Exciting news! The Northern Line Extension is taking shape in new photos
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by Alfie Green
2y ago
Well, there has to be some positive news to ring in 2021. Yes, the first roundels (that’s the Underground Station Logo with the name of the station on it) have been installed on the platform at the new Underground station at Battersea Power Station, which is due to open in autumn 2021 as part of the new Northern Line extension. Battersea Power Station shared some new photos on their Twitter page of the on-going work to get the Northern Line extension completed by 2021. The Northern Line Extension will bring the line to the redeveloped Battersea Power Station area and It’s the first major exten ..read more
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Camden Town Brewery is giving away 90,000 FREE beers to Brits this weekend
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by Alfie Green
2y ago
Camden Town Brewery is getting ready to give away thousands of free beers to the nation after we found out one in three Brits missed having a beer with mates more than anything else during lockdown. Thirsty beer lovers just need to tune into the world’s first ‘drinkable’ telly ad and scan the QR codes on screen with their phone camera to be in with a chance of winning cans of fresh, never pasteurized Camden Hells Lager. We’ll deliver either a 6, 12 or 24 pack of Hells direct to your door to crack open and share a (socially distanced) beer with friends once again. First aired earlier this week ..read more
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Hellmann’s has created London’s first pop-up BBQ experience on the Southbank
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by Alfie Green
2y ago
This Bank Holiday you’re invited to a banging BBQ feast. With the prospect of a 14-day quarantine putting an end to European holidays, and many Londoners having spent five months stuck indoors without any outdoor space, Hellmann’s has created an experience that will give Londoners the opportunity to grill, roast, sear and season to their hearts content. Taking place on Saturday 29th August at the iconic Southbank, the free pop-up will enable city dwellers to channel their inner BBQ king (or queen) by hosting separate groups of up to six people throughout the day for a banging BB ..read more
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Flat Iron Square is reopening this week with new ice cream parlour
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by Alfie Green
2y ago
The Bankside foodie garden reopens this Thursday 6th August! They’ll be a full line-up of regular traders and a brand new ice cream parlour. The initial opening will be three days per week on Thursday to Saturday and from 4pm-11:30pm (+ from 12pm on Saturdays). Booking is strongly advised to ensure you get a space for you and your friends and family on www.flatironsquare.co.uk for up to six guests. A number of limited tables will be reserved for walk-ins, but booking is strongly recommended. The SE1 spot, just a few moments walk from London Bridge Station, Borough Market, and the Southbank boa ..read more
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Papa John’s launches carnival delivery service to doorsteps this August
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by Alfie Green
2y ago
As carnival-lovers across the UK will be missing the joys and excitement of Notting Hill Carnival this year, Papa John’s has shimmied in to bring a slice of the event to people’s doors with its carnival inspired deliveries and new delicious Reggae Reggae Jerk BBQ wings. Teaming up with glamourous and festive performers who would usually be parading the streets of Notting Hill this month, the limited delivery service, available on 8th August between 4pm – 8pm, will give residents in the area a chance to enjoy a live carnival performance, whilst tucking into some delicious Jerk-spiced wings ..read more
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Balans is back open, and we couldn’t be happier!
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by Alfie Green
2y ago
Balans is a staple of London life, and after murmurs of it closing for good… It’s back, with it’s orginial owners! It will have been 132 days, according to their team, since they’ve been open… but now the doors are welcoming you back at Balans Soho No.60 Old Compton Street, Balans Soho No.34 Old Compton Street, Balans Kensington, Balans Shepherds Bush and Balans Stratford. Earlier this year Balans which has been a part of Soho since 1987 put all of its restaurant sites on the market. The group’s co-founder David Taylor, said “We’re delighted to be back and can’t wait to see the familiar frien ..read more
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New study reveals Londoners drank the most alcohol during lockdown
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by Alfie Green
2y ago
Lockdown may have put a stop to many things, but not us Londoners drinking! A new study reveals cities’ post-COVID drinking habits, highlighting a new tribe of balanced drinkers coined as ABVarious, and that London kept the drinks pouring. As Brits move towards a ‘flexitarian’ approach to drinking, the new research from alcohol-free beer brand Freestar has revealed that following ‘lockdown lock-in’ over a quarter of the UK want to drink less, with 2 in 5 Brits identifying as ABVarious – with a flexible appetite for consuming both alcohol and alcohol-free drinks. The news comes following the CO ..read more
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A pop-up cocktail bar in an abandoned car wash is officially launching to the public
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by Alfie Green
2y ago
On Thursday 6th August, The Old Car Wash in Homerton, a pop-up cocktail bar in an abandoned car wash, will be officially open to the public. The Hackney pop-up will be open Friday, Saturday and Sunday throughout August and September. To celebrate their opening, The Old Car Wash in Homerton will be giving out a free cocktail to everyone who books a table for the opening Thursday and Friday (6th and 7th of August). The Old Car Wash in Homerton is a fun, unique and authentic space with an industrial look and feel, offering a huge outdoor yet covered over area (seats 70). By retaining some of the ..read more
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Camden Town Brewery launch Ride On Ginger Radler with a free beer for anyone who cycles to the Camden Pop Up Garden
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by Alfie Green
2y ago
Camden Town Brewery have joined forces with the team at MOJU, to create Ride On Ginger Radler, a limited-edition brew perfect for every kind of finish line. The unique co-lab sees the iconic Hells Lager blended with MOJU’s zesty fresh ginger and lemon juice, to create the perfect summer drink. Available from the Camden web shop from 30th July, this low-cal Radler is zesty, refreshing and low-ABV – packed with plenty of MOJU’s all-natural punch and brewed with Perle and Hallertauer Tradition hops. The word ‘Radler’ is German for cyclist, linking perfectly with the inspiration behind Camden Hell ..read more
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The Athenian brings Greek street food to London Bridge in new opening
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by Alfie Green
2y ago
Greek street food brand, The Athenian has now launched a new site in London Bridge. Following on from their pop ups and venues across the UK, the brand is now offering authentic street food and delicious Souvlaki to one of London’s most bustling districts. From Monday 3rd August and they will be offering 15% off the entire menu for in-store customers throughout the opening week, as well as 20% off Deliveroo orders for new customers (until 24th August). Continuing its tradition of naming each site after a vibrant Athens neighbourhood, the new London Bridge site is called Mikrolimano ..read more
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