The First Lane Museum in Shanghai is Opened at Shimen Road No.2 Sub-District

?Photo by Reporter Yu Ruwen(By Reporter Xing Beilin) Approaching the gate of Xiwang Neighborhood at Lane 68, Fengxian Road, you will find a small building made of red bricks and white tiles, which has no difference with the surrounding Shikumen-style buildings. Pushing the carved door, you will see a small museum. On the morning of January 4th, Xiwang Garden Lane Museum was officially opened at Xiwang Neighborhood in Fengxian Residential Area of Shimen road No.2 Sub-district, which would be free to the public. This is the first lane museum located in a residential area in Shanghai.Old Shanghai Items Make our Memories “alive”About 130 m2, the museum is not so big. When we walk inside, the first we can see is a garden house building reproduced in proportion to 1:30. In the two display windows next to the wall, there are iron toys, typewriters, safe deposit box of the Republic of China (1912-1949), Jing’an Temple Laodafang gift boxes, bearing cages, old-style impulse telephone sets, B

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“Wu-xu Year” Special Stamps for the Year of the Dog Are Issued for the First Time

Citizens are rushing for “Wu-xu Year” special stamps for the Year of the Dog Photo by Xiao Mingliang News (by Reporter Peng Xuhui) At 6:30 a.m. of January 5, various sales outlets of post offices in Shanghai started to release zodiac stamps for the Year of the Dog. The reporter learned from Pengpu Xincun Branch Post Office that in order to purchase zodiac stamps for the Year of the Dog firstly issued, many citizens had queued in the freezing wind throughout the night before. “From zodiac stamps, we can get various knowledge including history and culture. I have been collecting stamps for more than 20 years, and I wish to get the special stamps this time as well”, said the 76-year-old Mr. Wang, who queued at the front of the line as a senior “stamp fan”. He had come to the post at 8:00 p.m. of the night before the stamps were published and took turns to stand in line with his family members through the night just to buy Lunar New Year stamps. The reporter learned tha

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Jing’an Temple and Baohua Temple Hold the New-Year-Welcoming Blessing and Bell-Striking Activities 2018

?Photo by Reporter Xiao Mingliang(Text by Reporter Wang Yanyan and Correspondent Ning Jing) From 12:00 pm of December 31, 2017 to 1:00 am of January 1, 2018, Jing’an Temple, the ancient temple with a history of over a thousand years, held the grand Auspiciousness Blessing and Bell-striking Activity for the New Year’s Day of 2018.At that night, Jing’an Temple turned on all its night lightings. The beautiful and dazzling lamplight added dense festival atmosphere to the Blessing and Bell-striking Activity for the New Year’s Day. More than a thousand citizens got onto the resplendent and magnificent Jing’an Pagoda in high spirits and followed the crowd to line up to participate in the bell-striking activity of “Ruyi Bell” free of charge. The leaders at different levels and personages of all circles who had once concerned about and supported the construction project of Jing’an Temple as well as representatives from those construction units that had once took great efforts to recast

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The Official Opening to Traffic of Zhongxing Road Off-Ramp of North-South Elevated Road

Photo: Zhongxing Road Off-ramp of North-South Elevated Road Photo by Reporter Xiao Mingliang (By Reporter Peng Xuhui) At 8 pm of December 26, Zhongxing Road Off-ramp of North-South Elevated Road, the supplementary project of Shanghai Critical Engineering North Cross Passage, was officially opened to traffic. After the opening, it could be possible for vehicles to travel straightly to Shanghai Railway Station North Square, which could save time of ground detour as well as avoid the crowdedness on Tianmu Road Flyover and West Tianmu Road. It is learnt that, the overall length of the new project of Zhongxing Road Off-ramp of North-South Elevated Road is 418.5 meters with the bridge taking up 341.4 meters in all. The exit of the off-ramp is located on the west of the intersection of Gonghexin Road and Zhongxing Road with a distance of about 300 meters. The vehicle speed is designed to be 40 kilometers per hour here, and in terms of lane scale, there are one traffic lane fo

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Last Pen-Mending Craftsman in Shanghai “Retires”

?Photo by Reporter Yu Ruwen (By Reporter Li Ying) At present, the old house collection work of Beizhan New Town is being carried out comprehensively, and hence Shi Tianshui, the old man who lives in Lai’an Residence Area and has engaged in pen mending for 66 years, will leave the “old Beizhan”. In order to promote and inherit the craftsman spirit, on December 29, Beizhan Sub-district convened Shi Tianshui Craftsman Spirit Symposium themed by “Craftsman spirit to realize the dream, persistence to perfect the skill”, and invited representatives of various parties in the community to tell the stories about Master Shi.The resident Master Ma brought an old pen with long history to the scene, which had witnessed not only his 11-year life as a rural labor, but also his honorable time to become a member of the CPC. When this “antique” pen had fallen broken, Master Ma had been overwhelmed with anxiety and nervousness. Through the introduction by other person, he had come to “Tianshun P

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The Charity Supermarket “Craftsman Store” of West Nanjing Road Sub-district Opens

Photo: interior of the charity supermarket of West Nanjing Road Sub-district (by reporter Yu ruwen)(Text by Reporter Wang Yanyan) on the afternoon of December 18, the charity supermarket of West Nanjing Road Sub-district, jointly created by CPC West Nanjing Road Sub-district Working Committee, West Nanjing Road Sub-district Office and www.buy42.com was officially put into operation. At the opening ceremony, Huang Senlin, Vice-Chairman of Shanghai Charity Foundation Jing’an District Branch and Xu Jianwen, “Charity Guru” of West Nanjing Road Sub-district cut the ribbon for the charity supermarket together.The charity supermarket of West Nanjing Road Sub-district, located at No. 33-39 of Shengping Avenue, innovatively combined the features of the sub-district and was integrated with the local Chinese traditional handicrafts for the first time. In the supermarket, there are not only scarfs and wrapping cloths designed by independent designers and remade by laid-off women workers with un

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