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December 11, 2016

10 things to do this weekend

09/12/2016 by OutInCanberra

With Christmas just around the corner, we’re sure that your weekends from now on will be filled with present shopping. But, why not take a break from the hustle and bustle of the busy shopping centre and get along to one of the many events going on around town? Here are 10 of our favourites… __________________________________________ 1. The Commons Street Feast at Commonwealth Park First weekend

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Six reasons why you should become a north-sider

07/12/2016 by OutInCanberra

It only takes one to mention the likes of Braddon, NewActon and the Kingston Foreshore to recognise that Canberra has truly come of age. With the rise of these new precincts, many eyes have turned to the more established pockets of suburbia, like Belconnen. Belconnen is a suburb that is experiencing significant growth and revitalisation. This north-side suburb boasts all the desirable amenities found at these ‘trendy’ urban areas and more, with an envious waterfront community to boot.

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Your guide to the ultimate summer road trip

07/12/2016 by Lucy Harrington

It’s that time of year again. Canberra is warming up and the holiday season is edging closer and closer. What does this mean? Road trips! No matter where you are going or how long your journey may be, always hit the road prepared and ready to enjoy the ride. The road trip is half the fun after all. Step 1: Prepare the car This is your home for the next two…six…10 hours. Make sure the windscreen is clean, water jets are working, petrol tank is full and check your tyre pressure.

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Day trips and weekend adventures for wine lovers

07/12/2016 by Alexandra Abbott

It’s the perfect weather now to explore our amazing region and if you love to sip on a glass of wine every now and then (or every day even) why not get in the car and visit some of our amazing wineries! Many of us have probably travelled to the Hunter Valley or Barossa near Adelaide – but did you know that Canberra’s wine region is home to a whopping 140 vineyards and more than 30 cellar doors? With so many choices right near our doorstep and a wine for everyone, grab your friends this weekend and discover some of our incredible local wineries. Murrumbateman

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Foodies are spoilt for choice at Campbell

07/12/2016 by OutInCanberra | Photography by: Ashley St George

You’ll need to reserve a whole weekend this summer to experience Campbell’s exciting new cafés and bars. Tucked behind the ASIO building, on Constitution Avenue, Campbell has seen three exciting new arrivals this year; Teddy Picker’s, The Pedlar and Avenue C Wine Co, which have begun to transform this stark area into an energetic and lively precinct.

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Movie review: Arrival

06/12/2016 by Sam Tremayne

There’s a bittersweet feeling to the title Arrival and the sense that finally a good film in 2016 has indeed arrived. What could be the first of the ‘Oscar bait’ films of the summer is here, in the form of a contained but tight sci-fi movie about humanities’ first contact with interstellar life and the pitfalls and the perils that it entails, as well as keeping you on the edge of your seat with mystery and intrigue.

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Win a double pass to ALLIED

06/12/2016 by OutInCanberra

ALLIED is the story of intelligence officer Max Vatan (Brad Pitt), who in 1942 North Africa encounters French Resistance fighter Marianne Beausejour (Marion Cotillard) on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. Reunited in London, their relationship is threatened by the extreme pressures of the war. For your chance to WIN a double pass to ALLIED simply tell us in 25 words or less, "What is your favourite Brad Pitt film and why?" ALLIED (M) In cinemas BOXING DAY ©2016 Paramount Pictures. All Rights Reserved.

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10 things to do this weekend

02/12/2016 by OutInCanberra

It’s going to be a beautiful, sunny weekend, so make the most of it by checking out some of the great events Canberra has to offer! __________________________________________ 1. Pimm's Party at Hotel Kurrajong 4:30pm Friday 2 December Kick off your weekend the right way, with a Pimm's Party at Hotel Kurrajong. The event will feature Pimm's inspired cocktails, live music and a delicious BBQ. Click here for more info. ___________________

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Celebrate Christmas in style with Limestone at Ainslie

29/11/2016 by Josephine Huynh

If you haven’t paid a visit to the stunning new-look Ainslie Football and Social Club, now you have no excuse! Introducing the new Limestone restaurant, café and bar, open for lunch and dinner seven days a week. The brand-new Limestone kitchen offers casual dining at its best, with a variety of options available in the one convenient location. Its menu boasts all the favourites that Canberrans have come to know and love, and features a delicious chargrill steak selection, gourmet pizzas and authentic fusion cuisine.

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Celebrate Christmas in the city

29/11/2016 by OutInCanberra

The Canberra Christmas Tree is back up and the lights are on, with the help of Red Nose! This year the events are bigger and better, helping you get ready for the silly season ahead. The local charity held a special event earlier this month in the city to extend its appreciation to the business community for its contribution to the installation of the huge 22-metre Christmas tree, which features its own integrated sound and light show, reminding us of how quickly Christmas sneaks up on us!

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