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December 23, 2014

Summer Days in The Garden Bar

18/12/2014 by OutInCanberra

It’s a beautiful scene. You take your cocktail from the well-dressed waiter and sit yourself by the water’s edge. Soaking up the warm sun, you run your fingers through the surface of the water feature and immediately notice the contrast in temperature to the warm summer air. Sipping from your drink, you feel cool and refreshed… the worries of the world seem a million miles away.

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High Times Harbourside at The Dock

18/12/2014 by OutInCanberra

While The Dock might be one of the latest venues to open down at Kingston Foreshore, don’t assume any sort of inexperience. This is a pub that comes with a well-oiled team that really knows how to make customers feel welcome and comfortable.

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Sage and Mint Bring Festive Flavours

16/12/2014 by OutInCanberra

Are you still scrambling for last-minute presents or something to do on New Year’s Eve? No matter who the foodie or gourmet is in your life, Sage Dining Room and Mint Garden Bar have got a few ideas to put under the tree this Christmas.

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In the Groove at Marble & Grain

16/12/2014 by OutInCanberra

After only a couple of weeks, Marble & Grain at The Avenue Hotel in Braddon has already seen amazing success. We were wondering what it might be that is bringing the crowds to the new venue. Is it just ‘the vibe of the thing’? Well, maybe… but here are a couple of other aspects that caught our eye when dining there last week. 1. The Bar

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Keeping it Cool at Goodberry's

16/12/2014 by OutInCanberra

So, imagine it… The sun is beating down on a hot day. There’s no school or work today, so you’ve pretty much got time to burn. Meanwhile, the bitumen out on the road is slowly melting into the gutter - making the day feel even hotter. How do you get relief? Well, there are a few ways, but none more delicious than a trip to Goodberry’s!

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5 Things to Do this Weekend

12/12/2014 by OutInCanberra

For a lot of people, this is the last weekend of the working year. If you're one of the lucky ones, be sure to keep yourself entertained with a stack of stuff on offer over the coming days. Enjoy! 1. James Turrell at National Gallery of Australia All weekend. It’s art, but not as you know it. While recent blockbusters at the NGA have looked to classic landscapes and South American antiquities, bringing the contemporary works of James Turrell is a wonderful curtain-call for recently-retired Director, Ron Radford.

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10 things I Loved About Canberra in 2014

10/12/2014 by Sarah Pritchard

There are lots of things I like about Canberra. It’s a small city… or a big town that you can cross in under an hour. You could stop and enjoy everything that this town has to offer in every suburb, every month of the year. Here are some of my picks for 2014. The National Folk Festival is a long weekend of sharing music, food and culture. Early in the morning until late at night, campers stay out in the open autumn air at Canberra’s Exhibition Park to dance and sing along with the performers.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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