Populist: 27 June - 3 July

Lindsey
By Lindsey Last edited 88 months ago
Populist: 27 June - 3 July

The week's most popular posts, and a round-up of what's happening around town.

In the news:

  • The Twitter traffic map of London as a countoured landscape earned a RT off Stephen Fry
  • Artists challenged the money marriage of BP and Tate with mini oil spills and vuvuzelas Air pollution is a big problem in Marylebone, Kings Cross, the City and - er - Hyde Park
  • The Thames got a new rubbish eater
  • Democracy Village got an extra week in Parliament Square
  • Coalition Dave will face the UFO hunters on Monday
  • Have your say on the Stratford Squiggle See the News category for more

    Around town:

  • Your chance to snoop round disused Aldwych Station
  • A suitable Soho funeral for Sebastian Horsely
  • Frank's Bar reopened atop the multi-storey car park in Peckham
  • Robbo's headlining an exhibition in the urban street art hub of, um, Esher
  • The Foundry's on the brink but Fabric is safe.
  • See the Arts & Events and Food & Drink categories for more

    Comment of the week:

    On the hackneyed north/south London debate, halfheartedly revived by CultureLine this week with a spurious survey, Diamond Geezer shoves tongue firmly in cheek:

    I'm looking forward to the statistically vacuous conclusions that this survey is going to churn up.

    "South London is best, our survey says! (Central London excluded)"

    and

    "We've uncovered London's best line for Culture, it's official!"

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    Last Updated 03 July 2010