Best Of Londonist: 16 April 2017

Your Sunday morning best of Londonist weekly round-up.

Things No-One Tells You About London

Secret gardens and weird toilets.


In Pictures: London in 1987

A mixed year for London


Pretty Photos of Hampstead

Well worth a day trip


In Pictures: London in 1982

It was a very different city


Photos of London Taken From on High

London looks lovely from above


BBC iPlayer Has a Treasure Trove of London Documentaries

Capital archive.


Your Ultimate Canal Bar Hitlist

Let's get boozy and bargy


Photos of London From 1890, Including Tower Bridge Under Construction

Including a tube station, complete with advertising posters.


Could You Share a Flat With 500 Other People? These Londoners Do

We spent the night at Old Oak.


Fabulous London Wedding Venues

Say 'I do' in one of these spots


Here's What London Looked Like in 1905

Like having your own time travel machine


Fascinating Photos of Life in London More Than a Century Ago

Including the original London Olympics.


How to Reach Camelot by Tube

Tis a silly place.


Blast From the Past: 12 of the Best Retro Club Nights in London

From candlelit 20s nights, to cheesy George Michael events


The Night Nazi Bombs Hit a West End Club in Full Swing

The tragic death of Ken 'Snakehips' Johnson.


London's Parks Look Stunning All Year Round

From summer greenery to winter snow.


In Photos: London's Charity Shops

Off the rails.


You May Not Have Heard of Artist Paul Catherall, but You've Probably Seen His Work

Do you have a favourite?


Did You Know There Are Five Nelsons on Nelson's Column?

Above and beyond the tourist trivia.


What Was London's First Chinese Restaurant?

China to Soho via Limehouse.


Who Predicted the Tube?

Here's the tube, 1840's style


These Londoners All Have Memorials on the Moon

Credited with craters.


Have Brunch in a Victorian Chapel on the Isle of Dogs

They've got a fantastic brunch menu


London's Best Gin & Tonics

From G&T slushies, to homemade tonics.


London 2022, as Foreseen in 1922

Women in trousers? Imagine.


How One London Church Inspired a Wedding Tradition

One of Wren's masterpieces


Silly Ways to Remember London Tram Stops

The thin green lines.


A Properly Loved Up Drink From London Cocktail Club

Lapping up love by the glassful


A London Beach: Millwall Slipway

Who needs the Gold Coast anyway?


The West Indies Ships That Arrived Before the Windrush

The press didn't write about them at all


Brexit and the Curse of the London Stone

Did an ancient London curse lead to Brexit? (No, obviously, but...)


Is This London's Hottest Cocktail?

It comes with a shot of milk on the side, to cool your mouth down


Video: Why You Should Visit Kenwood House and Gardens

Spring is the best time to visit.


A Bankers' Pub Crawl of London

Be as responsible with your drink as you would other people's money.


Head to Mayfair for Stunning Optical Illusions

A stunning free exhibition


Cheap Things to Do in London This Week: 17-23 April 2017

All £5 or less.


10 Shortlisted Designs Revealed for UK Holocaust Memorial

Check out Anish Kapoor and Zaha Hadid Architects' design.


Fan of Mr Darcy? There Are All Sorts of Austen Events at Literature Week

Calling all Jane Austen fans


Check Out the Sistine Chapel of the UK on This Exclusive Tour

60 feet up.