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    It can be challenging to stay fit in this city. This might be hard to believe, but in some places in the world, jogging outside after a long day at work can be a welcome re... (More...)
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    Good news -- the new issue of City Weekend Parents & Kids has officially hit stands! You can find it all over the city at any of the following locations: Times Grocery... (More...)
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    Bad news for those anticipating the fall's biggest art and fashion event -- DAFF FAll 2014 is canceled.  So what happened? Details are a bit unclear, but not all that... (More...)
  • Kung Fu Komedy: Dennis Regan

    This Friday and Saturday (Oct. 17-18), American stand-up comedian Dennis Regan performs at the Kung Fu Komedy Club. A familiar face to many television viewers, Regan has ap... (More...)
  • Restaurant Knock Offs

    We know that China does a few things really well, perhaps the most well-known of which is to copy others.  But it turns out Nanjing Xi Lu isn't the only place yo... (More...)
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ThinkAdoption: Pet Adoption in Shanghai

Shanghai Blogs   City Weekend's website hosts a pets classifieds section -- so every day, you can check it for animals in Shanghai in need of a home. There are lots of active community groups working for animal protection in Shanghai -- PPAR, SCAA, JAR -- the following animals are being cared ...

How to Drive in China

Shanghai Blogs   Car ownership is, undeniably, part of the Chinese middle class dream. After all, how are we supposed to correctly categorize and grade our fellow human, and ourself, unless we have clear ranking systems such as car badges and model numbers?       If you get a...

Shanghai Family Activities: Wild Animal Park

Family   The Family: The Lancasters (Kevin, 7) The Verdict: “A whole day of animal fun” Price: Adults RMB130, under 12 RMB65, under 6 free Our family had been to the Shanghai Zoo which is near Hongqiao, but never the Wild Animal Park in Nanhui, which is about one hour's ...

Seafood in Shanghai: Crazy Oyster House

Shanghai Blogs   For all their good intentions and comfortable atmosphere, Crazy Oyster House is a little too elementary to be a true contender. The petite restaurant has been open for a while under a different guise as Crazy Noodle Bar. Recently it reopened to offer seafood and modern Europe...

How to React to Rudeness

Shanghai Blogs   Before we begin, let’s get one thing straight: This is not our country. When affronted by what we find to be offensive cultural differences, ultimately, we either need to deal with it or get out. But often in the course of daily life, we encounter situations that are les...

Shanghai's Best Brunches

Shanghai Blogs   Wondering where to brunch this weekend? Check out City Weekend's list of the best below.   Madison Where: Bldg 2, 3 Fenyang Lu, near Huaihai Zhong Lu 汾阳路3号2号楼, 近淮海中路 Tel: 6437-0136  Price: RMB400-600 for two Find their menu online   Maya Where...

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    Kulou is a primely located, self-consciously trendy new nightspot on Xiangyan...