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Itaewon mosque and Hannam Newtown District 3

End of Itaewon As We Know Nears

It was a matter of time before Itaewon was 'redeveloped.' The most significant step toward razing a part of it came Tuesday.

Quiz: Are You A South Korean Hipster?

Notions of hipsters exist most anywhere in the world, and South Korea is no exception. What are considered markers of niche, underground hipster-ism?

Jungle drag queen Korea feature Team Ohioh

Jungle: A Drag Queen and Man

"I have both sides, as a man and a woman, and I’m proud of that. I am happy to be versatile." Our interview with Jungle, a young drag queen in Itaewon.

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