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Insta-Initiative: Combining Social Media and Charity in Shoreditch

April 13, 20170

Atina Dimitrova reveals how a group of creative Londoners recently staged a ‘silent auction’ in Shoreditch, and why they’re planning to launch new art workshops in the weeks ahead. Generosity? 
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Our Guide to Using London’s Night Tube Service This Christmas

December 16, 20160

With the Piccadilly Line set to become a 24-hour tube service today, Vera Mikusch provides all of the details you need to navigate London’s Night Tubes throughout the festive season…
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Last orders? The Decline of the East End Boozer

January 21, 20160

It seems ironic that one of the defining features of British culture is slipping into an alarming decline. The good old pub with its roaring fire, creaking floorboards, friendly atmosphere
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Heritage vs height: the battle for Shoreditch

April 24, 20151

The urban hipster, often clad in majestically patterned shirts and sporting a bushy beard, has become a familiar sight in East London. The sub-culture, borrowed from our transatlantic neighbours, has seen Shoreditch
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Hackney mayor launches bid against Shoreditch tower development

February 20, 20152

The mayor of Hackney, Jules Pipe, today launched a petition urging Boris Johnson to withdraw his support for luxury skyscrapers to be built in the middle of Tech City.  
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Review: Discover your inner child at London’s first board game café

November 30, 20141

  Draughts is London’s first board game café and opened this month in Hackney. Located in a brick building right under the Overground tracks at Haggerston, the café has a
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Anger as veteran landlord thrown out after 25 years – local boozer to turn into gastropub

October 19, 20143

  A popular landlord is set to lose his job and family home of 25 years to make way for a gastropub chain. Brendan Cluskey, who has run The Angel on
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From The Bronx to Brick Lane: The rise of street art tourism in Shoreditch

February 5, 20141

Bright neon colours, socio-political messages and complex paste-ups regularly draw visitors down the alleyways of the East End.
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Video: Discovering street art in Shoreditch

December 11, 20130

Shoreditch has firmly established itself as the street art borough of London, with numerous guided tours dedicated to the area’s many masterpieces.

How social media is helping the NFL grow in London

December 2, 20130

Islington doesn’t sound like a natural home for the US-born National Football League, but a couple of fans – aided by social media – are helping build the league’s popularity
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