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Australia Day at the OZ Bar

January 24th, 2011  |  by  |  published in Blog

Australia Day at the OZ Bar

For all those sticking around over Chinese New Year and looking to celebrate Australia day for any reason to drink, get down to the Oz on the 26th (Wednesday). Quote “Shanghai Squared” and get a free draft beer or house spirit of your choice. There will also be free shots running all night.

Rants and Raves: No Heat? No big deal?

January 21st, 2011  |  by  |  published in Rants and Raves

Rants and Raves: No Heat? No big deal?

After living in our apartment for about two weeks with no heat in our living room I’ve decided to turn my frown upside down and consider the pros of this frugal living arrangement.

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Discount for tonight’s Shanghai Pub Crawl

January 20th, 2011  |  by  |  published in Blog

Discount for tonight's Shanghai Pub Crawl

Shanghai Pub Crawl: TONIGHT night offer

Text your name plus the word “squared” to 15921614544 to receive a ¥20 dicount from the ticket price.

Meet @ O’Malley’s at 9:15pm on Thursday

Shanghai Squared: Introducing…

January 17th, 2011  |  by  |  published in Blog, Features

Shanghai Squared: Introducing...

Today we introduce five new Squartributors (i.e. contributing squares) who will blogging for us ofter the next ten weeks. Meet the team and checkout the new weekly line-up.

Sunday Spots: Pause Cafe

January 16th, 2011  |  by  |  published in Blog

Sunday Spots: Pause Cafe

During these winter months, Shanghai can be a very quiet place on a Sunday. Going out isn’t very appealing when its sub-zero, but, with central heating and insulation a rare commodity in most residences, staying in isn’t necessarily a warmer option.

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Car hits pet dog, owner forces driver to kneel for an hour

January 15th, 2011  |  by  |  published in Blog

Car hits pet dog, owner forces driver to kneel for an hour

I generally try to refrain from re-posting stuff from other blogs, but this story from Shanghaiist was too good not to.

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I’m Square, Wish I Was In Shanghai

January 14th, 2011  |  by  |  published in Blog

I’m Square, Wish I Was In Shanghai

Shanghai Squantributor, Will Peach, published this on his blog yesterday. Get your dictionaries ready and read the full entry.

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From Taxis to Toilets

January 13th, 2011  |  by  |  published in Blog

From Taxis to Toilets

These “Authorised Relief Station” signs have been appearing in the back of Shanghai’s city taxis over the past few months.

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Some Chinese New Year Gift Ideas

January 12th, 2011  |  by  |  published in Blog

Some Chinese New Year Gift Ideas

Looking for something original to give for Chinese New Year? Or (in my case) looking to get some distant relatives a belated Christmas present?

Shanghai Roots and Shoots has got a new range of neat Eco friendly gifts that won’t break the bank.

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Chinese Surrealism makes it to Switzerland

January 11th, 2011  |  by  |  published in Blog

Chinese Surrealism makes it to Switzerland

Chinese Surrealism makes it to Switzerland in a new exhibition named Big Draft Shanghai.

Big Draft Shanghai was the brainchild of Uli Sigg (who couldn’t look more creepy if he tried,) the ex-Swiss ambassador to Beijing. Heis accredited with discovering Chinese Surrealism and is now an influential art collector.

Have a look and the video and let us know your favourite piece in the exhibition.

     

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