• Poll Results: You Are a Foolhardy Bunch

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    Shanghai's favorite bicycle shop, Factory Five, has moved house -- celebrate its new location this Saturday, November 29th at 7PM.  There will be food and drinks -- i... (More...)
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  • Adopt a Pet!

    Craving the companionship of a furry friend? You're in luck, because this Saturday from 1PM to 5PM, Best Friends China is holding an adoption day at 390 Bar. You're invite... (More...)
  • Opening Tonight: Little Shop of Horrors

    Having just wrapped up their stage production of Roman Polanski's Rosemary's Baby last week, Urban Aphrodite is back once again with Little Shop of Horrors, which kick... (More...)
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Graffiti Turned Gallery Artist Futura in Shanghai

Shanghai Blogs   Fresh off the heels of a show in Paris, legendary artist Futura brings his unique brand of street art to Shanghai. Alongside his solo exhibition, "Kinetic Energy," on now at MD Gallery through December 6, his subversively abstract style forms the crux of "Look Through Shanghai...

Seafood in Shanghai: Oyster Kitchen

Reviews   One F&B veteran once told us that many Shanghai restaurants share one common setback -- the appetizers are often much stronger than the mains. Oyster Kitchen is another victim to this curse.     The Oysters The main focus of this new restaurant on Yongjia Lu i...

Shanghai's Best Weekend Events

Shanghai Blogs   Ready for the weekend? We've got the round up!       THURSDAY: Push and Pull w/ Mumdance What: Dance off that Thanksgiving dinner with Shanghai's resident grime & garage duo Push & Pull. They're bringing in UK producer Mumdance and his innova...

This Week's Top 6 Dining Events

Shanghai Blogs   With Thanksgiving on Thursday, this week is one for big eaters -- prepare your bellies, Shanghai!   Scarpetta Set Lunch   Have you tried Scarpetta yet? (Read our full review.) If not, stop by to take advantage of their new lunch set. Weekdays from 11:30AM to 2...

The Week's Top 7 Events

Shanghai Blogs   Ready for another big weekend in the big city? Read on for our round up of the weekend's top 7 events.     Burgers & Rock'n Roll @ The Apartment Mondays from3PM to 11PM, a burger and a beer (or soft drink) is only RMB50 at The Apartment. Find it: Yongfu Lu, nea...

Shanghainese Food: Dian Shi Zhai

Shanghai Blogs   Dian Shi Zhai has long been popular with locals but few expats have discovered this homey yet classy Shanghainese restaurant housed in a refurbished 1930s mansion. Sitting at a big round table, it feels like you're presiding over a fantastic family dinner.   The food is...

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