Ways you can #SupportLocal while getting through Phase 2
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It’s been an eventful month, and we’ve all been doing our part to tide through this tough period together as a community. As we stay at home and continue to practise social distancing, there are many ways that we can help to sustain our local scene. Here are some simple initiatives that we can get behind to #SupportLocal! ????
Staying at home more often gives us a reason to indulge – after all, we’ve been deprived of our favorite pastime of dining out. These small food businesses are a few out of many shops that we can support, and give ourselves a treat at the same time! ????
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Whether you’re having a good or bad day, a cup of comforting tea will definitely help to give you a boost and get you going. U-Cha has an extensive variety of drinks: from bubble tea, fruit tea to smoothies, you’ll be sure to find something that you like! 🍵
⏰ Opening hours: 10.30am-10pm daily
📍 70 Jellicoe Rd, #01-18, Singapore 208767
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This home-based business serves restaurant style pizzas and smoked meat – perfect for a hearty dinner with the fam to end the day. 🤤🍕
⏰ Opening hours: 11am-10pm, Sat & Sun
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Started in 1997, Rich and Good Cake Shop aims to bring their home-baked goodness to everyone with their signature Swiss Rolls and cakes. Looking for a sweet fix? This is definitely the place for you! 🤗
⏰ Opening hours: 9am-5pm, Mon-Sat
📍 24 Kandahar St, Singapore 198887
Shopping is a great way to destress, especially after a long day of WFH. ????
Here are some local-owned businesses where you can get something nice for yourself!
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Shop sustainably and guilt-free with Baliza, an ethical brand inspired by exotic destinations and celebrating heritage craft. This Singapore-based fashion label boasts a unique collection of handmade fashion and homeware.
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Having a conducive sleep is something that many Singaporeans lack – so what better way to get a great night’s rest than by upgrading the bedding you spend all night in? Check out Easven if you’re looking for some premium bedding as a cozy addition to your bedroom. 😴
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Skincare doesn’t have to be complicated – in fact, Rooki Beauty prides themselves in providing skincare so easy, even a rookie could use it. Made from the purest and most concentrated superfoods, you can rest assured that your skin is getting only the best. ✨
They say giving is better than receiving – so if you have someone in mind who would really appreciate a special surprise, here are some places you can look at for the perfect gift! 🎁
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This social enterprise turns artwork drawn by artists with special needs into beautifully curated quality lifestyle products. Gift your loved one something meaningful by shopping at The Animal Project! 🙌
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Functionality doesn’t mean that you have to compromise on style. With Faire Leather Co.’s luxurious leather products, you can definitely find something that’s perfect for someone who appreciates a stylish piece. 😎
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Adorable customisable macarons, beautifully decorated cakes and delicious mochi cookies. If any of these spark your interest, check out cakesbyne.sa to find the perfect sweet treat for any occasion! 🍰
If you’re the type that loves to tune in to something whether you’re driving, working, cooking or carrying out your chores, here’s a list of local podcasts or music you can listen to – anywhere, anytime. 🎧
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This dynamic duo proves that our local music scene is definitely something to shout (or sing) about – with their addictive indie-rock tunes and feel-good vibes, putting their songs on blast will surely put you in a great mood.
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Be prepared to laugh out loud while listening to the most uncensored conversations and interviews to ever come out of the much-censored country of Singapore – as quoted by hosts Haresh & Terence from Ministry of Funny.
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Intense conversations about social-political subjects between four true blue Singaporeans (a.k.a. The Kitties) = an insightful and entertaining time for all!
We’re halfway through Phase 2 (HA), and one step closer to getting our normal lives back again. Let’s help each other out by supporting local – every small effort counts and makes a difference! 💪
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