YOH! Treasure Island
Arcade Empire was transformed into a pirate's paradise, thanks to YOH! click here
Take A Hike Up Kensington's Haunted Hill
The rocks at the top of this hill have weird markings and a climb comes with a warning. Would you trek up this Kensington hill? click here
Pride Parade
Pride saw hundreds of colourfully dressed people supporting the LGBT community. click here
Tragedy Hasn't Stopped The Rusty Lady
After an incident among the staff, Kensington's Rusty Lady didn't seem like it'd ever open its doors again, but it's back in action and is as good as ever. click here


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Featured Events


The 99 Percent Local Festival

@The Plat4orm

Saturday, 01 November 2014
Make sure you stop by The 99% Local Festival for the best in home-grown talent, food, crafts and music.  


Mystery Picnics


Saturday, 29 November 2014
It's a Vintage Affair so throw on your pearls, suits and whatever else makes you shine.


Positive Vibrations 2014

@Witfontein Farm

Saturday, 29 November 2014
All the positive people will be meeting up at Witfontein for some happy stomping, celebrating 20 years of Vortex.

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Johannesburg News

In celebration of their 25th birthday, Magnum is setting up a make-your-own pop-up shop.

Keep a look out for the wrapped taxis for the Joburg Photo Umbrella

We want you to tell us your scary story for our Halloween edition of JHBLive.

Best you head over to Newtown this Saturday night for one last party at Town Hall before they close their doors for good.

Get your suits and fancy hats ready - the SANSUI Summer Cup is coming up soon. It's a horseracing event, you guys. Don't be so uncultured.

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