Populist: 9-16 August

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Populist: 9-16 August

Populist brings you a bite sized round up of the best of Londonist this week. Catch up on the coolest, quirkiest, most recommended and talked about stories and find out what's hot and what's happening for the week ahead.


In the news:

  • We're got obsessed with the Olympics. London got its first medallist, Emma Pooley, we tried to make moaning an Olympic sport and followed the timetable day by day.
  • Vegans took to the roof of Smithfield, Air Ambulances were grounded, West End shop staff took a pointless test and a think tank slammed northern regeneration and told everyone to move south.
  • There were mixed messages to models and motorists and Heathrow's woes continued
  • What's hot:

  • The Camden Fringe rolled on
  • Elena Roger pulled off Piaf at the Donmar We offered you tickets for the IMAX Bourne Trilogy all-nighter And urged you to kink your coffee before it's too late.

    Check out Music Choice, The Book Grocer, Saturday Cinema Summary and Arts Ahead for more.

    Images L-R clockwise: Santa comes to town, Jerez at Spitalfields, punters at Field Day and Camley Street Nature reserve. You can keep track of our most popular posts by checking out Favourites or using the Populist tag.

    Last Updated 17 August 2008