Article Archive

May 6, 2016

May the 4th be with you Canberra

03/05/2016 by Rylan Dawson

Set your THI-fighters and X-Wing’s for light speed as Canberra gears up for another year to celebrate Star Wars Day and discuss if Rey is a Skywalker, who shot first, and how a parsec is a measurement of distance - not time. Here is all you need to know for the occasion: Costumes


Escape to the country

03/05/2016 by Alex Dickens

Want to get away this long weekend? Somewhere you can take the kids for free that’s kilometres away from the city? Well, I think we have the answer that will keep you and hubby happy! Forget the Queen, this weekend is all about the King … the King Valley that is! Just a short four-hour drive south of Canberra is a picturesque landscape abundant with quality local produce and award-winning vineyards.


The people have spoken: AKIBA, Australia's favourite restaurant for 2016

02/05/2016 by OutInCanberra

It’s another win for local restaurant and bar AKIBA with the much-loved venue being crowned the Australian Financial Review Top Restaurants People’s Choice for 2016.


Timing Meals and Exercise

27/04/2016 by Lisa Donaldson APD

As a Sports Dietitian I’m often asked, “Should I eat before or after exercise?” This topic usually crops up with regard to breakfast. If you’re anything like me, then a belly full of food before a run isn’t going to be pretty… Yet, some people need a little fuel before they can even think about strapping on their joggers. I’ve put together some tips and advice to help you make the best choice for YOU and your training. Before Exercise


Weekend must-do: Groovin the Moo

19/04/2016 by OutInCanberra

Groovin the Moo is upon us once again and the date has crept up fast with the Canberra leg taking over the University of Canberra fields this Sunday, 24 April. This year Canberrans no longer have to worry about making the dreaded “sickie” call to work the next day with the GTM gods gracing us with a public holiday.


Doin' YAH the right way

11/04/2016 by Alex Dickens

Canberra’s biggest, best and free five-day celebration of independent and experimental art is here. Running from Wednesday 13 April to Sunday 17 April, the festival will host some truly amazing events that showcase local, national and international talent and expression. Popping up in local shop fronts, alleys, cafes, car parks and streets, the You Are Here festival is taking over the town. To help you get involved, here are five must see events to put on your YAH to-do list for 2016. __________________________________________


April's Must-see Gigs

05/04/2016 by OutInCanberra

The evenings are getting darker – which means it’s the perfect time of year to head for your nearest bar/pub/club and take in some great tunes. There’s plenty on offer this April, so no matter if your dancing shoes are heels or Docs, there’s something on offer for everyone. ______________________ Tonight! The Bennies Transit Bar, Civic $28.60 (Click here for tickets)


Mitchell just got a little sexier

30/03/2016 by OutInCanberra

Sometimes, heading out for a night of adult entertainment can be daunting. Not at Wanderlust Gentleman’s Club – the stylish and sophisticated Canberra venue laced with erotica. Located in the northern industrial suburb of Mitchell, Wanderlust has taken over the venue once occupied by the famous institution, Sinsations. However, the experience has been totally updated, and the space has had a complete renovation to bring a modern and mature experience for men, couples and groups out for a good time.


Gungahlin Bar Hop

30/03/2016 by Olivia Congdon

In Canberra, bar hopping is typically done in the hipster, bustling Braddon area, or along the Kingston Foreshore. However, if you’re in the Gungahlin or outer north, there are quite a few options you could spend a night checking out. The area is up-and-coming and mainly residential; but is becoming more focussed on entertainment as time goes on. This region is one to keep an eye on, so here are OutInCanberra’s picks. __________________________________________ George Harcourt Inn 3 Gold Creek Road


Canberra’s Best Schnittys

21/03/2016 by Olivia Congdon

A classic chicken schnitzel is the perfect antidote to Canberra’s callously cold weather. As the cooler months approach, we take a look at Canberra’s best schnitties to fulfil the German-style, crumbed-fillet craving that, let’s face it, most of us experience at some point. __________________________________________ Edgar’s Inn 1 Edgar Street, Ainslie