Populist: 8-14 March

By Lindsey Last edited 118 months ago
Populist: 8-14 March

Rockin' Roller socks, the gentle lion from Museum of the Month, the big Thames clean up and Phill Jupitus groovin at the London Word Festival.

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:

  • International relations under the media microscope - present giving is everything.
  • Yet another plan for Battersea Power Station and a facelift for Waterloo while Croydon's lofty ambitions are put on ice.
  • Don't dawdle on the roads now.
  • Shakespeare is most definitely all over Shoreditch.
  • Michael Jackson unbelievably popular still but can he really hack 50 gigs?

    Check out the news archives for more.

    What's hot:

  • Food blogging makes us hungry. For banana sandwiches? Ooh and Malaysian.
  • Just what makes a shop unchained?
  • Abstracts and Polaroids from Lady Vervaine.
  • Are you game? Win tickets to the Rockin' Rollers home bout next weekend.
  • Slow Exposure, our photography competition, just got even more exciting.
  • Check out the Arts and Events and Food and Drink archives for more.

    Last Updated 14 March 2009