Populist: 16-22 November

By Lindsey Last edited 124 months ago
Populist: 16-22 November

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 got the latest on the recession from the Beeb's Robert Peston and the people behind the FT's Alphaville blog.
  • London Overground resumed service between Gospel Oak and Willesden Junction but still can't get trains to run on time. The Victoria Line ceased evening engineering works but we're not holding our breath about that either.
  • Crossrail concepts and plans for recycling aggregate into a new nature reserve cheered us up.
  • The London Assembly want your views about 'on the go' recycling, Paris poked our Olympic open wound and trash sleb 'journalism' hit a new low.
  • Check out the news archives for more.

    What's hot:

  • Gearing up for Christmas shopping Unchained took us to Kingly Court and we talked to the guys behind Wellcome's beautiful boxed set Medical London.
  • Inspired by the London Word Festival we uncovered new poetic talent by asking you to write us Fibs.
  • We remembered extinct entertainment, Frost Fairs and went to the opening of the Tower of London's moat based ice skating rink.
  • Impress your granny/mother/sister/partner/visiting friend this Christmas by winning great tickets to the seasonal classic, English National Ballet's Sleeping Beauty at the Coliseum.
  • Check out the Arts and Events tag for more.

    Images from top left clockwise: Tower of London ice rink, EAR IronBraydz, Medical London

    and lunch at Byron. Keep track of our most popular posts by checking out Favourites or using the Populist tag.

    Last Updated 23 November 2008