The Best of Londonist This Week

London's Saddest Statue... But Who Is He?

Cheer up, mate.


And the Most Stressful Tube Station Is...

Extra points if you can guess the LEAST stressful station


Noooo! A Historic East End Shopfront Has Just Been Painted Over

Plenty of people won't be happy about this


Completely Free Rooftop Garden With Brilliant Views Opens in the City

Feel the Shard's too pricey? Can't be bothered with pre-booking the Sky Garden? Then this might be for you.


How Do You Feel About Rice Krispie-Battered Fried Chicken Burgers?

Burger kings


This Is the Oldest Skull Ever Found in the Thames... You Can See It From Tomorrow

Incredible find.


Things to Do in London This Weekend: 23-24 February 2019

A new exhibition at the Royal Academy, and a chance to see a fetish collection


6 of London's Best Rooftop Bars That Open All Year

Riverside views and east London party venues


11 of the Best Micropubs in London

Like drinking in someone's living room.


Free and Cheap Events in London This Week: 18-24 February 2019

See an exhibition of Chinese propaganda.


One of London's Best Local Museums Goes All Lego

From Lego coral to a brickish space station.


And London's Best Commuter Town Is...

One commuter town to rule them all


Glorious Photos of London's City Within a City

Inside the City.


Things to Do Today in London: Thursday 21 February 2019

A Lego city, and a history of women's underwear.


Where to Get a Drink at 4am in London

Bar Italia, Duck and Waffle and some lesser known haunts.


Things to Do This Week in London: 18-24 February 2019

Video games, a beer festival, and a chance to get inside some impressive vehicles.


The Best Hotel Drinking Dens in London

Mayfair dens and Maida Vale pubs.


"I’ve Realised That if I Want to Make Friends in a New City, I’ve Got to Put Myself in Situations That Make Me Nervous."

"I can't go out with my aunt and uncle every week"


Royal Festival Hall's New Restaurant Has Wes Anderson Charm... The Food Could Do With More Spark

Spiritland comes to the South Bank.


Vegan and Gluten-Free Pancakes: Your Options in London

Sweet and savoury options.


We've Reviewed Those Bright Red TfL Vests... And It Doesn't Make for Pretty Reading

Look away now, TfL.


Deep Dish Chicago-Style Pizza Finally Arrives in London

Stomach-lining for emperors


Next Time You Visit Selfridges There May Be a Skip in It. We Find Out Why.

How strange can art get?


A Honey Bar Is Opening Inside This Victorian Railway Station

Bringing a Victorian waiting room back to life


The Best Places in London for a Martini

Fascinating


Race Up One of London's Tallest Skyscrapers in Shelter's Vertical Rush

There's a goodie bag in it for you...


Royalty and High Society in Miniature at National Portrait Gallery

Mini delights.


Theatre Review: Come From Away at Phoenix Theatre

A goosebump-inducing production about the kindness of strangers and the power of people.


TfL Is Launching an On-Demand Bus Service

Free WiFi and USB charging points too? Hello


Vandals Strike Again at Karl Marx Memorial

This time with paint.


Win Tickets and Discover the Mind-Blowing Illusionists Making Magic Cool Again

We're giving away 4 pairs of tickets


A Fantastic Fair for Fledgling Collectors

Meet the pros making serious waves in the contemporary art world.


Pink Cafe Peggy Porschen Is Opening a New Parlour in Chelsea

Listen carefully - you'll hear the sound of 1000 Instagrammers stampeding to SW3


A Vegan Place in Smithfield? London's Meat Mecca? What Has the World Come To?

An extremely mixed bag.


Stage Review: Akhenaten at London Coliseum

A gorgeous and imaginative visual feat.


Food Review: Canvas Cafe

Good food, less so atmosphere.


The Justice Syndicate: A Highly Engaging Experience Where You Decide the Outcome

Join forces with 11 other ticketholders to decide a verdict on a fictional prosecution case.


Big London Night Walk: Register Now, to Help Big Issue Vendors

Walk through the night for charity.


Posters Promoting London Living Wage Plastered Around the Underground

Should City firms have to pay London Living Wage?


Theatre Review: Agnes Colander at Jermyn Street Theatre

Too much of the predictable


Theatre Review: Arthur Miller's the Price at Wyndham's Theatre

A slow-burning but powerful production.


Care About London's Green Spaces? Support This

Spread the green word.


Gillian Anderson? Lily James? Nah, the Real Star of All About Eve Is the Script

Hollywood stars put bums on seats. The writing keeps them there.


Love London's Pubs? There's a Facebook Group for You

Join others in discussing the best/worst/oldest/smelliest pubs.