Your Sunday morning best of Londonist weekly round-up.
How This Village Broke Free From London
Enough was enough.
London's Best Winter Rooftop Bars
Brave the cold and you'll be richly rewarded
We Would Happily Return to This Restaurant for Seconds... And Thirds
This restaurant feels like a scene from a film
Street Photography in the East End of London: 1850s to Present Day
Explore the collection.
Very Poor Jokes About London, as Though From a Cracker
Meet the Snoozeliner, a Palatial Night Bus With Beds.
Sounds so boojie.
Essex Underground: The Tube Line That Ran to Southend
Did you know the Underground once went to the seaside?
Picture-Perfect London at Christmas
If you're not feeling Christmassy enough yet, this lot should do the trick
Wondering Where to Booze in the West End? These Pubs Should Be Top of Your List
Decent beer, architecture and character.
Rejected Designs for Tower Bridge
Did London pick poorly?
Behind the Scenes at the Royal Albert Hall: Part 1
Far below, hides another universe.
Eat as Much Curry as You Want for Just £8.50, at This Central London Gem
Some guests have been staying six years... no wonder with this curry
Photos Released From Inside the New U.S. Embassy
It's got its own moat, and a bombproof exterior.
Christmas on Oxford Street Has Always Been Grim
Hate Christmas shopping? Try visiting Oxford Street in the 1930s
200 Rough Sleepers Will Dine in Euston Station on Christmas Day
200 rough sleepers will be served Christmas dinner.
Behind Crane Court: The Inconspicuous Alley That Was Home to London's Greatest
Former home of the Royal Society.
It's Snowing! Time for Londonist Snow Bingo
Houndsditch: Does Exactly What It Says on the Tin
Can't quite imagine this happening today
At the Annual Event Where Drunk Santas Invade Central London
""What do we want? Christmas! When do we want it? Now! "
Part of Monster Fatberg to Go on Display at Museum of London
You have already eaten, right?
A Poignant Scene at Victoria Station, 1916
A Christmas image to melt the heart, from Dec 1916
Food Review: Dragon Inn Club
Lots of nooks, crannies and cave-like alcoves.
It Wouldn't Be Christmas in London Without the Nutcracker. Here's Our Review
Numerous innovations on the classic
The Best Oysters, Lobster and Mussels in London
Get your shellfish fix.
Hounslow Prison 'For Thieves and Drunks' 'Repoens'
Treat Yourself to a City Lit Course This Christmas
Grab your discount for any City Lit course
Marcus Brigstocke Lets the Side Down in Barnum
Marcus Brigstocke sucks the razzle dazzle out of everything that surrounds him.
From Life, but Not as We Know It at the Royal Academy of Arts
Virtual reality to the rescue.
Children Will Love This Winnie-the-Pooh Immersive Exhibition
Another adventure for Pooh and Piglet.
How Have Engineers Transformed Our City?
Meet Colossus and Captain Innovation.
Craft Beer From the World's Best Breweries Delivered Right to Your Door
You can trust that this stuff is good: every beer is rigorously taste tested by HonestBrew
Theatre Review: The Twilight Zone
Will the real martian please stand up?
Free-From Diet? You Needn't Miss Out on a Festive Feast This Christmas
Special food for special diets.
What You Need to Know About London's New 24-Hour Night Overground Service
Which bit of the Overground is getting the 24 hour service?
Yamagoya Will Have You Talking, but Not About the Food
Yamagoya left us (almost) speechless
An Instagram Account of London Bus Stops
An everyday thing turned into art.
Club Gascon Is Back
Wilton's Shifts Towards the Bleaker Side of Christmas
One for those who remember the 1980s TV adaptation.
Theatre Review: Misalliance at Orange Tree Theatre
Updated for the interwar period.
Grimly Handsome Presents a Twisted Take on Christmas
A Timely Revival of Cell Mates
Perhaps a leftfield comparison, but this play reminded us of Breaking Bad
Network Rail Made £4.8M From Train Station Toilets in Just One Year
Now, many of the toilet charges have been dropped.
Have You Played on This Christmas Tree That's Also a Video Game, at King's Cross?
We're a bit befuddled by this one.
Putting the Pun in Rapunzel in Stratford
Fantastical, without being absurd.
Remember the Tin Drum? Now See It on Stage
A show created with a niche audience in mind.
London's Second Low Emission Bus Zone Is... Brixton
Mayor of London makes the announcement.
London's Best Seafood Restaurants
Get your fishy fix