Your Sunday morning best-of-Londonist weekly round-up.
- London Mayor Boris Johnson is apparently considering car-free Sundays for the capital
- It's been a week of unveilings: new statue of Dr Alfred Salter in Bermondsey and the world's most complete stegosaurus skeleton at the Natural History Museum
- The new public square at Battersea Power Station will be called Malaysia Square. Yawn
- Share your memories of the Cutty Sark to mark its 60th birthday in Greenwich
- Remember that crazy idea to build a garden bridge over the Thames? It looks set to go ahead
- An update on the fight for Shepherd's Bush Market
- London bus drivers started voting this week on whether to take strike action in the new year
- The schedule for tube ticket office closures has been announced
- Greenwich will get automated shuttle vehicles (driverless cars!) from around May 2015
- How is the London Rental Standard helping tenants?
- It's the November edition of the Londonist Football League and Brentford are on the rampage
- Video: what your sneaky mobile phone is up to behind your back
- Wethinks 'tis time to quaff merrily on some fine seasonal brews, so here's our guide to London's Christmas beers
- WE GOT A FIRST LOOK INSIDE THE NEW TOTTENHAM COURT ROAD STATION!! But we're cool about it
- Some handy tips on the best (read: quietest) times to visit London's attractions
- London's markets, mapped (we're always updating this so feel free to send in suggestions)
- Our favourite James Bond movie moments set in London
- A very important guide to correct umbrella etiquette. Don't be a brolly-wally
- Another etiquette minefield: who gets the arm rest on the tube?
- The story of how Finsbury Square gave the world a Christmas tradition
- And finally, in this week's podcast NQW speaks with Sarah Jackson, the founder of the East London Suffragette Festival
- Striking, dynamic but occasionally disturbing works by Guy Bourdin on show at Somerset House ★★★☆☆
- Don Quixote at Royal Opera House is, quite simply, brilliant ballet ★★★★★
- New Post Pop exhibition at Saatchi Gallery is diverse but a visual overload ★★☆☆☆
- A thoroughly well-judged take on dementia: the human and heartfelt Visitors at Bush Theatre ★★★★☆
- Great images but broad remit means new Science Museum photographic exhibition is less captivating ★★★☆☆
- Topical but ambling: Hope tackles politics at Royal Court ★★★☆☆
- St Etienne's London soundtrack is great with the film, less so on its own ★★★☆☆
- A powerful account of Croatia's tumultuous post-war history: 3 Winters at National Theatre ★★★★☆
- Alan Titchmarsh is the surprise delight in The Wind in the Willows ★★★★☆
- The latest in our Best New Food Shops series: cheesy delights at Paxton and Whitfield
Things to do
- Rowdy festive comedy comes to Sam Wanamaker Playhouse with The Knight of the Burning Pestle
- Keep your eyes peeled for a cinema in a van making its way around London
- 10 must-see art exhibitions in London this month
- See out the year with top musical performances at Spitalfields Winter Music Festival
- Kids? Pah. Where to celebrate a dark, sweary and decidedly adult Christmas
- The history, influence and style of shoes explored in new V&A exhibition marked for 2015
- National Portrait Gallery also announces new 2015 photographic retrospective dedicated to actress Audrey Hepburn
- Festive activities, food, shows, films: South Bank London has Christmas all wrapped up this season
- A (very hazy) Londonist introduction to One Direction (oh, and tickets for their O2 gigs have gone on sale)
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