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Best Of Londonist: 16 April 2017

Your Sunday morning best of Londonist weekly round-up.

1982 In London

It was a very different city


1987: Year Of King's Cross Fire And Dlr Opening

The year the redeveloped Docklands became a thing


A Bankers' Pub Crawl Of London

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


Learn Your London Tram Stops With This Station Guide

The thin green lines.


This Exhibition Is Full Of Optical Illusions In The Dark

One of the best exhibitions to see right now


Bbc Iplayer Has A Treasure Trove Of London Documentaries

Over 15 hours of old London documentaries for free. Brilliant.


Your Ultimate Canal Bar Hitlist

Some real hidden gems in there..


12 Of The Best Retro Club Nights In London

From candlelit 20s nights, to cheesy George Michael events


Photos Of London More Than A Century Ago

Including Selfridges under construction.


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

The Ormonde and the Almanzora.


How Much Of The City Do You Recognise In These London Artworks?

Look familiar?


We've Found Camelot! (it's Near Cockfosters.)

Tis a silly place.


What's It Like Inside London's Largest Co-living Space?

Could you hack it?


Nelson's Column: Top Trivia

Above and beyond the tourist trivia.


In Photos: Hampstead

Nothing pretty to see here, honest.


When A Rock Star Of His Day Was Killed Mid-song

Tragic death of a 26 year old.


Looking For Wedding Venues In London? Here's Some Inspiration

Photographic inspiration.


Check Out The Sistine Chapel Of The Uk On This Exclusive Tour

Sponsor a square foot of the Painted Hall


One Of These 10 Designs Will Become The Uk's Holocaust Memorial

Check out Anish Kapoor and Zaha Hadid Architects' design.


Breathtaking Photos Of London From Above

London looks lovely from above


A Wander Along Millwall Slipway

Probably not the best place to top up your tan, but still.


Fan Of Mr Darcy? There Are All Sorts Of Austen Events At Literature Week

Yep, including that Colin Firth moment.


What Was London's First Chinese Restaurant?

From chop suey to Michelin stars.


Did You Know There Are Over 70 Londoners On The Moon?

From Chaucer to Babbage.


Beautiful Photos Of London's Many Parks

From summer greenery to winter snow.


A Look Back To London In 1905

How different Trafalgar Square looked


Is This The Hottest Bloody Mary In London?

Come on if you think you're hard enough...


Drink Coffee In A Victorian Chapel On The Isle Of Dogs

It might be called Hubbub, but it's surprisingly peaceful


Brexit And The Curse Of The London Stone

Proverb comes true.


How The Tiered Wedding Cake Was Inspired By St Bride's

A steeple to look out for.


In Photos: Second Hand Shopping In London

One for London's bargain hunters.


This Cocktail Will Get You In The Mood For Love

It comes with a condom garnish.