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PORTSIDE AUGUST 2013

What’s On? FREE YOGA ON THE WHARF

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SONO PAGE06 CELEBRATES BEER

IT’S THE MONTH TO MOVE PAGE10 STELLAR SALES PAGE12 STIMULATE BUYERS INTEREST

Fashion

URBBANA’S GREAT GATSBY STYLE PAGE08

THE PLACE TO DINE, SHOP AND LIVE


WELCOME CONTENTS

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WHATS ON

YOUR GUIDE TO PORTSIDE WHARF

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DINING

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FASHIO

Between Sunday yoga on the wharf, lunchtime Pilates and the energetic team at Jetts Fitness who are eager to help you achieve your goals, Portside Wharf is certainly using winter to whip itself into shape for the warmer weather! Health and fitness is such an important part of life so Portside Wharf is working out ways to give people more options to work it into their daily schedule through complimentary weekend yoga, conveniently timed classes at Studio Pilates and


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one on one personal training sessions at Jetts Fitness. Fresh, healthy food is also on the menu at Portside with healthy options popping up all over the precinct - try ‘the naked burrito’ at The Burrito Bar or the Japanese hot pot at Sono for a meal that’s high in taste, but low in calories. And of course there is more fresh fashion and fine food then you can poke a stick at, so keep reading for all the latest trends and tips as we take you inside Portside.

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FREE YOGA ON THE WHARF

Our complimentary yoga classes have been very popular - even with the rainy weather. A huge thank you to those who have turned up to pay homage to the sun...even when the sun wasn’t returning the favour! But rain, hail or shine, it’s always a good time to refresh your mind, body and soul so come down and partake in some seriously invigorating yoga that will help improve your posture, build strength and reduce stress. Join us every fortnight at 9am on the wharf with a qualified Jetts Fitness yoga instructor. Remember to bring your own yoga mat!

Next classes: DENDY CINEMA Dendy Cinema Portside is gearing up for another big month of movies with these hot new releases on the program:

The Way Way Back

August 1

Now You See Me

August 8

We’re The Millers

August 15

Elysium

August 15

What Maisie Knew

August 22

Kick Ass 2

August 22

Red 2

August 29

Sunday, August 11 Sunday, August 25 Sunday, September 8


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With sizzling drink specials and a winter cocktail menu to die for, the heat is on at Byblos every Sunday from 3pm - 7pm. Drink and dance the afternoon away to hot acoustic acts including Phoenix, Jasper, SoHO, Velvet Star and Blue Steel.

Have you signed up for your Portside Wharf Loyalty Card yet? If not, you better get onto it because you’re missing out on some seriously hot deals and a stack of privileges! It’s the must-have for those who love to dine, shop and be entertained at one of Brisbane’s most popular destinations so grab your complimentary loyalty card from any Portside Wharf retailer and start reaping the rewards!

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NEW CHEF, NEW COCKTAILS, NEW MENU AT BELVEDERE

Belvedere Bar & Grill has welcomed new head chef, Anthony Gordon who has added his own touch to the menu which includes winter favourites like braised beef cheeks and slow cooked lamb shoulder. There is also a new cocktail menu and don’t forget the $39.50 two-course lunch special including a glass of wine!

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WATCH THE SUNSET WITH A SOLSTICE SUNRISE We’ve got more goodies for you from Byblos’ famous cocktail menu! Meet the Solstice Sunrise - a cocktail created with the sun in mind so you can warm up as you watch the sunset over the beautiful Brisbane River. The clever team at Byblos used Herradura plata and house-made anise with cinnamon spiced pear puree to create this seriously tasty cocktail. And with a squeeze of lemon juice and a hearty mulled wine float, it’s got a depth and deliciousness you won’t be able to resist.

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Brace yourself against the winter chill and wrap your frozen fingers around the warmth of a hug mug at Max Brenner. The limited edition winter collection of decadent chocolate treats is here until August 31. Indulge in Max Brenner’s Honey Bear Hot Chocolat, Salted Caramel Storm Hot Chocolat, or the Comforting Raspberry Heat Chocolate Fondant - a melting chocolate fondant with an oozing raspberry heart served with berry dream mix...mmm!


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Urbbana’s Great Gatsby Style Gatsby themed parties are all the rage in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane right now. The classic 1920’s style is timeless, suave and completely on-trend. The tailored blazer, coloured bow tie, pocket square, suspenders and hat have enjoyed a resurgence over the last few seasons, but the box office hit The Great Gatsby has given this chic trend a boost and it looks like it’s here to stay for a while. Although director Baz Luhrmann has taken some artistic licence with the fashions in the film, it just goes to show how one can easily reinvent the classic look by adding a few choice items to an ensemble. Gentlemen looking for the perfect 1920s-esque look will find an extensive range of outfits and accessories at Urbbana Men’s Style Studio, which are guaranteed to add a touch of sophistication and refined elegance, reminiscent of the great Jay Gatsby.

New arrivals at Marg K New stock has arrived at Marg K from popular brands Basler and Desigual. The Basler collection is based on femininity with a preference for colour and detail. Brian Rennie, the creative director behind the brand, has outfitted Kim Basinger for the Academy Awards, designed a wedding dress for Jennifer Lopez and counted Princess Diana among his clients. Designed to appeal to style-conscious women, regardless of age, clothing size or nationality - these are real clothes for real women. The new Desigual collection has also hit the shelves. Desigual is a casual clothing brand based in Barcelona, Spain, which is noted for its patchwork designs, intense prints, innovative graffiti art and flamboyant splashes of colour.


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It’s NEW COLLECTION time at VERS Boutique !!! The first pieces of the Spring/Summer 2013/2014 collection have arrived at Vers. The label of the month is Gabriella Frattini! Designed in Australia and inspired from the latest European trends, the new collection features exclusive prints, vibrant colours and exquisite designs that enhance your figure and exalt your character. Be a step ahead of the rest and get your wardrobe sorted for next season at Vers with one-of-a-kind, eyecatching garments guaranteed to turn heads.

From petite AND delicate to bold and beautiful

Co-Design is introducing a series of antique inspired diamond, gemstone and gold rings that are absolutely to die for. These stunning pieces feature everything from sapphires and rubies to rich amethyst and citrine gems. If you are lucky, you may be able to get your hands on the dazzling 9ct yellow gold ring, with a 2.1ct yellow sapphire and 0.99ct of rose cut diamonds which have black ruthenium surrounds (black platinum) to really highlight their beautiful cut. All rings are one off so if you love it, make sure you walk out with it!!


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to move! IT’S THE MONTH

A - Abs of steel U - Unreal definition G - Great energy levels U - Unbelievable sense of achievement S - Strength and stamina T - Time to focus 100% on yourself How do you achieve all these things? Head to Jetts at Portside Wharf, Hamilton and speak to Personal Trainer Jaimie Weaver. Get the body you’ve always dreamt of, feel fantastic and hit the beach this summer with confidence. It’s time you put yourself first and have some fun!

LENARDS EXPRESS Dinner just got easier thanks to IGA Portside’s new ‘Lenards Express’ chicken range. All the family favourites are in-store including the garlic mignon and chicken kiev. The top picks so far are the famous Greek pin wheel with roasted capsicum and fetta, and the breast pastellé filled with rich pumpkin and cashew. IGA Portside is also cooking up meals that are ready to eat so drop in today to pick up your delicious, healthy, fuss free dinner.

CHANGE IS AS GOOD AS A HOLIDAY Ella Baché Hamilton has had a change of ownership! To celebrate they have released two fabulous welcome packages. The Re-energising Facial Package, valued at $139, is just $69 this month. The one hour treatment includes an energising facial, scalp, hand and arm massage, lash tint and brow wax. You can also enjoy the Luminosity Facial Package, which is normally $189, for just $109. Take advantage of one and a half hours of pampering, including a Radiance C Facial treatment with an intensive enzyme peel, luxurious scalp massage and a hand or foot treatment. Make sure you book yourself in before August 31 and make Laura and team feel welcome. Bookings are essential and these offers are not to be used in conjunction with any other offer or gift voucher.


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A little piece of heaven

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We’re slowly approaching the end of winter and although we are all working hard to keep the win ter weight off (or at least we tell ourselves we are) there is nev er a better time of year to devour a luscious dessert and Mo da has lead us to temptation with a sensational trans-seasonal des sert. The vanilla posset, compressed melon coconut biscuit is a delicious mix of cream, sugar, lemon juice and seeds from scraped vanilla pods...yum. Best of all, it’s served with fruit so it has to be good for you... right? Why not try this little piece of heaven at home. Ingredients: 900ml double cream 250g sugar Juice of 3 lemons Seeds from scraped vanilla pods Method: • Bring cream and sugar to the boil with scraped vanilla pod for 3 minutes • Take off stove and allow to stan d until warm enough to taste • Add lemon juice and instantly the texture will thicken • Strain to jug and pour into clear glasses or moulds for effect • Allow to set in fridge for 24 – 48 hours • Serve with fresh fruit… Moda Head Chef Stephen Nardo vacuum seals fruit and serves in compressed form to crea te clean line cubes as pictured but you could do a similar concept at home using a sharp knife.

LUNCH TIME PILATES & NEW EXERCISE PROGRAMS Studio Pilates International has launched lunch time Pilates classes due to popular demand. Classes kick off at 12.15pm on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons. De-stress with an energetic 40 minute total body workout on the Pilates reformer and feel rejuvenated for the rest of the day. The team has also released a new series of workouts this month, all of which have been designed to burn calories and tone and sculpt the body. Classes are filling fast so make sure you jump on the website, check out the timetable and get that body moving.

HALF PRICE CLUB DENDY MEMBERSHIP Love movies? Now is the perfect time to join Club Dendy or re-new your membership for half price until August 31! With Club Dendy, pay no more than $11 for 2D movie tickets all year round. Members can also save up to $5 on movie tickets for themselves and a guest, get discounts on candy bar items and DVDs, access exclusive preview screenings and more!


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STELLAR SALES STIMULATE BUYER INTEREST Sales have increased by 120 per cent at Promenade Hamilton Apartments which has notched up more than double the sales for the same period last year. Promenade at Portside Wharf has sold 20 apartments totalling almost $10.5 million over the last six months - up from eight apartments at $4.7 million up to July in 2012. Brookfield Residential Properties Project Director Lee Butterworth says the figures indicates there is an increase in confidence in the Brisbane market and astute buyers are realising that there are limited opportunities remaining to secure a luxury apartment in Promenade. “The recent run of sales in Promenade means it’s now 90 per cent sold so buyers need to be quick if they want to snap up one of the remaining one plus study or two bedroom apartments,” he said.

“Off the back of these outstanding sales, we gained the confidence to launch our next residential stage, Pinnacle at Portside Wharf which has posted $32 million in sales since April. “This is a very encouraging sign for the Brisbane property market.” With total sales of $93 million, Promenade comprises 172 luxury apartments over 16 levels featuring premium finishes such as stone benchtops, European appliances, large balconies and a car space. It is the fourth residential building to be completed at the Portside Wharf mixed used community along the river in Hamilton.


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BUYERS SNAP UP TWO BEDROOM APARTMENTS AT PINNACLE Two bedroom apartments at Portside Wharf’s latest residential stage - Pinnacle at Portside - are proving popular with savvy buyers looking to secure a quality riverfront apartment. Starting from $545,000 and sized between 88sqm 183sqm, they feature two bathrooms, generous balconies, European appliances and ducted air-conditioning, with an undercover secure car space. Brookfield Residential Properties Project Director Lee Butterworth says buyers are trending towards two bedroom apartments due the extra living space and entertaining areas. “Two bedroom apartments are appealing to all market segments; downsizers wanting an apartment lifestyle with less maintenance, professionals looking for extra space for a home office, and young couples seeking a luxury apartment with extra space,” he said.

“The apartments in Pinnacle at Portside Wharf represent exceptional value with many offering stunning river and city views that can never be built out.” The apartments feature open plan living and floor to ceiling windows with spacious balconies to make the most of the stunning views. Residents have exclusive access to the building’s rooftop terrace with pool, barbeque area and gymnasium, as well as the peace of mind that comes with having onsite security and management. Once complete, Pinnacle will house 15 levels of premium apartments, penthouses and terrace homes, offering a variety of floor plans to suit different needs.

For further information, visit the Portside Wharf Sales & Information Centre in the Portside Wharf Plaza, at 39 Hercules Street, open between 10am and 4pm daily, call 07 3630 1666 or visit www.pinnacleportside.com.au.


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