This Day in History: Shanghai's Yongkang Lu Bar Street Shut Down

On July 11, 2016, a Shanghai mayor vowed to close down the city's most infamous bar street, kickstarting a dramatic shutdown.

by Bridget O'Donnell, 09 July 2021

Shanghai Restaurant Review: Yongkang Italian Osteria La Baracca

Italian cafe favorites and a stellar lineup of 16 spritzes to choose from. Hello round-the-clock Happy Hour.

by Sophie Steiner, 27 October 2020

That's Shanghai - November 2016 Issue Out Now!

The November issue of That's Shanghai is out now – paper-and-ink-form citywide and also in digital pdf-form.

by That's, 03 November 2016

PHOTOS: Yongkang Lu Photography Contest Winners

Here are this year's winners for the YKL Photography Project competition, held in partnership with CNCREATE.

by That's Shanghai, 26 September 2016

WATCH: Adopt a Yongkang Lu Refugee

Funny spoof pays tribute to what happens to the leftover laowai after Yongkang stores shut up shop.

by THAT'S, 23 September 2016

Cockadoodle-Bye-Bye To Rooster YKL

Rooster flies the Yongkang Coop this Saturday.

by Lauren Hogan, 21 September 2016

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