Populist: October 25 - 31

Dean Nicholas
By Dean Nicholas Last edited 111 months ago
Populist: October 25 - 31

The week's most popular posts, and a round-up of what's happening around London

In the news:

  • Ian, the angriest Tube worker in the world, resigned
  • Boris' idle talk of an 'Eiffel Tower' on the Olympics site drew mirth
  • Londoners waste £325 million on Facebook, it was claimed
  • Tottenham showed off new pictures of their proposed new stadium
  • A Harry Potter-themed party came to the attention of Warner Bros' litigious execs
  • The London Lite's owners announced that the paper was to close
  • A photographer captured the genetic material of London

    Around town:

  • Fancy A Pint unveiled their annual Best Pub awards
  • Jack White brought his pop-up shop to London
  • The Patriots beat the Buccaneers. Gridiron, donchaknow?
  • A trio of great Londonist interviews: London expert Russ Willey, belly dancer Mrs Miggins, and multi-instrumentalist Imogen Heap
  • Spandau Ballet rocked the O2, while Gary Kemp's autobiography impressed The perfect winter hobby: Fan-making. Perfect your technique before the summer months

    Last Updated 31 October 2009