The story of pre-hipster Tiong Bahru will make your Sunday brunch taste more hip | Mothership.SG

You can take the hipster out of Tiong Bahru, but his moccasin-encased feet will never keep him away for long. Today, the estate, with its promise of heady nostalgia and cool café vibes, lures a steady flow of devotees who trample through the neighbourhood for that perfect, sunlit cupcake shot.

However, Tiong Bahru’s story stretches way beyond specialty foods and indie bookstores. The old apartment blocks may still be around but Tiong Bahru was a pretty different world back before it becameHipster Central.

Source: The story of pre-hipster Tiong Bahru will make your Sunday brunch taste more hip | Mothership.SG

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