Best Of Londonist: 13 August 2017

Your Sunday morning best of Londonist weekly round-up.

In Pictures: London Has a Lot to Smile About

Cheeky and cheerful.


This Hidden Park in King's Cross Will Make You Late for Your Train

Food from garden to plate.


In Pictures: London in 1945

Start of a new era.


9 More Memes That Only Londoners Can Relate To

Your northern mate won't get these


The London Overground Is Being Extended

Gingerline - soon to be 4.5km longer.


London Zoo's Lions Have Got a New Toy

A much-needed dose of 'awww'.


Tube Embarrassment: Shouty Man Humiliated in Front of Hundreds

Why you should always think before screaming at people


New Photos of Crossrail Stations Have Been Released

Some dizzying brickwork at Tottenham Court Road.


The Fluorescent Army of Engineers Moves in at Waterloo

Are you affected by this shut down?


Brave Enough to Get a Tattoo? Try One of These London Parlours

Have you got a tattoo? Would you ever get one?


Are You Travelling on London's Most Apologetic Tube Line?

Someone's keeping an eye on TfL


In Pictures: What Londoners Were Wearing in the 50s and 60s

A rare Serge Gainsbourg appeared.


Thames Clippers Is Trialling a New Route for Commuters Outside London

River bus service ventures outside the M25.


In Pictures: London Covered in Fog

A city shrouded.


What Is Kombucha and Where Is It Being Made in London?

What *is* Kombucha, anyway?


We've Rounded Up London's Best Gluten-Free Food on a Budget

We've done the hard work for you


In Pictures: How Pretty Is Kingston Upon Thames?

It's got Upon Thames in the name, so you know it's fancy


London's Library Bars Are the Perfect Place to Curl Up With a Book

Books and beverages.


An Alternative Map of 4 Tube Lines

One of TfL's stranger efforts.


Hero Commuter Discovers Additional Standing Space Down Tube Aisles

"I don't know what came over me, but I decided to venture down the aisle..."


In Photos: Best Cafes in London for You and Your Laptop

Say hello to your new roaming office


In Photos: London's Most Honest Graffiti

Londoners telling it as it is.


The Team Behind the Rain Room Are Coming at You With Giant Balls

Giant balls!


In Pictures: Wisdom on the London Underground

Hands up if these messages brighten your morning commute


In Pictures: 39 of London's Best Front Doors

We wish our front door was this pretty


Did You Know You Could Get Married in These London Venues?

Including the one with a perfectly preserved Victorian street.


Check Out the Line-Up for This Free Street Food Fest

Ally Pally never tasted so good.


A Fact for Each Station on the DLR

Test your knowledge.


In Pictures: London's Best Cocktails

Drink up.


Every Royal Fan Will Want to Go Here and Stick Their Royal Wave on Instagram

We love a bit of bling.


Metro Cammell: British Engineering History That Survives on the Tube

Nothing to do with camels


There's a Skip Garden in King's Cross

With a sustainable cafe.


Find Out the Net Worth of Your Favourite Musician on This Map

We've Been Playing Around With This Interactive Music Map Of London


Flock: A Coffee Fuelled Den That Has Properly Cracked Brunch

That coffee though.


A Taste of Island Living at This Dalston Jerk Joint

Summery cocktails and jerk chicken


Have You Been to London's Oldest Patisserie?

Look away now if you're hungry...


Behind the Doors of a London Crematorium

"Are you squeamish?" I hesitate, before settling on a "no, not really."


Going Viral: Hero the Hedgehog at the IAAF World Championships

We'd give him a gold.


Children's Theatre Review: Horrible Histories

Summer holiday inspiration


Camberwell to Get a Box Park?

Box park, not Boxpark.


Have You Been to See the V&A's New Exhibition Road Quarter Yet?

What do you think of the new space?


Bust a Move With City Academy's Pop Dance Classes

What's your signature dance move?


Is the Term 'Afropolitan' OK in Today's London?

"I deeply, longingly wanted to be called Abigail or Martha"


The Small Brixton Restaurant Punching Well Above Its Size

'Modern dining, ancient techniques'...


Learn the Art of Graffiti and Street Art

Not just for hooligans


A Map of Protests Across London... With Added Sound

From Nigel Farage to Ode to Joy


Mrs Orwell Picks Up After the Publication of Nineteen Eighty-Four

Cressida Bonas is cool and conflicted.


Tube Getting Full 4G Phone Coverage Within 2 Years

Pledged by Sadiq Khan.