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Downtown street vendors under stress
Downtown street vendors under stress

City street vendors, known as “Daegu‘s specialty,” are visited by almost one million people everyday, but a new government reconstruction plan requires that they pack up their stalls. According to Daegu’s Central office, the city will be undergoing a new public design project on the road from Daegu Department Store to Daegu Station. The renovation […]

The birdless alleys of Chilseong Market
The birdless alleys of Chilseong Market

Chilseong Market in Daegu is often alive with the clucking of chickens in some of its backstreets. But avian bird flu fears have taken siege of the poultry industry of Daegu and the rest of Korea, leaving behind nothing but quiet alleys of once vibrant markets. Photo from Maeil.