Welcome to our Sunday morning best-of-Londonist weekly round-up. You can receive this in your inbox by sticking your email address in a box on our subscribe page.
- Biggest story of the week: is the Walkie Talkie is melting cars?
- London’s schools are about to get very, very crowded
- Should a London-wide average of 65% of market rent count as “affordable” housing?
- The Mayor wants to make HGVs safer for cyclists
- Tom Hanks and Daniel Radcliffe among this year’s BFI London Film Festival stars
- Why is there a rooftop fighter plane in Perival?
- Photos of amazing neon workshop, God’s’ Own Junkyard
- The history of tightrope walking over the Thames
- Wanna be a towpath ranger?
- Addictive tube game (only on iOs – sorry)
Pick of the reviews:
- Recommended: Five recent novels all set in London
- Peckham: The Soap Opera at the Royal Court
- Hungry in Wood Green? Try Fatisa
- An subterranean, interactive, zombie adventure with added Nazis
- A fantastic portrayal of lust, greed and betrayal: Edward II
- Thames Festival bobs along – listen to our podcast about it
- Go to the pub and listen to an orchestra
- Public shopping events during London Fashion Week
- Meet local producers at Urban Food Fortnight
- Book tickets: a great programme of films about London architecture