Poll Results: Maybe You're Not So Lazy

July 31, 2014

Last week, we asked the good people of Shanghai who has an ayi. Turns out, a lot of you don't like to do your own cleaning. Looks like, however, you're not so lazy afterall: The majority of you ...

Shanghai Weekend Nightlife

July 31, 2014

Every week, our Shanghai Weekend Nightlife post distills City Weekend's comprehensive database of nightlife events down to the parties, concerts and live shows that you simply cannot miss. Thursda...

The Beat: Boogatti Bungle

July 31, 2014

The turn up is real. Or not, as the case may be. You might have heard about an incident at Arkham on July 4 after French DJ Phazz failed to show for an event by newly-minted label Boogatti Records;...

LGBeaT: What Does "Queer" Really Mean?

July 31, 2014

Hi, queerios! During the rainbow-tastic week of gay entertainment known as Pride, we noticed our peers describing their sexuality in every which way, shape and color, but hearing people casually ra...

Italian Food in Shanghai: Porcellino

July 31, 2014

Eduardo Vargas has come in and out of our lives. Every once in a while, we have our cravings for Brasa Chicken's roasted Peruvian birds delivered to our doorstep. His new opening, Porcellino Salume...

Bar Hopping: Shanghai Beer Factory

July 30, 2014

Shanghai hasn’t seen a new craft brewery owned and operated by locals in a while; Rhumerie Bounty’s Shanghainese owner Gabriel Wang has tried to rectify that in the form of Shanghai Bee...

Chinese Valentine's Day Deals

July 30, 2014

Looking to celebrate Chinese Valentine's Day on Saturday? Take advantage of some of the dining deals all over Shanghai -- our sister site Shanghai Family has compiled a list of Valentine's Day acti...

Sustainable Shanghai: Green Initiatives

July 30, 2014

Residents of Shanghai with an interest in sustainability will be familiar with Green Drinks, whose in-depth talks and documentary screenings have become a regular feature on the city’s events...

Photo Gallery: Chefs in the City

July 30, 2014

The latest installment of charity fundraiser and dining celebration Chefs in the City took place July 17 at Isola. To join Chefs in the City's next event on September 18 at 7PM in Maison Pourc...

China's Best Food Blogs: Shanghai Girl Eats

July 30, 2014

It's the Summer of Food in Shanghai. As part of our celebration of all the good things to eat in this city, we're not just offering some sweet deals on the city's best restauran...

Chinese Internet Is Hilarious

July 29, 2014

If you're a Westerner (especially one who doesn't speak Chinese), then you probably don't spend too much time on Chinese websites. They're notoriously poorly designed, filled with tons of text that...

The Dish: 5 Summer Side Dishes

July 29, 2014

 Each summer, I suffer stifling heat and an infinite horde of hungry mosquitoes for one glorious celebration. Barbecue is all about the smell of a charcoal fire over summer breeze and the smok...

How to Get Your Criminal Record for Visa in 4 Steps

July 29, 2014

For Americans, one of the hardest-to-obtain documents required for your China visa is official certification from the US that you're not a criminal, more specifically that you have no criminal reco...

Sunday Karma Life Yoga @ Andaz Xintiandi

July 29, 2014

The Class We’ve always thought Sundays are for relaxing and bracing oneself for the week ahead. From now through August, Karma Life Yoga is offering up one of their trained instructors every...

China's Best Food Blogs: Chinese Street Food

July 28, 2014

It's the Summer of Food in Shanghai. As part of our celebration of all the good things to eat in this city, we're not just offering some sweet deals on the city's best restaurants. We're also featu...

Top Things to Do This Week in Shanghai

July 28, 2014

Every week we round up the best upcoming events for your convenience, so scroll on down for the best events, deals, shows and parties on tap this week in Shanghai.  Monday Burger Madness&n...

Photo Gallery: X Club Laser Tag

July 28, 2014

Bar/club/arcade/laser tag party place X Club has just finished a facelift. To celebrate their new look and new features, they hosted a re-opening party. Check out the photo highlights from the even...

Turkish Food in Shanghai: Black Pepper

July 28, 2014

Located in a refurbished semi-conductor factory tucked behind the mediocre dining options on Wujiang Lu, Black Pepper is a new venture from the seasoned restaurateur of Pasha and Garlic. Each of Em...

10 Changes China Needs to Make NOW

July 25, 2014

We remember reading, even as far back as 2004, the sentence “Shanghai is an international city, like London or New York.” This ridiculously false notion was peddled by one of the typica...

Poll Results: 88% Of You Are Lazy

July 25, 2014

The results are in from this week's question: Only 12% of you don't have an ayi at all, and a whopping 28% have a live-in ayi. Well done, Shanghai. Stay lazy, and keep employing the good people ...