Best Of Londonist: 16 April 2017

Your Sunday morning best of Londonist weekly round-up.

Things No One Tells You About London

Beaches, lakes, temples...


London 2022, As Foreseen In 1922

What Londoners in 1922 thought 2022 London would be like


How London Fell In Love With Chinese Food

Which Chinese dish are you most grateful for?


Vertigo Inducing Pictures Of London From The Sky

Buckingham Palace, as seen from the sky


1982 In London

It was a very different city


In Photos: London In 1890

Some parts are hauntingly familiar.


In Photos: London's Most Beautiful Parks

Which is your favourite?


Learn Your London Tram Stops With This Station Guide

The thin green lines.


Cheap Things To Do In London This Week: 17 23 April 2017

Exhibitions, comedy and vintage sales.


In Photos: Hampstead

So much to see here.


Got A Head For Heights? There's A New Ceiling Tour In Greenwich

London's largest painting ceiling.


Photos Of London More Than A Century Ago

Including Selfridges under construction.


London Stuff To Watch On Bbc I Player

You could spend your weekend watching all these great bits of archive film


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

Photographic inspiration.


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

Princess Diana is given the Freedom of the City.


The Ultimate East London Canal Bar Crawl

Drinks in open top canal boats and a floating village hall


Photos Of London In 1905

How different Trafalgar Square looked


In Photos: Second Hand Shopping In London

One for London's bargain hunters.


12 Of The Best Retro Club Nights In London

From candlelit 1920s, to ultra cheesy 90s nights.


This Exhibition Is Full Of Optical Illusions In The Dark

One of the best exhibitions to see right now


London's Best Gin & Tonics

Let's get (mother's) ruined.


Have Brunch In A Victorian Chapel On The Isle Of Dogs

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


A Bankers' Pub Crawl Of London

Including lots of pubs where you don't need a banker's salary


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

Yep, including that Colin Firth moment.


What's It Like Inside London's Largest Co Living Space?

Could you hack it?


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

Tis a silly place.


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

Look familiar?


Nelson's Column: Top Trivia

Above and beyond the tourist trivia.


When A Rock Star Of His Day Was Killed Mid Song

Tragic death of a 26 year old.


Will This Giant Meteorite Become The Uk's Holocaust Memorial?

Which do you want to see realised?


Beaches Of London: Millwall Slipway

Who needs the Gold Coast anyway?


How The Tube Was Predicted By Punch Magazine

Prophets of the tube.


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

From Chaucer to Babbage.


Is This The Hottest Bloody Mary In London?

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


Brexit And The Curse Of The London Stone

Proverb comes true.


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

The Ormonde and the Almanzora.


Video: Why You Should Visit Kenwood House And Gardens

Spring is the best time to visit.


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

A steeple to look out for.


This Cocktail Will Get You In The Mood For Love

Lapping up love by the glassful