No whips or eggs allowed, but please enjoy the "Obamarama Tiki Party:" Brisbane preps for G-20

November 14, 2014 4:00 AM

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BRISBANE, Australia – This weekend, the subtropical Australian city of Brisbane will emerge from the shadows of its flashier cousins Sydney and Melbourne when it welcomes leaders from the world's 20 largest economies along with thousands of delegates and journalists for a global summit.

It's a major event for a city that, despite being the nation's third-largest, is still dismissed by some as a big, sleepy town. So how has Brisbane, better known as "Brissy," steeled itself for the G-20 onslaught?

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