The Bear shows his softer side

Tanah Merah local Ian Maurice, who the rest of Australia knows as “the Bear”, is no stranger to the limelight. For years he was on prime-time television and radio. He anchored some of the biggest shows on of...

Rent squeeze hits Logan suburbs

A rental squeeze in the property market has underlined a tough year for tenants, a trend which could continue into the start of next year. Logan rent priced have increased for the last five consecutive quart...

A powerful painting for Murray

ARTIST Murray Charteris from New Beith has been named as a finalist in a prestigious art competition featuring 6542 entries from across the country. His painting of a desolate, drought-stricken African landsca...

New ways to solve social housing shortage

With current rent prices pushing low-medium income earners out of the market to buy their own house, attention has turned to an overhaul of current planning regulations. The aim is to make it easier to devel...

Commercial land in short supply

Colpak haulage company director Colin Pakai has leased a warehouse from a commercial landholder in Meadowbrook since 2015. When he was on the lookout for a new location in 2013, Logan was unknown to him unti...

All grill, no bar for ‘takeaway’

A restaurant in Springwood has decided to become a takeaway only venue to avoid the prospect of turning away regular customers and staff as the vaccine mandate comes into effect. The owners of American Bourb...

Discover your ‘lifestyle home’

Real estate sales is a lot about language: “Alfresco living” and “open plan” representing the seamless flow between inside and out; "renovators' delight" a home which has seen better days. But there's a new ...

A cuppa and an important chat

A mental health and suicide prevention charity born in Logan last week launched a coffee van that was already improving lives, even before its first coffee was poured. Last Friday was a special moment for th...

Devoted to the spirit of Christmas

As the month-long countdown to Christmas begins, festive light displays all over town are being turned on. The many hours and thousands of dollars spent on lighting equipment and pop-up Christmas scenes boil...

Locals call it the ‘Mexican standoff’

A hazardous intersection dubbed the "Mexican standoff" in Bethania might soon have a solution. Regarded one of the most dangerous intersections in town, traffic merges from a busy off ramp, where it meets thre...