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Heart of Darkness lights up the pub scene

By Sid Tsering Bhalla | 2 weeks ago

When it comes to top-notch quality with top-notch quirkiness, few pubs can match Heart of Darkness, probably the trendiest gastropub in Singapore’s Keong Saik Road, a place long known for its trendy F & B outlets. With a slew of original beers brewed in its distilleries in Saigon, this funky establishment has quickly established itself as one of Singapore’s top hot spots…

Deepavali 2022 Light Up by LISHA

By Sonia Bhayana | 3 weeks ago

This year’s Deepavali Light Up will be inaugurated by Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat on Friday September 16 in Singapore’s Little India. It will be the opening show to a slew of exciting activities that the Little India Shopkeepers & Heritage Association (LISHA) have lined up to celebrate the Festival of Lights which falls…

Eight first-time winners at Singapore Literature Prize 2022

By Team India Se | August 26, 2022

After two years of restrictions and social distancing, the Singapore Literature Prize (SLP) awards ceremony made its return in-person for the first time since 2018 at Victoria Theatre. Suratman Markasan and Wang Gungwu have made history as the oldest winners of SLP, while eight of the 12 recipients are first-time winners with a mix of…

Hotel PARKROYAL’s new avatar

By Shobha Tsering Bhalla | August 5, 2022

The 52-year old crescent-shaped hotel, is not a beach hotel nor is it in the heart of the ritzy, and hugely expensive, brand-name shopping belt. It is much more than that. The vibrantly renovated PARKROYAL is located at the edge of the centrally located business district, and has an ambience that many other hotels can…

My Community Festival presents trails and tales throughout August

By Tabitha Manresa | July 25, 2022

Without fully disclosing my age and which X,Y,Z generation I belong to I can say that as a child in America, the television program Mr. Rogers Neighborhood was a quintessential part of my youth. And his “who are the people in your neighbourhood” segment was beloved. At its core, My Community Festival is the expanded narrative that…

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Healthy and tasty: protein-packed brownies

Say hello to HerbYvore Ultimate Protein Brownies! These are perfect for anyone who is looking to give a nutritious protein boost to their diet. The vegan protein-packed brownies are made with a blend of cocoa powder, HerbYvore’s Planet Protein, walnuts and contains no refined sugar. Every bite is soft and chocolatey, and  packed with the…

Digital immersion at ArtScience Museum

ArtScience Museum has enhanced Singapore’s digital art space with its first purpose-built screening room. ArtScience Cinema opened doors on 28 May, alongside its latest virtual reality installation We Live in an Ocean of Air. Transforming the museum experience through the exploration of various digital mediums, Art, science, and technology has come together in a holistic…

Out of the darkness and into a Spark of Light 

After two years, tucked away like the rest of us, i Light Singapore is making a grand return with Spark of Light. It’s time to light up the night and return to the city centre. I’m looking at you heartlands crew. From 3 to 26 June, creative works of illuminated art will be on display…

A resonating reminder of who we are as a nation

The “Share Your Story, Shape Our Memorial”, a travelling exhibition ventures into the world of historical story-telling through first person accounts and physical artifacts that lay precedence on trials, tribulations and victories the founding generations and leaders of this nation experienced in creating the Singapore we all know and love today.   Focusing on the…

Discovery never ends with the National Heritage Board’s latest Sentosa Heritage Trail

The National Heritage Board (NHB) in partnership with Sentosa Development Corporation (SDB) has just released the latest in their series of Singapore Heritage Trail guides. In conjunction with the 50th anniversary celebration of Sentosa as a resort destination, the heritage trail offers a fresh look into the history of the island. The map and companion…