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Ich Bin Kentishtowner: Sam Collins, travel guru

‘My first proper memory? Seeing Jerry Lee Lewis at The Forum when I was 16, after getting plastered at the Bull & Gate with my new fake ID’

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The Bluebell: from bean-feasts to Bread & Butter

As the refurbished Malden Road pub opens its brand new kitchen next week, here’s an intriguing snapshot from yesteryear

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Ich Bin Kentishtowner: Anna Schmidt, home cookery school founder

‘I think it is extremely important to discover what you are passionate about; it took me nearly 20 years’

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The September issue of Kentishtowner, free

What’s new with this month’s Kentishtowner in print?

Only a brand new free sister publication, that’s what. Ladies and gentlemen, we are proud to present Gasholder. Plus we list the 75 stockists on a handy map

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Book now: ArchWay With Words 2014

The two-week literary spectacular that unites north London postcodes returns in October

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A free weekender: Aces & Eights. Photo: PR

Live at Aces: a free festival on your doorstep

Tufnell Park’s community-minded rock ‘n’ roll dive bar is putting on a music-fuelled weekender. And it’ll cost you nada (apart from a whisky or three)

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Maybe one day your work will be sold here: Housmans, King's Cross. Photo: Stephen Emms

North London Writers need you!

A creative bunch meets fortnightly at Cafe Renoir – and they’re looking for new blood

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Soon to be a teeny-tiny pub: 89 Fortess Road

So what exactly is a micropub?

And where is one opening in Kentish Town? Why, Fortess Road, of course

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Ich Bin Kentishtowner: Susie Clarke and Joel Czopor, 33, pub owners

Last week The Grafton won the Sky Sports Great British Pub of the Year 2014. Now, on the eve of its second birthday, meet the couple behind its success

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In her Fortess Road shop. Photo © Danielle Woods

Why I opened Ruby Violet

Everyone knows the name of north London’s most acclaimed ice cream parlour. But who inspired it? Founder Julie Fisher reveals all

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