Best Of Londonist: 7 May 2017

Your Sunday morning best of Londonist weekly round-up.

This Is What London Looked Like in 1986

Remember when Victoria bus station looked like that?


A Little-Seen Attraction in Westminster

This tiny, hidden tower packs an historical punch.


In Photos: London in 1910

A familiar place.


Where Do Discontinued Tube Trains End Up?

These iconic trains end up all over the country...


Here's What Brick Lane Used to Look Like

Beigels and boozers


The Ugliest Buildings in Central London

Anything to add?


Fascinating Photos of London in 1928

Sheep on the loose in Aldwych.


Part 2 of London's Movie Bloopers

When films get London wrong.


9 Unusual Things to Do in and Around Tate Modern

Including how to put your own art on the wall


This Is What London Looked Like in 1992

A newly built One Canada Square


My Life as a Deliveroo Cyclist

"There's no sense of loyalty or respect for the company".


This Amazing Map Will Help You Remember Your London Bridges

What's between Battersea Bridge and Chelsea Bridge?


Londoners: Are You Making the Most of 2For1 Offers?

We reckon the info could be a bit clearer.


This Tube Map Shows Scooting Times Between Stations

We couldn't possibly comment on whether adults on scooters annoy us or not


London's Best Restaurants for People-Watching

Want to watch the world go by?


How Well Do You Really Know Brick Lane? Check Out This Awesome Map

Cat emporiums and bag shops.


How Did Holland Park End Up With Two Japanese Gardens?

You probably know the Kyoto Garden - but what about the other one?


Gluten-Free Comfort Food: We've Got London's Best

Bring on the brownies...


Station Pubs: Victoria's Beer House

We're reviewing all the station pubs. Here's the verdict on Victoria's Beer House


The Londoners Who Get Pregnant Online

"I'm sure you will get pregnant on my first ejaculation inside your vagina"


Where to See Peregrine Falcons in London

One might be eyeing you up right now...


11 Things You Might Not Know About the London Palladium

Including a rumoured secret tunnel.


Awkward London Moments: An Unwanted Conversation

Serves you right for engaging with your fellow Londoner.


London's Hottest Wings

Hot, sticky and sweet


What's It Like Being a 21st Century Shoeshiner?

Take a look at our before and after pics


Photos of London's Urban Dirt Bikers

Pulling off incredible stunts


How Friendly Fire First Occurred in Barnet

A literal fog of war.


A Rare Chance to Get Up Close to the Prettiest Part of Greenwich

Part of a two-year conservation project.


Budget-Friendly London Events This Week: 8-14 May 2017

Music, festivals, exhibitions and more for less than £5.


London's Most Exciting New Bars and Restaurants

New restaurant klaxon...


Always Out in London? We're Looking for You...

Something to show us?


Your Bus Route Could Soon Be Colour-Coded

Sadiq wants more people to take the bus


Head to Vauxhall for Stories of Immigration

Time to explore Vauxhall.


In One London Borough, Over 40% of People Don't Earn London Living Wage

This is not pretty viewing.


A Guide to May 2017 Beer Festivals

South London lovers of cask ale should be happy.


Some Lucky People Are Getting to Sleep in the London Eye

We doubt there'll be much sleeping.


Art Review: Powerful Propaganda at the British Library

Well red.


See a Polar Bear Dancing in a Shop Window

Madness in Mayfair.


Food Review: A Space-Themed Supper Club With B-Movie Menace

Mars via Haggerston.


Review: Jude Law Lays Down a Steamy Masterclass

Movie star comes to Barbican.


Review: An American in Paris

Who could ask for anything more?


Theatre Review: A Look Inside the Corrupting City

This revival of The Treatment is especially poignant today.