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Schwabinger Stuben – a taste of Germany in the heart of Randburg

Schwabinger Stuben – a taste of Germany in the heart of Randburg

While I was dispatching the last of my delicious chicken schnitzel at Schwabinger Stuben, boisterous singing erupted from somewhere at the bar beyond my table: “Ziggy zaggy ziggy zaggy, oi oi oi!” – the end of an old German drinking song called Ein Prosit...

Chinese New Year celebrations in Cyrildene – Gauteng photo essay

Chinese New Year celebrations in Cyrildene – Gauteng photo essay

Dragons, fireworks and Chinese lanterns were the order of the day in Cyrildene on Saturday as hundreds of locals took to the streets to celebrate Chinese New Year.

The start of the Year of the Water Dragon, festivities began at Nan Hua Temple in Bronkhorstspruit on January 23 and made their way across the province – ending in Derrick Avenue.

Love Books made me love books again

Love Books made me love books again

I went to Love Books in Melville for the launch of Richard de Nooy’s “The Big Stick” the other evening. It was a marvellous experience. The space is really welcoming. It’s a quirky, split level, warehousey type of vibe that makes heroes of the books.

Gin on The Strip

Gin on The Strip

Greenside’s Gleneagles strip (also referred to by regulars as, simply, The Strip) has become an after-dark hub of note.

What’s happening in Gauteng this weekend – 3 to 5 February 2012

What’s happening in Gauteng this weekend – 3 to 5 February 2012

It’s the first weekend of the month of love, and there are some great music events lined up. If you’re looking to let your hair down, then these are for you.

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