Your Sunday morning best-of-Londonist weekly round-up.
- Routes of mostly segregated 'Crossrail for bikes' announced
- More cost concerns about the New Bus for London, or whatever it's called now
- Boris blusters as his estuary airport plan is binned
- London cleans up at the Young British Foodies awards
- Privatisation grief in the pathology labs at Guy’s and St Thomas’ hospital trust
- Uber app continues to enrage London cabbies, but Germany bans it
- Hideous south London supermarket scoops prestigious Carbuncle Cup for architectural ugliness
- Terror threat turns out to be a hoax
- Win Foo Fighter tickets
- Watch our latest video, riding the futuristic transport pods at Heathrow
- Pepys show. Five TV shows about London that need to be made
- Which towns could be swallowed next time London expands?
- We highlight 10 charities looking to increase volunteering opportunities across London
- Which area of London deserves its own street art festival?
- London's churches with scientific connections
- A history of London's pranks and hoaxes
- An interview with Stephen Beresford, writer of new film Pride about the alliance between LGBT campaigners and stirking Welsh miners
- Which of the famous myths of the Thames are little more than muddy water?
- How did your football team fare in the now-slammed transfer window?
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 we're asking readers to take a look through what we have so far, and let us know what we've missed and where we need to visit next. This week we added the People's Park Tavern in Victoria Park, and the Prince of Wales and Duke's Head in Highgate.
- New London books on the capital's sporting history and the city beneath our feet
- Autobahn actors at the top of their craft (work)
- Riverine art pops up around the Thames
- Gender-bending burlesque troupe Briefs return to the London Wonderground
- Return of the Soldier is a musical of domestic devastation
- Get into someone else head with The Me Plays
Things to do
- Arnold Schwarzenegger comes to London to thank us for not making him Mr Universe
- Pammy Piss, anyone? A round-up of the latest foodie pop-ups to try this month
- Go to one of a number of beer festivals, because this is London and that's why we drink
- Laugh yourself atheist at comedian Robin Ince's latest non-God show
- Another funny-man, John Kearns, returns to London fresh from his Edinburgh Festival triumph
- Book ahead for the London Literature Festival at the Southbank Centre later this month
- Turn to the left, turn to the right, try not to fall over: London Fashion Week returns
- And another returning stalwart: time to beg and plead for tickets to the 58th London Film Festival
Out In London This Weekend? Share It With Friends
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