Best Of Londonist: 3 September 2017

Your Sunday morning best of Londonist weekly round-up.

How Many of These Historic Pubs Have You Been To?

It's not lunchtime drinking, it's cultural appreciation.


A Guide to London's 2017 Christmas Ice Rinks

Figure-of-eight-faves.


London Train Company Logos, Bitchily Critiqued

Crappy logos, crappy service?


Why Is TfL Running These Two Retired Tube Trains on the Piccadilly Line?

1973 stock to the rescue?


Have You Been to London's Oldest Wine Shop? There's More to This Place Than First Meets the Eye

Walk down st James's Street, and you're walking over dusty bottles of priceless wine


Duck Tours Are Closing Down

Company is losing access to slipway.


The London Art Scene Is Back With a Bang in September

Plus festivals and art fairs.


Christmas Markets and Fairs in London 2017

There's no excuse for leaving it until the last minute.


Last Orders: Why London's Pubs Are in Decline

Pubs: use them or lose them


London Bar Tops That'll Make You Stay for Hours

Out for a drink tonight? You'll want to visit one of these beautiful bars


Cheap Things to Do in London This Week

Garden parties, film screenings and more


The Hidden Tube Artwork You Probably Never Noticed

This bit of tube art looks dull, but hides an interesting story


London's Best Sports Bars

Did we get your favourite?


Totally True Facts From Victorian London

Silly things from our Victorian past.


London's Most Exciting New Bars and Restaurants: September 2017

Have you heard of hairclubbing?


"When the Balls Are Full, the Brain Is Empty" - Why Soho's Clip Joints Were So Successful

“I was more frightened down there than I was in Vietnam!”


In Pictures: London's Best Food Challenges

Hungry?


In Photos: London's Most Stunning Sunsets

Awe-inspiring.


Hear Why Londoner Shaun Attwood Once Faced a 200 Year Prison Sentence

One of his rivals was a notorious Mafia member.


There's Now a Much Easier Way to Bag Yourself a Bargain at Selfridges

It's no ordinary charity shop.


Ever Been to This West London Park?

One of our faves.


Check Out the Views From These London Apartments

Can you see yourself living here?


5 London Mascots, Rated Best to Worst

The facts behind the fuzziness.


Londonist Has Been Loving These 10 Restaurants

Best of the best.


London Is Being Haunted by the Trivago Woman

Why won't she just bugger off to Amsterdam?


Britain's Worst Public Transport Disaster Happened in Woolwich

Ever heard of the Princess Alice?


See the Side of London You Never Really Think About

Behind the scenes.


Travel Is Getting More Expensive - but @Commuterclub Has a Solution

Outsmart the fare rise with CommuterClub


What Is Aperitivo Hour and Where Should You Spend It in London?

Time to unwind.


Immerse Yourself in London's First Virtual Reality Gaming Suite at Hollywood Bowl at the O2

Calling all gaming pros


Love Alice in Wonderland? You've Got to Try This Afternoon Tea

You'd be mad as a hatter to pass up this opportunity


Can You Figure Out How to Sit on These Benches?

Style over comfort.


London's Last Railway Band

The station is alive... with the sound of music


7 Female Writers Who Broke the Rules for London

How many of these London novels have your read?


Where to Eat Bugs in London

Chow down on scorpions, worms and grasshopper guacamole


These London Bikes Are Helping Refugees

These bikes can save refugees up to £20 a week


Crappy VR Experiences We Can Expect in London Soon

How about a virtual tour of Romford?


TfL Set to Make an Extra £45M a Year in Parking Fines

All in the name of improving road safety.


London Busker Performs a Very Different Version of a Britney Hit

Truly original.


Brand New South Western Train Franchise May Already Have a Strike on Its Hands

That didn't take long.