Best Of Londonist: 22 October 2017

Your Sunday morning best of Londonist weekly round-up.

There Could Be Two New Overground Stations

Two new stations linked to the Elizabeth line have been planned


Why Visit Soho? Here's Why

"I feel it's the heart of London"


Opinion: London's Older Generations Know Where the Real Party's At

Hot tub orgies and cinema break-ins


Do You Know What Happened to Old DLR Trains?

From one industrial heartland to another.


Got a Hankerin' to Hear the Blues? These Are the Bars for You

Some world-renowned musicians gather at these London bars


6 Things That'll Happen When the Northern Line Is Extended to Battersea

"Hardly anyone who actually owns a place at the new Battersea Power Station development will use the tube extension"


Victorian Londoners Did Some Pretty Horrific Jobs

Your spreadsheets look pretty cushty now.


We Wish This Secret Tube Entrance Still Existed

Amazing photo looking down through the 'Eros' monument


Your Oyster Card Won't Get You Far on This Bus Route

Ride a boat through London Zoo


26 Things to Look Out for on Fleet Street

In churches, pubs and alleyways.


In Pictures: Secret Soviet Maps of London

A little unsettling to say the least.


Pop-Up Alert: Igloos by the Thames

Don't worry, it won't melt.


This Ferry Is One of the Last of Its Kind in London

“Phil Collins rang me up once. He said, ‘I’ve still got your royal warrant. But you can’t have it.’”


A Very Important Statue You Probably Never Noticed

This woman led an incredible life, but have you ever noticed her memorial?


Open Your Mind to Surreal Worlds Inhabited by Tiny People

Conceptual art with a dose of fun


Did Sweeney Todd Actually Exist?

Anyone in the mood for a pie now?


London's Ugly History With Acid Attacks

Known as vitriol back then.


See the Winning Shots From This Year's Wildlife Photography of the Year

Hitch hiking lobster larva and an injured tiger.


Check Out These Helicopter Images of Battersea Power Station

A change is gonna come... actually it's already happening.


An Honest Guide to London's Road Signs

Drive in London? This should help.


Win a Free City Lit Photography Course - Submit Your Best London Photo to Be in With a Chance

Capture night-time Tower Bridge in all its glory


We've Found the Perfect App for Networking in London

That next coffee meeting could be an important one


Could London Just Be One Giant Game of SimCity?

Nothing is real.


Expelliarmus! The Wizarding World of Harry Potter Swoops Into the British Library

*Harry Potter klaxon*


Martin Freeman and Tamsin Greig Team Up for Political Comedy Labour of Love

'Toeing' the party line.


The Diner's New Vegan and Veggie Menu: Reviewed

An impressive choice for London's vegans and veggies.


Ripley's Believe It or Not Has Closed, and We Can't Believe It

The curious emporium closes.


House Prices Have Skyrocketed Around Tube Stations Over 10 Years

Have you considered Croydon?


It's Not Just the Food That's Special at This

Check out Lucien Helle's 'golden bakery'


Food Review: Yolk

More than just eggs


The Best Photos Taken in Yesterday's Saharan Sunlight

London went yellow, so everyone got their cameras out.


We Opened Up Tower Bridge... Here's What Happened

Those cyclists just can't wait to get going again.


Bake Off Winner Candice Brown Has Launched Her Own Afternoon Tea

Sweet and savoury treats with a twist.


This Van Serves Up Wood Fired Pizza in Just 6 Minutes

Grab a slice of Napoli this Saturday.


Whiskey Meets Rollercoaster at This Cocktail Bar

Like your liquor dizzy?


A Social Enterprise Creating Incredible Food

Even if you're not vegan, go here. It's just that good.


Veiled Women on Motorbikes in Chic Street Photography

Oozes style.


Islington Council Has Launched a Not for Profit Energy Company

Tempted to switch?


This Slick Production of Albion Doesn't Really Go Anywhere

Set in the neglected landscaped garden of a country house.


You Can Bring Your Dog to This Yoga Class

Stretch with your pooch.


Party Up Front, Party in the Back in Hair

They're doing a clothing optional performance...


Has This North London Pub Been Salvaged by a Roast Dinner?

People behind Happiness Forgets head to Tufnell Park.


TfL Are Trialing a New Screen That Shows How Busy Trains Are

How busy?!


The Lie Is an Entertaining Play... But Feels Too Familiar

A frisky soufflé of a play.


Comedy Review: Ivo Graham's Educated Guess

Ivo, only more so.