Tack this list of handyman contacts on your fridge, for help with small emergencies like a faulty oven, a broken toilet door handle or a choked pipe – all of them fix plumbing, electrical and home appliance problems. Rates generally
start from $50. Bees-Mart Housing Maintenance and Handyman Service Tel: 9736-9196 (Ricky Lim) Chew Yan Heng Electrical and
Plumbing Service Tel: 9672-9204 (Chew Yan Heng) Handy-Tech Repair Services Tel: 9021-0505 (Roger Ng)
DEJA VU VINTAGE #01-70, tel: 6338-8013. Open daily, 11am-9pm. The boutique carries vintage wear, but it’s the stylish, intricately handcrafted accessories by indie designers that first caught our eye. At prices starting from $29 for a vintage ring, they’re best for special friends who appreciate oneof-a-kind items.
POETREE #01-76, tel: 6452-6254. Open daily, 10.30am8.30pm. For workaholic loved ones who need a soothing home fragrance or bath-time TLC, you’ll find lots at this At this chocolate and candy store, you can pick up a Japanese bento box of handmade candies or mix and match different sweet treats into a square tin box. No wrapping needed!
SODAPOP #B2-39, tel: 6546-5403. Open daily, 10am-11pm. Every kid has a cartoon hero. With the lineup of Sesame Street, Tom and Jerry, Hello Kitty, Disney and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles merchandise here – pencils, mugs, bags and soft toys – there’s something for every child on your shopping list.
MAIDEN COVE #B2-38, tel: 6242-5015. Open daily, 10am11pm. Keep your eyes open and you’ll find a pair of funky earrings or a cute mobile phone cleaning sticker for your niece in this shop that stocks trendy apparel, printed canvas totes and assorted baubles, similar to what you’d get at a flea market.