TOA PAYOH

Infamous for a time (much like Geylang now) due to its history with Singapore’s crime syndicates and gangs, Toa Payoh has been the focus of many pioneer events – the visit of Queen Elizabeth II was the proudest historical moment for residents. It’s now developed into a bustling, respectable neighbourhood hosting all things delectable, from cheap coffee shops and hawker centres to the hippest heartland cafes around town.
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Heartland hangout Homeground Grill & Bar is a cozy new female-led charcoal grill and cocktail concept

Heartland hangout Homeground Grill & Bar is a cozy new female-led charcoal grill and cocktail concept

A neighborhood haunt for meat lovers and cocktail drinkers.

Popular ice cream parlor Creamier at Toa Payoh will close for good on June 30

Popular ice cream parlor Creamier at Toa Payoh will close for good on June 30

Say it ain’t so…

A play-by-play of the hysterical dispute between a Go-Jek driver and his ‘kidnapped’ passenger

A play-by-play of the hysterical dispute between a Go-Jek driver and his ‘kidnapped’ passenger

What a ride.

Balestier’s little known medical and aviation history is now part of the neighborhood’s heritage walking trail

Balestier’s little known medical and aviation history is now part of the neighborhood’s heritage walking trail

A peek into the past.

Bee Cheng Hiang just opened a ‘grillery’ concept store with bak kwa dishes and wine pairings

Bee Cheng Hiang just opened a ‘grillery’ concept store with bak kwa dishes and wine pairings

So classy.

WATCH: Considerate motorist holds up traffic to let frail elderly man cross the road

WATCH: Considerate motorist holds up traffic to let frail elderly man cross the road

A motorist set a great example for his child sitting in the back of his car when he stayed put at a traffic junction to let a frail elderly man cross the street at his own pace....

Girl claiming to be vet student accused of unleashing her pet dog to chase down stray cat

Girl claiming to be vet student accused of unleashing her pet dog to chase down stray cat

A young girl has been accused of being a heartless animal abuser after she allegedly unleashed her dog upon a stray cat in a residential estate at Toa Payoh Lorong 8. According to...

Reckless driver gets caught on dashcam going against flow of traffic. Twice.

Reckless driver gets caught on dashcam going against flow of traffic. Twice.

The search is on for a reckless motorist who was caught driving against traffic by two separate dash cams during one hell of a joyride. The driver with a suicidal tendency was...

Particularly loud sneeze causes elderly man to crash car into road divider, dislodging a lamp post

Particularly loud sneeze causes elderly man to crash car into road divider, dislodging a lamp post

Earlier this afternoon, Lorong 1 Toa Payoh played host to a scene of disorder, with a blue Subaru Impreza crashing into a road divider and causing a lone lamp post...

Jailed: Man who threw a clump of live and dead worms into his neighbor’s flat

Jailed: Man who threw a clump of live and dead worms into his neighbor’s flat

Before you ask why a man would be driven to toss a clump of worms into his neighbor’s house, he had his reasons. But harassment, regardless of how odd it seems, is still...