Snacks and the City: The Latest Food & Drink News in Beijing

Here, a roundup of things we ate and gossiped about this month – for journalism, for research, for you, readers.

by Valerie Osipov, 29 April 2019

Rubble Trouble: Hutong Residents on Beijing’s ‘Beautification Campaign'

We asked hutong residents and shop owners in Beixinqiao – a neighborhood that was particularly hard hit by citywide construction last year – how their lives have changed.

by Noelle Mateer, Edoardo Donati Fogliazza and Qinxin Lu, 25 June 2018

Opening Date Announced for Beijing's Brand New Airport

Construction is entering its final countdown.

by Jonty Dixon, 18 May 2018

No End in Sight for Beijing's Controversial 'Beautification' Campaign

In 2018, the capital will tear down an additional 4,000 square kilometers of illegal buildings and close hundreds of non-essential businesses.

by Justine Lopez, 27 February 2018

Men of the Street: Construction Workers

The shock troops of the China miracle: arriving, doing a job and moving on.

by Sky Gidge, 21 December 2017

Citywide Renovations Continue to Change the Face of Beijing

It's been months since the start of Beijing's citywide 'beautification campaign,' but instead of winding down, construction has ramped up. When will it stop? No one knows.

by Justine Lopez, 25 September 2017

5 Things: White Tiger's Nathan Zhang Talks About Getting Bricked

Dongcheng district's hutong brickings continue to wreak havoc on local businesses – even months after construction crews have moved on.

by Vivian Liu, 16 August 2017

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