A living network that promotes and supports the small businesses and community initiatives that are crucial to the well-being of our neighborhoods.

When in doubt support the little guy

“When in doubt support the little guy.” Of course, this is sometimes not so easy in our daily lives.  And no wonder, since the big brands and big businesses want … Continue reading

November 30, 2012 · Leave a comment

Waiting for the urban revolution to hit Hong Kong…

Whenever I travel I am thrilled when I see bikes on the road. It used to be that only a few European cities like Copenhagen and Zurich were really bike friendly, … Continue reading

November 20, 2012 · 1 Comment

Art for Everyone in Shenzhen

Before you recoil in horror that the artist is actually stepping on the painting – recall that not all art needs to be so hallowed. Art-against-high-culture is alive and well … Continue reading

March 12, 2012 · 1 Comment

Sushi Dai 壽司大, Tsukiji Fish Market, Tokyo, Japan

To the sushi aficionados, Sushi Dai should already be a familiar name. But ironically Sushi Dai is actually tiny. The capacity of this tiny sushi bar is only about 10-12. … Continue reading

February 22, 2012 · Leave a comment