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April, 2014 | Posse

Forbes writer Lori Kozlowski’s favorite LA hangouts

April 30, 2014 at 3:05 am

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Lori Kozlowski is a writer and digital editor, exploring storytelling in all its forms, as well as the bright lights of LA, where she lives. She currently writes a column for Forbes about entrepreneurs, startups, and technology, and has written for the Los Angeles Times, where she also headed mobile technology and emerging platforms. Follow Lori on Posse, or read on for her favorite hangouts in LA.

Fun, mind-broadening classes to upskill your life in New York

April 30, 2014 at 12:55 am

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You’re motivated, like knowing it all, aren’t averse to going back to school and love learning new skills to impress your friends? Then this is the list of kick-ass classes for you! Tess Cameron names the best classes on offer in New York – from languages to painting, cooking to sewing and dance to ice skating.

The best venues to take in Sydney’s stellar comedy fest line-up

April 29, 2014 at 11:13 pm

Photo: www.sydneycomedyfest.com.au

Melburnians, you’re going to like this – your comedy festival wins. It walks all over Sydney’s younger sister comedy event. But while the Sydney Comedy Festival, which is currently celebrating its 10th year with shows around the city, may be around half the size of Melbourne’s world renowned comedy event, it’s come of age with a program of quality events, writes Larissa Shearman.

Take a leaf from Mississauga’s book: How to amuse kids in Winter

April 29, 2014 at 9:49 pm
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Keeping kids active in the Winter can be daunting… It’s easy to stay inside and hibernate when the cold sets in, but in places like Canada’s Mississauga, where it’s common to have five feet of snow trapping you indoors, the kids can start climbing the walls. Our Canadian contributor, Dpak Kanda, takes a look at five ways to entertain kids indoors.

Eat allergy free in Sydney, sans ignorant wait staff

April 28, 2014 at 11:05 pm


Eating out in Sydney with allergies is like navigating a minefield – avoiding rashes/breathing difficulties/dying can be tricky. Dining with someone allergic to eggs, dairy and peanuts has taught me two things: 1) you want to marry the waiter/chef who accommodates your needs because they’re a rare breed, and 2) there are some really out-there questions we get asked all the time. Here’s our favourite allergy-friendly Sydney spots, and a little rebuttal to questions some of the less-educated hospitality staff have been known to ask.

Cool off in Auckland: Where to get the best iced coffees in town

April 28, 2014 at 9:46 pm

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In the summertime, even the most faithful coffee lovers can be put off by the idea of a hot drink. While Auckland has so many brilliant cafes and coffee shops, it unfortunately doesn’t always get it right when it comes to iced coffee. I’m a bit of an iced coffee snob, so every summer I make it my mission to find the best iced coffees in the city and have come across a few very reliable favourites.

Old-school romance at the flicks at Sydney’s Orpheum

April 28, 2014 at 5:45 pm

Photo: Simon Mittag.

Stunning heritage building, art-house line-up, French film festival and flutes of champagne – Sydney’s Hayden Orpheum Picture Palace puts the old-school romance back into going to the flicks. Alexandra Mills takes us through what a night at the Orpheum entails.

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