Jose Nava at his exhibition at the Koppel Project. Photo: PR

This painter lived and worked in a shed in Kentish Town

Mexican painter Jose Nava, who has an exhibition in Marylebone, tells us how he converted a derelict old workshop 40 years ago

13 Jan 2017

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Turtle Bay's #rastafyme campaign was a spectacular backfire. Photo: Twitter

Controversial chain to open on Kentish Town Road

UK-themed Caribbean-themed restaurant Turtle Bay has previously ruffled feathers with an ill-advised social media campaign

13 Jan 2017

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MUST DO: Pizza Jam, ‘dry’ cocktails and pop-up art

Three local highlights for (the remainder of) the longest month of the year

12 Jan 2017

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Where to find the free January issue of Kentishtowner

Inspiring locals of all walks of life fill our first issue of the new year. Plus new reviews of Ravel’s Bistro, Colonel Fawcett and more

11 Jan 2017

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'People from all walks of life can share and listen with openness, authenticity and vulnerability:' Cameryn Moore. Photo: Caleb Cole

Smut Slam enters Kentish Town

There’ll be nothing saucier in the neighbourhood next week than this American import, promises founder Cameryn Moore

05 Jan 2017

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'Sometimes the beauty of using statistics is in the simplicity.' Photo: PR

Is 2017 the year of the Sports Geek?

Tufnell Park-based writer and journalist Rob Minto thinks non-sports fans should be armed with a few statistics, just to cut through the noise

04 Jan 2017

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Cast off on a culinary cruise aboard this rather handsome canal boat. Photo: LSC

All aboard London Shell Co: dining on Regent’s Canal

Top quality seafood and booze while gently pootling along central London’s lovely waterway

22 Dec 2016

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Heard of the Kentish Town Song?

The classy celebratory anthem by musician Will Hunt is released this week in a new version

20 Dec 2016

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And the best new chicken shop of 2016 is…

It’s an elusive treat, perfectly succulent poultry. Here are some of our favourites locally – and the tastiest newbie

20 Dec 2016

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Kentish Town Road intersection,  oil on linen 120.5cm x 99cm 2016. Image copyright: Martin Brown

Seen these wintry paintings of Kentish Town?

Australian artist Martin Brown depicts the unheralded corners of NW5. We met him to find out why

19 Dec 2016

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