Best Of Londonist: 2 April 2017

Your Sunday morning best of Londonist weekly round-up.

Buildings From London's Past

Some survive in part, some gone forever.

10 Big Disasters From London's History

How many were you aware of?

London Shows to Watch on Netflix

Watch London Has Fallen at your peril.

A London Market That's Been Going Since 1236 Is Under Threat

One councillor described it as "tatty".

How Many of These London Films Have You Seen?

London always makes a good film set.

The Best New London Restaurants to Try in April

Beat the crowds

14 of the Best London Speakeasies

Who doesn't love a secret bar...

Ever Heard of the British Museum's Long-Lost 'Porn Room'?

A relic from a prudish era.

Is This London's Oldest Skyscraper?

Small, but striking

What's the Tallest Building in Your Borough? Find Out

The 33 artificial peaks of London.

In Photos: London's 1920s East End

A time when all men wore hats

Lost London: A History in Plaques

Including plaques for a gallows, curry shop and wardrobe.

In Photos: London's Loveliest Buildings

The stately and the secret...

We Tracked Down the Very Best Sandwiches in East London

We tracked down the very best

Guess Which London's Eighth Least-Used Station Is?

Are you one of the lucky commuters who uses this serene station?

Beautiful Station Entrances: In Pictures

Wrought ironwork to contemporary roundels.

London's Most Awe-Inspiring Food

Seriously impressive cooking

In Photos: London's Most Beautiful Churches

Some stunning structures.

If Ever There Was a Reason to Get Out of Bed Early, London at Sunrise Is It


In Pictures: Soho Through the Decades

Soho has long been London's centre of hijinks

Climb Up the Old Wembley Stadium in Northolt

West London park holds a secret.

Ever Been Inside the Royal London Hospital Museum?

Not one for the squeamish.

Is JJ Town Over Already, or Did It Never Exist at All?

The part of London where a pub is a rare breed.

6 London Boroughs Don't Have Their Own Museum

No, a virtual museum that hasn't been updated since 2008, doesn't count

Angel Islington Is Only One of Two London Angels

The other Angel has its moments.

In Photos: London's Best Street Performers

London wouldn't be the same without them.

A Novel Approach to Photographing East London

You won't see us out of bed this early.

Check Out These Beautiful London Sunsets


Beautiful Examples of Pub Doors in London


Saatchi Gallery Poses Selfies as Art

What even classifies as a selfie these days?

Snapshot: Lunchtime in the City

Where City folk come to get their lunchtime chores done

Mapped: The London Marathon and Exciting Things to Do Along the Route

Which other marathon maps bother to tell you about the Brunel Museum?

Video: McDonald's Spoofs Hipster Coffee Shops

Are you lovin' this?

You'll Be Able to Experience Whitechapel Bell Foundry at the Museum of London

It's rare for a museum to commission a brand new object for its collection...

New Skyscraper Stats for London From @Nlalondon

New stats on how many skyscrapers are going up in London.

A Guide to London's Temples

Exquisite architecture (mostly).

A Closer Look at Brixton's Murals

Many date back to the 1980s

A Watery Wander From the River Lea to the Thames

Passing the place they used to make Matchbox cars

Enfield Is Incredible: Here's Why

It makes its own wine.

Video: 6 Quirky Things You Probably Haven't Noticed in London

Some of these are pretty bizarre.

Micro Homes: Rabbit Hutches, or the Answer to Housing Shortage?

How much space do you really need?

All Aboard This Bus That Serves Gin

See the sights, get slightly tipsy.

All 669 Lord Mayors of London: Bitchily Critiqued

Including the one who fluffed his mayoralty by gunning down Londoners

The Day Disney Visited Chingford

Choo! Choo!

Video: Springtime in Chelsea

Things just got pinker.

10 Exhibitions to Look Forward to This Month

A Russian revolution and futurism.

London Buildings Shaped Like the New Pound Coin

12 sides is the new 4 sides.

6 Beer Festivals to Try in London in April

A great excuse to go somewhere new in London

Budget Events in London This Week: 3-9 April 2017

Exhibitions, comedy and a quiz night.

Are Microhouses the Solution to London's Housing Crisis? A Look at the Arguments

Could this be the first step onto the housing ladder?

Check Out This Urban Festival on South Bank

Breakdancing battles and egg hunts.

A First Look at the New National Army Museum

"A complete set of surgically removed, frostbitten toes is sure to become a dark Instagram favourite"