Populist: 25-31 July

By Lindsey Last edited 167 months ago

Last Updated 31 July 2010

Populist: 25-31 July

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

In the news:

  • The Cycle Hire scheme launch was pretty successful as we followed its nascence from registration, membership pack, available apps and that very first ride.
  • Another Olympic milestone was bigged up and ticked off and a rumour arose that Spurs were interested in the Stadium.
  • Election expenses seemed remarkably receipt free in Lewisham
  • The pipe dream of pedestrian speed lanes on Oxford Street was reconsidered
  • That "Islamophobic" bus ban story was refuted.
  • See the News category for more

    Other good stuff:

  • Zeppelin Airship attacks on London got mapped
  • Step back in time with this video about Kings Cross in the 1950s The Maze of London trivia arrives in Trafalgar Square this week and the Great British Beer Festival sets up at Earls Court
  • Headless women turned up in the shape of Anne Boleyn and a ghostly apparition in St James Park
  • Thames Barrier to Teddington: the second Londonist photography challenge was announced.
  • See the Arts & Events and Food & Drink categories for more

    Comment of the week:

    Via Twitter, @gsaus cautioned that eating squirrel steak may make you go nuts. Ba doom tish!