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Our ‘people’s choice’ Twitter poll launches today, to uncover your pick of the best in 2014

18 Nov 2014

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2012 Reader Awards Winners – Gallery

Most of you will remember our Reader Awards back in December. Last week we finally got round to hand-delivering all the winners and runners-up their certificates – so now, without further ado, we’re proud to present below the lucky folk in all their glory. Click on an image to see

24 Jan 2013

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Kentishtowner Awards: Best Evening Meal 2012

Our last category in the Reader Awards 2012, and it’s not overstating the matter to say that there has never been a time so fecund to dine close to home. New openings abound, and old favourites like The Abbey have launched quality offerings like Farmer Tom’s Kitchen. Votes were cast

22 Dec 2012

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Kentishtowner Awards: Best Boozer 2012

Whilst we are excited by all the new openings in 2012, we were pleased that a true institution swept the board in the end for this category. And people’s responses were passionate; you’re obviously a hard-drinking bunch. Lots of colour: Delancey Street’s Crown & Goose (an ‘always reliable oasis’), the

21 Dec 2012

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Kentishtowner Awards: Best Live Venue or Gallery 2012

‘Does karaoke at the Boston count?’ So said one of you, and of course, if it pulled in enough votes it surely would do. But there are just so many strong contenders of all shapes and sizes in the area, the vote was widely spread, taking in art, music, theatre

20 Dec 2012

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Kentishtowner Awards: Best Independent Shop 2012

Compiling the results for today’s Award confirmed just how many proudly independent businesspeople there are trading successfully in the area right now. Almost every type of shop got a look-in, from repeated enthusing for places like B&S DIY and A+K Warehouse to praise for unassuming corner shops such as Leverton

19 Dec 2012

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Kentishtowner Awards: Best Lunch 2012

A decent lunch is a big deal to Kentishtowners. There was a huge spread of honourable namechecks in this, one of the most popular categories. Stretching geographically wide, from the Village Café in York Rise over to the ‘the Italian on the Heath’, and with a strong cluster of high

18 Dec 2012

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Kentishtowner Awards: Best Regular Feature 2012

We’re a small team here at KTHQ and agonize over delivering the right mix of features each week. As regular readers know we avoid hard news and local politics stories (better to leave that to the established print weeklies). Instead, we hope to offer a more leisurely balance of opinion,

17 Dec 2012

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Kentishtowner Awards: Best Happening or Gig 2012

With the Olympics in town we weren’t short of a few big events in London this year. A variety of Cultural Olympiad happenings caught your attention, from ‘the massive bouncy Stonehenge on the Heath’ to ‘watching the Opening Ceremony in big screens at The Oxford’. The ‘50% off’ soft opening

16 Dec 2012

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Kentishtowner Awards: Best Customer Service 2012

‘Not much of that in Kentish Town,’ snorted one fiftysomething male in this category. Grumpy! Luckily, hundreds of you begged to differ. Customer service is, of course, hotly fought over in our comments section. One person’s idea of polite is another’s haughtiness; and when does cheery friendliness become, well, irritating?

15 Dec 2012

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