DISTRICT 12 - 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.
RECENT ARTICLES IN District 12 - Toa Payoh

Taxi crashes into Thai restaurant in Braddell after cabbie accidentally steps on accelerator

Thai Lily Restaurant just opened their doors for the dinner crowd last night when they got something a little less amiable — a yellow CityCab crashing right through into...

Taxi crashes into Thai restaurant in Braddell after cabbie accidentally steps on accelerator

This min jiang kueh cafe puts a spin on the regular ones with options like ham and cheese

Mix up your regular morning (or afternoon snack) routine with pancakes from The Pantree Specialising in min jiang kueh, the traditional Chinese pancake, this cafe puts a...

This min jiang kueh cafe puts a spin on the regular ones with options like ham and cheese

The lift was down, so these Air Force personnel carried a wheelchair-bound lady up and down a restaurant

Doris Loh and her 85-year-old mother-in-law were in a pickle when they went out for dinner at Toa Payoh's Swatow Seafood Restaurant earlier this month  The elderly lady is...

The lift was down, so these Air Force personnel carried a wheelchair-bound lady up and down a restaurant

SMRT bendy bus somehow gets stuck for 10 hours in muddy field at Kim Keat Avenue

An SMRT bus driver made a wrong turn on the way to Kranji Depot and decided to make a U-turn on a field  It clearly turned out to be a very unwise decision and ended...

SMRT bendy bus somehow gets stuck for 10 hours in muddy field at Kim Keat Avenue

A new amateur chef takes over the kitchen at Kilo Kallang for one night in September

Amateur chefs have come and gone after their Kilo Kallang restaurant takeover Next up for the sixth in the restaurant's Under Pressure series is Clay Kuok, an art director from...

A new amateur chef takes over the kitchen at Kilo Kallang for one night in September

Tragic accident: Pedestrian in his 60s killed after bus runs over him at Toa Payoh interchange

In a tragic turn of events, a man in his 60s was run over by an SBS Transit bus on Thursday (July 7) morning The accident occurred along Toa Payoh Lorong 6, just outside the bus...

Tragic accident: Pedestrian in his 60s killed after bus runs over him at Toa Payoh interchange

Casual outdoor joint Camp Kilo Charcoal Club fires up hearty portions of roast meats

COCONUTS HOT SPOT — What is Camp Kilo Charcoal Club It's kinda like the hipster version of a barbecue camp-out, if you ask us Tucked away on the ground floor of the...

Casual outdoor joint Camp Kilo Charcoal Club fires up hearty portions of roast meats

WATCH: Loanshark harassers now include giggling young women in their ranks

Yay for gender equality Industries previously dominated by men (like tech, sports, politics and being badasses on Game of Thrones) are now actively being more inclusive to...

WATCH: Loanshark harassers now include giggling young women in their ranks

Sign up for Kilo Under Pressure to try a 4-course menu prepared by an amateur chef

In this regular series of kitchen takeovers, seven amateur chefs get the chance to run a professional kitchen for one night, as Kilo Under Pressure returns after a four-year...

Sign up for Kilo Under Pressure to try a 4-course menu prepared by an amateur chef

Watch local music acts Inch and Pleasantry perform at the Gap x Poptart party at Kilo Lounge

No plans for this Friday We've got a suggestion for you Kick off the long weekend with an exclusive dance party hosted by Gap and Poptart Held at Kilo Lounge, the shindig features...

Watch local music acts Inch and Pleasantry perform at the Gap x Poptart party at Kilo Lounge