Tokyo has made their bid official for the 2016 Olympics. Tokyo governor Shintaro Ishihara said, “we aim to realize our plan to stage the Olympic Games by beating our rivals at home and abroad”. Source.
Archive | May, 2006
The NY Times reports on the rise of the popularity of “tachinomiya” or standing-bars.
A car crashed into the entrance of Omotesando subway station on the weekend. Police said the car had clipped a motorcycle immediately beforehand, and appeared to have veered onto the sidewalk and rammed into the station as a result. Read the full story here.