Best Of Londonist: 16 July 2017

Your Sunday morning best of Londonist weekly round-up.

In Pictures: London in 1911

It was a tumultuous time for London


Steam Rooms, Swinging and Warm White Wine - We Go to North London Sex Sauna Rio's

Like the Only Fools and Horses set... with added sex.


Tube Maps Don't Come More Honest Than This

When's the last time you got off the tube at No One Cares?


10 Years of King's Cross in Photos

Do you even remember what it used to look like?


In Pictures: Art Lining the Streets of Camden

Cameras at the ready.


Did You Know About the Thames Funicular Railway?

Easily missed as you cross the Millennium Bridge


In Pictures: London's Floating Homes

Would you like to live in one of these London houseboats?


There's a Weekend-Long Cocktail Party Is Hitting London This July

25 bars, two days and one stunning garden setting.


Crossrail Map Looks Just Like a Lizard. Look ->

Are we seeing things?


You Won't Be Able to Keep Track of the Fun at This Model Railway

Take a glimpse into the past at Bekonscot's model village and railway


7 Brutalist Architects Who Scarred London

If you love concrete buildings, look away now...


Using the Most Easterly Crossing on the Thames

A little-used passenger service just beyond the M25.


London's Parks Hide Architectural Gems

Beautiful buildings hiding in our parks.


What Is This Odd Thing in Denmark Hill?

The answer's in the article, but what do you think it is from the photo?


In Photos: Tthe Utopian Italian Hill Town in South East London

Sixties splendour.


A New Crossrail Map Has Been Released

Something purple this way comes


Why You Should Go To... Slough

Just 20 minutes from Paddington.


An Historically Important Era Gets the Exhibition It Deserves

Martin Luther King and Malcolm X.


Ever Noticed This Typo on a Greenwich Bus Stop?

Oopsie.


In Photos: The Beatles Having Fun Around London

All you need is love.


How to Lose £35,000 Worth of Jewellery in Minutes

Did you know these facts about Burlington Arcade?


London's Best Beach Bars

Sex on the Beach anyone?


Have You Been to This Cycling Café?

The Old Street café with a difference.


Why You Should Visit Guildhall

It's free.


My London: Ashley James

Fulham walks and Clapham steaks...


Have You Seen These Remnants of a Failed Eurotunnel Project?

There were big plans for rail freight when the Eurotunnel opened. Sadly, they never picked up speed...


What Happens When You Take a Dog on Public Transport?

Pretend you're famous when the camera phones start flashing.


A Trip Around London's Markets... In Watercolours

Ever met 'Biffo', who works at Smithfield?


Who's Not Paying Attention Around Bank Junction?

Is the Bank Junction ban working?


Did You Know About This Southbank Rooftop Garden?

Great views.


Meet London's Real Life Dick Van Dykes

"On a good day, you get covered in soot."


"London Is Expensive," Says Every Article You Will Ever Read

That's cleared that up then


The Natural History Museum Has Finally Unveiled Dippy's Replacement

Hanging gracefully.


In Photos: Pride in London 2017

A sea of rainbows.


Get Tickets Now for Alexandra Palace's Giant Waterslide and More at This Summer Festival

Grab your tickets now for giant waterslides, al fresco cinema and craft beer galore.


Victorian Art: From the Subtle to the Overblown

An exhibition likely to divide people.


Video: Our Favourite Chinatown Dessert Spots

Weird and wonderful.


There Was Cheetah Racing in Green Lanes in the 1930s

The fatal flaw? The cheetahs were too fast.


Feast Your Eyes on These American Classic Treats

Whoopie pie, hot dogs and cheesecake, oh my


These London Underground Boards Are Going Viral

Spotted these?


In Photos: Lego Star Wars in London

The Skywalkers visit Buckingham Palace.


The Great Architectural Cake Off - See London Buildings Recreated in Cake

Let them eat cake.


A Double Bill of Abstract Colour at Camden Arts Centre

Abstract, free and colourful.


Death in the Ice: The Hunt for a Lost Arctic Expedition

A forensic look at a fateful expedition.


This Fascinating Whales Exhibition Is a Giant Success

The skeleton of the 2006 'Thames whale' is on display


Video: Fantastic Carnaby Street Is London's Worst Kept Secret

Perfectly Kingly.


Where to Drink Outlandish Cocktails in London

We'll take two of each.


F1 Grand Prix to Be Held at Olympic Park?

Stratford the new Silverstone?


Finally, Southern Has Worked Out How to Deal With Its Passengers... Using a 15 Year Old

A momentary halt in negative publicity.