Best Of Londonist: 16 July 2017

Your Sunday morning best of Londonist weekly round-up.

In Pictures: London in 1911

It was a tumultuous time for London

Tube Maps Don't Come More Honest Than This

Should we just go ahead and rename them now?

Steam Rooms, Swinging and Warm White Wine - We Go to North London Sex Sauna Rio's

Like the Only Fools and Horses set... with added sex.

Seven Brutalist Architects Who Ruined London

Warning: this one's just a little bit opinionated...

A Monument to a Failed Eurotunnel Project

They look like giant transformers.

In Photos: An Architectural Behemoth in Dulwich

Sixties splendour.

Have You Ridden the Thames Funicular Railway?

Easily missed as you cross the Millennium Bridge

In Pictures: Art Lining the Streets of Camden

Cameras at the ready.

10 Years of King's Cross in Photos

Do you even remember what it used to look like?

There's a Weekend-Long Cocktail Party Is Hitting London This July

25 bars, two days and one stunning garden setting.

For Heaven's Sake, Don't Whistle in Burlington Arcade

Who knew bonnets were less than innocent?

Catch an Ancient Ferry to a Ghost Station

A little-used passenger service just beyond the M25.

Video: There's a Miniature Version of England Just Outside London

The original and the best.

In Photos: The Beatles Having Fun Around London

Here, there and everywhere.

In Pictures: London's Houseboats

Unique pads.

Things You'll Discover Taking a Dog on Public Transport

Canines are complete game changers when it comes to transport etiquette.

This Bus Stop Is Labelled With a Non-Existent Museum


A New Crossrail Map Has Been Released

Something purple this way comes

Crossrail Map Looks Just Like a Lizard. Look ->

Elizabeth Line, or Lizard Line?

These London Underground Boards Are Going Viral

Spotted these?

An Historically Important Era Gets the Exhibition It Deserves

Martin Luther King and Malcolm X.

Did You Know About This Southbank Rooftop Garden?

Escape the droves.

London's Best Beach Bars

Sex on the Beach anyone?

Why You Should Go To... Slough

Just 20 minutes from Paddington.

London's Parks Hide Architectural Gems

Beautiful buildings hiding in our parks.

Art, Architecture, Museums - Guildhall Has It All, and It's Free

Where modernity and antiquity meet

This Unusual Post in Ruskin Park Had Us Stumped

It's definitely not a bollard.

Have You Been to This Cycling Café?

The Old Street café with a difference.

A Trip Around London's Markets... In Watercolours

From Columbia Road to Camden.

Did You Know Bank Junction Banned All Vehicles Except Buses?

Naughty drivers.

My London: Ashley James

Fulham walks and Clapham steaks...

Get Tickets Now for Alexandra Palace's Giant Waterslide and More at This Summer Festival

Grab your tickets now for giant waterslides, al fresco cinema and craft beer galore.

In Photos: Pride in London 2017

A sea of rainbows.

Meet London's Real Life Dick Van Dykes

"On a good day, you get covered in soot."

The Natural History Museum Has Finally Unveiled Dippy's Replacement

Hanging gracefully.

"London Is Expensive," Concludes Every Article Ever

Generic City of London pic adds gravitas.

Who's Getting Dessert?

There's nothing cattywampus about this amazing bakery in London

Victorian Art: From the Subtle to the Overblown

An exhibition likely to divide people.

There Was Cheetah Racing in Green Lanes in the 1930s

The fatal flaw? The cheetahs were too fast.

Video: Our Favourite Chinatown Dessert Spots

Weird and wonderful.

In Photos: Lego Star Wars in London

The Skywalkers visit Buckingham Palace.

The Great Architectural Cake Off - See London Buildings Recreated in Cake

Let them eat cake.

A Double Bill of Abstract Colour at Camden Arts Centre

Abstract, free and colourful.

An Exhibition That Uncovers a Lost Victorian Expedition

Did cannibalism or tuberculosis seal their fate?

Feel Tiny in Front of Giant Whale Bones in This Exhibition

Find out how big whales really are

London's Most Extravagant Cocktails

Not your bog-standard Margarita

F1 Grand Prix to Be Held at Olympic Park?

Stratford the new Silverstone?

Video: Fantastic Carnaby Street Is London's Worst Kept Secret

Perfectly Kingly.

Finally, Southern Has Worked Out How to Deal With Its Passengers... Using a 15 Year Old

A momentary halt in negative publicity.