Top 7: local resorts

Why leave town this long weekend when these scenic spots are all within walking distance?

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Battle Bridge: Boudicca vs the Romans

An immersive family spectacular takes over Granary Square in King’s Cross next weekend. Even better, it costs nada

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Video: Hampstead Heath fairground – in the 1920s!

The final bank holiday of the year is approaching. So, flat caps at the ready, take a gander at this footage from folks having a ball on the rides nearly a century ago

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New York-inspired ‘High Line’ comes to Camden Town

The latest Collective competition sees an NYC-influenced art installation traverse NW1’s rooftops as part of this year’s London Design Festival

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In memory: Donna Brunt, Queen’s Crescent’s flower queen

Last week the popular stall-holder passed away, after a heart attack. Allan Jenkins pays tribute to a stalwart of the market whose family had been trading for 35 years, and who’ll be deeply missed

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The inspiring tale of a local bike shop owner

Not ridden on two wheels since you were a kid? Let enthusiast and Giant Camden (formerly Chamberlaine’s) store owner Nick Freilich tell you how it changed his life. Plus 12 tips to get the most out of cycling

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Two scoops: Marine Ices to be bulldozed…but a new parlour opening

Redevelopment looms for the cherished Chalk Farm family restaurant, with the historic ice cream specialist forced to find a new home

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Map: Eat your way around the world

Step outside your front door and you can take a bite out of almost any cuisine in the world. So we decided to illustrate our favourites on a nifty map

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4 essential things to do in mid-August

It’s exactly midway through the laziest month of the year. So here are a handful of cultural tips to see you through to the bank holiday weekend

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Video: Time by The Grafton’s Susie Clarke

The landlady of the Prince of Wales Road pub possesses an impressive set of vocal chords

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Review: Bear + Wolf, Tufnell Park

One instantly popular kid-friendly opening. Two takes

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Canal Reach Canteen opens on York Way

A new modern all-day cafe just north of King’s Cross hopes to lure in readers this summer with a special offer

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Streetfood markets: summer highlights

From Camden Brewery and KERB to the Lock Market, here’s a round-up of some of the best options near you for the ultimate chow down

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Is this the smallest cinema in London?

Picturebox has launched this week at the Abbey Tavern – just across the road from Kentish Town’s soon-to-open movie house

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