Best Of Londonist: 30 April 2017

Your Sunday morning best of Londonist weekly round-up.

See What London Looked Like at the Outbreak of the Second World War

Regent Street looking atmospheric


Photos of London From 1983

Bowie, Madonna and Michael Jackson...


Fascinating Photos of London in 1928

Sheep on the loose in Aldwych.


Fascinating Photos of London in 1990

Canary Wharf was still being built.


London's Best Cafes for People-Watching

Feast your eyes on the world outside.


Did You Know All These Fun Lewisham Facts?

Including the first use of police riot shields.


Ever Wondered What London Looked Like in 1900? Check Out These Photos

Including a rare colour photo.


Some of the Most Unusual Bars in London

From a cocktail bar in an RV van, to beers in a creepy taxidermy museum


Quirky Dining: London Breakfasts

Start your day strange.


Fascinating Photos of London in 1938

From postmen to football players.


Tiny London Restaurants for Intimate Meals

Cosy up.


Flick Through Carnaby Street's History in Photos

A photographic history of London's hippest street


This Is What London Looked Like in 1981

Including the first London Marathon.


When Children's Films Get London Wrong

Some of these are deliciously geeky


London's Best Set Lunch Menus

Portuguese or Uzbekistani?


London's Best Places to Drink Like You're in the Movies

Mission: Possible.


Video: Ever Been to Birkbeck Station?

Guess how many people use it each year?


London's Best Old Fashioneds

Charcoal-laced or marmalade-infused?


London's Best-Value Cocktails

Slurp and save.


What Stands on the Land of London's Forgotten Prisons?

A cathedral, a gallery and the post office.


London's Phone Numbers Explained

Some misconceptions about London phone numbers...


Ever Heard of Post Office Tube Station?

A story of lost postal heritage


An Illustrated Map of London's Magnificent Seven

Click on a cemetery, see what you find.


London's Best Bars for Hen Dos

Private tree houses to naughty cocktails,


Coram's Fields: Where Adults Must Be Accompanied by a Child

A great place for kids.


London Has £12 Billion Worth of Empty Homes

How much are the empty homes in your borough worth?


In Photos: London Commuters

A reminder that transport strikes are hardly a 21st century phenomenon


Things You Maybe Didn't Know About Tobacco Dock

Pirate ships, lions, armies, oh my!


When Part of Peckham Was Almost Obliterated for the Channel Tunnel

British Rail boss outfoxed.


Are There Any Statues of Living People in London?

The ultimate honour.


Whip Yourself Up a Mint Julep at TT Liquor's Cocktail Classes

Supping as you go: very much encouraged


London's Best Beer Gardens Mapped

Ale fresco.


Sharks and Trenches: The Biggest Exhibitions on Right Now

Agree with our ratings?


A Door in a Wall Is Back With a Horsey Murder Mystery

Dust that trilby off.


Check Out West London for Cheap Rent and a Concierge

Acton is the new place to be.


Cheap Things to Do in London This Week: 1-7 May 2017

A Star Wars quiz, a Disney film screening and more.


It'll Take a Miracle for the Garden Bridge to Happen Now

Bad news for Joanna Lumley


Enid Blyton for Millennials - Why Does It Work?

Big kids should head to Literature Week


New Plaque for Punk's London Birthplace

Anyone remember the ROXY punk club? It now has a plaque


Fancy Cheaper Travel? Check Out CommuterClub

Joining this club is a no-brainer.


Pink Floyd and Canaletto Make for a Great Month Ahead of Art

20 tonnes of paper and a great wave.


40 Free Guided Walks Are Happening in London This May

An eclectic range of subjects.


Have Your Say on the Future of Oxford Street

Fill in this consultation form to help improve Oxford Street.


'Please Offer Me a Seat' Badge Goes Official

98% of people who've tried it recommend it.


Love Cheese? Check Out These Toasties

Cheese near Chancery Lane.