Straits Chinese Signatures at Esplanade is managed by Guan Hoe Soon Group, the oldest Nonya Restaurant in Singapore. Using secret recipes handed down thru the generations, the original taste of an authentic Peranakan cuisine has been preserved closely, using only the freshest ingredients and select choice of spices.
Straits Chinese Signatures also provide nonya catering services for special occasions. They cater a wide choice of dishes, available at great prices.
With many satisfied customers whom they had the honor of catering to, they are confident that they will delight you and your friends with an authentic peranakan affair.
Museum @ My Queenstown along Commonwealth Drive is a community museum that showcases the story of Queenstown as Singapore's first satellite town.
Queenstown is named after the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II.
Entirely curated and run by numerous volunteers from civic group, My Community, Museum @ My Queenstown is a small but an educational & well-arranged museum that is worth a visit.
"Our Stories: Do you remember them?" is an exhibition made possible after a 9-year collection effort. It showcases physical and digital artefacts from the community that capture Queenstown’s history & heritage.
The programme spaces on the first and second level of the shophouse museum will host a series of talks, seminars and workshops. And the archival room on the 2nd level of the museum houses a wide collection of old photographs and artefacts contributed by residents and various institutions in Queenstown.
Jiak Modern Tzechar is a family-friendly and halal-certified Chinese restaurant at Esplanade that serves up authentic and traditional tzechar dishes.
â€‹Set in a modern, jazzy and cosy environment, Jiak is a place for simple and delicious comfort food at affordable prices.
They embrace homemade goodness in all of their dishes and be sure not to miss out on their signature "Fish Head Curry"! They are confident that you will ask for it again and again every time you visit! View their menu here.
Australian retailer Spotlight has opened another shop in Singapore following its first opening on Orchard in 1995. Their new Westgate branch spans 16,000 sq ft and it has a wide variety of products all under one roof.
Spotlight is dedicated to providing the best quality, service, price and expertise in fabrics, craft and homewares. When you head into a Spotlight store you can find almost everything you need to kit out your home. Kitchen and dining spaces, lounge and bedrooms, bathrooms and more, they have the materials you need at Spotlight.
Spotlight is a family owned and operated Australian business with stores throughout Australia, New Zealand and Asia. They employ more than 6,700 team members who are dedicated to providing the best quality, service, price and expertise in fabrics, craft and homewares to their millions of customers each year.
Now you can try the famous social media eat in Singapore. Kuma bring their signature Rainbow Cheese Toast and Thai Tea to us with the opening of their Singapore flagship store in Westgate. Try to pull their cheese toast for as long as you can.
Although the brand Kuma sounds Japanese, the brand really is from Malaysia.
Besides the well-received signature rainbow toast, there're also single-coloured toast sets like matcha cheese or charcoal cheese, plus snacks such as cheese-filled fried chicken. So swing by to grab your Rainbow Cheese Toast to be packed in a cutesy bear-shaped packet to go.
ABC Cooking Studio is a Japan’s no.1 modern baking and cooking studio that specializes in providing guided yet hands-on experience to make cake, bread, wagashi and also cooking that caters to both adults and kids. They have recently established their 2nd Singapore Studio in WestGate.
ABC Cooking Studio's classes are done in a small group, ensuring you maximum support from the teachers. Lessons are held multiple times a day (including Bread, Cake, Cooking, Wagashi, and Kids) and you can easily reserve the classes through your computer or cell phone.
In celebration of Heguru Education's 5th Anniversary in Singapore, Henguru Education Centre is opening their 5th centre in Punggol Oasis Terraces in July 2018 to allow more children to experience the wonderful learning journey and benefit from Heguru brain development enrichment!
Heguru Education's centres are backed and managed by a stellar team of highly experienced and dedicated local educators with strong credentials. They place utmost emphasis on curriculum and teaching quality. They nurture young children with their hearts. And they know parents want nothing but the best enrichment for their child / children.
â€‹Embark your child / children on a wonderful learning journey with Heguru Education for an important head start.
To serve their members and guests even better, SAFRA Mount Faber have announced that they will be upgraded between July 2018 to June 2019 to provide a refreshed experience and more offerings as an executive lifestyle club for NSmen.
The enhancement works will begin later this month and will see the entire club take on a fresh industrial chic look with new facilities and amenities by mid-2019.
Anticipate new dining options, such as a drive-thru Fatburger outlet.
Expect dedicated co-working spaces fully equipped with high-speed wi-fi, video projectors, and other workplace resources. And more but of course!
For more information and a list of affected facilities as they embark on upgrading works, click here.
With an ambience of intimacy and exceptional cuisine, The Boiler satisfies diners of all appetites. Go experience the seduction of the freshest seafood, greatest music and endless booze at The Boiler. Gather your family and friends and soak up the best camaraderie and dining experience ever before. They promise you tasty fingers by the end of your meal.
The Boiler is a multi-award-winning restaurant that serves up fresh seafood (known as seafood boil) together with strong bold sauces, which are infused with both local and western spices. It aims to ignite your five senses by bringing back the harmonious spirit of fresh tasty seafood and unassuming dining atmosphere all under one roof.
In 2008, the owner, a banker-turned restaurateur, was introduced to a seafood boil restaurant in L.A. by his relatives. It was love at first sight. The owner was intrigued by the rich Cajun culture and was determined to share the joy of this communal experience back to his family and friends. After countless backyard crab feasts, he finally created the flavours that boast a fusion of Asian and American spices. This secret recipe comprises 11 different spices and ingredients, which the owner himself packs up every night after the restaurant closes.
The Jovell is an upcoming 99-year leasehold brand new development in District 17, located along Flora Drive. It is an exclusive development, situated within a private residential enclave, and comprises of 428 units. The development has efficient and functional 1 to 4 bedroom layout choices.
The name "Jovell" depicts the flowers originating from Chile, known as Jovellana Violacea, and the project emphasizes on tranquil environment with beautiful and lavish waterscaping.
A plethora of facilities are available within The Jovell with extensive water features and landscaping. The Jovell Club revels in a collection of capacious Function Halls and activity spaces for your leisure and social pursuits.
The Jovell combines home comforts seamlessly with the laid-back charms of a luxury resort.
A wide range of amenities, like shopping, dining and entertainment are available at the major shopping malls nearby. Recreational parks at Changi City Point and Changi Village are only a short drive away. Reputable schools are also in the vicinity, making it suitable for families with school-going children.
The Jovell is also well connected to major arterial roads and expressways such as the East Coast Parkway (ECP), Tampines Expressway (TPE) and Pan Island Expressway (PIE).
Leeu SG is an artisanal ice cream shop, serving made-in-Singapore ice creams that are dedicated to our island country.
Using ingredients of the highest qualty, Leeu SG's ice cream is churned and produced in small batches to retain as much of its flavour.
Meaning 'lion' in Afrikaans (a language in South Africa), Leeu SG embodies the spirit of our national icon, the lion. LeeuSG finds ways to infuse Singaporean traits — vibrancy, quality and a melting pot of cultures — into its ice cream, collaborating with chefs in Singapore to create the most "Singaporean" ice cream.
The revamped Sustainable Singapore Gallery at Marina Barrage presents an overview of Singapore’s commitment to sustainable development. While there are exhibits that chart the milestones which brought about the high quality living environment Singaporeans enjoy today, the focus in many parts of the Gallery is on the challenges ahead and the steps people in Singapore need to take together as a nation to keep the country smart and green.
The Gallery is organised into six zones, tracing Singapore’s response to climate change, our water management strategies, zero waste initiatives and efforts to keep Singapore clean, green and sustainable, including investments in renewable energy.
The interactive panels and multi-sensory exhibits will appeal to the young and old. There are also interesting artefacts such as a porcelain figurine presented to Dutch economist Dr Albert Winsemius in 1993 after he famously lost a wager, with Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew and his team, that the Singapore River could not sustain life.
Admission is free to the 1,618 sqm gallery. Free guided tours are available for booking through PUB website. Read more about the gallery and its different zones here.
Middleton International School (MIS) has a second campus located at 2 Tampines Street 92, covering a land area of 291,996 sq ft (around 5 football fields). The site consists of multiple classrooms of various sizes, 3 external hard courts and a field. Previously, the site was occupied by ITE, Tampines.
The MIS Tampines campus will offer levels from Nursery 2 to Grade 12 (3-18 years), thus offering a through-train education pathway for international families. School fees for Middleton International School's programme comes at affordable price points, which are nearly half of that charged by other international schools in Singapore.
Middleton International School started in January 2017 with its first campus at Upper Bukit Timah in response to the strong demand for affordable international schools amongst expatriate parents. The campus very quickly reached full capacity and has a wait list in most levels.
The teaching staff consists of a mix of local and international teachers. This brings a diverse set of skills, competencies and experiences to the school. The new campus will also have a mix of local and international teachers and create more than 150 jobs over the years as it reaches its full capacity of 1000 students. Read more about the new campus here.
Live amidst the tranquil sophistication of Margaret Ville by MCL Land Limited. The 40-storey marvel of contemporary design is inspired by the heritage and history of the Queenstown district – a neighbourhood named in honour of Queen Elizabeth II.
It’s a monument to the success of the residents who find haven within its grandeur, and a testament to their delectable taste for the opulent and the majestic.
Margaret Ville is located at the edge of the bustling downtown core right along Margaret Drive. The special few who call it home enjoy the scenery of its verdant surroundings, along with the comfort of connectivity to the rest of the island.
Margaret Ville presents you with the prestige of living close to Singapore’s prime districts. The nearby MRT stations make travelling to areas like Orchard Road, Dempsey Hill, and the Central Business District effortless and immeasurably seamless. With its unparalleled location, residents enjoy the luxury of both worlds: The tranquility of the serene outdoors and the dynamic nature of urban living.
Find out more about this luxury property project here.
Punggol Polyclinic is the latest addition to SingHealth Polyclinics (SHP) network of polyclinics. The new Polyclinic which spans across four levels is housed in the new HDB commercial development - Oasis Terraces located next to Oasis LRT at 681 Punggol Drive.
Patients at Punggol Polyclinic will no longer have to submit their prescription chits at the pharmacy themselves, as is the practice at most polyclinics. An automated pharmacy which involves robot technology is among the facilities of the new Polyclinic. Automation at the pharmacy will allow it to handle 50 per cent more prescriptions, up to 150 an hour.
The Punggol polyclinic offers comprehensive and holistic healthcare services for the entire family. The key services include outpatient medical care and treatment for chronic and acute conditions, women health services such as screening for cervical and breast cancer, child health services, immunisation and development assessment.
Beyond the services provided by a typical polyclinic, Punggol residents will also have access to x-ray, physiotherapy and podiatry services; offering patients accessible and convenient one-stop location for their various medical needs. The new Polyclinic is designed to be conducive and age-friendly with features such as lifts and low ramps for wheelchair access.
As a primary care hub under the SingHealth Regional Health System, Punggol Polyclinic will be working closely with the upcoming Sengkang General and Community Hospitals, General Practitioners (GP) clinics and other community service providers to provide seamless and coordinated care for the residents.
Chicken Story promises a delightful, fun and delicious experience with their Chicken Bento Sets. Chicken flavours include Original, Soya Sauce, Ginger, Herbal and Roast Five Spice. Only whole chicken legs are used in their Bento Sets. Vegetarian options together with an array of side dishes are also available for your dining pleasure.
Allium Healthcare Holdings’s maiden nursing home project 'Allium Care Suites' on Venus Drive will be the first nursing home in Singapore comprising only single and double en suite rooms. The facility is expected to be ready in Q1 of 2019 The 129-bed, four-storey nursing home is designed to be more like private residences, such as apartments and condominiums. The facility is expected to be ready in Q1 of 2019.
Allium paid $24.3 million for the 4,000 sq m & 30-year leasehold site. The development cost of the project is estimated to be $40 million to $45 million.
Facilities include spa and hydrotherapy pools, as well as pool pavilions to allow residents to mingle among themselves and also with non-residents from the neighbourhood. Consultants from Australia and Japan have been engaged to design the nursing home and its interiors. Japanese construction company Tokyu Construction is the contractor for the project. While the space is designed to be efficient, it also takes into consideration natural light, good ventilation and healing elements.
For some children, learning just needs to be a little different.
At Bright Path Preschool, they believe that every child can and should be successful in their own right. Harnessing over 30 years of global experience in early childhood education, Busy Bees Group has developed a new, high-quality and inclusive preschool and care programme for children aged 3 to 6 years old.
Bright Path pairs Busy Bees' extensive early childhood experience with early intervention techniques.
Their advisory team comprising John Woodward and Margaret Randles (founding members of Busy Bees) and Dr Diana Lea Baranovich (Associate Professor, Department Of Educational Psychology And Counselling, University of Malaya) have decades of experience working with children on their developmental milestones.
Also, leading their team, Centre Director and Psychologist, Angelin Chua, who has more than ten years’ clinical experience in Australasia, is committed to pushing the boundaries of inclusive preschool education through a tailored programme for every child.
Shop your heart out at Sephora's latest & 3rd largest outlet in Singapore located at Westgate. The new space spans over 5,300 sq ft and houses over 130 beauty brands.
Sephora is a one-stop beauty destination with unparalleled assortments of prestige products, in addition to Sephora’s own private label, top notch Beauty Advisors and an interactive, easy-to-wander shopping environment.
Founded in France in 1970, owned by LVMH, the world's leading luxury goods group, and under the leadership of CEO Christopher De Lapuente, Sephora holds a powerful beauty presence in countries around the world!
Well-loved globally for its instantly wearable and contemporary designs, British luxury jewellery brand, Monica Vinader, is proud to open its third Singapore boutique store at Westgate, in the heart of Jurong Gateway.
Designed by Monica herself and the same team of architects that developed the brand’s international stores, the interior reflects the brand’s design philosophy, focusing on craftsmanship and quality materials to create an inclusive luxury shopping environment.
Customers enter the boutique underneath a brushed brass façade, past the floor-to-ceiling windows to discover a cube of gold jewellery vitrines displaying the full collection, lit by an eye- catching Tom Dixon installation of six ‘Melt’ pendants hanging at varying heights. The back of the store features an iconic branded wall in a Monica Vinader signature berry shade, adding to the atmosphere of contemporary glamour.
As a brand synonymous with personalisation, the boutique features one of Monica Vinader’s signature engraving bars; a custom built, free-standing structure made from contemporary black steel and brass. Customers will be able to personalise their pieces with names, messages, motifs or even hand drawn doodles using the complimentary, same-day engraving service.
Rainbow Centre's Seeds Cafe is a vocational set-up that provides for persons with disabilities so that they can transit to open employment.
Serving excellent coffee and wholesome food, Seeds is where young people with different abilities can grow and where all of us can better appreciate people as unique individuals through authentic and meaningful interactions.
Founded in 1992, Rainbow Centre Singapore is a not-for-profit organisation that serves children and young people with a diverse range of moderate to severe developmental needs, including autism, physical, visual and/or hearing disabilities; many have multiple disabilities.
Pizza Maru is the most symbolic pizza brand in Korea, with more than 620 stores across Korea and is now available at Northpoint City. Now it’s the first of its kind in Singapore, offering Korean Pizza with a well-being angle.
Pizza Maru's signature green tea pizza dough recipe is a successful patent exclusive to the brand; advocating the concept of healthy well-being food. Besides green tea ingredients, there are also flaxseed, chlorella, barley and 12 other healthy grains added to the dough recipe.
In order to bring out the best Korean food culture to the world, Pizza Maru's menu offers not only high-quality Korean pizza, but also Korean fried chicken, Korean pasta and other interesting products.
Experience authentic Indonesian cooking at IndoChili.
From the winner of Food Republic Hawker King Challenge, they are proud to offer you their finest cuisine, straight out of the heart of Indonesia.
Their menu offers a complete selection of entrees from around the archipelago. From Bandung to Bali and Sumatra to Surabaya, they have your unique tastes in mind.
Their house specialties offer a variety of tastes found throughout Indonesia and are as diverse as the people themselves.
Their kitchen team delicately prepares every dish, adding just the right amount of herbs and spices to bring out the authentic flavours of every savoury treat. They also serve a unique fusion of Indonesian-Chinese culinary traditions with a Singaporean twist.
Inspired by the fashionable and highly sought after Belgravia district in Central London, developer Tong Eng Group's Belgravia Villas is similarly set within a quiet landed housing estate steeped in culture and history.
Situated within a huge site area of more than 2 hectares amidst vast green public open space, Belgravia Villas comprises an exclusive collection of 100 strata terrace houses and 18 semi-detached houses.
Lush open spaces, intricate landscaping, themed gardens and water features enhance the verdant feel of the development and inspires tranquil living everyday.
Each home is finely fitted out with renowned appliances and fittings from De Dietrich and Smeg while each of the 5 bathrooms come with sanitary wares from Villeroy and Boch and premium faucets and shower systems from Grohe. With your personalized home lift, access to your 5 levels of living space is at the touch of your fingertip.
As Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay turns 15 this year, the national performing arts centre will be adding a new venue to its stable, enabling it to create more unique Singapore stories and shared experiences for society through the arts.
To be completed in 2021, the new building situated along the Esplanade Waterfront will feature a flexible theatre which can seat about 550 people and an outdoor activities plaza integrated with popular dining outlets at the Esplanade Annexe.
This waterfront theatre hopes to inspire our young and nurture the next generation of artists, by commissioning and producing more new works by Singapore artists and companies and taking them from home to the world stage.
With the new 550-seat waterfront theatre, Esplanade will be able to:
Develop and present a wider range of quality arts programmes for schools that inspire and challenge the young; develop in future generations empathy, curiosity and creativity; and provide them new perspectives on different cultures and our society.
Allow Singapore’s promising community, youth and traditional arts groups, especially in theatre and dance, to take that next step to reach a wider audience along Esplanade’s busy waterfront.
Work closely with both Singapore and regional artists to create new works and to take these artists and works beyond Singapore.
Present a greater diversity of leading artists and productions that inspire, given that, a majority of works produced today for major arts festivals are for a medium-sized space.
Blue Lotus Chinese Noodle Bar at Science Park offers a quirky and uplifting modern dining concept specialising in Northern Chinese-style dumpling and la mian.
Part of Blue Lotus Concepts International that launched the award-winning flagship Blue Lotus Chinese Eating House at Sentosa Cove in 2013, Blue Lotus Chinese Noodle Bar is the newest establishment by entrepreneur and highly acclaimed restaurateur Ricky Ng.
Some highlights of the menu; Grilled Giant King Prawn La Mian, Signature Crispy Pork Lard Truffle La Mian and Vegetarian Truffle Mushroom & Beansprout La Mian.
Try their starters such as the Tea-Smoked Egg, which is prepared using a blend of premium tieguanying tea and five spices.
Homegrown e-retailer, Reebonz, has opened an 8-storey S$40m e-commerce hub in Tampines on Tuesday 30 May.
The building will house the luxury fashion e-commerce company’s management as well as its warehousing and distribution services.
The 200,000-square-foot space is four times larger than Reebonz's previous office and distribution centre and now stock more than 500,000 types of products - which is more than 11 times its previous capacity.
The new hub will be a platform for Reebonz to scale across the region in terms of having a centralised distribution centre that will distribute their products across 17 countries around the world.
Located at the junction of Sims Drive and Aljunied Road, Sims Urban Oasis by Guocoland is a 99-year leasehold residence representing the best in city-edge living. Its excellent connectivity means everything is close to you, including the Marina Bay, CBD, Aljunied MRT Station and more. This makes going to work, school or anywhere a breeze – convenience you enjoy everyday at this location.
Sims Urban Oasis offers four types of dwelling units that suit various lifestyle needs. Living spaces are also planned for efficient and functional lifestyle
To encourage active community living, Sims Urban Oasis is equipped with two Olympic-length swimming pools, an extensive gym, a large lawn, barbeque pavilions and recreation spaces for neighbours to interact.
Most importantly, lush green public space extends vertically to a Sky Garden on Level 19 of Tower 4. The Sky Park will offer panoramic view of the Marina Bay. Committed to create an inclusive community, Sims Urban Oasis will house a convenience store, cafes and a child-care centre.
Ramen Atelier is Singapore's first French-Japanese ramen bar serving contemporary Japanese ramen influenced by French culinary techniques and flavours.
Chef owner Andrew Ng was trained in French cuisine, and have worked in Western food establishments for more than a decade. His love for Japanese food and ramen, in particular, has brought him to merge his French culinary know-how with Japanese cooking techniques to create his ideal bowl of ramen.
Located off Venus Drive at the Upper Thomson area, the 75-hectare Windsor Nature Park is a green buffer for the Central Catchment Nature Reserve.
Visitors can explore new trails including the specially curated Hanguana Trail and the Drongo Trail. The Hanguana Trail is lined with rare native plants, some of which are named after Singapore. The Drongo Trail features a sub-canopy walk where visitors can catch a glimpse of the fauna that are found under the canopy level, in addition to examining the understorey of the regenerating secondary forest.
Discover other highlights of Windsor Nature Park such as a marsh habitat and several freshwater streams by hiking on the restored trails and new boardwalks. Visitors can also join workshops to learn about Singapore’s natural heritage and ongoing biodiversity conservation efforts at the visitor pavilion.
Thrive Kitchen was founded on the premise of bringing healthy, wholesome and tasty food to the community. It is tucked away in a new mall under a petite block of apartments called NeWest Condominium by West Coast Drive.
Thrive Kitchen believe that unprocessed whole foods can be made flavourful through creative cooking methods and alternative unrefined ingredients (such as coconut sugar, pure maple syrup, pure honey and dates).
They choose whole grains with higher fibre in their rice, noodle and bread dishes. They also bake with nutritious spelt, coconut and almond flours and make their own sauces in the house.
Thrive Kitchen's coffee concept comprises specialty coffee with freshly roasted beans, and they work with innovative brewing methods to create a variety of aromatic drinks.
Parc Olympia, Loyang's latest development finds its way into Flora Drive.
Named after the famous Olympia (in Greece) no less, the site of the first Olympic Games, this site is right next to the Japanese Primary School, Palm Isles and Hedges Park Condo all the way east in Loyang.
Apart from swimming pools, a tennis court and a gym, you will see some really interesting facilities that are rather rare. Things like a badminton court (that also serves as a function room) and a full size basketball/futsal court. There is also a synthetic jogging track. And also a large putting green - 20m by 15m (or 300sqm).
Situated on the very far eastern end of Singapore, Parc Olympia is just one of the many low-rise new condos launched in this area. The land bounded by TPE, Flora Road and Upper Changi Road North is home to a slew of new condos.