kimberley Sara

There are places to eat, drink and be merry and there are places to eat, drink and be inspired . Often these hidden gems are discovered by accident, which somehow adds to the charm. An unplanned encounter with a new and beautiful space ignites an instant love affair based on feel, vibe, style and ‘instagramability’, (while that may not technically be a word, look out future Oxford Dictionary updates, it’s coming for you!).


Belconnen Fresh Food Markets: authentic Asian cuisine

29/08/2016 by Josephine Huynh

For four decades north-siders have made the weekly pilgrimage to the Belconnen Fresh Food Markets, to peruse the rows upon rows of some of the freshest produce you can find in Canberra and the surrounding region. One step into the markets and all your senses are ignited. A stroll through the space uncovers every colour imaginable; from the bright and shiny reds, greens and yellows of the fruit and veg; to the darker, marbled tones of succulent meats and sauces.


Movie review: War Dogs

29/08/2016 by Sam Tremayne

Well if this wasn’t based off a true story I’d call bull – how did two 20-something stoners amass an arms dealing empire that starts grassroots and ends up with American military contracts featuring sums with many commas? I can’t answer that, the movie itself barely does. However, it’s a cool concept regardless that leads War Dogs to be a passable way to kill a few hours.


10 things to do this weekend

26/08/2016 by OutInCanberra

Spring is just under a week away… but hey we’ve decided to celebrate early. With festivals, gigs and sunshine all on the bill, make sure you check out our top 10 events for your weekend in Canberra. __________________________________________ 1. Strings Attached: Presented by Australian Dance Party and Canberra Symphony Orchestra at Nishi Playhouse 8:00pm Friday 26 & Saturday 27 August


A field day for wine lovers

24/08/2016 by OutInCanberra

Tastes of Two Regions is on this Sunday 28 August from 10am to 4pm, at Pialligo Estate. The event is a collaboration between King Valley and Rutherglen wine regions – two distinct destinations nestled side-by-side in Victoria’s High Country, just a four-hour drive from Canberra.


Canberra Writers Festival comes to town

24/08/2016 by OutInCanberra

Local, national and international writers and literary enthusiasts will all come together in the nation’s capital to take part in the inaugural Canberra Writers Festival from Friday 26 to Sunday 28 August. The driving themes of the festival are Power, Passion and Politics. These will be reflected over the three days, offering Canberrans the opportunity to engage in and attend a number of activities, workshops, panel sessions and keynote addresses, as well as literary lunches and dinners across a number of local venues.


Best fried chicken in town

24/08/2016 by Ashley St George | Photography by Ashley St George

To some, fried chicken has a food group all of its own. To others it may only enter their lives sporadically… but a good one always hits the spot. Regardless of where you stand on the fried chicken appreciation spectrum, it’s useful to know where to find them. As a surprisingly versatile dish, these five Canberra venues are our go-tos if you’re in need of this crunchy, flavoursome, succulent, soul-satisfying fodder. __________________________________________ ONA On the Lawns Featured in image