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If you're looking for a new coworking space, why not get one that also serves chicken wings? Hooters in Tokyo's Ginza neighborhood has teamed up with Spacee–a space-matching service–to rent out work areas during the restaurant's downtime, SoraNews24 reports. Now digital nomads can park in one of ...
TOKYO — While many people in Japan cherish their mechanical watches, getting them fixed may become difficult over the next few decades: The older .... Gotokuji is a quiet residential neighborhood of Tokyo, mostly known for its temple and the thousands of maneki-neko statues (the cat with the waving ...

This neighborhood is pretty much where the main story line starts for each game in the series. The signage for this Kamurocho Tenkaichi Street shares a familiar design with the real one for Kabukicho Ichibangai in Shinjuku. Note the barrage of signs that light tiny windows and scattered traffic cones and ...
The best Tokyo neighborhood for seeing cherry blossoms, Nakameguro, comes alive with a free festival devoted to the bloom, this year from March 24 to April 10. The famous canal is lined with shops, stalls, and vendors selling things like pink champagne. (Other festivals dedicated to the sakura abound ...
The chain's outlets in Osaka's Dotombori district, the historic city of Kyoto, and Tokyo's Roppongi and Shibuya neighborhoods are especially inviting to customers with a taste for late-night shopping. Late on a recent Saturday night, Don Quijote's store in Osaka's Dotombori neighborhood was crowded with ...
Suumo, one of Japan's largest real estate agencies, recently polled 7,000 people living in Tokyo or the nearby prefectures of Kanagawa, Chiba, Saitama, and Ibaraki, asking them which neighborhood in Kanto (east Japan) they want to live in (specifically which train station they'd like to live close to).

Edo Kobayashi — the hospitality group that helped shape Mexico City's up-and-coming Little Tokyo neighborhood — is preparing to open its second U.S. restaurant, a covert eight-seat sushi bar tucked behind a Miami taco shop. On March 6, Hiden will start serving a single Edomae-inspired omakase menu ...
Also in December 2017, SCRAP, Japan's pioneer creator of escape games, opened Tokyo Mystery Circus in a five-story building in Shinjuku's Kabukicho neighborhood. Billed as the world's first entertainment facility devoted to escape games, TMC features projection mapping and mind puzzles, where ...
... the case with the Tsutaya Electrics store in Tokyo's Futako Tamagawa neighborhood, an affluent residential district, selections of books will make up a key part of the design. The choice of titles and interior decorating will take into account expected lifestyles as well as each neighborhood's characteristics.
Buy: Expected to land at NEIGHBORHOOD pop-ups in Hong Kong, Tokyo, and Los Angeles. Editor's Notes: We've seen a ton of collabs on adidas's now classic NMD_R1 but one with Japan's famed NEIGHBORHOOD label is never one to be missed. This sleek new iteration is all about the shark tooth ...
The map charts risk levels combining fire and building collapses on a five-point scale in the event of a major earthquake. Tokyo's eastern neighborhoods are still at an elevated level of risk due to their numerous wooden houses and narrow roads. The updated map shows the risk level for building collapses ...
Thanks to the spread of smartphones, Umeno-yu has successfully expanded its customer base via social media. Kurita is also promoting his sento by letting customers listen to rakugo comic tales in its lounge and offering drinks at the front desk in collaboration with a neighborhood bar. He has been holding ...
Sakura season is a great time to explore Tokyo's many neighborhoods and mingle with local residents. ... A favorite hanami place amongst Tokyoites is at the Nakameguro Cherry Blossom Festival along the Meguro River, now unfortunately hemmed in by concrete walls, in the hipster neighborhood of ...
In this book, Yagi and Yuasa trace trends from the 1960s to today in different neighborhoods of Tokyo, including a return to high-quality products and craftsmanship. In one section, the jewelry designer Naho Okamoto explains how she incorporates traditional Japanese techniques like edo kiriki (glassware) ...
Currently, he works on crafting one of the metal parts that supports the shutters. "I want to work until I die," he says. Born and raised in an old residential area of Tokyo, Hirahisa's interest in making things was sparked at a young age by a knife factory in his neighborhood. When he was around 20 years old, ...
Wise Sons Tokyo is located in the Marunouchi neighborhood of Tokyo, at 26 2-4-1 Marunouchi Chiyoda-ku Tokyo 100-6390. It's a business area sometimes known as Mitsubishi village, near law offices and a central train station. There, Wise Sons will share its traditional boiled bagels and deli meats with ...
Chapman says he takes guests to "an interesting, slightly grittier side of Tokyo that you never see in the media or guidebooks." This is clear from the start: Meeting in the touristy Asakusa neighborhood, we quickly leave the well-trodden areas for a block with street seating for a bar and eateries where people ...

Union is opening a new location in Tokyo, 27 years after the Los Angeles based streetwear store opened its last retail space. The new location will include exclusive ... The store is set to open in April and will span 2,000-square-feet in Tokyo's Shibuya neighborhood. Chris Gibbs, owner of the luxury ...
Case in point: Before dawn on the morning of January 16, officers from the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department's Shibuya Precinct arrested two 19-year-old Australian nationals, who were in the country as ... “We saw graffiti in other parts of the neighborhood, so we thought it was OK to do that in Shibuya.
TOKYO (AP) — Japan has a new robot cafe where customers can enjoy coffee brewed and served by a robot barista. ... Takeshi Yamamoto, a 68-year-old restaurant employee who works in the neighborhood, said his first experience with the robot cafe was very enjoyable, and his robot-made coffee was ...
Takeshi Yamamoto, a 68-year-old restaurant employee who works in the neighborhood, said his first experience with the robot cafe was very enjoyable, and his robot-made coffee was delicious. “It's quite rich, and tastes very good,” Yamamoto said, as he took a sip. “You can get machine-made coffee at ...
Late one cool, breezy evening last May, Kenji Nakamura paid around $15 for an eight-hour stay at an Internet cafe in Tokyo's Shibuya neighborhood. He spent his first hour preparing for the uncomfortable night ahead—instant ramen noodles to slake his hunger, green tea for his thirst, and a 10-minute ...
Teigin Incident: 70 years on, efforts continue to clear late artist's name in 1948 Tokyo mass murder ... The 12 victims were killed by a man identifying himself as a public health official, who claimed dysentery had broken out in the neighborhood and urged them to take a “remedy” that turned out to be poison.
The city of Tokyo has over 1,000 train stations, which translates to just about that many neighborhoods. In recent years many of these ... Minami-Senju isn't merely a neighborhood, but it is also part of an area called Shitamachi, or the southern part of Edo (old Tokyo). While hundreds of years ago the vassals ...
Tokyo Midtown Hibiya, a 35-story office and shopping complex, will open in Chiyoda Ward in March, with its developer, Mitsui Fudosan Co., saying it hopes to evolve the Hibiya area into a crossing point for both businesses and culture. The neighborhood is blessed with unique cultural assets and is a place ...
The city of Tokyo has over 1,000 train stations, which translates to just about that many neighborhoods. In recent years many of these ... Minami-Senju isn't merely a neighborhood, but it is also part of an area called Shitamachi, or the southern part of Edo (old Tokyo). While hundreds of years ago the vassals ...
The new location, Wise Sons' sixth overall, opens on February 26th in the Marunouchi neighborhood of Tokyo, at 26 at 2-4-1 Marunouchi Chiyoda-ku Tokyo 100-6390. The Tokyo Wise Sons store was designed by the firm Onoda Design to resemble its predecessors in the states. It will be operated by ...
When ordering coffee, we've pretty much become conditioned to expect the barista to ask us if we'd like it in a paper cup or a ceramic mug. So when we stopped by a cafe in the Tokyo neighborhood of Koenji we initially thought we'd misheard the clerk when he asked another customer “Would you like that ...
This is clear from the start: Meeting in the touristy Asakusa neighborhood, we quickly leave the well-trodden areas for a block with street seating for a bar and restaurants ... He specializes in street shots of ordinary people, and ordinary life is what we see walking through these old residential neighborhoods.
The new hub is located on the eighth and ninth floors of the Sumitomo Fudosan Azabujuban Building in the Azabujuban neighborhood of Tokyo, an area next to the popular Roppongi district that offers glimpses into traditional Japan. Past the entrance to the hub on the eighth floor, a towering construction in ...
I spent my nights wandering the alleys of the bustling and colorful Shibuya neighborhood. By the time the weekend came, I was getting stir-crazy. That's when I rediscovered CouchSurfing, the online community that connects travelers with locals for free lodging. I've used and been around CouchSurfing for years. When I ...
This is clear from the start: Meeting in the touristy Asakusa neighborhood, we quickly leave the well-trodden areas for a block with street seating for a bar and eateries ... He specializes in street shots of ordinary people, and ordinary life is what we see walking through these old residential neighborhoods.
As Thrash noted in his summary judgment order, Tokyo Valentino was operating as an adult bookstore and “mini-cinema” featuring 20 private viewing booths for many years and was known to city officials, who nonetheless allowed it to remain in business. As detailed in court filings, Atlanta revised its code ...
After all, despite all the rhetoric of “global Britain” and London's seemingly renewed willingness to engage in Asia, Tokyo needs to be realistic about the future of the UK's role in Asia. For London, sorting out relations with the EU, maintaining its influence in Europe and in its neighborhood as well as ...
A new spot to score pizza and sandwiches has opened its doors in the neighborhood. The newcomer to Little Tokyo, called Prime Pizza, is located at 141 S. Central Ave. This new pizzeria is ... And Michael Z. said: "I never thought that I would be eating pizza in Little Tokyo, but when cravings call, they call.
Coinciding with this year's event, the results of a statistical survey were released showing that roughly 83,400 residents of Tokyo's 23 central wards will ... seijin being foreigners, many of whom hail from Chinese-speaking territories and find housing or work on the east side of the Ikebukuro neighborhood.
Tokyo, which houses and employs a full 30% of Japan's population, is where New Yorkers go to feel small. ... Tokyo residents and longtime visitors, how should a new visitor take in your city without wearing themselves out? What's ... What are the best neighborhoods to visit, and what are their vibes? Where ...
Unlike many traditional craft workshops, which have been plagued by a shortage of successors, Kumakura's workshop in the Kameido neighborhood of Tokyo's Koto Ward is full of young men and women aspiring to learn and master his techniques. As a mentor, he dismisses the wisdom offered by many ...
When he first opened here a year and a half back, The Hangar functioned as a sake standing bar — not the no-frills, one-cup type of joint common a generation ago but a sophisticated, well-groomed take on the genre that fit perfectly in this laid-back, style-conscious neighborhood. It had just a single long ...
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) in 2017 "nearly completed" mining twin tunnels for the Regional Connector light-rail project, agency officials announced in a blog post. The tunnels run from the city's Little Tokyo neighborhood to the financial district, according to the ...
19, immediately melting the hearts of hundreds of lucky fans who managed to obtain zoo tickets, many wearing panda-themed clothes. Xiang Xiang, which means fragrance in Chinese, was born in June at Tokyo's Ueno Zoo to its resident panda. The zoo and its neighborhood have celebrated the female ...
For those wanting a different view, this year, low cost carrier Solaseed Air offered a round-trip flight from Tokyo to Miyazaki for 160 people. Passengers on the special first sunrise flight gathered at Haneda Airport in Tokyo at around 4:40 a.m. The flight left just before sunrise. It returned to Tokyo just after 3 ...
... way of praying for peace and good fortune at neighborhood Shinto shrines, and eating New Year's food such as noodles, shrimp and sweet black beans. ... An estimated 67,000 people attended a countdown event at Tokyo's famous Shibuya scramble crossing, according to police, adding that there were ...
She felt betrayed, since after she and her husband started a family, she talked him into moving to our neighborhood just so that her kids could attend the same ... The Aera article lists these popular schools in Tokyo, and, needless to say, they are situated in areas with the highest real estate values in the city.
Meiji Shrine in Tokyo, in particular, welcomes a huge wave of worshippers each year on Dec 31 and Jan 1. The gigantic shrine expects three million visitors in the first three days of the new year. Smaller neighborhood shrines throughout the country also receive a steady stream of visitors. For those staying ...
Takeshi Hamano liked to stroll through the Umeya Rice Cake Co. factory in Little Tokyo, stopping along the way to taste test his senbei, or Japanese rice crackers. When he'd see .... New businesses have established in the 11-block neighborhood, drawing people away from Japanese mom-and-pop shops.
Early each day, the pair take part in 30-minute group physical exercises that bring together around 100 fellow senior citizens from their Tokyo neighborhood. Retail giant Aeon Co. has renovated 13 outlets across the country to cater to seniors, offering earlier opening hours and services that encourage ...
Tokyo weather at New Year's is usually fine, lending itself to outdoor activities. One popular activity for family or friends is to walk a fixed course of shrines and/or temples, usually all in the same neighborhood, each honoring a different one of the seven lucky gods. Popularized during the Edo Period ...
The shocking murder of the head priestess of a prominent Shinto shrine in Tokyo earlier this month sent shock waves through the nearby shopping area, with ... But he also expressed gratitude to the two neighborhood shrines, saying, “We've been able to stay in business thanks to Hachiman-sama and ...
The concentration of African Americans from all backgrounds from Central Avenue and 41st Street all the way to the north in Little Tokyo (whose ... Left behind: The loss of middle-class residents to neighborhoods such as Baldwin Hills and Leimert Park devastated many local businesses, which have yet to ...


 

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