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  • Getting To Know The City In A Garden

    Getting To Know The City In A Garden

    In Singapore, greenery is quite literally everywhere. And for this young American expat couple, it has been a constant feature of their lives here. On the day that Alli and Kyle Proffitt first arrived in Singapore, they were both struck by the greenery that greeted them immediately.

  • A Dog’s Life In The Lion City

    A Dog’s Life In The Lion City

    You may know of West Coast Park as the quieter, less crowded version of its eastern sibling. Besides its rustic charm, rarely found elsewhere in this city, this park has also received a paw-stamp of approval – from dogs and their owners. On the evening of 20 February, the dogs were out in full force, enjoying the Dog Fun @ the Dog Run event.

  • A Garden Proposal – She Said Yes!

    A Garden Proposal – She Said Yes!

    Both Jamie and I are journalists for a local newspaper. With the help of a friend, I devised a plan to trick her to the Gardens on the pretext of covering a story. I created a fake press event and release, and collaborated with Jamie's editor to send her on this assignment.

  • The Rockin’ Outdoors: Concerts At Fort Canning

    The Rockin’ Outdoors: Concerts At Fort Canning

    Fort Canning Park has hosted countless concerts and music festivals over the years. From WOMAD in the last decade to the globally-broadcasted F1 Rocks in 2009, and even the high energy Deftones gig earlier this year – this historical park routinely packs in the crowds for sell-out concerts. You might wonder: why would concertgoers brave Singapore’s renowned humidity and volatile weather, to rock out in an open-air setting? Besides the unique atmosphere created by the age-old trees, screening the venue from its surrounding cityscape, there are a number of practical reasons for its popularity.

  • A Fine Dining Gem At Labrador Nature Park

    A Fine Dining Gem At Labrador Nature Park

    With the arrival of Eco Gourmet Café, Labrador Nature Park has added fine dining as the latest feather in its cap.