Posted by: ghostdawg2 | February 22, 2010

M1nt reopens as Ming – Shanghai – China by www.cnngo.com / 3 December 2009

Ming

Will this party be hot or will it go up in flames?
Shanghai’s former nightlife hub reopens, but will it be able to take back the spotlight?

For anyone in Shanghai less than three year, to them "Mint" should be written as "M1NT." This was not always so.

Three years ago one of the nightlife’s reigning royalty was Mint, located on Tongren Lu off Beijing Lu, just a hop, skip and a jump away from Malone’s and the cool pints at The Spot. With a killer ladies night and an LGBT-friendly vibe, it was worth staying in Jing’an for.

This Friday, Ming is opening in the old Mint location. Billed by some as the re-opening of the old Mint, City Moment’s Lee Lam promises it’ll have “a classy new design, affordable drinks, and a pretty surprising (but cool if you think about it) musical concept: Hip-hop during normal hours, and then an after hours party ran by DJ Steven Lorenz.”

We’re not sure what’s left of the old club other than its address, but we’re happy to welcome another venue to Jing’an.

getting there

Ming opening
Friday, December 4, 10pm
No cover, RMB100 open bar
333 Tongren Lu, near Beijing Xi Lu 同仁路333号,近北京西路
tel +86 21 6289 2630

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