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    We here at City Weekend will be the first to admit: we have a problem. We're addicted to coffee.  Luckily, V Coffee is here to enable us. As they've recently started&... (More...)
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  • Poll Results: Y'all on Your Hustle

    Last week we asked the good people of Shanghai: How many jobs do you have? Shanghai's a great place to make money. Back in so many of our home countries, the economy suc... (More...)
  • Foreigner Faints on Metro

    In a bizarre incident, a white man seated on the Line 2 Shanghai metro passed out, slumping on to the shoulder of the passenger next to him. In response, fellow carriage pa... (More...)
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    Though a bar based on the theme of colonialism initially raised our eyebrows,...