Best Of Londonist: 18 June 2017

Your Sunday morning best of Londonist weekly round-up.

The Strangest Things Spotted in London

The weird and wonderful spotted in London


This Eccentric London House Inspired a Mary Poppins Character

Its most famous resident didn't actually live there at all


Photos of London's Hidden Beauty

Stop and look around.


Photos of Our Favourite London Guerrilla Graffiti

Tube trickeries and rogue street signs.


8 Bits of Important Graffiti and Street Art

Walls that captured the imagination.


London Had a Wobbly Bridge Over 100 Years Ago

Where it ended up is unknown


Where in London Are These Ships Made of Concrete?

London's eastern extremity hides a wartime secret.


Photos of Londoners Wearing Scary Outfits on the Tube

Scarier than your morning commute.


How London's Colourful Houses Happened

One of Kentish Town's "worst streets for immorality" is now its best street for Instagrammers


Next Weekend, Try This Wonderful Wandle Walk

Water wheely great way to spend a Sunday


In Pictures: Looking Back at London's Football Grounds

One for the fans.


A Celebration of Borough Market's Pubs

Five top places.


How London's Bollards Evolved...

This is crazy, but brilliant.


In Photos: London News in the 1990s

The London Eye rises from the Thames and other iconic 1990s images


Inside That Odd-Looking Church at Barbican

Plus the Rick Wakeman link.


Find the Best Sliders in London

London loves these super sliders


Exclusivity: Members Only Clubs in 1960s London

Divas, dancing and dapper chaps.


Why Was London Built Where It Was?

And why is London Bridge where it is?


Do Ice Cream Vans Still Make Any Money in London These Days?

Read on for instant career envy.


7 Internet Radio Stations That Are Ripping Up the Rule Book

Broadcasting out of London's trendiest areas.


Top London Brunches With Asian Inspiration

When the same old eggs bennies just won't cut it.


London's Funeral's: The Duke of Wellington

Item of the day: Cornish porphyry sarcophagus


Cocktails With a Side of the Krays at This Top-Notch Bar

Your next night out, sorted.


This Vintage Car Street Art Is 60 Years Old

Ever been past it?


Best and Brilliant Quotes About London

Do you love/loathe London as much as these people do?


Ever Seen the Horses of Mincing Lane?

Permanently stabled in the City of London.


5 Surprising Things You'll Find in St Margaret Pattens

It's the equivalent of calling a church 'St Margaret Converses'


Love Paranoid Android? You Need to See This Video

That's it sir, you're leaving.


Jamaican Food and Icy Cocktails on Portobello Road

That cheese though


London Is the Tech Capital of Europe - Let's Keep It That Way

"Like the silver Terminator chasing Arnold Schwarzenegger, technology couldn't care whether Theresa May can maintain a stable government or not."


A Joyous Exhibition of Abstract Art at Tate Modern

A forgotten gem of an artist.


Brockley's Been Lathered in Colourful Murals

An excellent reason to visit SE4.


8 Exhibitions to See, and 3 to Avoid This Month

A disappointingly bland effort from the V&A.


Celebrate Dustin Hoffman's Best Films at BFI Southbank

Head to the BFI.


Go Inside Europe's Oldest Surviving Operating Theatre

A dose of hospital history


Review: The Midnight Apothecary Cocktail Bar

Floral cocktails in a candlelit garden


A Brief History of the Tube Being 'Too Hot for Cattle'

Is it tabloid hyperbole?


Basque in Summer Flavours at the Tapas Room

A tiny kitchen punching well above its weight


This Gorgeous Hand-Drawn Map Is Helping Grenfell Fire Victims

100% of money raised in June goes to charity.


Help Fix This Beautiful Observatory

Greenwich gem has leaky roof.


Buskers: Last Few Days to Enter This Competition

Allons y.


How to Help Those Affected by the Grenfell Tower Fire

Online crowdfunding is currently the best means to help people.


Tour Battersea Power Station With the Architect in Charge of Its Refurbishment

An exclusive chance to take an inside look at the development.


Londonist Readers Tell Us About Their London

"A guy walking past helped fish me out, but he was crying with laughter. Embarrassing..."


City in for Softer Brexit Following May's Election Flop?

More remain backers in government.


Put Your Questions to Sadiq Khan, Face to Face

State of London Debate at The O2.


TfL Launches A.I. TravelBot

A new challenger to Citymapper and Google Maps?


A Whirlwind Tour of the Food Festival

A whirlwind tour of the food festival...