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20140621_173214Formerly known as Bayan Central, One Precinct Penang is a shopping mall in Bayan Baru, Penang. One Precinct has a trendy office and retail complex is designed for the lifestyle and business requirements. This of a global network economy, offering tenants access to a built-in MSC infrastructure. Located in a bustling and prominent district, One Precinct is only 10 minutes from the Free Trade Zones, Penang Bridge and Penang International Airport. One Precinct is composed to become an impressive landmark in Bayan Baru. There are two levels of basement car park as well as a rooftop garden. The retail component of One Precinct, branded Shopex Galleria, covers 17,000 sq ft and has space for 36 outlets.

Occupy Beach Street Carnival

Occupy Beach Street Carnival is another initiative by the state government to bring back the glory of the past and enliven the heritage along Beach Street. The street is closed to motorist every Sunday. Lots of activities are held throughout the Sunday morning. Bring and tag along friends and families to enjoy and participate in activities such as cycling, henna painting, chinese caligrapghy, street games, traditional games, street floorball, floor grafitti, street performances and more. There’s also food and souvenir stalls setup for you to quench your thirst, bite some snacks and grab a souvenir back.

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Street art & wall painting around George Town enclave

New attraction was made lately in the inner George Town with various attractive wall paintings and street art, thanks to the effort and creativity of a Lithuanian artist Ernest Zacharevic and few other artists. These art have made the cracked pale looking wall of those pre-war building into a professional drawing canvas and attracted many onlookers and tourists. Among them are “Little Girl in Blue” Mural at Muntri Street, “Little Children on a Bicycle” Mural at Armenian Street, “Boy on a Bike” Mural at Ah Quee Street, “Little Boy with Pet Dinosaur” Mural at Ah Quee Street, “Reaching Up” Mural at Cannon Street, “Bruce Lee in action”, “Cat and mouse”, “Uncle Auntie having a good laugh”, “Children playing basketball”, “Children on a swing”, “Chinese opera performer” and more.  Newly added attraction was the Despicable Me minion character painted on a bollard at a lane off Armenian street.

To see more of street art and wall paintings, check out the following map below.