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News You Can Use: Eight Things That Happened in Brisbane This Week

Here's what caught our attention over the last seven days.
By Sarah Ward
August 12, 2022
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By Sarah Ward
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  • Design & Style

    These Paddle Pop, Golden Gaytime and Bubble O'Bill Candles Will Make Your House Smell Like Ice Cream

    Turn your home into an ice cream-scented dream — and expect dessert cravings, we're guessing.

  • Design & Style

    Brisbane Open House Is Returning to Explore the City's Buildings and Precincts Over Two Big Weekends

    Step behind the scenes at Woolloongabba's revamped Princess Theatre, the Fish Lane Arts Precinct, the Old Windmill in Spring Hill and more.

  • Food & Drink

    The Wickham Has Temporarily Closed Its Ground-Floor Bar and Beer Garden for a $1.5-Million Revamp

    The heritage-listed 137-year-old spot will reopen before the end of 2022 after making over its ground-floor bar, beer garden and second floor.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Diplo, Denzel Curry and Dom Dolla Headline Wildlands' Big Summer 2022–23 Lineup

    The dance, electronic and hip hop fest will return to Brisbane Showgrounds — and head to Perth and Adelaide for the first time.

  • Food & Drink

    Mews Is Howard Smith Wharves' New Street Art-Filled Restaurant Inside the Crystalbrook Vincent

    The new laneway-inspired eatery and bar features paintings by street artists across its walls, and serves up a seasonal- and local-focused menu.

  • Food & Drink

    Now Open: Lune's Second Brisbane Croissanterie Is Slinging Pastries in the CBD's Burnett Lane

    A year after launching its first Brisbane bakery, the world-famous croissanterie has doubled its local footprint.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Tiny Away Has Just Launched Its First Two Tasmanian Tiny Houses for Scenic Apple Isle Getaways

    The tiny house company has added cosy abodes near Hobart and Launceston to its 120-plus network of small homes — including one with a nine-hole putting course.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    'Six the Musical' Is Bringing Its Pop-Fuelled Take on History to Brisbane This Summer

    The West End hit played a whopping 15-week run at the Sydney Opera House over summer — and now it is coming to Brisbane.

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