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 1982

It was a very different city


These Wonderful Photos Have All Been Taken From High Above London

London looks lovely from above


Photos of London From 1890, Including Tower Bridge Under Construction

Including a tube station, complete with advertising posters.


London's Parks Look Stunning All Year Round

Which is your favourite?


Pretty Photos of Hampstead

Well worth a day trip


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

We spent the night at Old Oak.


A Look Back to London in 1905

Like having your own time travel machine


1987 London in Photos

A mixed year for London


BBC iPlayer Has a Treasure Trove of London Documentaries

Capital archive.


The Best Bars on East London's Canals

Let's get boozy and bargy


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.


12 of the Best Retro Club Nights in London

Every decade from the 20s = covered.


Fabulous London Wedding Venues

From hotels to warehouses.


How Much of the City Do You Recognise in These London Artworks?

Do you have a favourite?


How the Tube Was Predicted by Punch Magazine

Here's the tube, 1840's style


Fantastic Photos of London's Charity Shops

Bargain boutiques and second-hand shops.


When a Rock Star of His Day Was Killed Mid-Song

Tragic death of a 26 year old.


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.


Beaches of London: Millwall Slipway

Just don't go barefoot.


London 2022, as Foreseen in 1922

Electric cars, textspeak and onesies.


Have Brunch in a Victorian Chapel on the Isle of Dogs

In distinctly non-hip east London.


Silly Ways to Remember London Tram Stops

"East Croydon: The East Finchley of Croydon."


The Windrush Didn't Bring London Its First Post War West Indians, These Did

Before Lord Kitchener got here.


How This Rock Caused Brexit

Ancient stone was moved just before Brexit.


Did You Know There Are Over 70 Londoners on the Moon?

Well, we are always told to 'look up'...


10 of the Best G&Ts in London

You can even get it in slushie form...


Video: A Love Potion From London Cocktail Club

It comes with a condom garnish.


The Baking Tradition That Started in a City Church

Without it, we'd still be eating 'bride pie'.


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.