Best Of Londonist: 19 May 2019

Your Sunday morning best of Londonist weekly round-up.

That New Walking Challenge You Were Looking For? Try the London Spiral

Now this'll keep you occupied for a year or two


A Former Cannabis Farm That's Home to Old London Bridge and 'Demented' Trees

The north London estate where cannabis was legally grown.


A Guide to Pubs and Bars Screening Women's World Cup Matches

Where to watch the group stages


The Tide: Greenwich's New Linear Park Opens Soon

Just look at those elevations.


A Look at All of London's Planned River Crossings - and Which Are Likely to Actually Happen

Lots of planned bridges running out of cash


Banquet of Hoshena: Flaming Burgers and Floating Snacks at This Hi-Tech Supperclub

Mad, bright and trippy.


Free and Cheap Events in London This Week: 20-26 May 2019

All a fiver or less.


This 92-Year-Old Tube Equipment Is Still in Use... But It Won't Make It to 100

A time when levers were levers.


Is Artificial Intelligence Going to Save or Enslave Us? Barbican Looks at the Benefits and Threats of AI

Lots to see - too much, actually.


London's Forgotten Disasters: The Roof of Charing Cross Station Collapses

Six workers died, and the station closed for 3 months.


London's Best Ice Cream

Summer is coming


Chukkas, Chin Straps, and Charging About in White Breeches - Live Out Your Jilly Cooper Fantasies in London

Live out your Jilly Cooper Dreams in Richmond.


Reopening London's Abandoned Stations

Pie in the sky time.


The Last Time the Tate Dedicated an Exhibition to Him Was in 1923...

Some of this may have outraged the Victorians - but it's pretty damned risque in the 21st century too


You'd Be Barking Mad Not to Visit

It's got community, history, and aspiration in spades


Museums at Night Is Back This Week

Visit London's cultural institutions after hours


Whippet Training Is Forbidden on Hampstead Heath. So Is Chair Mending.

You can't fix a chair on Hampstead Heath.


V&A Has an Important Exhibition That Will Make You Question What You Eat

Prepare to have your eyes opened and your stomach churned.


Watch Top Rugby Talent Vie for Glory

The country's rugby giants battle it out to be crowned England's best team in The Gallagher Premiership Rugby Final.


The JägerHaus Returns to All Points East This May and June

Bringing the haus down.


Theatre Review: Henry IV Parts 1 and 2 and Henry v at Globe Theatre

This new take on Shakespeare is a joy to experience.


Smell the Poo-Quet! A Garden Has Appeared at Sketch's Famous Toilets Pods

Nature's Air Wick.


Review: Steak Tartare With Cheese? It Shouldn't Work, but Hell It Does

A kind of deconstructed, de-cooked cheese burger.


The Delightful Doors of Whitechapel

Doesn't E1 have the most beautiful doors?


Eat a 41-Cheese Pizza for Free in Honour of Eurovision

One cheese from each country.


Romulo Cafe: Arrive Hungry at This Kensington Filipino Spot

Highly instagrammable cake.


A Cheaper Rival to Uber Has Just Launched in London... And It Pays Its VAT

But does Kapten really stand a chance?


Hammersmith Bridge Could Become a Toll Bridge, to Fund Repairs

Motor vehicles could be charged to use the bridge.


Another One We Can Probably Blame on the Developers

Another club bites the dust.


Over One Million Londoners Could Protest Against Trump's UK Visit Next Month

Placards at the ready, folks


Great Scott! A Back to the Future Musical Is Coming to the West End

Wonder what Doc Brown sounds like when he sings...


Theatre Review: Orpheus Descending at Menier Chocolate Factory

A rich brew of eccentric, colourful characters in the rarely revived drama.


Theatre Review: Fanny and Stella Brings Victorian Crossdressing Celebrities to Life

Getting dragged up in front of the judge.