July 2012

London 2012 Lowdown: Wednesday 1 August

London 2012 Lowdown: Wednesday 1 August

Daily roundup of cultural events, sporting info, transport and weather. | By Londonist
Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

Olym-picks plus Londony picks from around the internet. | By Lindsey
Have You Subscribed To Londonist Daily?

Have You Subscribed To Londonist Daily?

Let Londonist come to your inbox each evening. | By Lindsey
Cosy Science Talk: Prof David Nutt On Drug Control

Cosy Science Talk: Prof David Nutt On Drug Control

The controversial researcher talks about booze and fags down the pub. | By M@
Have You Been To The National Hospitality Houses?

Have You Been To The National Hospitality Houses?

Food, booze and events from Olympic nations. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Olympics Boost Boris's Popularity

Olympics Boost Boris's Popularity

Mayor mooted as future Tory leader. Again. | By BethPH
Art Preview: Two London Exhibitions @ Panter & Hall

Art Preview: Two London Exhibitions @ Panter & Hall

Paintings capturing London Underground stations and London between the wars. | By Tabish Khan
Thomas Heatherwick: London's Greatest Modern Designer?

Thomas Heatherwick: London's Greatest Modern Designer?

Seven other London creations from the designer of the Olympic Cauldron. | By M@
Sign Up For Maggie's Night Hike 2012

Sign Up For Maggie's Night Hike 2012

It might mean you sleep through Open House Weekend but heck, it's amazing. | By Lindsey
London 2012 Lowdown: Tuesday 31 July

London 2012 Lowdown: Tuesday 31 July

Daily roundup of cultural events, sporting info, transport and weather. | By Londonist
Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

The rest of the day's news. Not all of it Olympic. There's also an escaped parrot. | By M@
What Do You Love Best - London East Or West?

What Do You Love Best - London East Or West?

What gives East the edge or makes West best? (sponsored post) | Sponsor
Extra Tickets On Sale To Fill Empty Seats

Extra Tickets On Sale To Fill Empty Seats

The mysterious case of the missing Games spectators. | By BethPH
In Pictures: Olympic Protests

In Pictures: Olympic Protests

Not everyone's caught up in the positive mood. | By Londonist
London 2012: Listen With Nigel

London 2012: Listen With Nigel

One man. Two ears. Thousands of overheard conversations (sponsored post). | Sponsor
Anatomy Of An Athlete @ Hunterian Museum

Anatomy Of An Athlete @ Hunterian Museum

Arts-heavy exhibition looking at the role of medicine, surgery and exercise in sport. | By M@
Theatre Review: The Doctor's Dilemma @ The National Theatre

Theatre Review: The Doctor's Dilemma @ The National Theatre

Who to save, the scoundrel genius or the virtuous nobody? | By Londonist
Exhibition Review: Designed To Win @ Design Museum

Exhibition Review: Designed To Win @ Design Museum

What does it take to produce medal- and world championship-winning sports technology? | By Tabish Khan
London Statues Get New Hats

London Statues Get New Hats

Lord Nelson gets a new tricorn. | By M@
The Olympic Park Made From LEGO

The Olympic Park Made From LEGO

If only the real thing had been built this way. | By M@
Things To Do In London On The Cheap: 30 July - 5 August

Things To Do In London On The Cheap: 30 July - 5 August

Free Olympic events, family fun, Africa Fashion Week, Global Beats, origami dinosaurs and Exhibition Road Show. | By Lindsey
How Was Your Commute? The First Full Working Day Of Olympics

How Was Your Commute? The First Full Working Day Of Olympics

Good service reported on all Tube lines. But what's your experience? | By M@
Monday Miscellanea

Monday Miscellanea

More London anniversaries and facts for a Monday morning. | By Dave Haste
London 2012 Lowdown: Monday 30 July

London 2012 Lowdown: Monday 30 July

Daily roundup of cultural events, sporting info, transport and weather. | By Londonist
Weekend Round-Up

Weekend Round-Up

News. Because not everyone's been gazing at Stratford. | By SallyB2
In Pictures: Olympics Street Art

In Pictures: Olympics Street Art

It's not just athletes who are inspired by the Games. | By M@
Art Preview: Mike Healey @ Thompson Gallery

Art Preview: Mike Healey @ Thompson Gallery

Reminisce on the Diamond Jubilee through a set of energetic paintings. | By Tabish Khan
Sunday Seasoning #124

Sunday Seasoning #124

Playing in the fountains. | By Dave Haste
The London Sketchbook Challenge Exhibition @ Foyles

The London Sketchbook Challenge Exhibition @ Foyles

Sketches of London, by its residents, in a free exhibition. | By M@
London 2012 Lowdown: Sunday 29 July

London 2012 Lowdown: Sunday 29 July

Daily roundup of cultural events, sporting info, transport and weather. | By Londonist
Imagination: Danish Festival / Japan Centre Food Festival: Kyushu

Imagination: Danish Festival / Japan Centre Food Festival: Kyushu

More international foodie and cultural fun in London. | By Janan Jay
Film Review: Leave It On The Floor @ Leicester Square Theatre

Film Review: Leave It On The Floor @ Leicester Square Theatre

Exuberance and uninhibited joy in an original gay African-American musical. | By Londonist
The History Of The Olympics In London

The History Of The Olympics In London

Got our new ebook yet? It's getting good reviews. | By M@
Over 100 Cyclists Arrested During Critical Mass Ride

Over 100 Cyclists Arrested During Critical Mass Ride

Accusations of kettling and police agression. | By M@
London Stand Up And Sketch Comedy: 29 July-4 August

London Stand Up And Sketch Comedy: 29 July-4 August

Alan Davies, Nina Conti, Paul Sinha, the perfect film and Camden Fringe among this week's gigs. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Art Review: Death @ SHOWstudio

Art Review: Death @ SHOWstudio

Three works by different artists explore the inevitability of death. | By Tabish Khan
The Olympic Opening Ceremony: From Queen To Bean

The Olympic Opening Ceremony: From Queen To Bean

Pics and observations from the Opening Ceremony. | By M@
London 2012 Lowdown: Saturday 28 July

London 2012 Lowdown: Saturday 28 July

Daily roundup of cultural events, sporting info, transport and weather. | By Londonist
Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

It's an all-Olympic edition. | By Lindsey
In Pictures: The Olympic Torch Relay's Final Week

In Pictures: The Olympic Torch Relay's Final Week

Did you see the Flame this week? | By Lindsey
App Review: London Crowd

App Review: London Crowd

Heat maps to cut through the bustle. | By Dean Nicholas
Alternative Olympic Soundtrack

Alternative Olympic Soundtrack

Songs which truly reflect London during the Olympics. | By Dave Newbury
New Bar Review: The Heliot @ Hippodrome Casino

New Bar Review: The Heliot @ Hippodrome Casino

The friendliest staff we've ever seen in the West End. | By M@
Dance Review: Peter Schauffus Ballet's Tchaikovsky Trilogy - Sleeping Beauty

Dance Review: Peter Schauffus Ballet's Tchaikovsky Trilogy - Sleeping Beauty

A modern version of the classic ballet that fails to seduce. | By Laura Dodge
Preview: Arigato In London @ County Hall

Preview: Arigato In London @ County Hall

Japan says thank you for tsunami support with two weeks of food, drink and events. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Haringey PARK ART Sculpture Project Launches At Bruce Castle

Haringey PARK ART Sculpture Project Launches At Bruce Castle

A nine metre scaffolding lion now guards the Tudor Hawk Tower. | By JFarinha
Preview: Hackney Splash And Dash

Preview: Hackney Splash And Dash

Swim and run around Stoke Newington West Reservoir. | By M@
Gig Review: Torch Relay Concert @ Hyde Park

Gig Review: Torch Relay Concert @ Hyde Park

“The Geiger counter of Olympo-mania is going to go zoink” Yep, Boz has been talking. | By Dave Newbury