Flourless Chocolate Fudge Cake
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Flourless Chocolate Fudge Cake

Get yourself through the last month of school with another one of Rae's delicious desserts.

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Victoria’s Secret: Bra Shopping in China
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Victoria’s Secret: Bra Shopping in China

To solve her bra-shopping difficulties, Rae Dehal takes a trip to Shanghai's new Victoria's Secret…

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Poke Poke: Sushi Bowls on Shanxi Road
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Poke Poke: Sushi Bowls on Shanxi Road

Sabina Olsson and the OCA tasting team take on Poke, a delicious Hawaiian "sushi bowl."

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Five Hot Cocktails for Cold Nights
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Five Hot Cocktails for Cold Nights

Charlie’s: Delicious, Fast, Casual Burgers
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Charlie’s: Delicious, Fast, Casual Burgers

Ben Haller brings you a taste of Charlie's, an affordable burger option in Puxi.

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Sweetruck, Koreatown
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Sweetruck, Koreatown

Take a trip to Shanghai's Koreatown, where Catt Kim reviews a popular ice cream truck.

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Good Study Cafés in Shanghai
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Good Study Cafés in Shanghai

Five Dorm Friendly Recipes
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Five Dorm Friendly Recipes

Inside Art+ Shanghai
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Inside Art+ Shanghai

Ye Hongxing's exhibition uses murals and sculptures to challenge ideas of accumulation.

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How To: China’s Skincare Industry
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How To: China’s Skincare Industry

"In the middle of what looked like a complex web of indescribable Chinese was a…

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Café on Air: Satisfying the Hungry Mind, but not the Rumbling Stomach
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Café on Air: Satisfying the Hungry Mind, but not the Rumbling Stomach

Cafe on Air is a quiet coffee shop tucked into Shanghai's French Concession. City Lights…

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How To Feed Your Vegetarian Friend
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How To Feed Your Vegetarian Friend

Pramugdha Maheswari recommends easy recipes to cater to your vegetarian friends during a party.

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Tips for Double Eleven
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Tips for Double Eleven

Features Editor Joyce Wang gives you tips to survive the Double Eleven shopping craze.

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Neutral Sex: Limits of Gender and Stereotypes
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Neutral Sex: Limits of Gender and Stereotypes

"Wang’s works create an awareness of the fundamental, and often ridiculous, notions of identity society…

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A Week of Healthy and (Relatively) Cheap Breakfasts in One Hour
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A Week of Healthy and (Relatively) Cheap Breakfasts in One Hour

For those running short on time for breakfast, Sarabi Eventide walks you through an easy…

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How to De-Stress Through Yoga
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How to De-Stress Through Yoga

2016 Halloween Roundup
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2016 Halloween Roundup

Get OCA's recommendations on the best places to celebrate Halloween this year.

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The Shanghai Rolex Masters
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The Shanghai Rolex Masters

The Shanghai Rolex Masters tennis tournament drew crowds to watch the world's best players compete.

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Entering Another World in Kai Xuan Men Dasha
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Entering Another World in Kai Xuan Men Dasha

Sarah Tahir journeys to one of Shanghai's weirdest locations--the Shanghai Sex Market.

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Taiwan Comes to Shanghai
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Taiwan Comes to Shanghai

Savannah Billman reviews the Shilin Night Market, a Taiwanese food paradise in Shanghai.

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Pree Ice Cream Lounge: Overpriced but Aesthetically Pleasing
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Pree Ice Cream Lounge: Overpriced but Aesthetically Pleasing

Sabina Olsson takes a trip to one of Xintiandi's most upscale ice cream bars and…

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Book Review: Girl in Translation
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Book Review: Girl in Translation

Stephanie Ulan reviews "Girl in Translation," an honest look at Chinese immigrant life.

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Girl Gone International
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Girl Gone International

Sarah Tahir introduces Girls Gone International's Shanghai chapter, a free non-profit organization connecting female expats…

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How To: Chinese Nutritional Labels
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How To: Chinese Nutritional Labels

Lost Everything Takes Over Julu
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Lost Everything Takes Over Julu

One of Shanghai's biggest restaurant chains has a new location with lots to offer.

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Alex Guo: Girls Who Lift
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Alex Guo: Girls Who Lift

OCA sits down for a chat with Alex Guo, who is breaking stereotypes and building…

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Shanghai Food Shopping: Carrefour vs Wal-Mart
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Shanghai Food Shopping: Carrefour vs Wal-Mart

Carrefour and Wal-Mart are two mega-stores with plenty of options for the average student. Sabina…

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The Ultimate Healthy Brownie
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The Ultimate Healthy Brownie

A heart-healthy, dorm-kitchen-friendly brownie recipe? Rae Dehal shares the ultimate brownie recipe with City Lights.

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The Market’s Grand Opening
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The Market’s Grand Opening

Jose Sanchez reviews the Grand Opening event of The Market , exploring what makes this…

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What Makes Good Tea?
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What Makes Good Tea?

Everyone agrees that China is the homeland of tea--but how exactly are the best teas…

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Bowl’d Over
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Bowl’d Over

It's both healthy and delicious: City Lights co-editor Rae Dehal reviews one of Shanghai's best…

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Step Into Tim Burton’s World
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Step Into Tim Burton’s World

An army of dark, fantastic, and strange creatures have invaded Shanghai! Take a trip to…

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Three Tips for Surviving Shanghai Disneyland
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Three Tips for Surviving Shanghai Disneyland

Mira Yoo gives great advice when it comes to visiting the much-anticipated Shanghai Disneyland.

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Quinta’s昆塔斯: Restaurant Review
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Quinta’s昆塔斯: Restaurant Review

Reflections on “A Flourishing Void”
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Reflections on “A Flourishing Void”

As one of the most sought-after artists in China, Song Dong truly outdid himself in…

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Life Hub @ Jinqiao
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Life Hub @ Jinqiao

Life Hub @ Jinqiao aims to fulfill customer’s every whim; they offer everything from food,…

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Brunch on Yong Kang (永康)
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Brunch on Yong Kang (永康)

Hungry Lung’s Kitchen is located at 144 Yong Kang Lu basically at the end of…

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Hamlet: Black and a Gang Member
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Hamlet: Black and a Gang Member

Isabella Farr reviews a quirky, and 'different', local production of Hamlet. Not, Hamlet with Benedict…

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Restaurant Review: Seesaw Cafe
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Restaurant Review: Seesaw Cafe

CH2: Comfort Food Revamped
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CH2: Comfort Food Revamped

Do finals have you craving comfort food? If you're in desperate need of some classic…

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在里面也在外面 (In and Out)
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在里面也在外面 (In and Out)

我正坐在十一月的湖边,合上欧洲历史选修的阅读,听宁静的雨落在湖中时涟漪的声音。渐渐暗下的天色像是一部旧电影里开场的画面,没有声音的哑剧,却充斥着感情。公园四周的城市建筑还没有亮起灯,高楼的顶层被轻薄的雾气吞噬,海市蜃楼般不真实如同从未存在过

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Brunch For the Hip and Trendy: A Review of Liquid Laundry
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Brunch For the Hip and Trendy: A Review of Liquid Laundry

Looking for somewhere to brunch? In desperate need of a great Mimosa, or a great…

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Taylor Swift Is Still Relevant
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Taylor Swift Is Still Relevant

I’m not exactly sure when it became “hip” to dislike Taylor Swift but I’ll come…

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American Apple Adventure
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American Apple Adventure

Apple is never America’s top fruit, but it is grown literally everywhere. That explains why…

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Welcome to Accra
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Welcome to Accra

Accra is the largest city in Ghana, with a population of roughly 2.3 million people.…

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2015 Thanksgiving Guide in 上海
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2015 Thanksgiving Guide in 上海

The great American holiday about food, football, and of course, family, is upon us and…

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Creating Beauty Out of Shanghai’s Pollution
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Creating Beauty Out of Shanghai’s Pollution

In the last few days, Shanghai has been trapped under a blanket of grey-brown murk…

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Phantom of the Opera at Its Home on Broadway
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Phantom of the Opera at Its Home on Broadway

It’s almost the middle of November and I have been studying abroad in New York…

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How To Hibernate for Winter
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How To Hibernate for Winter

Winter’s coming, it’s the season to spend the relaxing afternoon in the dorm, hide from…

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Your OCA Guide to Buenos Aires
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Your OCA Guide to Buenos Aires

To See in Buenos Aires: Microcentro The first stop for any tourist in Buenos Aires…

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15 Rooms: Reflection and Movement
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15 Rooms: Reflection and Movement

Curated by world renowned Klaus Biesenbach and Hans Ulrich Obrist, 15 Rooms is a live-art…

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Riding to Theaters Near You
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Riding to Theaters Near You

The Bicycle Film Festival is a celebration of bicycles through film, art and music, and…

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[Dress] Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger
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[Dress] Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger

The highly anticipated and arguably highly hyped Yeezy Season 1 collection dropped Thursday, and as…

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Who’s Your Pumpkin?
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Who’s Your Pumpkin?

Get your costumes ready it is that time of year again, Halloween. Halloween falls on…

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你看,海的那边是日本
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你看,海的那边是日本

也不是一场说走就走的旅行,毕竟提前一个月就已经决定要去这个跟上海只隔着一道东海的国度。

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Celebrating the Cherries
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Celebrating the Cherries

The news of the Syrian refugees crossing the boundaries of East European countries, waiting in…

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1921 Gucci
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1921 Gucci

Tucked away in the upscale IAPM mall is Shanghai’s very own Gucci restaurant, 1921 Gucci.…

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朝鲜游记: Travelling in North Korea
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朝鲜游记: Travelling in North Korea

初到丹东,便可以逐渐感觉到一些朝鲜的气息,无论是朝鲜语的广告牌还是身着朝鲜族服装的妇女,亦或是佩戴朝鲜领导人胸章的朝鲜客商,都预示着我们离朝鲜原来越近,站在酒店的窗边便可以看到朝鲜的边境城市新义州,远眺江的对岸也有不少高楼,不过夜幕降临后的对岸更加寂静,零星灯火点缀的黑暗给人更加神秘的感觉。

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一条街的日与夜
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一条街的日与夜

我不知道这是如何一种微妙的体验,只有当我行走在世纪大道宽敞而平坦的路面,被拥挤而孤独的的写字楼环绕时,才想念起了浦西那片盘落有致的街道,那里没有横平竖直的道路,有的是一种夹在在回环之间的情调。

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Living in Xinjiang
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Living in Xinjiang

Desert. Grassland. Basin. As a student who has lived in Xinjiang for 17 years, these…

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Swan Lake Comes to the Shanghai Grand Theatre
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Swan Lake Comes to the Shanghai Grand Theatre

Watching Swan Lake is a rite of passage for art lovers all around the world.…

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An Unforgettable Trek
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An Unforgettable Trek

In the jungle of northern Thailand, about 65 kilometers from the Burmese border, my friends…

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Another Side of the Bund
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Another Side of the Bund

After rain in the autumn, the weather becomes more pleasant. How do we enjoy ourselves…

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陈氏本帮葱油饼面 – Chen’s 上海Noodles
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陈氏本帮葱油饼面 – Chen’s 上海Noodles

学期伊始,主修人文的本人每周做二休五,闲,遂久居厨房钻研料理。不料一道葱油拌面“不慎”走俏,“厨子陈的深夜食堂”的群聊随之建起,至截稿时成员已九十有余。其中编辑Nell同学在尝面之余,赏我一份稿约,仓皇写就,文词拙劣,还请海涵。

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The Other Side of the Chinese Border: A Travel Guide to Hong Kong
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The Other Side of the Chinese Border: A Travel Guide to Hong Kong

This article is one in a series of articles reviewing travel locations around Asia. Comment your suggestions…

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Where to Eat in Tel Aviv
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Where to Eat in Tel Aviv

Bringing the Rain Room to Shanghai
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Bringing the Rain Room to Shanghai

Walking into a huge, white-washed, renovated airplane hanger, the designated waiting space for Shanghai’s newest…

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Exploring Korea
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Exploring Korea

This article is one in a series of articles reviewing travel locations around Asia. Comment your suggestions…

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Sprout is the New Kale
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Sprout is the New Kale

PSA: Put down your Sproutworks Kale-Cranberry healthy side dish and make way for bean sprouts.…

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The Hunt for Avocado Toast: A Review of Egg
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The Hunt for Avocado Toast: A Review of Egg

If there is one thing that both an Australian and a Californian are constantly on…

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London Food Guide
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London Food Guide

Delhi Grill – Lunch Special £6 While London has no shortage of Indian food, finding…

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Restaurant Week- Shook!
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Restaurant Week- Shook!

With its exclusive location on the Bund, promises of sweeping views of the Pudong skyline,…

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Art(ist) Beautiful
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Art(ist) Beautiful

After a lot of ongoing hype about the current Yoko Ono retrospective at the MoMA…

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小辉哥食评 – Review on XiaoFaiGo Hotpot
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小辉哥食评 – Review on XiaoFaiGo Hotpot

The Hotpot here in Xiao FaiGo 小辉哥 is served individually. We tried the tomato stock…

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Restaurant Week- The Cut
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Restaurant Week- The Cut

Any restaurant basing its menu around quality steak and endless fries is guaranteed to pique…

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Ciao Firenze, Buon Appetito!
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Ciao Firenze, Buon Appetito!

What do most people think of when they think of Italian food? Pizza, pasta, or,…

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Life in JinQiao Series-PANKOO
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Life in JinQiao Series-PANKOO

Welcome back! Living in a new residence hall means there are new restaurants waiting to…

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Save Room for Restaurant Week
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Save Room for Restaurant Week

Get your taste buds and wallets ready for the 7th Biannual China Restaurant Week: Autumn…

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A Guide to Eating Deliciously in Paris
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A Guide to Eating Deliciously in Paris

Paris can be perplexing for tourists. After all, some of the landmarks in the city…

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The Opaqueness of the Met’s Looking Glass
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The Opaqueness of the Met’s Looking Glass

  The annual Met Gala is the most anticipated of fashion red carpets, as celebrities…

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Get a Real Life: Strawberry Music Festival
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Get a Real Life: Strawberry Music Festival

With the coming of spring, a series of outdoor music festivals are launching, or have…

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Five Must Try Desserts
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Five Must Try Desserts

Make Your Own Magnum 25RMB Magnum has recently opened up a pop-up shop located in…

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Shakespeare and Cesaire Come to Shanghai: A Review of The Tempests
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Shakespeare and Cesaire Come to Shanghai: A Review of The Tempests

On Apr. 26 and Apr. 28, students and faculty gathered in the NYU Shanghai lecture…

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China Travel Checklist
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China Travel Checklist

You can’t go to NYU Shanghai without hitting up some of China’s most popular tourist…

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Rise of the Negative Sock Puppet Masters
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Rise of the Negative Sock Puppet Masters

Chances are, as a member of NYU Shanghai, you have attempted to navigate Taobao in…

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Katy Perry in Shanghai: Growth of Western Music Out East
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Katy Perry in Shanghai: Growth of Western Music Out East

You may have known of or even attended Pitbull’s concert on April 7 and Katy…

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Shanghai’s First Ever Alternative Fashion Week
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Shanghai’s First Ever Alternative Fashion Week

Shanghai’s emergence into the global art and fashion scene neither started nor ended with the…

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Counterculture Catwalk
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Counterculture Catwalk

Beheaded mannequins, a slide intertwined with a staircase, and a tin foil adorned warehouse room…

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I Scream, You Scream
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I Scream, You Scream

  Whether it’s Carvel soft serve or Ben & Jerry’s Phish Food, there’s no denying…

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Shanghai Rocks the Mic: Jay Electronica
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Shanghai Rocks the Mic: Jay Electronica

There are several reasons Hip Hop culture hasn’t made a 100% seamless transition to a…

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Ultraviolet: The Ultimate Dining Experience
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Ultraviolet: The Ultimate Dining Experience

Photo Tour of the Crystal Galleria
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Photo Tour of the Crystal Galleria

Newly opened mall, Crystal Galleria, in Jingan brings a new definition to food court. “QPQ:…

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The Saxophone Generation
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The Saxophone Generation

If you ask any Shanghai resident about the Yong’an Department Store on East Nanjing Road,…

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Gallery Hopping: Former French Concession
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Gallery Hopping: Former French Concession

Rooftops and Terraces and Patios, Oh My!
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Rooftops and Terraces and Patios, Oh My!

  Spring is here and skies are clear! (At least, we’re hoping for low AQI…

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Who Let the Dogs Out? Review of Dog House
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Who Let the Dogs Out? Review of Dog House

Move over Bikini, there’s a new spot for gourmet hot dogs in town. While it…

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Getting Down with DK
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Getting Down with DK

In addition to being a ghost-writer of novels, an entrepreneur of clothing and a former…

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Keep Calm and Study On
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Keep Calm and Study On

Don’t let stress get the best of you during midterms week! Letting midterms take over…

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To Juice, or Not to Juice?
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To Juice, or Not to Juice?

My lifestyle in Shanghai often revolves around street food and alcohol, so I wanted to…

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Music and Theatre: Spring 2015 Preview
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Music and Theatre: Spring 2015 Preview

Many of us will be somewhere else in the world next semester. For me, it’s…

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Nine Masters Defamed on Chinese Social Media (点评)
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Nine Masters Defamed on Chinese Social Media (点评)

Despite continuing efforts by the school management and the cafeteria contracting company, NineMasters, many students…

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Spring in Shanghai
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Spring in Shanghai

Eat, Drink, and Be Merry: How to Conquer Yongkang Lu
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Eat, Drink, and Be Merry: How to Conquer Yongkang Lu

  Eenie, Meenie, Miney, Mo… Deciding on where to drink on Yongkang Lu (永康路) is…

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Shanghai Biennale Fails to Impress
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Shanghai Biennale Fails to Impress

Where’s the dislike button? For what’s supposedly the biggest arts event in the city with…

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Spread the Love: Review of Spread the Bagel
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Spread the Love: Review of Spread the Bagel

Formerly found in cafes around the city and via delivery-service, Spread the Bagel’s outstanding selection…

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Say Cheese: Review of Co. Cheese Melt Bar
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Say Cheese: Review of Co. Cheese Melt Bar

As its name would suggest, Co. Cheese Melt Bar specializes in, you guessed it, grilled…

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Qingming (清明节) Travel Guide
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Qingming (清明节) Travel Guide

Moganshan (莫干山) In April, the Huzhou region typically has pleasant spring weather, making it an…

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The Chuan Lady: Fulfilling 268’s Midnight Cravings
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The Chuan Lady: Fulfilling 268’s Midnight Cravings

Over the course of this semester, most people at NYU Shanghai have tried, or at…

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Haircuts: A Spring Festival Taboo
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Haircuts: A Spring Festival Taboo

“Chinese New Year is coming! How about getting a new haircut? Start afresh and refreshed…

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Study in Style
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Study in Style

While it may only be the start of another semester, homework, tests, and projects are…

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Chinese New Year Staycation
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Chinese New Year Staycation

As the Lunar New Year approaches, we’re scrambling to buy plane tickets home or preparing…

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Discovering Theaters and Music Halls in Shanghai
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Discovering Theaters and Music Halls in Shanghai

After 19 years of ignorance, I finally truly experienced the prosperous performing arts scene in…

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Giving Thanks: NYUSH Edition
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Giving Thanks: NYUSH Edition

Right before the finals craze kicked in, NYU Shanghai took a quick break from classes…

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From The Cookie Jar: Strictly Cookies
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From The Cookie Jar: Strictly Cookies

Strictly Cookies has established itself as NYUSH’s number one cookie and guilty but amazing pleasure…

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Best of Shanghai 2014
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Best of Shanghai 2014

A Beginner’s Guide to Taobao
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A Beginner’s Guide to Taobao

In high school, window shopping was the norm. You want everything you can’t have, you…

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Cheap Eats: Sunflour Bakery
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Cheap Eats: Sunflour Bakery

By now most of us have grown tired of the options Lujiazui Café offers; one…

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Gather Around the Fire Pit: A Review of Chi-Q
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Gather Around the Fire Pit: A Review of Chi-Q

The newest addition to Jean-Georges Vongerichten’s Three on The Bund chain is a partnered effort…

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Heating Up For Winter: Chinese Hotpot
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Heating Up For Winter: Chinese Hotpot

As winter approaches, people in Shanghai and many other cities around China start to experience…

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Brunch by the Park
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Brunch by the Park

This restaurant’s name tells you two things about it: it may involve Asian cuisine, and…

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Sweet Love on Tian’ai Road
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Sweet Love on Tian’ai Road

There is a popular story amongst Shanghai’s elder generations. It describes a romantic encounter between…

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If the Motel 268 Gym Isn’t Cutting It
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If the Motel 268 Gym Isn’t Cutting It

If you’re from the U.S., you probably know a bit about CrossFit, or have at…

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Out With the New and In With the Old: Shanghai’s Old City
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Out With the New and In With the Old: Shanghai’s Old City

To the east of the bustling commercial district of Xintiandi, lies Laoximen. If you are…

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The Minds Behind the Supper Club
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The Minds Behind the Supper Club

Last week, OCA covered Shanghai Supper Club’s October dinner. This week, we got in contact…

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You’re the Apple of My Pie
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You’re the Apple of My Pie

Where to Find Fall Foods in Shanghai When it comes to the fall season, Americans…

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Hunting and Gathering Comes At a Price
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Hunting and Gathering Comes At a Price

Hunter Gatherer is a new ‘concept’ cafe and market that has sprung up on Anfu…

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Stuff Your Face Full With Stuffing: Thanksgiving in Shanghai
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Stuff Your Face Full With Stuffing: Thanksgiving in Shanghai

Now that Halloween has come and gone, the holiday season is officially upon us! Being…

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Uncovering Shanghai’s Hidden Music Scene
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Uncovering Shanghai’s Hidden Music Scene

Take any underground music scene, and you will usually find that it is a mirror…

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A Tale of Two Suppers
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A Tale of Two Suppers

When the Shanghai dining scene feels a bit lackluster, consider trying a new concept: Shanghai…

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Turkey Travel
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Turkey Travel

With Thanksgiving break quickly approaching, we’ve put together a list of some of the best…

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Tap That: Review of Brunch at Liquid Laundry
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Tap That: Review of Brunch at Liquid Laundry

The easiest and quickest way to judge a place, especially a restaurant, is by its…

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The Crab Invasion
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The Crab Invasion

In 2013, it was discovered that Chinese mitten crabs had spread throughout rivers in Germany.…

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No Kitchen? No Problem!
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No Kitchen? No Problem!

Okay, so maybe the title isn’t completely true. But while there’s no doubt that making…

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Happening Apps for Life in Shanghai
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Happening Apps for Life in Shanghai

Shanghai may be one of the world’s busiest metropolises, but don’t you fret just yet:…

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Eating with @loueatsmore
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Eating with @loueatsmore

Meet the lovely Louise Paulin, the foodie behind instagram account @loueatsmore: OCA got a chance…

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Shanghai Urban Legends
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Shanghai Urban Legends

The Dragon Pillar of Yan’an Elevated Highway Shanghai has a comprehensive network of elevated highways.…

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Culinary Delights in Hangzhou
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Culinary Delights in Hangzhou

Hangzhou, a peaceful oasis outside of Shanghai, boasts beautiful sceneries of mountains and lakes. You’re…

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Biking Destinations: Around Pudong
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Biking Destinations: Around Pudong

Powered by Cincopa Video Hosting. This article was written by Richard Lewei Huang, Kadallah Burrowes,…

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Sex in the City: Lubes For Thought
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Sex in the City: Lubes For Thought

I. Lube, which is short for lubricant, is used in sexual play to reduce friction.…

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Breathe Walk Die
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Breathe Walk Die

“Breathe Walk Die” by Ugo Rondinone is showing at the Rockbund Art Museum until Jan.…

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Rise of the New Fashion Capital?
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Rise of the New Fashion Capital?

Just a season ago, Shanghai Fashion Week positioned itself as a player in the fashion…

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Trick or Treat 2014
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Trick or Treat 2014

It’s almost that time of the year again! No, wait, not that one, it’s Halloween!…

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A Look Into The Artist Studio of Maya Kramer and Jin Shan
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A Look Into The Artist Studio of Maya Kramer and Jin Shan

Nestled in Hero Pen Factory, an electrifying collective of art studios, is the workspace of…

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The Vacant Streets of Shanghai
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The Vacant Streets of Shanghai

Advocating Street Vending (Part 2) I have been enjoying the convenience of buying from street…

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Horror, Gore, Lights and More
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Horror, Gore, Lights and More

Fun Ways to Spend Halloween in Shanghai All Hallows Eve, or Halloween as we now…

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Street Fashion II: The Hallway is Our Runway
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Street Fashion II: The Hallway is Our Runway

The hallways are our streets, and just as much our runways. But being a relatively…

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Sex In The City: On Consent
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Sex In The City: On Consent

Pimp My Taxi: London Taxis Take Shanghai
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Pimp My Taxi: London Taxis Take Shanghai

London taxis hit the streets of Shanghai last Saturday, and I was lucky enough to…

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Sex In The City
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Sex In The City

Disclaimer: This article covers sexual content – reader discretion is advised. How to Balance Homework…

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Quick & Easy Halloween Costumes
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Quick & Easy Halloween Costumes

Halloween is coming, but if you’re like me, you’re overwhelmed by midterms and short on…

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Finding the Right Witch Hat
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Finding the Right Witch Hat

A Guide to Costume Shopping As we leave behind the days of beaming suns and…

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Under the Same Roof: How to Live with Each Other
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Under the Same Roof: How to Live with Each Other

Being an NYU Shanghai student is a really cool thing. Words often fail me when…

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Street Vendors in Exile
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Street Vendors in Exile

Advocating Street Vending (Part 1) Shanghai at night is a different place. If you go…

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Street Style I: Chanel & Taobao
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Street Style I: Chanel & Taobao

A day roaming the streets of Shanghai is bound to lead to interesting encounters, including…

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The Sun Has Set on British Brunch: A review of glo London
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The Sun Has Set on British Brunch: A review of glo London

For a British multi-story, multi-concept restaurant including a bakery, gastro grill, and rooftop, glo London…

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Beating Homesickness in Shanghai
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Beating Homesickness in Shanghai

This question is a bit difficult to answer because I don’t get homesick. I miss…

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Sex In The City
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Sex In The City

Disclaimer: This article covers sexual content – reader discretion is advised. What is Safe Sex ……

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A Temple of Atheists
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A Temple of Atheists

When I lived in Shanghai’s city center, it was a tradition for my family to…

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Events in Shanghai
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Events in Shanghai

October 6-12, 2014 2014 Eason Chan “Eason’s life” Tour Shanghai 2014陈奕迅Eason’s life演唱会上海站 19:30-22:00, Oct 11…

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Gentrification At Its Prime: Zhong Plaza
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Gentrification At Its Prime: Zhong Plaza

I happened upon this enchanting plaza about three months ago when wandering around a lillong…

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Eating High in Shanghai
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Eating High in Shanghai

For the Night Owls
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For the Night Owls

Shanghai’s nightlife is as diverse as the city’s inhabitants, even as diverse as NYU Shanghai’s…

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M50: A Glimpse into the Shanghai Art Scene
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M50: A Glimpse into the Shanghai Art Scene

Nestled just north of the Jing’an district is Shanghai’s contemporary art hub, M50.  Similar to…

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Guide to Qiujiang Road, Shanghai’s Largest Fake Market
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Guide to Qiujiang Road, Shanghai’s Largest Fake Market

Although the name “Qiujiang Road” (虬江路) may not ring a bell for many non-Shanghainese residing…

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Shanghai Ferry Service: A Legend of Time
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Shanghai Ferry Service: A Legend of Time

“There are 3 jobs that young people are most reluctant to do: blacksmith, boater and…

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