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New collab: Somewhere Else x GU

Style meets comfort in the graphic tee collab between local design studio Somewhere Else and Japanese retailer GU, a sister company of Uniqlo. 

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By: Benita Lee

The revamped Takashimaya Level 3

This month, the third level of Takashimaya officially bid goodbye to Books Kinokuniya – don’t worry, you can still get your reading fix on level four – and opened up the space for 18 shiny new brands to muscle their way in. 

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By: Benita Lee

Sniff your way around Singapore

AllSense is organising eight Scent Walks around the country from June 3 to 10 and inviting you to participate. 

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By: Benita Lee

Bugaboo launches Van Gogh-inspired stroller

To mark the 125th anniversary of master painter Vincent van Gogh’s death, Dutch design company Bugaboo – most well-known for producing baby strollers – have collaborated with the Van Gough Museum in Amsterdam for their latest creation.

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By: Gwen Pew

Balloting has started for NDP tickets

This year's National Day Parade will be held at two locations: the Padang as the main venue, with the celebrations screened live at The Float @ Marina Bay – and you can start balloting for your tickets from today up until May 17.

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By: Tiffany Chow

Rock on with our May issue

Plug into the best bands of the Lion City, from mohawked punks and shaggy indie rockers to day-glo club kids. 

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By: Iliyas Ong

May the fourth be with you

Alright, all you Bantha poodus and nerf herders. It’s International Star Wars Day this Monday, and whether you fight for the Rebel Alliance or the Empire, you should make the jump to hyperspace and land in Suntec City’s East Wing Atrium this weekend. 

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By: Iliyas Ong

The Foodist wants to make your desk lunch better

Another week, another CBD lunch delivery service comes along to try and improve your desk lunch. Unlike those who have come and gone before them –Feedex and Lunchbox have recently shuttered – The Foodist hopes to sustain interest with its weekly lunchboxes prepared by local restaurants. 

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By: Natasha Hong

Cheap eat of the week: Handmade kuehs at One Kueh at a Time

One more hurrah for the rising trend of new-age hawkers going back to traditional methods. Over at the Berseh Food Centre, Nick Soon painstakingly kneads and pinches one kueh at a time (hence the name of the stall), the good, old-fashioned way.

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By: Mia Chenyze

That Charli XCX concert

Charli XCX sure knows how to make an entrance. After a quick half hour wait, she emerges from the misty haze and stomps to the beat of ‘Sucker’. Backed by her three-member girl band, all clad in glittering outfits, the Brit singer struts, shakes and shimmies up and down the stage like she’s the star of her own runway.

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By: Benita Lee

Meghan Trainor in concert

‘I love you, Megatronz!’ Meghan Trainor yells, grinning from ear to ear. Yep, that’s what she calls her fans. And they immediately reciprocate with roars of excitement.

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By: Benita Lee

Ever tried Ethiopian food? Here's your chance

Fancy yourself a global eater? The cuisine of chefs like Marcus Samuelsson, Ethiopian, brings together ingredients like teff grass, spices and spicy herbs, and meats to create stews, flatbreads and even tartare. And it’s slowly gaining a foothold in culinary hotspots in Europe and the US. We don't know of any restaurants in town turning out doro wat chicken stews or fermented injera flatbreads, so clear a wide berth in your schedule this Saturday for a one-day-only pop-up meal at Dapper Coffee.

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By: Natasha Hong

SG50 Deliciously Singaporean Exhibition

Singapore's street food heritage gets its spot in the limelight at the National Heritage Board's latest exhibition, 'SG50: Deliciously Singaporean Showcase'. 

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By: Mia Chenyze

Panda porn

We interrupt your daily routine to bring you… panda porn. Seems like everyone is trying for an SG50 baby – including the two pandas at the River Safari, Kai Kai and Jia Jia. 

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By: Tiffany Chow

Lenovo #Lightandseek

Witness art come to life along Arab Street. Interactive pieces from ten local artists will be projected on buildings using the Lenovo YOGA Tablet 2 Pro. Artists include up-and-coming illustrators like Eric Foenander, Lovage and Kristal Melson. Check out the video below for a sneak peek of the art works.  #Lightandseek is happening on April 17 from 9pm to midnight at various areas around Arab Street. 

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By: Time Out Singapore editors

Chinese wine in cocktails? Yes, please.

Dempsey Road hideaway bar Jiu Zhuang takes up the gauntlet of showcasing Chinese wine's potential for its pungent and potent aromas to play nice with citrus and fruit. 

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By: Natasha Hong

World Street Food Congress Jamboree

At this year’s food festival-esque Jamboree, 24 street food vendors from a dozen cities present rustic dishes that are rare to Singapore. Expect tastes of ayam taliwang – Lombok’s take on spicy grilled chicken – Filipino roasted suckling pig with truffle paella, and mini Vietnamese bánh can seafood pancakes. White carrot cake from Chey Sua Carrot Cake.

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By: Time Out Singapore editors

Transit: On the other side of the MRT door

We've all been there: squashed into the MRT carriage just as the doors close behind us. These moments have been captured on camera by photographer Edwin Koo for his project, Transit. Here are a few shots from the series.

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By: Tiffany Chow

The Naked Finn's bigger, brand new pad opens today

How many times have you made the pilgrimage to Gillman Barracks for a meal at The Naked Finn only to be turned back to civilisation because it’s packed to the brim and then some? Well, now there'll hopefully be less of that as Ken Loon's seafood-geeky restaurant moves to a bigger, 60-seat spot just a crab walk away at the Barracks' Block 39.

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By: Natasha Hong

Get ready to LOL with our April issue

What’s the difference between Santa Claus and Jack Neo? Santa stops after three ‘ho’s. LOL, amirite? Okay, so I’m terrible at telling jokes, but thankfully there are many in town who aren’t. And this issue is all about them – from the pioneers of the comedy scene to the current stand-up champs, we profile the funniest men and women of Singapore who’ll leave you in stitches. 

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By: Iliyas Ong
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Comments

2 comments
Shannon L
Shannon L

I cant find the contest page as well.

Md H
Md H

wheres the link to contest page ..after revamp link not there...