Populist: 22-28 February

By Lindsey Last edited 184 months ago

Last Updated 28 February 2009

Populist: 22-28 February


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:

  • What does the future hold for Time Out?
  • Will our simmering rage converge on Trafalgar Square this summer or will it be a crowd gathering to see who's on the plinth next? Holocaust denying Bishop hits Heathrow
  • Boris dared to dream ambitious tube dreams and Olympic plans for greenway walking and cycling routes were unveiled.
  • It was all about phallic towers this week: at London Bridge's Spires and Shard and our brave pledge to climb Tower 42.
  • Check out the news archives for more.

    What's hot:

  • Things that make us smile: soap based happy faces making us stare skyward and silly shop names making us snort
  • The Barbican's private parts due for redevelopment.
  • Tug boat performance art on the Thames
  • Princely Persian food and pancakes.
  • Duke Mitchell's cosy Kings Cross film club and Clerkenwell's Well's generous Wednesdays.
  • What's not:

  • Flashmobs. Enough now.
  • Check out the Arts and Events and Food and Drink archives for more.

    Images clockwise from top left: caption this, Happy Cloud, punny shop names, Plouf!