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  • Development Bank of Singapore building construction [73 of 95] : set "5" [7 of 7]

    Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture
    This photograph is part of the Datuk Seri Lim Chong Keat Collection. It shows a view of an alley located along the rear of a few three-storey buildings, with a number of food hawkers setting up their stalls under makeshift tents. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Two cups of takeaway milk tea delivered during SHN

    Heritage and Culture · Politics and Government · Tan Kai Li
    "Takeaway milk tea delivered to hotel room. Having returned to Singapore from the US, our family of 4 was to fulfil our Stay Home Notice (SHN) at a designated hotel. As we have young children with us, we prepared for the SHN as though we were preparing for a ''glamping...
  • Home-made nuggets during circuit breaker

    Heritage and Culture · Politics and Government · Foo Siang Hwee
    "Home made nuggets becomes a trend when McDonald’s shut its door"--Contributed by Foo Siang Hwee, as part of the "Documenting COVID-19 in Singapore" collection community call. This photograph shows nuggets, home-made during the circuit breaker period. The nuggets look like they are in an air fryer. Being confined to staying...
  • Distribution of meals and care packs to migrant workers at Rivervale Drive estate

    Economy · Heritage and Culture · Politics and Government · Jonathan Tan
    "Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much. This ground-up initiative project is the hard work of our fellow residents, to thank the workers who are doing the Repairs and Redecoration (R&R) Works to parts of our estate in Rivervale Drive. Collectively, we arranged for a...
  • Distributing food, masks, hand sanitisers, and cleaning supplies to the needy

    Heritage and Culture · Politics and Government · Jonathan Tan
    "Distribution of Maggi noodles, bread, coffee, biscuits, reusable masks, hand sanitisers and floor detergents at Compassvale Crescent. The remaining were given to Bethesda CARE Centre. In support of GivingWeeksg, this campaign is championed by Yuri and Contribute.sg and in partnership with SURAN 素冉 and ZEBRA."--Contributed by Jonathan Tan, as part...
  • Shops selling roasted pigs around Middle Road and Beach Road vicinity, circa 1966-1980

    Heritage and Culture · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows roasted pigs hung up and displayed for sale at the front entrance of two shops - "Ng Yuen Kee" on the left and unit number 554 on the right. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Area with shops and street food vendors in Jalan Potong Pasir, 1970s [1]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Heritage and Culture
  • Hawkers at a fishball noodle soup stall at Newton Food Centre during circuit breaker period

    Heritage and Culture · Politics and Government · Kurniawan, Lisa
    "Meet my food heroes!! These are just a few of the ‘uncles’ and ‘aunties’ who work day in and day out at Newton Food Centre. I moved to Singapore 12 years ago and I quickly learnt that part of the ‘requirement’ to be a true Singaporean (resident) is to be...
  • Diner posing for photograph in front of food stall at Newton Food Centre during circuit breaker period

    Heritage and Culture · Politics and Government · Kurniawan, Lisa
    "Meet my food heroes!! These are just a few of the ‘uncles’ and ‘aunties’ who work day in and day out at Newton Food Centre. I moved to Singapore 12 years ago and I quickly learnt that part of the ‘requirement’ to be a true Singaporean (resident) is to be...
  • Hawker with face shield at carrot cake stall at Newton Food Centre during circuit breaker period

    Heritage and Culture · Politics and Government · Kurniawan, Lisa
    "Meet my food heroes!! These are just a few of the ‘uncles’ and ‘aunties’ who work day in and day out at Newton Food Centre. I moved to Singapore 12 years ago and I quickly learnt that part of the ‘requirement’ to be a true Singaporean (resident) is to be...
  • Hawker posing for photograph in front of BBQ chicken wing stall at Newton Food Centre during circuit breaker period

    Heritage and Culture · Politics and Government · Kurniawan, Lisa
    "Meet my food heroes!! These are just a few of the ‘uncles’ and ‘aunties’ who work day in and day out at Newton Food Centre. I moved to Singapore 12 years ago and I quickly learnt that part of the ‘requirement’ to be a true Singaporean (resident) is to be...
  • Hawkers at a Teochew fishball noodle stall at Newton Food Centre during circuit breaker period

    Heritage and Culture · Politics and Government · Kurniawan, Lisa
    "Meet my food heroes!! These are just a few of the ‘uncles’ and ‘aunties’ who work day in and day out at Newton Food Centre. I moved to Singapore 12 years ago and I quickly learnt that part of the ‘requirement’ to be a true Singaporean (resident) is to be...
  • Wessex Estate, Colbar Cafe signage : close-up

    Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture · Wong, Lily · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows the white exterior wall and a sign for Colbar Cafe, with an advertisement for Mirinda drinks on the wall. The cafe's present address is 9A Whitchurch Road, Wessex Estate. Currently managed by Mr and Mrs Lim, the cafe was opened around 1948 by Mrs Lim's father....
  • Queuing up for bak kwa : night view

    Economy · Heritage and Culture · Wong, Lily · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows people queuing up to buy barbequed meat slices at a well known shop called Lim Chee Guan which is located on New Bridge Road. This image was taken before the Chinese New Year in 2010. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Bee Cheng Hiang signage : night view

    Heritage and Culture · Wong, Lily · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows the neon signboard for a well known barbequed meat slices shop called Bee Cheng Hiang that is located along New Bridge Road. This image was taken before the Chinese New Year in 2010. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Man choosing some biscuits : night view

    Economy · Heritage and Culture · Wong, Lily · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows a man choosing a container of biscuits from the multitude of biscuit varieties that are displayed at a Chinatown stall. This image was taken before the Chinese New Year in 2010. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Wessex Estate Colbar Cafe : exterior [6]

    Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture · Wong, Lily · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows the blue painted exterior and signage of the Colbar Cafe, with a view of the surrounding external greenery. Its present address is 9A Whitchurch Road, Wessex Estate. The cafe was opened around 1948. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Geylang Serai, market : interior [1]

    Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows the second storey of the market and food centre at Geylang Serai, which is the food centre section. It was reopened in 2009 after a 40-month upgrading process. Title devised by Library staff.
  • North Bridge Road, shop : general view

    Economy · Heritage and Culture · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows a sundry shop which is located at North Bridge Road. This type of shop usually sells a variety of items, such as daily essentials, toiletries, snacks and tobacco products. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Street stall selling peanuts : close-up

    Economy · Heritage and Culture · Wong, Lily · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows a stall owner in his street stall in Chinatown that sells packets of Farmer brand peanuts. This image was taken before the Chinese New Year in 2010. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Geylang Serai, market : interior [2]

    Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows the second storey of the market and food centre at Geylang Serai, which is the food centre section. It was reopened in 2009 after a 40-month upgrading process. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Thye Chong Restaurant : general view

    Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows Thye Chong Restaurant (大众) at no. 168 Serangoon Road. This coffee shop is one of the few in Singapore that sells traditional chapati dishes. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Sze Thye Cake Shop : general view

    Economy · Heritage and Culture · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows Sze Thye Cake Shop which is located at block 2, Beach Road. The shop is famous for its traditional Teochew pastry. Title devised by Library staff.
  • West Coast Market Square, map : general view

    Geography and Travels · Heritage and Culture · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows location map of stalls at the West Coast Market Square. The market is located at block 726, Clementi West Street 2. Title devised by Library staff.