Best Of Londonist: 26 February 2017

Your Sunday morning best of Londonist weekly round-up.

Tubes Looked Cleaner in 1973...

Is that Sid Vicious in a Bowie t-shirt?


This Is What London Looked Like in 1991

The trains look practically vintage.


This Is London in the 1990s

Including an incomplete London Eye.


London in 1968

Including London's first black police officer.


London's Latin Village

In a derelict shopping centre.


Every Route From Waterloo Station to Bank, Ranked

This come in handy at least twice a week...


Do You Know About London's Most Relaxing Caf├ęs?

Forget all your worries.


London's Beautiful Canals

Splish splash.


The London Building That Hitler Is Rumoured to Have Wanted for Himself

Let's check the facts shall we...


The Toilets of 1960s London Sound Hilarious

Which station toilets were a 'disgrace to Britain'?


9 of London's Best Themed Bars

Gin parlours and train carriages.


8 of London's Craziest Brunches

The hottest cocktails and the most decadent waffles.


What's the Most Frequently Lost Item on the Underground? Here's the Stats

We've all done it.


In Pictures: London Landmarks Being Built

Cranes, cranes, everywhere.


London's Best Restaurant Entrances.

Portals of pekishness.


Inside London's Oldest Pie and Mash Shop

There's even a veggie option.


The Tube Journey That Won't Charge Your Oyster Card

Just make sure you don't tap out.


Which Is London's Biggest Theatre?

Although it's actually quite hard to define 'theatre'


London's Best Gravestones

Surprisingly beautiful


The Glitziest London Brunch Destinations

Eggs n' glam.


London's Most Beautiful Bridges

Superlative spans


The Community Hidden Behind Elephant and Castle Station

Let's hope its legacy lives on, even if the place doesn't


This Is What the New Bowie Memorial Will Look Like

Beats your average statue.


What's It Like Living in the Barbican?

The estate to end all estates?


What Do Japanese People Think of London?

A fascinating look at how others see us


Sail Down the 1950s Thames in This Gorgeous Old Film

To the days when Tate Modern was still a power station.


The Best Places in London for a Martini

Fascinating


Check Out These Awesome Sketches of Everyday London Life

There's even a sketch on a clay pipe.


A Spurs Fan Says Farewell to White Hart Lane

The stadium is being eaten alive by its successor.


The Sad but Important Legacy of the Foundling Museum

"As an unwanted adopted child myself, the place always reminds me that had I been born even one generation earlier, I might well have been left there"


How Much Do You Know About the St James's Park Pelicans?

Including that rumour about one eating a pigeon.


Hunting the Piano's' Legacy in North London

Look out for really big windows.


How Did a Species of Butterfly End Up Being Named After Camberwell?

A rare sight.


The Gym That's Also a Club

It's got a fully stocked bar...


Emily Wilding Davison and the Suffragette Banner

Women who went on hunger strikes and were repeatedly, painfully, force fed


Time Lapse of Tower Bridge at Sunset

Watch the bridge open in a matter of seconds


A Tour Guide Has Discovered London's Oldest Mosque

An amazing find.


Drink This Cocktail for Breakfast

London Cocktail Club recipe.


The Breaking Bad-Inspired Bar Where You Cook Your Own Cocktails

Chemistry class, only better.


48 Hours in Clapham Photographed Night and Day

A brilliant double take on a single street


Iconic London Ale Gets Youthful Makeover

Beer purists - you'll need a strong drink after reading this


A Second Site for Duck and Waffle: Duck and Waffle Local

All the classics with a new duck focused menu.


Bored of Sandwiches? Check Out MealFix

Eat local, independent food places for less.


Been Dying to Try Out That Olympic Park Slide?

Get your hands on them pronto.


Calendar Girls Is Back, This Time Darker

"Executed with charm, humour and nothing to offend even the most conservative theatre-goer."


Airbtrips Is a New Way to Explore London and Other Cities

Airbnb now offers 'secret London' experiences


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