Local - 15 September 2014

MOAMA MAKEOVER

Moama Bowling Club 6 Shaw St, Moama NSW 2731 1800 806 777 or www.moamabowlingclub.com.au South Australian design company Abeo, led by directors Amanda Primett and Amanda Goehr, are entering the second phase of their makeover of the Moama Bowling Club near the Murray River. Stage one included the interiors and exterior while stage two concentrates

Pub - 8 August 2014

THE WHITE HORSE RE-LAUNCHES

The White Horse 381 Crown St, Surry Hills NSW 2010 (02) 8333 9999 or thewhitehorse.com.au The re-launch of The White Horse on Wednesday night introduced the inner city to the new biker-style bar downstairs and Lady Godiva’s on level one. The cocktails and beer were flowing while James McCall and the kitchen team served out

Local - 8 August 2014

FIND YOUR INNER ARTIST AT THE LARWILL STUDIO

The Larwill Studio 48 Flemington Rd, Parkville VIC 3052 (03) 9032 9111 or thelarwillstudio.com.au The late Australian artist David Larwill is the namesake artist for new boutique hotel The Larwill Studio, which is opening on September 8. The first Studio property in Melbourne for Art Series Hotel Group, The Larwill Studio will be dedicated to

Nightclub - 22 July 2014

ELITE LIGHTS UP ACADEMY

Academy 50 Bunda St, Canberra 2601 (02) 6253 2091 or academyclub.com.au Canberra’s largest nightclub, Academy, is now lit up with a new Robe moving light installation from locally-based Elite Sound & Light. It’s designed to provide the best lighting and visual experiences for EDM club nights and visiting live artists. Elite’s Darren Russell was asked

Local - 1 July 2014

THE ATH’S BIG AUDIO REVEAL

Athanaeum Theatre www.athenaeumtheatre.com.au The Athanaeum really is the ‘little theatre that could’. With an 800 capacity spread across three levels, it’s got that superb ‘close to the action’ atmosphere. Around four years ago it scored a post-GFC government stimulus grant to replace its seating and staging (hoists and pulleys), but that doesn’t detract from the

Hotel - 1 July 2014

SEEING DOUBLE

Hotel Hotel: NewActon Nishi, 25 Edinburgh Ave, Canberra (02) 6287 6287 or www.hotel-hotel.com.au   Hotel Hotel sounds like it’s doubling down on stereotypes, but inside, it’s the complete opposite. Story: Mark Davie It may have a repetitive name, but Hotel Hotel is doing everything it can to <not> come off like a traditional hotel — starting

Café - 1 July 2014

Son of a Beach!

Cronulla RSL: 38 Gerrale St, Cronulla NSW (02) 9523 6833 or www.cronullarsl.com.au   John Waters, CEO of Cronulla RSL, was presiding over a club that was ticking over unspectacularly. What has always been spectacular, is the view — panoramic vistas of the Pacific Ocean. Saying that, there was an elevated bowling green between the club

Local - 1 July 2014

Sensory Design: Making Hotel Guests ‘Feel’

Susan Standring leads HASSELL’s international design practice’s hospitality sector. I believe the secret to hospitality success lies in a venue’s ability to evoke a strong emotional response and develop a true sense of connection with its guests. The world of hospitality is competitive. Thousands of new restaurants, hotels and bars open their doors each year and so

Uncategorized - 24 June 2014

JBN BRINGS THE MUSIC BACK TO TREASURY CASINO

LiveWire Bar Treasury Casino and Hotel, Queen St Mall, Brisbane (07) 3306 8888 or treasurybrisbane.com.au LiveWire Bar is back, with the help of Jbn Sound Ceiling. The bar, in the heart of the Treasury Casino, has been an integral part of the entertainment offered there for many years. It was seen as a great destination

Restaurant - 24 June 2014

GET DOWN AT MR BIG STUFF

Mr Big Stuff 16 Meyers Place, Melbourne 3000 (03) 9639 7411 or www.mrbigstuff.com.au   Mr Big Stuff, the new restaurant and bar located in Meyers Place, shares its name with the iconic song from the 1970’s, which sets the tone for both the food offering and the space itself. The concept was born from a