It’s hot. Like really damn hot. It’s over 40 degrees right now as I sit here typing this and the threat of rolling controlled blackouts looms of the city and state because of how hot it is. As if they weather wasn’t erratic enough, Sydney is right now preparing for a record weekend heatwave that has so far seen electricity demand rise up to 14,700 megawatts. Load shedding (said controlled blackouts) is likely the only response to this attempt at staying cool, but there is something we can all do to help reduce this issue and that’s head on out to some of the city’s very best public pools so we can give those electricity companies a break. This is going to be as good an excuse as any, especially seeing that Sydney has some of the most picturesque watering holes in the entire country. Here are some of our favourites. ... Read More | Share it now!
The make summer a bit more bearable in Sydney the 2017 Australian Open of Surfing are giving people a pretty damn good reason to head down to Manly Beach in the last days of summer. The program of free live music, food and drink they have planned alongside parties and big names of surf, skateboarding and BMX will surely trump the expected attendance number of 325,000.... Read More | Share it now!
Canadian Club are getting in on that slice of summer celebration by introducing pop-up racquet clubs across Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane for December and January. In an effort to build anticipation for one of the country’s largest annual sporting events, the Australian Open, the pop ups will be using some of the country’s best known venues to offer the public specialty Canadian Club cocktails (CC & Dry included) designed to help balance the heat of those sunny days. ... Read More | Share it now!
With summer heating up the words “popsicle cocktails” are two of the sweetest things you can hear, and luckily for Sydneysiders the icy concoctions are currently being offered by a Belvedere Ice-Pop Bar which has been set up Hilton Sydney’s famed Zeta Bar. The well established rooftop bar will be pushing back against the relentless heat with a list of frozen Belvedere Vodka cocktails including smart twists on classic mixes. ... Read More | Share it now!
Island dining destination Fort Denison Restaurant has nodding to the arrival of summer by bringing back their popular Sunday Sunset Session series, giving the public one of the best options possible for a day spent making full use of the island’s stunning views. From now until at least the end of January the series will see water taxis regularly ferrying people over from Circular Quay, granting them access to the famed fortress island with drinks, dining, live music, and even a tour through the numerous historic buildings which are part of this unique perspective.... Read More | Share it now!
To celebrate the new and exclusive Tatsuo Miyajima exhibition at Sydney’s Museum of Contemporary Art, the institution has transformed their harbour-side space into a popup Cherry Blossom Bar full of Japanese saké, whisky and beers. The summery outdoor bar popped up this weekend and will remain in place throughout the exhibition, right up until 5th March next year. ... Read More | Share it now!
The sterling Sydney weather hasn’t gone unnoticed over at Waterside favourite Catalina Rose Bay, who are preparing for the remainder of spring and the transition into summer with their new Sunday session series. From Sunday 30th October, those heading along each leisurely weekend can expect Catalina to switch things up with a brand new bar menu, summer-leaning cocktails, and a schedule of DJs who will each be trekking through disco, funk, soul, and pop.... Read More | Share it now!