Best Of Londonist: 24 September 2017

Your Sunday morning best of Londonist weekly round-up.

Oyster Card Woes: Tapping in and Out at the Same Station

Have you been caught out by this?


London's Best Food Challenges

Emerge sweaty and victorious.


A Peek Inside Du Cane Court

Home to everyone from Dame Margaret Rutherford to Arthur Smith.


Everyone Hated These Buildings in the 1980s.

Would you have had any of these destroyed?


London's Best Secret Gastropubs

Worth making a trip for.


9 of London's Most Thought-Provoking Street Names

Trump Street leads to Russia Row.


Can You Name All 11 Tube Stations Named After Bridges?

Some you might not have realised.


Did You Know About the Cocktail Village Coming to London Next Month?

London Cocktail Week are building you an entire village


Free and Cheap London Events This Week: 25 September-1 October 2017

London doesn't have to be so expensive


Fashion and Photography Combine Absolutely Fabulously in a Old Courthouse

The place to be seen.


A Britpop Tour of Camden

In the days before Brewdog.


This Is the Bus I Catch to Escape the City

Ever caught the 321 to Footscray?


New Banksy Alert: Underneath the Barbican

Banksy takes shot at the Barbican with his latest piece


Ready for an East London Cocktail Crawl? London Cocktail Week Is Back!

We'll see you out there...


Check Out the Buildings Where History Is Still Being Written

Fancy afternoon tea at parliament?


Someone's Created a History of London in Lego... It's Something Quite Special

The plastic past.


London Was Being Bombed From Above 100 Years Ago... As These Images Show

There's a surprising lack of emotion in many of these articles...


One Man's Hunt for Portugal's Maddest Sandwich

Best sandwich ever?


Blast From the Past: Jools Holland Loves Canary Wharf

In a black turtleneck and canary yellow suit.


Played Around With Crossrail's Journey Planner Yet?

We know. It's sad. But we just can't wait.


Did You Know London Has a Treadmill Ski Slope?

Something for a rainy day.


Wonders of the Universe on Show in Greenwich

We never miss this one. Jaw-dropping stuff.


Guess Where the New Boxpark Is Going to Be?

London's harbinger of gentrification.


National Portrait Gallery Are Doing an Exhibition All About the King of Pop

Coinciding with what would have been his 60th birthday.


Do You Know What These Maps Are Called, and What They're For?

Ridiculously helpful and we bet you didn't know their name


Seen This Wealth of LGBTQ Films on BFI Player?

One dates back to 1909.


Head to This Bar for a Selection of 50 Bourbons

American whiskies galore.


Guessing What the John Lewis Christmas Ad Will Be This Year

We've gathered clues from John Lewis' Christmas Market to guess their ad for 2017


Competition: Win a Pair of Tickets to a Buffalo Trace Whiskey Masterclass

And you could be swigging for free.


Brexit, Buff Bodies and National Borders Are All Hot Topics at This Year's Arts & Humanities Festival

Brexit, borders, and buff bodies.


TfL Refuses to Renew Uber Licence

Licence won't be renewed.


Have You Spotted These Arty Bollards Outside London Bridge Station?

Noticed these?


Wes Anderson's Isle of Dogs vs London's

He's even squeezed the DLR in there.


Remembering London's Memory Man

A wonderful piece of London transport history


Here's a Pedestrian Crossing That Motorists Can't Fail to See

Beats a pelican crossing any day.


The Eclectic Genius of Basquiat at Barbican

Frenetic energy and non-stop ideas.


Jasper Johns Asks You to Take a Second Look at the Everyday

Fancy this blockbuster?


Explore Bizarre Virtual Londons in This Zany Show

Welcome to bonus levels.


Banksy's Snorting Copper Is Going Home to Hackney

Get a date in the diary


This Chinese Restaurant Serves Crispy Duck With a Difference

Order the sizzling lamb...


When Are the Piccadilly Circus Lights Being Switched Back On?

Capitalism never looked so good.


Parliament Square Is Finally Getting a Female Statue

Long overdue.


Food Review: Not Veggie? You Might Be Once You've Eaten in Here


Uber's Lost Licence: How London Reacted

Where do you stand on this?


Review: If You Don't Get John Kearns, Then We Don't Get You

Look at those gnashers.


Brace Yourselves Commuters: Rail Walkouts Are Planned for Same Day as Tube Strike

October chaos?