Best Of Londonist: 14 May 2017

Your Sunday morning best of Londonist weekly round-up.

Secret London Places That You Probably Haven't Been To

How many have you visited?


The Future of London's Transport... Predicted in 1988

A figure-of-eight tube line?


Why Does Camden Have a Bridge Over Nothing?

Seems pointless, so we dug deeper.


Ghost Station Demolished... For a Good Reason

Farewell to City Road tube station.


In Photos: London in the 1930s

Floods in Putney, and a beach by Tower Bridge


This Is What London Looked Like in 1957

Celeb spottings and gigs on the tube.


This Is What London Looked Like in 1961

An cosmonaut pays a flying visit


This Is What London Looked Like in 1959

Christmas lights and celebrity visits.


Fascinating Photos of London in 1966

Twiggy, Sonny and Cher, and other famous faces.


How Many of London's Best Street Signs Have You Spotted?

"Give way to much posher vehicles"


What's the Average Salary Where You Work and Live?

Number crunching.


Some of the Most Historic Cafes in London

Cafes with a side of nostalgia.


In Photos: Londoners During the War

From Piccadilly Circus to the East End


Dare You Stay at London's Most Haunted Hotel?

Boo.


Drink Like Dickens: London's Best Victorian Bars

Bring on the gin...


This Road in Brentford Is an Art Deco Lover's Dream

Where the likes of Gillette and Coty used to be.


An Insight Into London in 1930

An FA Cup victory for Arsenal.


A Bullshit London Quiz

Flex your London knowhow.


Is This London's Most Luxurious Old People's Home?

"We hate bingo, and we come in and make as big a nuisance of ourselves as we can."


In Photos: London's Brilliant Buses

Well red.


11 Things You Might Not Know About the Millennium Bridge

It's one of many bridges built for the Millennium


London's Most Glamorous Bars

Including some of the best cocktails you can buy


The Best 'Beast' Burgers in London

Bring on the meat sweats.


Will 'The Elizabeth Line' Really Stick as a Name?

Are you happy towing the TfL line?


Where to See the Ancient Wonders in London

Pyramids and giant statues.


Take a Tour of London Locations Connected to the Beatles

In the footsteps of the Fab Four


London to New York in Just Over 3 Hours? It Could Happen Soon

Another supersonic era on the horizon?


Why Are So Many London Parks Royal?

Who owns them today?


A Charles Dickens Walk: The Farringdon Slums

Discover Fagin's den.


London's Best Community Gardens

Blooming marvellous.


The London Croupiers Who Don't Care if You Lose Your Money

"You get people trying to make a tenner last all day."


How King's Cross Was Nearly Home to a Forest of Monkeys

You couldn't make it up...


The Camden Assembly

The Barfly, revamped.


A Night of Translated Fiction at the British Academy

Check out Literature Week.


9 Exhibitions to See (And 2 to Avoid) in London This Month

Do you agree with our reviews?


Review: Pink Floyd Rock Up at the V&A

A psychedelic treat for the ears and eyes.


Booze Delivered to Your Door in 30 Minutes? Check Out KOL

For when a night in is calling.


28 Things to Do for Under £5 in London This Week

Classic cars and Sicilian food.


Giacometti at Tate Modern: A Spindly Sculpture Spectacular

A fantastic exhibition


It's Finally Getting Cheaper to Rent in London

Good news for London's renters.


'Can of Ham' Tower Finally Arises

A meaty building.


Review: Angels in America Makes Heavenly Theatre

A Gay Fantasia.


Review: Farber Brings Fresh Life to Salomé

A classic with a novel twist.


Brand New Crossrail Trains Are Almost Here

Sleek new trains are here


Museum of London to Get Thameslink Viewing Platform?

But will it cause further delays?