Best Of Londonist: 21 July 2019

Your Sunday morning best of Londonist weekly round-up.

Excellent Comfort Food for Gluten-Free Diners

Bring on the cheese...


This Superb Book Explores London's Twilight Zone of Forgotten Buildings

Brings a tear to our eye


Hackney Wick's Famous 'Graffiti Building' Is About to Change

Ever go to a rave here?


Looks Like We'll Be Using the Jubilee Much More Often Next Year

The wait is finally over


This Map Shows You Where London's Free Drinking Water Fountains Are

In stations, parks and on high streets.


Unquestionably the Kings of Vegan Junk Food in London

When they say dirty, they mean dirty.


Tube Map Shows Where You Can Get a Pint for £1.89

A £1.89 pint in the most unlikely place.


Rockets, Science Fiction and Art Chart Our History With the Moon in This Excellent Exhibition

Cosmic


A Visit to London's Least-Used Underground Station

One train every 20 minutes,


Mad About Bags? This Exhibition Is Made for You

We're getting carrier-ed away.


Would You Use These on-Demand Buses From TfL?

Ealing's getting a new bus service that turns up when you want it


Bridges Light Up Over the Thames in Stunning Fashion for Illuminated River

See the Thames in a whole new light


6 Enchanting Islands Near London to Explore on a Day Trip

Sea dipping, beach huts and nature reserves.


Believe It or Not, Some of London's Best Cuisine Is a Stone's Throw From Heathrow

Exotic eats before you catch your plane.


Greenwich Has Got a Very Stylish New Shopping Destination.

What would you spend the big prize on?


London's Cabbies Have Just Released This Earworm of a Song... And It'll Drive You Crazy

A Poundland Parklife. Featuring a 99p Stores Phil Daniels.


Sadiq Khan Demands More Power to Bring Down London Rents

'Fundamental reform' is needed, says mayor.


Things to Do for Under £5 in London This Week

Monkey photos and Japan art.


Charles Dickens Museum Finally Acquires Lost Dickens Portrait

It had been missing for over 170 years.


London's Best Child-Friendly Brunch Spots

Little ones? No problem.


Dance Your Way Through the Summer Holidays in Norfolk Square Gardens

Tribute acts, balloon artists, and face-painting.


Unlimited Fun for Your Princes and Princesses at Historic Royal Palaces This Summer

Have a right royal day out


London Bridge Station Shortlisted for RIBA Stirling Prize

Is London Bridge Station on its way to becoming this year's best new building?


A Fish and Chips Pop-Up in a Brutalist Spot

Boules and Brutalism


This Dessert Festival Has Walls Dripping With Chocolate

Foodgasm assured.


Beautiful Photos of the Partial Lunar Eclipse Over London

Magnificent moon shots.


Fleabag's West End Stage Show Will Be Broadcast Live Into Cinemas

No theatre tickets? No problem.


Creepy Sounds and Swarming Bats Feature in New AR App About Nature in Kensington Gardens

Free to download


Tickets Go on Sale Tomorrow for This Christmas-Themed FriendsFest

No holiday armadillo costume required.


Lock Yourself Away in an Isolation Chamber This Autumn

Tempted?


Snoop Around Artists' Studios at Hackney Wick Open Studios

The whole of Fish Island will be crawling with art


Clive Owen Is the Original ‘Hot’ Priest in the Night of the Iguana

An intensely languid but problematic late Williams.


The V&A Is Hosting an Entire Exhibition on Kimonos

The exhibition is exclusively about kimonos.


Alan Turing's London Links

Did you know he also has a London statue?


This London Restaurant Serves Vodka-Infused Mr Whippy Ice Cream

Booze and ice cream together? Sign us up.


Theatre Review: Equus at Trafalgar Studios

A hypnotic feat of muscular contortion.


Review: Hive City Legacy at Roundhouse

Reactive, dynamic performance art.