The Time Out KL blog
Your daily guide to city life, news and more in the world of pop culture and other KL related happenings
If your wildest dreams involve quitting your day job and living off your cat's royalties (which you will also use to get your cat its own apartment with a designated sofa for scratching – and enough natural light to always be videoshoot-ready), then this is for you.
From the Maggot to the Kepoh, we survey the inhabitants in the neighbourhood.
In town this Raya? The city may be quiet this time of year, but that doesn't mean you have to stay in. Here we've picked out the best things to do over the three-day weekend, as well as list the best restaurants and cafés that will be open.
Yes, we always complain that Singapore always gets the good stuff (musically). To make up for it, Universal Music Malaysia is sending off one lucky band to see Imagine Dragons live in Singapore this August 25 through its Battle of the Bands competition.
BSN is certainly having a good 40th year. Fresh off the hype of Kucing Happy (which really should make a comeback), the national bank keeps it up with a Raya ad that's not just free of tiresome clichés (no sob story!), it's also 'very Wes Anderson'. And very funny.
If you’re not quite feeling the Raya spirit, then maybe you should drop by Suria KLCC to check out their giant ketupat replica. In a very ambitious ‘Malaysia Boleh’ spirit, the 12-metre tall and 9.8-metre wide ketupat has made its way into Malaysia Book of Records as the biggest ketupat replica in the country.
If you want to buka puasa somewhere different, the Iftar@KL sessions near the Sultan Abdul Samad Building should be what you’re looking for. It’s a flurry of activity at the event with the preparation and distribution of bubur lambuk, tourism exhibitions and nasyid performances and competitions.
Yes, that’s Yuna in the campaign images. In collaboration with UK-born blogger, fashion designer and internet personality Hana Tajima, Uniqlo launches a special modest wear collection this month.
Raksasa Print Studio is once again calling for artists to participate in their next affordable art show, titled ‘Mad Science’ (the first being their studio’s opening show).
This July, we’re giving you all the handy cheap tricks you need to survive KL post-GST. Inside, you’ll find the best cheap eats in town under RM15, tips on how to live in KL the cheap and cheerful way (discounts, cheap parking, and free drinks and classes), and even how you can recreate a designer look for less than RM100.
This Ramadhan, do good and give your pre-loved Raya outfits to the needy. The Baju Raya Project is collecting pre-loved baju Raya to be distributed to single mothers, orphans and the poor around KL, Selangor and Pahang.
No Penang food trail is complete without nasi kandar and soon you can have two of Penang’s best curry-flooded nasi right here in KL. According to The Malaysian Insider, Nasi Kandar Line Clear and possibly the oldest nasi kandar restaurant on the island, Hameediyah, will open a KL branch; the former in Kampung Baru and the latter in Kota Damansara.
Gastro Sentral's Philly cheese steak sandwich challenge is on Gastro Sentral is at it again with another food challenge. This time around, it's a super-sized version of an American favourite - the Philly cheese steak sandwich.
If you've lived in KL long enough, you've probably witnessed something strange while on the LRT, KTM or Monorail at least once. Don't just keep it to yourself – tell us!
‘Fast and Furious 8’ will screen in 2017. So while we wait, we chart the KL drivers who really grind our gears.
After receiving thousands of submissions for UTGP 2015 Star Wars – Uniqlo's global T-shirt design competition this year – the judging panel (which included Darth Vader himself) has picked out the winning designs to be featured in the Japanese label's latest UT collection for men and children.
Shop for arts and crafts items, books and even organic produce at these markets in town.
Time Out Malaysia's all-new quarterly magazine for families is out now. In this launch issue, we search the country from top to bottom to find 23 free things to do for families. Discover parks, ping pong, picnics and performances. We also take a look at Malaysia's best camps for kids to see what's happening these school holidays.
Gather your little bookworms during the school holidays for the Children’s Book Week.
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