Big city Thumb_badge shortlist Shortlist: Eve Rakow

Vocalist of "The Frown", the enigmatic diva and cheese lover shares her favorite hangouts.

Food&Drinks Thumb_badge bowls club An Ode to Zoo Lake Bowling Club

Despite the regular campaigns for saving the Bowls Club Ksenija Micic is convinced it's here to stay.

Food&Drinks Thumb_badge burgers The Wolfpack

Louise Whitworth tries out-of-the-ordinary burgers at a newly opened spot on 4th Avenue.

Food&Drinks Thumb_badge pop-up dining Pop-up dining

Whether you prefer a meal from a famous chef or a homemade dinner with 25 strangers - Jozi's pop-up scene has lots to offer.

Food&Drinks Thumb_badge beer The Craft Beer Guide

Whether you are a seasoned beer buff or reformed wine drinker, here's what you need to know.

Big city Thumb_badge_2 Ponte tower "We are just two guys with a dream"

Nick Bauer and Mike Luptak live in Ponte towe and run Dlala Nje, a centre for children.

Food&Drinks Thumb_badge wi-fi&coffee Free wi-fi and good coffee

The 5 best coffee shops to work from.

Food&Drinks Thumb_badge beer yard Stanley Beer Yard

Craft beers, folk music and a fireplace in a hunting lodge with a beer garden.

Food&Drinks Thumb_foodhall_badge pop-up dinner Foodhall

We spoke to Jono Hall, chef and ideologist of the new pop-up restaurant in Maboneng Precinct.

Food&Drinks Thumb_badge bistro DALEAHS

New bistro with burgers, sharing boards and Greek coffee in Braamfontein.

Big city Thumb_badge_main experiment Cycling but not sweating

Heather Mason tried out an electric bicycle for three days and found out how it workst.

Escapism Thumb_badge beach The Beach

A prominent example of bringing dreams to life, making it a city's favourite and inviting ladies in bikinis to join.

Escapism Thumb_badge_01 massage Enmasse

A futuristic and meditative massage space on the third floor of Illovo Junction.

Escapism Thumb_badge_02 air Ballooning

Just a minute ago, your feet were flat on the ground. Soon the scenery pops as you ascend higher and higher. Up!

Big city Thumb_badge_main boxing Everyone's fight

A boxing gym at a former petrol station in Hillbrow has become the first ring for the amateur boxers of Joburg — children and women.