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Beautiful revamped pub interior at The Spoke Pic: Veerle Evens

6 of the best: Archway pubs & bars

Pull up a stool and sup on a stiff drink with us, as we reveal our pick of the top boozing spots in N19

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Basecamp: loads of goodies for kids

6 of the best: Archway shopping & grooming guide

From sharp haircuts to soft toys, here’s where to find the best shopping in N19

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Tasty spread: charcuterie and cheese from Archway Market. Photo: SDtephen Emms

Free Weekend? Archway Market

Serving N19 with quality produce for over four years now, have you been along to this Saturday outdoor institution yet?

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"Bad design can be more expensive than good design", Simon Goode

Ich Bin Kentishtowner: Simon Goode, architect

“Quality design derives from creative thinking and close collaboration with the client and builder, not how much it costs”

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The specially commissioned piece by Franck Allias

Love Archway? Own a limited edition Franck Allais artwork

The free November print edition of Kentishtowner (grab one while you still can) featured a specially-commissioned sunny artwork for the front cover – an iconic celebration of Archway, for our in-depth guide to the area. It was created by locally-based photographer Franck Allais, who some of you will know as the bewhiskered Frenchman on Ted’s […]

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Reyhana: a cheap and tasty Persian now open

The site has switched hands yearly, but this new Malden Road launch deserves to work

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Jon Privett - Word on the Street bookseller

Why reading fiction matters

5 great tips to bear in mind from Archway Market’s charismatic weekly bookseller Jon Privet

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Jonathan Swanston (and Charlotte), founders of Shackleton Bags, pictured in their studio in New Cross, London

Designer-maker Xmas shopping frenzy in Tufnell Park

A whole load of creative types are storming interiors warehouse Future & Found in the run-up to you-know-what

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What’s Kentish Canteen like nowadays?

The opening of a stylish diner four years ago impressed Stephen Emms so much he started a little blog called Kentishtowner to write about it

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Nes mixes a mint julep. Photo: Stephen Emms / London Belongs To Me

How to make a cocktail at home: whisky sour and mint julep

Mixologist Nes Vanriel-Edwards, from Tufnell Park’s Aces & Eights bar, on creating two superior whisky libations in simple steps

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