Populist: 19-25 October

By Lindsey Last edited 125 months ago
Populist: 19-25 October

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:

  • Atheist ads are finally here after a veritable flood of donations via the British Humanist Society's Justgiving page. Now stop worrying about raising money and enjoy your lives.
  • Recession is official: the BBC created a dedicated downturn webpage.
  • Electric cabs seems likely, a station might be reclaimed and Crossrail might bring a basking shark to Canary Wharf.
  • American football's in town. They brought cheerleaders with them.
  • Browse the news archive for more.

    What's hot:

  • Street level views of London arrived online as did footage of Edwardian London.
  • The best boozers got their Fancyapint awards and we had lunch at Le Pain Quotidien.
  • Banksy's big one's getting wiped out but we're more concerned with made up names for historic areas.
  • Tipped's chilli cook off ought to be hot, hot, hot today. We wait for news of merriment and indigestion.
  • Check out the Arts and Events tag for more.

    Images clockwise from top left: Lunch at Le Pain Quotidien, NFL cheerleaders on the London Eye, Banksy's getting wiped out and London Film Festival's rolling on. You can keep track of our most popular posts by checking out Favourites or using the Populist tag.

    Last Updated 25 October 2008