Your Sunday morning best-of-Londonist weekly round-up.
- Plans for a mobile museum to tour Barking and Dagenham
- Right to Buy (RTB) scheme is causing problems for councils
- Boris aiming to be Conservative candidate for Uxbridge and South Ruislip
- New code of conduct for Metropolitan Police stop and search
- Plans for a park inside a King's Cross gasholder have been approved
- Want to see more of us? Here's where you can find Londonist
- London plans for a 'vertical city' look rather like a stack of pancakes. Or a Jenga set
- A new edition of London short fiction: Stepping Stones
- London's most unusual Royal Warrant-Holders, including internet providers and pest controllers
- Elvis Costello turned 60 this week, we listened to five of our favourite Costello tracks to celebrate
- It rained, it poured, it still conquered. Notting Hill Carnival 2014 in pictures
- New London music: The Healing
- A new handbook is helping communities fight developers' attempts at gentrification
- Late in celebrating National Burger Day? Here are some of our favourite London burgers. And if burgers aren't your thing, how about sushi instead?
- If you're as nerdy as us, you'll love our guide to how London's road junctions got their names
- We reminisce over five great comeback gigs London has seen
- Who owns London? Apparently Qataris, Lloyd Webber and possibly the Vatican
Best pubs in London
We’re building a new website of the best pubs in London (mostly as voted for by Londonist readers). We still have a few areas to explore, but do take a look through the guide so far, and let us know about any scandalous omissions. This week new addition is The Queens in Crouch End.
- No shoes. No narrative. No clue what's going on. Shunt's new production is all sorts of odd
- Five Royal College of Art graduates to explore what the future may hold, at Arebyte Gallery
- Secret bar review: Call Me Mr Lucky
Things to do
- A new month, a new batch of London markets and shopping events
- Villain, what hast thou done? Only gone and set Shakespeare in a Peckham car park
- Charity celebrity cricket anyone? How about charity dodgeball?
- The mammoth outdoor film season continues with free films by the river and the Peckham and Nunhead Free Film Festival
- Not a fan of film? How about... cornholing?
- Explore Royal Opera House through dance and art, with free family-friendly events as part of Deloitte Ignite 2014
- Make the most of a rare chance to climb East London's Balfron Tower in September
- Book your tickets to see Lego sculptures at the Truman Brewery, we're sure it will be very popular
- Spooky season of Halloween films announced by Pop up Screens. Or choose from over 500 grindhouse favourites and forgotten gems with the Scalarama's September season
- Get 2-4-1 tickets to the Museum of London Dockland’s Sonic Late on 5 September
- See Grace Jones and Massive Attack at On Blackheath. In Blackheath
- Find out if you appear in any of Richard Slater's photographs of Londoners
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