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By Sarah Ward
August 05, 2018
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    New Brisbane Openings to Put in Your Diary

    The newbies we're counting the days for.
    By Sarah Ward
    August 05, 2018
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      • THE QUEENSLAND GOVERNMENT IS MOVING AHEAD WITH PLANS FOR A NEW ARENA ABOVE ROMA STREET STATION

        $5 million has been committed to develop a business case for the proposed complex.

      • SOUTH BANK IS GETTING A BRAND NEW PERFORMING ARTS THEATRE

        By 2022, the Queensland Performing Arts Centre will be home to five theatres, including a new 1500-to-1700 capacity venue.

      • BRISBANE MIGHT BE GETTING A NEW ROOFTOP RESTAURANT

        It'll sit atop a podium covered in street art, with the development also featuring a five-storey atrium.

      • ADA LANE IS JAMES STREET'S NEW LANEWAY DINING PRECINCT

        The New Farm precinct will soon be home to a seven-storey hotel, a Greek restaurant, 12 retail shops and five yet-to-be announced bars and eateries.

      • ROMA STREET'S TRANSIT CENTRE WILL BE REPLACED BY AN UNDERGROUND STATION AND ENTERTAINMENT PRECINCT

        The inner-city eyesore will be demolished to make way for a new entertainment precinct.

      • FELONS BREWING CO. IS SET TO BE BRISBANE'S FIRST RIVERSIDE BREWERY

        It will start brewing — and open a courtyard bar — at Howard Smith Wharves later this year.

      • TACO BELL HAS ANNOUNCED PLANS TO OPEN MORE STORES ACROSS AUSTRALIA

        With new stores expected to open before the end of the year.

      • DOUGHNUT TIME IS SET TO MAKE A COMEBACK UNDER NEW OWNERSHIP

        Eight new stores are expected to open over the next two months.

      • JAPAN'S MUCH-LOVED MOS BURGER IS SET TO OPEN MORE STORES ACROSS AUSTRALIA

        After testing the waters with six stores in Queensland, the Japanese chain will open 100 eateries in the next five years.

      • BRISBANE'S NEW HOWARD SMITH WHARVES DEVELOPMENT HAS REVEALED ITS FIRST FOUR RESTAURANTS

        The space beneath the Story Bridge will house a Greek restaurant, a Hong Kong-inspired ,joint a Japanese-style haunt and an octagonal overwater bar.

      • ONE OF SYDNEY'S LONGEST-RUNNING ITALIAN INSTITUTIONS IS EXPANDING TO MELBOURNE AND THE GOLD COAST

        After 50 years in Darlinghurst, Bill & Toni's is heading interstate for the first time.

      • BRISBANE'S EAGLE STREET PIER TO MAKE WAY FOR NEW $1.4 BILLION WATERFRONT PRECINCT

        If it goes ahead, it'll include the building of two new towers, the creation of a traffic-free precinct and the opening up of 1.5 hectares of public and riverfront space.

      • SCOTLAND'S BREWDOG HAS PICKED BRISBANE AS THE SITE OF ITS $30 MILLION AUSTRALIAN BREWERY

        It'll feature brewing and canning facilities, a restaurant, taproom and visitor centre.

      • BRISBANE'S GETTING AN INDIAN FINE DINER FROM ONE OF SINGAPORE'S BEST CHEFS

        Manjunath Mural runs the Michelin-starred The Song Of India, and is heading up a new bar and restaurant that'll overlook the Brisbane River.

      • BRISBANE MIGHT BE GETTING A FREE PERMANENT OUTDOOR CINEMA

        Brisbane City Council has just submitted an application to add a cinema to McCaskie Park in Kelvin Grove.

      • WOOLLOONGABBA'S CHALK HOTEL IS SET TO REOPEN

        The popular spot is set to return as part of the surrounding site's new development

      • BRISBANE'S INNER WEST MIGHT BE GETTING A BOUTIQUE FIVE-SCREEN CINEMA AND BOWLING ALLEY

        The proposal comes courtesy of the folks behind New Farm Cinemas and The Elizabeth Picture Theatre.

      • BRISBANE MIGHT BE GETTING A NEW ROOFTOP BAR

        Developers have lodged an application to take over the rooftop at 200 Adelaide Street.

      • WOOLLOONGABBA'S GETTING A NEW DINE-IN CINEMA

        The new eight-screen complex will boast both large and boutique theatres — and Gold Class-like nosh options.

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