Best Of Londonist: 15-21 January 2024

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Best Of Londonist: 15-21 January 2024

Your weekly Londonist roundup, featuring Londony news and features.

Khan Announces TfL Fare Freeze - But Is Everything As It Seems?

It does't apply to everyone...

Tube station barriers

London's Going Snowdrop Crazy This Month - Here's Where To See Them

The flower that's about to take over your Instagram feed.

A young girl sniffing snowdrops in the ground
Image: Shutterstock

London's Best Whisky Bars

Fancy a wee dram - just in time for Burns Night?

London's best whisky bars - Black Rock in Shoreditch
Image: Black Rock

More Train Strikes Announced For January-February 2024

Members of the ASLEF union are striking, with several train companies affected.

A Southeastern train on the platform at Waterloo East

Petition Launched As Stratford's Beloved Market Village Suddenly Closes

It'd been going for over 30 years.

A shoal of metal fish in front of the Stratford Centre
Image: Geoff Henson via creative commons

The Gravy Fondue: Will You Be Dipping Into London's Winter Food Trend?

Chuck out the cheese - it's all about the brown stuff.

A gravy fondue with all the trimmings

Direct Trains From London To Paris Were A Thing In 1936

These trains went over, rather than under, the water.

A steam train chuffing through a station
Image: public domain

Support Great Ormond Street Hospital - By Climbing The Walkie Talkie!

Up for a challenge? (sponsor)

Three people in charity t shirts admiring the view from the top

Get Toasty In This King's Cross Sauna For Just £6 A Session

Slow Motion Sauna is in town for three weeks.

People sitting in a sauna

Theatreship: London's Newest Cultural Venue Is On A Boat

Cinema, theatre, lecture hall, bar...

Theatreship theatre in docklands

New York Had A Crystal Palace And It Also Burned Down

Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.

Illustration of the New York Crystal Palace on fire
Image: public domain

A Brief History Of The Hammersmith And City Line

It's London's newest line; or second-oldest.

Latimer Road station platform and roundel

Around London In 11 Fish

Sculptures, puns and some actual real fish.

A fish at Barking

When London Had No Sea Gulls

"Astonishing" sight as two gulls seen near London Bridge.

Sea gulls next to the Thames

Where To Watch The Super Bowl 2024 In London

Screenings and parties across the capital.

A Super Bowl match in action
Photo: Arnie Papp via Creative Commons

Last Updated 21 January 2024