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Weekend Cafe Hotspot: Smoque, Woden

By 1 November 2014

Finally! Since seeing the announcement that Smoque was opening a second restaurant in Woden I've been waiting! Even better was when they announced it would include a breakfast menu...

Whats on this weekend? 1st and 2nd November 2014

By 31 October 2014 1

Tonight James McMahon is attending Night at the Museum - Fear. DJ's, dance, games and more. From 6.30pm to 9pm at The National Museum of Australia. Heather Lansdowne is att...

Looking for a dentist that will look at all alternatives to removing wisdom teeth

By 1 November 2014

My wisdom teeth are starting to really play up now (I'm 25) and I would really prefer not to have them removed. My wisdom teeth are only slightly angled, so I believe that if some of the gum was removed from above they may be able to come through completely. What I'm looking for is a dentist who ...

Capital Metro Business Case released

By 31 October 2014 13

The long awaited business case for the light rail line from Civic to Gungahlin has been released. At a media only event at the Gallery of Australian Design, the Chief Minister released the Business Case and the EOI simultaneously. Prospective tenderers have until mid December to prepare their bids. ...

Spring weeds swap in on this weekend

By 31 October 2014

Swap your invasive weeds for beautiful native plants. This Saturday 1 November and Sunday 2 of November 2014 from 8.30 am until 4.45 pm, the biannual weed swap is on. Visit ...

Where are the mowers?

By 31 October 2014 20

Does anyone know what is happening with the Government mowing at the moment? From Northside to Southside everywhere there is grass over waist height.... and not a single mower to be seen! Yes, there have been perhaps 2 mowers out recently hitting the median strips around the busy roads, but frank...

National Theatre Live presents SKYLIGHT starring Bill Nighy and Carey Mulligan at Palace Electric

By 31 October 2014

Britain’s National Theatre Live present SKYLIGHT (CTC) starring Bill Nighy and Carey Mulligan. On a bitterly cold London evening, schoolteacher Kyra Hollis (Carey Mulligan) r...

Charity Christmas Card Shop

By 31 October 2014

The Charity Christmas Card Shop will be opening on Monday 3 November, with lots of beautiful and very inexpensive cards and gifts from local charities. It’s at Pilgrim House, 69 Northbourne Avenue, Civic. It will be open from 10am to 3:30pm Monday to Friday until Thursday 18 December. For...

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RiotACT Rugby Review Podcast – 2010, Episode 01

By 11 February 2010 1

[First Filed - Feb 8, 2010] Canberra’s most reliable podcast runs like a swiss watch, and returns for episode 1 of 2010. Nick, Rob and I mix up the rugby ideas in All Bar Nun and preview the season for your tipping success.. The music for this episode are the rollicking Hoodlum Shouts c...

Wee Jasper awaits you this weekend

By 11 February 2010 7

This weekend (13 & 14 February)  the tiny village of Wee Jasper opens its doors to you! As the community tries to attract visitors to the area and to entice some tree-changers, a number of activities are on to show just what this hidden hamlet has to offer. It's also the summer edition of We...

Interesting Local Supermarket

By 11 February 2010 31

I was in Mawson the other day, and stopped in at the Swinger Hill shops. The Friendly Grocer is only new there, and I was surprised to find items on the shelf that I thought were only found in my home state of South Australia - yo-yo biscuits for one. When i mentioned this to the owner, he advised m...

suburb wars

By 10 February 2010 52

what is it with these stupid suburb wars between the youth of today.    The majority of signs in the weston area have been defaced over night with kambah, tuggeranong postcodes  "2902-2905 rules bitches".  etc... wanna be gangstas - north vs south - who cares!!!!!...

Fyshwick Too Demanding for ACTEW?

By 10 February 2010 9

From someone who works out there, I hear that large sections of Fyshwick have been having multiple, daily power outages for the last two weeks.  The area affected appears to be at least from Towsville St through to Harvey Norman (Barrier St).  One person suggested the entire Fyshwick 'suburb' migh...

13th Feb @ the Basement

By 9 February 2010 1

A night of Metal: 13th Feb @ the Basement,  2 Cohen St,  Belconnen. 7Pm, 18+, $10 at the door. Featuring the talents of : Na Maza Blind Eyed Gods Reign Of Terror GODOMINATION & DJ Palladium...

Hoyts feeling the Limelight Pinch

By 9 February 2010 27

The new Tuggeranong Limelight cinema's pricing schedule may have have created some much needed relief for consumers. Amongst yesterday's junk mail was a glossy card that entitles us to $9.00 movies until the end of June. Tellingly, $9.00 is what Limelight cinemas are now charging for all sessions (e...

Autumn market to mark Harmony Day

By 9 February 2010

The autumn market at the Italian Cultural Centre in Forrest is going multicultural in celebration of Harmony Day, the Chair of the Canberra Multicultural Community Forum, Sam Wong, said today. "The market is held quarterly to correspond with the seasons and is a long-standing fixture at the centre. ...

Calvary deal falls through

By 9 February 2010 21

Well, it's official. The Calvary sale has fallen through because one of the stakeholders (the Catholic Church) didn't support it. Someone didn't do their homework when setting this up. Labor's not happy - presumably because they aren't used to their plans going astray. They say they're now in a b...

Beer and BBQ'd Meats of the World

By 8 February 2010 30

[First filed: Feb 6, 2010 @ 19:53] The Beer and BBQ'd Meats of the World day (also know as the Multicultural Festival) was another grand success when I left the scene after imbibing as many continents as I could find, both food and beer wise. Hope everyone else had as good a day/night as I...

Valentine's Day @ Adventure Paintball

By 8 February 2010 15

Continuing the noble tradition of paintball on Valentine's Day that has its origin in the distant past (eg last year), Adventure Paintball is offering all couples the chance to really sort out who wears the pants! $20 for gear hire if a single, or $30 per couple (ie 2 people) and then $14/100 fo...

Dog Boarding Kennels

By 8 February 2010 35

As new dog owners who also enjoy weekends in national parks and with non dog people, we are looking around for kennels to leave out dog for the occasional weekend and while on holidays.   Does anyone have any recommendations for dog boarding kennels in Canberra area or between Canberra and th...

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