The last newspaper kiosk in Zhengzhou was demolish

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The last newspaper kiosk in Zhengzhou was demolished. Citizens questioned the pursuit of city appearance and destruction of culture

in the impression of local people, the familiar figure, which was always green iron, covered with colorful newspapers and magazines, and quietly waiting in a corner of the street, completely disappeared at about 8:30 p.m. on April 2. On this day, the newspaper kiosk located at the intersection of Huayuan road and Hongqi Road in the provincial capital city, and the only remaining newspaper kiosk in Zhengzhou City, was demolished

a friend wrote a eulogy sadly: goodbye, newsstand; Goodbye, little scenery on the street; Goodbye, the already pale spiritual and cultural life in Zhengzhou. Zhengyanying, vice president of Henan Federation of literary and art circles, likened its demolition to tearing up a cultural symbol of the city

however, in the view of city managers, the demolition of the last newspaper booth means that the hard bone has been gnawed off. On April 7, Dong Jie, director of the law enforcement and Management Department of Zhengzhou Urban Administration Bureau, said in an interview with China Youth Daily that Zhengzhou has carried out the renovation of newspaper kiosks in the urban area for more than 10 years. In April last year, the local government began to take ban measures and demolished about 400 newspaper kiosks

Shi Pu, Professor of business administration at Henan University of economics and law, is not surprised by the contrast between these two attitudes. The citizen who has lived in Zhengzhou for more than 20 years asked: just from the details of small newspaper kiosks, is it necessary to sacrifice part of the cultural functions of the city in order to pursue the brilliance of the city's appearance, the pollution of plastic granulators to the environment is also quite serious, and the convenience of management

in the festival of remembering our ancestors, there are more memories of the city's newsstands

up to now, many people still remember the last time of the deceased. A month ago, 30-year-old Chen Qianqian (a pseudonym) accidentally found the newsstand while waiting for the traffic light. She happily photographed the newsstand in the night, as if she had met an old friend who had been reunited after a long separation

in the photos she trimmed with Meitu XiuXiu software, the last newspaper booth looks nothing special: it stands in a corner of about two square meters at the intersection, has a green iron shell, and there are more than 100 magazines hanging on the rusty iron shelf, with almost no cracks; In the corner outside the newspaper booth, there are several boxes of drinks and mineral water

before the implementation of large-scale demolition, there were 421 newspaper kiosks in the urban area of Zhengzhou, with an area of 1010 square kilometers and a population of 4.25 million. Since the early 1990s, as a public cultural facility, these inconspicuous pavilions have become a part of citizens' life. A Zhengzhou person even said, for example, when people ride bicycles or take a walk, and pick up newspapers handed over by familiar kiosks from the window of roadside tabloid kiosks, this scene is as human as a cigarette in their spare time

on the other hand, Dong Jie frankly said that newspaper kiosks have brought many challenges to urban management. For example, some newspaper kiosks at intersections occupy roads illegally, blocking and affecting the driving line of sight; Some newspaper kiosks have the problem of illegal operation. After several subleases or resales, it causes the separation of operators and registrants, which makes it very difficult for relevant departments to supervise; Even the colorful advertisements on the newsstands are also a problem, and some newsstands will set up advertisements without permission

since 2002, the Zhengzhou municipal government has been led by the Municipal Office of spiritual civilization to jointly rectify the problem of newspaper kiosks with urban management, industry and commerce, postal service, bureau of culture, radio, film and information technology, Civil Affairs Bureau and other departments. At first, the idea of the relevant departments was to regulate the location of the newsstands and replace them uniformly, but the government departments and the newsstand stall owners failed to negotiate successfully

at the end of 2011, the problem that has plagued city managers for many years was handed over to Zhengzhou Urban Management Bureau to take the lead in solving it. This city, known as an important economic center on the new Eurasian Continental Bridge, began to take the means of demolition. Under the command of a project called "retreat into the store", a community demolished 33 newspaper kiosks in just three days. Streets in other districts of Zhengzhou also began to follow this successful experience. A month later, almost all newspaper kiosks in the city were demolished

for Lao Wang, who used to run a newspaper kiosk on Jiefang Road, Erqi District, Zhengzhou, it was a painful memory for her. She still remembered that it was the time when Wutong trees sprouted. She was informed by the sub district office that the newsstand would be demolished from April 26 to 28, 2012. If it was demolished on time, she could get a compensation of 30000 yuan. If it was not demolished within the time limit, the pavilion would still be demolished without any compensation

the sudden notice disrupted the family's life plan. Lao Wang and his wife have been running a newspaper kiosk since 1995. The whole family lives in this tin Pavilion. They finally decided to tear down the pavilion and get compensation, which was better than not getting a penny

who is the owner of the city without any consultation, announcement and instructions

as the only survivor, the last newspaper booth became a sign. A friend named shanfuniu specially took a group of black-and-white pictures with a snowy night as the background, and named it "snowy night, the lonely newspaper booth is still lit"

Luo Cheng (a pseudonym), a senior media person in Henan, takes photos every time he passes by. Six months ago, he changed it once, and deliberately put these precious photos into the computer. In a photo taken in June last year, a white double row pickup truck with administrative law enforcement written on its body stopped in front of the newsstand that could not be removed. Interestingly, some residents nearby dumped garbage into the trunk of the truck

now, Chen Qianqian can only regret why he didn't visit the only remaining newsstand more than once. On her way home from the gym, she bought a tensile testing machine here. 1. The force measurement of the tensile testing machine is completed through the force sensor, expander and data processing system to measure two fashion magazines. At that time, she was also happy to think that this was the completion of laying eggs, but in her words, the result was also unlucky

some friends put a candle behind the text when forwarding this message on Sina Weibo. Some people said that they thought it would survive forever, but like the flame of a candle, it was blown out after jumping for a long time, leaving only a wisp of white smoke

in fact, the relevant departments in Zhengzhou have not held a hearing on whether to demolish the newsstands. In June last year, hanyongjin, deputy investigator of Zhengzhou Urban Management Bureau, said: according to laws and regulations, the government does not need to hold a hearing in advance for the demolition of illegal buildings

in late April last year, Zheng Yanying walked out of her house and found that the newspaper booth at the door of the community was missing. He thought it was just the newsstand near his home that was demolished. He hurriedly called several friends, who told him that the newsstand next to his home was also gone. At that moment, he used anger to describe his mood

in the memory of the dean of Henan Academy of Arts, there are newspaper kiosks at the intersection of Paris streets in six directions. Some newspaper kiosks in London, Berlin and other cities are dressed up as architectural works with regional characteristics. Now, Zhengzhou, known as the capital for five times and the state for eight generations, is one of the eight ancient capitals of China and a member city of the world historical cities alliance. It has a cultural history of more than 3000 years. In his opinion, Zhengzhou has done the most illiterate thing

several city newspapers in Henan Province also seem to have encountered an emergency. It was not until the newspapers failed to go on the stall and citizens called to complain that the city had changed. Luo Cheng described this as a rapid advance. Without any consultation, announcement and instructions, who is the owner of this city

Like many of its companions, the last newsstand disappeared without warning. A Zhengzhou citizen recorded on his microblog that the newsstand was demolished at about 8:30 p.m. on April 2. The scene at that time was not pleasant. The owner of the pavilion was an old woman, stripped of her upper body, splashed on the ground and cursed

its former stall owner is also hard to find. Someone told China Youth Daily that this stall is run by a family of three. In order to protect the livelihood of the whole family, a couple in their 60s and their 90 year old mother took turns to live in the pavilion, 24 hours a day

is the cultural habits of a city so easy to change

nowadays, Zhengzhou citizens can only recall the newspaper kiosks in this city in the video materials. According to the plan to retreat into the store, less than two months after the newspaper kiosks were demolished, more than 700 newspaper retail outlets grew in the city. They include street stores, community convenience stores, supermarkets, bookstores and gas stations. The government is optimistic that the new retail outlets of newspapers and periodicals can better meet the needs of citizens to buy newspapers and periodicals, and new cultural habits of buying newspapers and periodicals in stores will gradually take shape

after the last newsstand was demolished, one of the ways for citizens here to buy newspapers is to walk an extra 10 minutes and turn into a convenience store. On the afternoon of the 4th and 7th, I walked into the convenience store and saw a four story newspaper rack behind the freezer in the middle of the store, on which there were less than 10 kinds of magazines, including several expired ones. Looking around the convenience store, I found a newspaper rack with four or five squares in the right corner of the door

a middle-aged man stood in front of the newspaper rack, lowered his head, bent over, flipped through the newspaper, muttered that there was no "thermoplastic pipes and fittings for hot and cold water system of Zhengzhou evening news gb/t 18991 ⑵ 003", and turned away

his experience is not uncommon. In order to buy the first reading weekly, a local citizen set out from the new area of Zhengzhou University and walked around several main roads for 35 kilometers. He found five places where he could buy magazines, but he still didn't buy the magazines he wanted

another teacher teaching in the university had to smile bitterly at the students in the class of introduction to media: I turned around on the road for a long time to buy a magazine, but I couldn't find it

the data from the local postal department shows that the retail volume of newspapers and periodicals in Zhengzhou is declining after retreating into the store. A mainstream city newspaper in Henan Province also proved that the retail sales of newspapers were also reduced by half

is the cultural habits of a city so easy to change? Luo Cheng has carefully tasted the style of this city. In the past, people picked their teeth and dragged their bare shoes to buy newspapers at newspaper kiosks. Now it takes transition and time for them to wear bright clothes into convenience stores. Culture cannot be applied across the board

Luo Cheng also worried that in the era of information fragmentation, the number of people supporting reading culture in the city was already decreasing, and the sudden disappearance of newspaper kiosks hurt the most citizens who pursue reading

for post-80s Chen Qianqian, the disappearance of the newsstand affects not only the nostalgia of young people, but also her cultural nerves about the city. She didn't have the courage to say goodbye to the stall owner after seeing the newsstand at her door was demolished. They were like neighbors who had been with me for so many years

what made her more frustrated was that she could no longer scan the newsstand when waiting for the traffic light to understand what happened today. This girl who loves watching dramas and making cafes makes no secret of her longing for literature and art. Zhengzhou, a city that was originally a little boring, now even the cultural symbol of newsstands has disappeared

like other provincial capitals, Zhengzhou is also trying to find its own cultural coordinates. In Zhengzhou 20

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