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El Willy: Saturday brunch just got better
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El Willy: Saturday brunch just got better

El Willy goes organic. Brunch-loving masses rejoice
JZ Music Festival: It's more than just jazz
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JZ Music Festival: It's more than just jazz

The new and improved music festival gears up for its 2009 edition
Haunted Shanghai: The phantoms of the Qiu mansion
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Haunted Shanghai: The phantoms of the Qiu mansion

In some Shanghai construction sites, there are worse things than health and safety code violations -- the ghosts of Shanghai past lurking around
ChinaSMACK T-shirt finds an offline way to express an online opinion
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ChinaSMACK T-shirt finds an offline way to express an online opinion

If you can't say anything nice, say something slightly enigmatic. Like this T-shirt.
Tuning into the Shanghai Music China 2009 Expo
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Tuning into the Shanghai Music China 2009 Expo

Shanghai New International Expo Center turns into a playground for the musically-inclined
What China wants in its PLA recruits: eloquence, artistic skills and appearance
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What China wants in its PLA recruits: eloquence, artistic skills and appearance

The PLA releases new guidelines for female recruits -- Miss Universe will have nothing on these gals
Interview: Two countries, one economy. Welcome to 'Chimerica'
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Interview: Two countries, one economy. Welcome to 'Chimerica'

This is the “Superfusion” world of Chinese dollars, American yuan and a solitary economic beast you never saw coming
Shanghai's Mardi Gras-- a bistro with everything but the beads
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Shanghai's Mardi Gras-- a bistro with everything but the beads

Bistro. Cigar bar. Japanese cocktail lounge. In the French Concession, the new Mardi Gras lounge covers a lot of territory
Historic Shanghai: The final blow to the White Horse Cafe
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Historic Shanghai: The final blow to the White Horse Cafe

As the Hongkou District government continues with its urban renewal plan, another piece of Shanghai’s storied past falls
Custom bling
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Custom bling

Jewelry designer Raphaëlle Muller creates custom jewelry for Shanghai’s fashion-conscious set
Cairn Wu Reppun's passion for good fashion on Shanghai’s streets
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Cairn Wu Reppun's passion for good fashion on Shanghai’s streets

A local designer fashionably steps out of the studio and onto a new internet site
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