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Thursday, June 21, 2018

Islington life

A new fishmonger-cum-seafood restaurant has beaten every Michelin starred establishment in the capital to reach the number two spot on tripadvisor. Prawn on the Lawn, which opened last summer on St Paul’s Road, has received rave reviews – and is...
(Picture: Michael Spencer) What do Lady Gaga and Miley Cyrus have in common? Is it that they are both ‘alternative’ musicians who make mainstream music? Or that they strive to find new ways to wind up Christians and prudes? Or...
My first encounter with the world of kink came at the tender age of 10, when my friend and I stumbled upon porn on late-night TV. It wasn’t just any old porn though - it was for men who...
Additional reporting by Oscar Williams and Michael Allen It’s not unusual to see Islington swarming with Guardian-reading, privately educated couples with a theatre programmes nestled under their arms on a Monday night. But in a greying building on the corner...
Michael Allen was subjected to an aggressive rendition of the bum-wiggling dance move - made famous by Miley Cyrus - during a twerking competition in front of 200 people at hip-hop venue Scala. Dressed in a velvet jacket and standing...
Friday Exhibit: Home from Home A solo exhibition from artist and photographer Lucy Hill at the Islington Arts Factory in Holloway depicting the dramatic landscape of the Peak District. When: 21st March- 28th March Where: The Islington Arts Factory, 2 Parkhurst Road, London...
Scarfing down ox hearts doesn’t sound like a usual feature of a good diet but a new burger from ‘street fooders’  Tongue n’ Cheeks promises to be a leaner, meaner patty for the health conscious Islingtonite. The Heartbreaker burger, which...
LilyMaila marries two seemingly divergent businesses of coffee and hair. A cafe and a salon in one, it proves small businesses can thrive if they break away from traditional models.
Rushing every morning to work, few of us notice the nuggets of wisdom (or humour) penned down on an underground notice board. Almost every day a different message if left for those who pass through Angel station.
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