• In Singapore, Land of the Modern, Vintage Clothing Stores Appear

    travel.nytimes.com 14 Mar '13, 6pm

    Just when we were about to give up, there it was: in the shop window behind an old-school metal gate painted a frothy sea-foam hue were mannequins filling out gauzy maxi dresses, and a simple wooden sign: “Dust Bunny.” The store was locked, but I texted the number pasted on the door, ...

  • Violet Oon’s Kitchen, Singapore – Restaurant Report - NYTimes.com

    travel.nytimes.com 13 Mar '13, 9pm

    Ms. Oon, 63, made her name as a food writer in the ’70s and ’80s and eventually established herself as one of the leading authorities on Singaporean cooking, publishing several cookbooks, making regular television appearances and releasing her own cookie and spice lines. But she hadn’...

  • Paris at the Speed of Sneakers

    travel.nytimes.com 19 Jul '13, 5pm

    Some of the most innovative runs in Paris this year have been organized by Nike. To promote Nike’s first women-only 10-kilometer race in Paris, the firm’s young creative team hosted a series of special training sessions during May that took 150 runners up to the roof of the Arc de Tri...

  • Violet Oon’s Kitchen, Singapore – Restaurant Report - NYTimes.com

    travel.nytimes.com 13 Mar '13, 10pm

    Ms. Oon, 63, made her name as a food writer in the ’70s and ’80s and eventually established herself as one of the leading authorities on Singaporean cooking, publishing several cookbooks, making regular television appearances and releasing her own cookie and spice lines. But she hadn’...

  • Paris at the Speed of Sneakers

    travel.nytimes.com 19 Jul '13, 5pm

    Some of the most innovative runs in Paris this year have been organized by Nike. To promote Nike’s first women-only 10-kilometer race in Paris, the firm’s young creative team hosted a series of special training sessions during May that took 150 runners up to the roof of the Arc de Tri...

  • Green Acres by Singapore’s Skyscrapers

    Green Acres by Singapore’s Skyscrapers -

    travel.nytimes.com 10 Jul '13, 5pm

    It’s true, Switzapore has attracted foreign investors with its solid currency and rigid cleanliness and lured tourists to its high-tech attractions like the 55-story Marina Bay Sands’ Sky Park and splashy Sentosa Island. But where Switzerland is agricultural, this tiny urbanized islan...

  • Paris at the Speed of Sneakers

    travel.nytimes.com 19 Jul '13, 4pm

    Some of the most innovative runs in Paris this year have been organized by Nike. To promote Nike’s first women-only 10-kilometer race in Paris, the firm’s young creative team hosted a series of special training sessions during May that took 150 runners up to the roof of the Arc de Tri...

  • Bites: Restaurant Report: Lolla in Singapore: Good luck getting a seat at this tapas bar, which was named one

    Restaurant Report - Lolla in

    travel.nytimes.com 11 Jun '13, 9pm

    Clad in a facade of calming blue Peranakan wall tiles and whitewashed window grilles, with distressed concrete walls bearing stenciled designs inside, Lolla is actually a bijou tapas bar packed to the rafters with a convivial crowd. The most coveted spot in the restaurant is the 13-se...

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