Here are the 11 locations to catch the countdown fireworks tonight

Even as we ease into Phase 3, there will not be any fireworks display at this year’s Marina Bay New Year’s Eve countdown. However,  Singaporeans can still look forward to them at 11 locations in the heartland to usher in 2021.

Here are the 11 locations:

  1. Bedok
  2. Bishan
  3. Boon Lay
  4. Geylang
  5. Hougang
  6. Jurong
  7. Nanyang
  8. Tampines
  9. Tiong Bahru
  10. Woodlands
  11. Yew Tee

In addition, People’s Association will also be organizing 16 Facebook virtual engagements for various constituencies featuring local artiste, online interactive games and performances.

McDonald’s S’pore ends the year with the launch of Mala McShaker Fries tomorrow, 31 Dec 2020

McDonald’s Singapore is ending the year tomorrow (31 Dec 2020) with the launch of the new Mala McShaker Fries.

The Mala McShaker is a rich blend of Szechuan peppercorns, chili powder and other umami spices. According to the fast food restaurant, its gives an authentic Szechuan spicy and numbing flavor.

The Mala McShaker is available for a la carte from S$3.50, or as an add-on to any Extra Value Meal for S$0.70.

Images from McDonalds Singapore

Old Chang Kee Offering Buy 1 Curry’O Free 1 Mushroom’O promotion on 29 Dec 2020

In support of local charity, Old Chang Kee is offering a buy one Curry’O, free one Chicken Mushroom’O promotion when you download the SG Cares app.

You can download the SG Cares app here for Apple App Store and Google Play Store. Simply flash the app to the cashier before payment to redeem the deal.

This offer is only available on 29 December 2020. Limited to the first 3000 redemptions for the day. While stocks last.

Here’s the poster:

Images from Old Chang Kee

SMRT & SBS Transit Extends Train and Bus Services for New Year’s Eve 2020

Public transport operators, SMRT and SBS Transit, are extending their service hours for all train lines and selected bus services this New Year’s Eve (31 December 2020).

Here are the details of the departure timings of the last train service:

North-South Line (NSL)East-West Line (EWL)
  • City Hall MRT (Both directions): 1 am
Circle Line
  • Harbourfront to Dhoby Ghaut: 12:24am.
  • Dhoby Ghaut to Harbourfront: 12:27am.
North-East Line (NEL)
  • Punggol to HarbourFront: 12:32 am.
  • HarbourFront to Punggol: 1 am.
Downtown Line (DTL)
  • Bukit Panjang to Expo: 12:34 am.
  • Expo to Bukit Panjang: 12:34am.

Additionally, bus services will have their bus service timings extended:

Images from transport operator’s social media page.

Downtown East offering S$12 D’Resort Staycation flash deal on 24 Dec, limited to first 50 redemptions

As part of its 12 days of Christmas flash deals, Downtown East will be offering 2D1N Staycation at D’Resort at S$12, available for purchase on 24 December 2020.

The flash deal is available for purchase for 24 hours, starting from 0001hr.

In addition, the user has to be at least 18 years old and above to book the D’Resort staycation. Redemption period is limited to three months from the date of opening.

There are 50 sets of 2D1N resort staycation package available for purchase.

Downtown East Christmas Promotion
What: S$12 D’Resort Staycation (2D1N)
When: 24 December 2020, 0001hr
Where: Downtown East’s Eventbrite

Images from Downtown East

Candy Shop Bears & Friends opens outlet at Haji Lane, selling alcoholic gummy bears

German confectionery, Bears & Friends, has opened an outlet at Haji Lane.

Here’s how the shop looks like:

According to the sweet shop, the candies they sell contains only natural ingredients and avoid artificial such as as flavors, colors, stabilizing agents in the product.

There are more than 80 types of sweets available including gummy bears infused with alcohol.

Here’s a picture of two candies:

Some of the signature candies include the wine sparkling bears and Gin and tonic gummy bears. In addition, the candy shop also has interesting sweet flavors including the fruit salad gummy bear and chilli gummy bear.

Bears & Friends Singapore
Where: 78 Haji Lane,(S)189270
Opening hours:
Mon-Thu: 12 pm–8.30 pm
Fri-Sat: 12–9.30 pm
Sun: 12–8 pm

Images from Bears & Friends Singapore

KFC Singapore celebrates Christmas with free 1pc chicken with any meal purchased

KFC Singapore started a petition on  to dethrone turkey as the bird of the season and had exceeded its goals.

As a way to thank the fans, KFC Singapore is giving away one free piece chicken with the purchase of any value meal from now (20 Dec 2020) till 23 December 2020,

To redeem the promotion, enter promo code KFCXMAS on the KFC app, website or kiosk upon check out.

Canberra Plaza officially opens tomorrow, has Daiso, A&W, Gymmboxx and 70 other shops

Canberra Plaza, located beside the new Canberra MRT Station, will open tomorrow on 18 December 2020.

Here’s the opening poster:

The new mall in Sembawang houses 70 commercial outlets. However, only 40 shops are in the directory listing. There is also a small water play park, community plaza and learning spaces.

Other notable brands include Daiso, A&W, Gymmboxx and Starbucks.

Here’s the mall’s directory:

Images from Canberra Plaza

Starbucks Singapore offers 1-for-1 promotion on selected drinks, 15 – 17 Dec 2020

From today (15 Dec 2020) till 17 Dec 2020, Starbucks is offering 1-For-1 promotion for three of its Venti-sized drinks.

They are the Chocolate Chip Frappuccino®, Dark Mocha Frappuccino® and Green Tea Frappuccino®.

Here’s a picture of the poster:

To enjoy the deal, simply login to your Starbucks App and selected the promotion.

However, there are only three 1-for-1 vouchers and is limited to one redemption per voucher.

This offer is available at all Starbucks Singapore outlets except for outlets at Changi Airport including Jewel.

Images from Starbucks Singapore

Singapore’s first Otter-themed game experience opens at Garden by the Bay tomorrow

From tomorrow (15 Dec 2020) till 26 February 2021, there is a new Otter-themed game experience opening at Gardens by the Bay.

The attraction, “Otah & Friends”, is a 45-minutes story-based game experience. The goal is to find the hiding otter in the 2,500 sqft brightly colored set.

Here’s how the space looks like:

The set includes a living room, kitchen and a giant tree filled with interactive props and clues.

As a reward, visitors will end the experience with a backyard picnic filled with lemonade and cookies from homegrown online bakery, Whiskdom.

Visitors can also purchase Otah & Friends collectibles from the merchandise store.

Otah & Friends: Volume 1
Where: Gardens By The Bay, Bayfront Plaza (18 Marina Gardens Drive)
When: 15 Dec 2020 – 26 Feb 2021, 9am – 9pm
Cost: S$15/pax (Min. 2 to go)
RSVP: Make your booking online now

Images from Otah & Friends