Archive for the Lifestyle Category

Hasbro Toys & Games Warehouse Sale

Hasbro is having a warehouse sale from 14 to 16 April. This is a great chance to get discounted Hasbro toys and games such as NERF, Transformers, Marvel, My Little Pony and many more.

Like all warehouse sale, be prepared for long queues if you are going. Visit Hasbro Facebook page for more info.

Hasbro Toys & Games Warehouse Sale
Date: 14 to 16 April 2017
Time: 11am to 6pm
Venue: 203 Henderson Road, 159549

HasbroWarehouseSale

Starbucks Nitro Cold Brew now available on tap at United Square

Starbucks Singapore just opened its first Starbucks Reserve Coffee Bar at United Square. The immersive coffee bar that brings customers closer to their coffee and Starbucks baristas. The United Square store also debuts the first Nitro Cold Brew on tap in Singapore.

DSC03866

The Nitro Cold Brew takes the existing Starbucks Cold Brew recipe to the next level, infusing it with nitrogen to unlock the super-smooth, natural sweetness of the coffee. Served from the tap, the Nitro Cold Brew’s velvety and creamy texture is deliciously cold and served unsweetened, without ice, to highlight the flavor the cold-brewing process brings out in the coffee.

I personally prefer the Nitro Cold Brew with Sweet Cream. And remember to take a moment to admire the coffee cascading down the side of the glass.

The United Square store also debuts the state-of-the-art Black Eagle espresso machine.

Mobike launches in Singapore

Mobike recently announced it is formally launching in Singapore. This is the first time that a Chinese bike-sharing company has launched a full-scale deployment in an international market, and comes less than a year after the first Mobike hit the streets in April 2016.

17389195_1212260245535763_2808419539194098305_o

Mobike’s launch in Singapore coincides with the government push to support cycling as a viable last-mile transport solution through initiatives such as the “Walk, Cycle, Ride” scheme and the expansion of the city’s 300km Park Connector Network. A local Mobike team is also working with regulators and partners to develop bike-sharing in Singapore. Mobikes will initially be deployed at high demand areas such as MRT stations and university campuses, with a focus on high-density residential areas where commuters will be travelling to and from their homes or offices to nearby transport hubs.

17192264_1201586683269786_430863966102689633_o

Every Mobike is equipped with a proprietary “smart lock”, containing GPS technology that connects the bike with Mobike’s Internet of Things platform. This technology enables the company to locate the position of each bike, allowing users to find a bike near them through the app’s built-in mapping function. This also allows Mobike to implement a data-driven approach to operations, using data analysis to distribute their fleet of bikes efficiently around the city to meet user demand. The platform also enables Mobike to monitor the health status of each bike and whether bikes are being parked in appropriate locations, a feature that no other bike-sharing company can offer.

Mobike rider 02

To celebrate its launch in Singapore, Mobike is running a special promotion over the coming weeks that will enable users to enjoy Mobike for as little as 50 cents. Payment is quick and easy using a debit or credit card. Mobike is also working withother companies such as NETS and SMRT to accept other payment methods in the future.

The Mobike mobile app is now available for download in Singapore iOS and Google Play store.

LEGO Senior Designer Marcos Bessa in Singapore for BrickHeadz launch

LEGO Senior Designer, Marcos Bessa, is here in Singapore for the launch of LEGO BrickHeadz.

MarcosBessa

Marcos Bessa is the designer behind many iconic LEGO sets including The Disney Castle (71040), Ghostbusters Firehouse Headquarters (75827), Ewok Village (10236), The SHIELD Helicarrier (76042), The Simpsons House (71006), Bat-Pod (5004590), Double-Decker Couch (70818) and many more.

He will be at Wisma Atria on Saturday (11 March) at 11.20am for the Singapore launch of LEGO BrickHeadz. Customers who purchase selected LEGO sets at LEGO Certified Store (Bricks World) Ngee Ann City on 11th March can get an autograph from Marcos at the event.

You can also catch the event live on LEGO Facebook page.

17159119_1404547836282783_1727310975121955277_o

Missed the pre-order for LEGO BrickHeadz? Find out how you can get them here.

Starbucks limited edition Mason Jar

Starbucks Singapore just launched a limited edition Mason Jar.

_DSC5816

You can get this beautiful Mason Jar at all Starbucks Singapore outlets for just S$5.90 with every Cold Brew purchased. Or separately at S$8.90.

If you haven’t tried the Starbucks Cold Brew, you should take this opportunity to try it. Brewed in small batches and steeped for more than 10 hours, the cold brewing process brings out the rich and balanced flavors for a smooth and refreshing iced coffee.