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

WATCH: Sanlitun's 'Dirty Bar Street' Gets Ripped Up (Again)

It looks like Sanlitun's once-infamous 'Dirty Bar Street' will soon be cleaned up for good.

by That's Beijing, 21 September 2017

Which Bars and Restaurants Have Survived the Great Brickings of 2017?

The following bars and restaurants were victims of Beijing's citywide brickings this spring. Here's a lowdown on pub-and-grub resurrections.

by Noelle Mateer, 10 August 2017

Illegal Structures Being Demolished in Beijing's Popular Shichahai Area

It looks like Shichahai – and its wild and raucous bar street – is the next casualty in Beijing's citywide demolitions.

by Justine Lopez, 27 July 2017

The Citywide Renovations Changing Beijing As We Know It

We explore the Great Bricking of 2017 in more depth. Not only is this a local issue that many of us feel passionately about, but it is more complex than it first appears.

by Noelle Mateer, 05 June 2017

We Talk to the Beijingers Impacted by Citywide Renovations

​Views on the Beijing's brickings from the people most affected.

by Noelle Mateer, 05 June 2017

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