Best Of Londonist: 28 January 2018

Your Sunday morning best of Londonist weekly round-up.

13 of London's Oddest Buildings

What's that doing there?


Here's a Canary Wharf DLR Cheat Worth Knowing

Three trains = makeshift corridor.


London's Best Exhibitions to See Right Now

Giant legs and kingfishers.


Crossrail Will Open in Sections. These Maps Show Which Bits Will Open First

You won't be able to ride the whole line for a while.


In Pictures: Victoria Station's New Ticket Hall

Doubled in size.


A Crossrail Timeline: What's Happening When?

Pace yourselves - it's not all happening at once.


Crossrail's Not Even Open Yet, but There Are Already Plans to Extend It to Kent

Abbey Wood may not be the end of the line for long...


Excellent Places to Sit and Read a Book in London

Where's your favourite?


Take on the Walkie Talkie's 36 Floors in Aid of Great Ormond Street Hospital

Not for the faint hearted.


Did You Know About the 'Second Northern Line' Coming to London in May?

Will this change your commute?


The Lesser-Known London Airport With Its Own Dedicated Police Force

A peek at the VIP lifestyle.


The 7 Best Branches of Waterstones in London

A reading nook in a turret, you say?


Photography So Big It's Almost Unbelievable

Are you excited the Hayward is back?


The Little-Known Tunnel at the National Portrait Gallery, and Other Secrets

Built on a graveyard, witnessed a murder.


Behind the Scenes on the Installation of Crossrail Roundels

11 months to go...


Where's Good to Eat in Streatham?

From gastropubs to jazz bars in Streatham.


A Look Into the Boozy, Beery Past of St Pancras Station

The former beer storage areas are now shops.


How to Spend a Day in Windsor Without Paying a Fortune

Pavement clocks and copper corgis.


London's 24 Hour Transport Network Could Include the DLR

Ride the tame rollercoaster round the clock.


Jennifer Saunders Steals the Show in Lady Windermere's Fan

Some of Wilde’s wittiest epigrams come from this play.


South West London Just Got a Little Spicier

Succulent.


Mezze and Manaeesh: Jerusalem Home-Cooking Hits Soho

Loud and welcoming


Best Pub in Brixton Is...?

The polls are open.


Crystal Ball Building for Stratford? Didn't See That Coming

Well this isn't silly at all...


Greyhound Cafe Goes From Fashionista to Foodie

From fashionista to foodie.


Popular Thai Restaurant Opens Veggie-Only Branch in Soho

Thai food done tapas-style.


Our Two Young Reporters Meet a Pearly King for a Quick Lesson in Cockney Rhyming Slang

How much of the slang do you recognise?


A Pitch-Perfect Revival of an Early Pinter Classic

A trademark comedy of menace


TfL Has Changed the Much Mocked Bus Announcement - and It's Still Not Great

It's now 'Please hold on while the bus is moving.'


The Beginning of a Relationship Is Put Under a Microscope in This Play

A closer look at human interatction


Illusions and Ingredients Get Creative at This Leicester Square Cocktail Bar

No, your eyes don't deceive you...


Meet the Pelicans of St James's Park

Where and when to see them.


Are You Ready for Sniper School? Adam Riches' Inane Chicanery: Reviewed

Front row may get wet.


Dance Review: Giselle at Royal Opera House

Peter Wright’s version captures the very essence of this Romantic Ballet


Chronicles of Modern Disillusionment: The War Has Not Yet Started

Mikhail Durnenkov’s latest play is both provocative and disturbing.