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Around Town - EB Games Expo

02-04 Oct Crazy for COD? Batty for Battlefield? Nuts about (retro) Nintendo 64? You're in luck, as the EB Games Expo is bringing the hottest gaming swag from around...

Kids - Strathfield Spring Festival

Sun 06 Sep On the main stage, you’ll find X Factor star Samantha Jade and former members of The Collective, Trent Bell and Jayden Sierra. Hoot and Hootabelle will...

Around Town - Good Game Live

Sat 05 Sep The TV show Good Game is stepping out from behind the camera and into the Enmore Theatre for an interactive trivia night with a difference. Hosts Steven...

Around Town - Norton Street Italian Festa

Sun 25 Oct Market stalls will line the streets of Sydney's Little Italy to sell and celebrate everything from gelato to Italian wine, music and lifestyle. Norton...

Around Town - Dogs Day Out

Sun 02 Aug Each year, Dogs Day Out attracts as many as 2,500 dog owners and their best friends for a day of free activities, product demos, competitions and pet...

Restaurants - Noma Australia

It’s just been voted San Pellegrino’s number three best restaurant in the world, and it’s making its way to Sydney shores in January 2016. Noma...

Around Town - Utopia Women's Wellness Expo

Sat 14 Nov Australia’s leading holistic wellbeing festival attracts thousands of visitors each year, who’re looking to lead a healthier lifestyle. Whether you’re...

Around Town - Workshopped ’15

06-23 Aug The design exhibition that’s launched the careers of interior designers like Kate Stokes, who first exhibited her Coco Pendant in 2010’s exhibition,...

Around Town - Free ice cream for Switzerland Day

Sat 01 Aug It’s Switzerland’s national holiday on Aug 1, so naturally the ice cream makers at Mövenpick would like to treat us all to a free scoop of their...

Around Town - Wonder 103

Sun 02 Aug The Girl’s and Boys Brigade, in Surry Hills, have some pretty cool friends. Each year the community fete calls on the likes of Vanishing Elephant and...

Cafe Oratnek, Redfern

Let's talk about katsu, a thick slab of pork fillet, crumbed and deep-fried into one helluva juicy schnitzel. The Japanese love katsu so much, they put it between two slabs of fluffy white bread and call it a katsu sando. Katsu sandos...Show More Summary

Wanted man arrested by police

6 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

A 23-year-old man will face the ACT Magistrates Court this morning (Monday, July 27) after being arrested on a First Instant Warrant relating to an aggravated robbery which occurred on 13 July 2015. About 11.55am on Saturday (25 July) members of Tuggeranong Patrol and Criminal Investigations attended the Calwell Shopping Centre, following a sighting of the [...]

Lone Wolf Promotions presents The Crossbones

6 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

[ 31 July 2015 at 8:00 pm; ] Lone Wolf Promotions presents Friday Night Live with The Crossbones The Crossbones’ power trio (George Jakovceski – Guitars and Vocals, Frank Piccolo – Drums and Backing Vocals, James Newhouse – Upright Bass...Show More Summary

Which are Canberra’s most disadvantaged suburbs?

6 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

I was surprised to see a few of the suburbs that are mentioned and even more surprised to see a few that have lifted off the bottom shelf (including Kingston!) An interesting read and I think it’s useful for Canberrans to know which areas of our city have the most need so we can help out [...]

Best of Canberra taste off – Winter dessert

6 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

After last week’s call out, there are two possible scenarios for Canberra’s winter dessert situation. Either, there aren’t many places that serve warm desserts, or the cold weather doesn’t bother RiotACT readers who are all happy to eat ice cream in sub-zero temperatures. Either way, the top two nominations for best winter desserts in Canberra were Koko [...]

Renewing the renewable energy debate

6 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

Regardless of whether you think that using clean, renewable energy sources like wind and solar is the “right” thing to do for our environment, within a few years it’s going to be the smart thing to do financially. Renewable energy has become a hot topic for both Federal and ACT politicians. The Federal Government has directed [...]

Here’s what’s wrong with this year’s ALP national conference

6 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

It seems every time I open a newspaper or turn on the radio or TV, I hear someone commenting on what is happening at the ALP national conference this year in Melbourne. As I write this, it is the Friday before the conference and I get the feeling that it is a bit like Good Friday, [...]

lunch at Smith and Deli on Moor St

As an omnivore I suppose I have it easy in terms of food choices. If I make a vegetable curry it’s because that’s what I feel like eating, not because it’s vegetarian. If I make it with vegetable oil instead of ghee it’s probably vegan, but by concidence rather than design.… This post was first published on Fitzroyalty. © Brian Ward.

The Dollop Podcast – Live in Canberra

[ 25 August 2015 at 8:00 pm; ] That’s right Canberra. From the gentlemen who brought you up to speed on Oofty Goofty, The Dollop is coming for a live podcast. One of the must-listen podcasts is touring Australia and they have managed to squeeze in a visit to Canberra. In case you don’t know, The Dollop is a weekly podcast hosted by Dave [...]

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