August 2012

Paralympic Lowdown: Saturday 1 September

Paralympic Lowdown: Saturday 1 September

What to watch, transport info and other Paralympic tips for the day. | By M@
Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

Other news: protest, aliens, the DLR and a health centre with an unwanted visitor. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Theatre Review: Jumpy @ Duke of York's Theatre

Theatre Review: Jumpy @ Duke of York's Theatre

Go for Greig-giggles and a light-touch assessment of modern feminism. Then call your mother. | By Zoe Craig
Visit A Tall Sailing Ship At Wood Wharf

Visit A Tall Sailing Ship At Wood Wharf

Tenacious is fitted out to help disabled crew. | By M@
Preview: Urban Food Week

Preview: Urban Food Week

Eat food grown locally. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Squatting Becomes A Criminal Offence Tomorrow

Squatting Becomes A Criminal Offence Tomorrow

Anyone currently squatting in a residential property faces police action. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Art Preview: Graffitimundo @ Londonewcastle Project Space

Art Preview: Graffitimundo @ Londonewcastle Project Space

Vibrant Argentinian street art comes to London. | By Tabish Khan
How King's Cross Concourse Was Designed 12,000 Years Ago*

How King's Cross Concourse Was Designed 12,000 Years Ago*

And why it looks like a glacier. | By M@
Festival Preview: 1234 Shoreditch

Festival Preview: 1234 Shoreditch

Festival season draws to a close with the ultimate showcase of London's underground. | By Dave Newbury
The Friday Photos: London Construction

The Friday Photos: London Construction

Watching London grow upwards. | By TimW
Paralympic Lowdown: Friday 31 August

Paralympic Lowdown: Friday 31 August

What to see, where to avoid and other daily info for London 2012. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

The rest of the day's news. | By M@
Ticket Alert: The Black Keys, Everything Everything, Crystal Castles

Ticket Alert: The Black Keys, Everything Everything, Crystal Castles

This week's new gigs include Canadians Crystal Castles, The Black Keys and more. | By johnmcga
London 2012 Street Art...Part 2

London 2012 Street Art...Part 2

More inventiveness from artists and others. | By M@
Preview: English National Opera @ Coliseum, September – December 2012

Preview: English National Opera @ Coliseum, September – December 2012

Works from the 18th to 20th centuries make this a bumper packed season. | By Sam Smith
London Food & Drink News: 30 August

London Food & Drink News: 30 August

Haute hot dogs, the UK's first mezcal bar and a food critic flap in this week's gastronomic round-up. | By Dean Nicholas
Discussion: Holy Mary! The Pussy Riot Case @ ICA

Discussion: Holy Mary! The Pussy Riot Case @ ICA

Debate the effect on freedom of speech. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Video: The Unofficial Countryside

Video: The Unofficial Countryside

A beautiful film of nature defying the city by Streetwise Opera. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Things To Do In London This Paralympic Weekend: 31 August - 2 September

Things To Do In London This Paralympic Weekend: 31 August - 2 September

Stuff to do this Friday, Saturday and Sunday. | By Lindsey
In Pictures: Paralympic Torch Relay

In Pictures: Paralympic Torch Relay

Photos of yesterday's damp relay. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Preview: Africa Express @ Granary Square, King's Cross

Preview: Africa Express @ Granary Square, King's Cross

Damon Albarn's show alights at London's newest outdoor venue. | By TimW
The Olympic Rental Boom Which Never Actually Happened

The Olympic Rental Boom Which Never Actually Happened

Letting let-down for landlords. | By BethPH
Reminder: Londonist Ebook On London's Olympic Heritage

Reminder: Londonist Ebook On London's Olympic Heritage

Everything worth knowing about the Games in London. | By M@
Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

The rest of the day's news... | By M@
Paralympic Lowdown: Thursday 30 August

Paralympic Lowdown: Thursday 30 August

What to see, where to avoid and other daily info for London 2012. | By M@
Stephen Hawking To Narrate Paralympic Opening Ceremony

Stephen Hawking To Narrate Paralympic Opening Ceremony

Expect a mix of Shakespeare, science, circus and soldiers. | By M@
Preview: BAFTA and BFI Screenwriters' Lectures

Preview: BAFTA and BFI Screenwriters' Lectures

Five lectures by five well-known screenwriters, all held in London | By Zoe Craig
Giant Climbing Wall To Open At Truman Brewery

Giant Climbing Wall To Open At Truman Brewery

Crisp-shaped a-salt course. | By M@
Art Review: Artist's Laboratory -- Hughie O'Donoghue @ Royal Academy

Art Review: Artist's Laboratory -- Hughie O'Donoghue @ Royal Academy

O'Donoghue steps outside his comfort zone when 'remembering' his father's wartime experiences. | By Tabish Khan
Preview: King's Cross Ice Cream Festival

Preview: King's Cross Ice Cream Festival

How cool? | By M@
London Book And Poetry Events: 29 August-4 September

London Book And Poetry Events: 29 August-4 September

Zadie Smith, Rose Tremain and Julian Baggini are in town. | By Rachel Holdsworth
In Pictures: Intel's Giant Vending Machine In Covent Garden

In Pictures: Intel's Giant Vending Machine In Covent Garden

A trip down memory lane... (sponsored post). | Sponsor
Paralympic Route Network Opens

Paralympic Route Network Opens

Games Lanes back in operation. | By BethPH
Paralympic Sponsor Atos Provokes Protests

Paralympic Sponsor Atos Provokes Protests

'Fit to work' firm accused by activists of erosion of disability rights. | By BethPH
Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

The rest of the day's news... | By M@
Lit Preview: Roundhouse Poetry Slam @ Roundhouse

Lit Preview: Roundhouse Poetry Slam @ Roundhouse

Poet Polarbear tells us about poetry, slams and Kilburn. | By Rachel Holdsworth
The Medal-Winning Dogs Of The London Blitz

The Medal-Winning Dogs Of The London Blitz

The canines who saved hundreds of lives. | By Londonist
The Padlocks Of Shoreditch Station

The Padlocks Of Shoreditch Station

Add to the growing collection of lovers' notes. | By M@
In Pictures: Notting Hill Carnival

In Pictures: Notting Hill Carnival

Photos from this weekend. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Building The High Line In London

Building The High Line In London

Could New York's hugely popular urban park be done in the capital? | By Dean Nicholas
Celebrate Ten Years of Liberty Festival

Celebrate Ten Years of Liberty Festival

Three days of free performance and outdoor arts for all the family. | By Lindsey
London 'Least Car-Dependent City'

London 'Least Car-Dependent City'

London comes top in public transport accessibility survey. | By BethPH
Preview: Illumini's Dickensian Hauntings

Preview: Illumini's Dickensian Hauntings

Spooky goings-on in the basement of Shoreditch Town Hall. | By M@
Team GB Parade Route Announced

Team GB Parade Route Announced

See Mo, Jess, Wiggo and the rest. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Lit Preview: Ross Sutherland @ Battersea Arts Centre

Lit Preview: Ross Sutherland @ Battersea Arts Centre

Clips of film and TV shows turned into poetry. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Preview: Unlimited Dance Festival @ Southbank Centre

Preview: Unlimited Dance Festival @ Southbank Centre

A new season of extraordinary work by deaf and disabled artists coinciding with the London Paralympic Games. | By Lise Smith
Monday Miscellanea

Monday Miscellanea

More Monday trivia. | By Dave Haste
Weekend Round-Up

Weekend Round-Up

Bank Holiday Weekend news from around London town. | By SallyB2