Multiple False Alarms Across London As Capital Remains Jumpy After Westminster Attack

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 23.03.2017 | UK

A security alert in Shoreditch, East London, is the third so far today proven to be a false alarm as London remains jumpy in the aftermath of the terr...

Shoreditch High Street Evacuated Following Discovery Of 'Unexploded Bomb'

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 27.02.2017 | UK

Shoreditch High Street was evacuated during rush hour on Monday after a suspected World War Two bomb was discovered. Police closed the east London roa...

The 'ShoreditchAir' Website Is Actually A Brilliant Job Pitch

Huffington Post UK | Chloe Kerr | Posted 31.03.2016 | UK

A young entrepreneur has had a novel idea to help him grab the attention of recruiters in his quest for a new job. Carl Casis, 29, opened an online...

These Walls In East London Will Repel Urine On To Your Fancy Trainers

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 16.12.2015 | UK

Urine-repelling paint that "bounces back" the liquid is being tried in two east London "wetspots" to stop party goers from using public spaces as a to...

Good and Proper Tea + Super Scrumptious Crumpets | The Bower, Old Street

Chris Osburn | Posted 14.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Chris Osburn

Imagine something good and properly British making the London street food rounds that's not so much newfangled - and definitely not contrived - but traditional and comforting and prepared with thoughtfully sourced product and served with a friendly smile.

The Bell & Brisket Kitchen Takeover at The Barley Mow in Shoreditch

Chris Osburn | Posted 08.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Chris Osburn

I've known Bel Shapiro - founding owner of The Bell & Brisket - for a number of years and all the while I've stayed a fan of her "seriously pimped up salt beef bagels" made with hand brined beef.

Cereal Killer Cafe Vandals Announce Their Next Target

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 28.09.2015 | UK

A group of anarchists who vandalised Shoreditch's hipster Cereal Killer Cafe at the weekend have announced their next target will be the recently-open...

This Shoreditch Pub Has The Best Cameron-Inspired Tip Jar We've Ever Seen

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 22.09.2015 | UK Comedy

A pub in Shoreditch is currently sporting the best tip jar we've ever seen, thanks to a clever signwriter. Posted by Matt Haydock Signwriting on M...

Blaze At Shoreditch Boxpark Shopping Centre

The Huffington Post Uk | Sara C Nelson | Posted 09.09.2015 | UK

Fire crews attended a blaze at Shoreditch’s Boxpark shopping centre on Wednesday morning. Images of smoke billowing above the trendy shipping co...

Maths Explains The Hipster

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 11.11.2014 | UK Tech

OK so before everyone jumps down our throat for being 'London-centric', the fact is the 'Hipster' is a global phenomenon, it just so happens that Shor...

The Jones Family Project, London - Review

Beth Brookfield | Posted 31.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Beth Brookfield

A few weeks ago, I visited The Jones Family Project based in the heart of Shoreditch, which is a restaurant and bar set up recently by a group of friends with a passion for food, drink and enjoying time with friends.

Shocking Reality of Girls In Poverty

Jessica Onah | Posted 24.09.2014 | UK
Jessica Onah

How would you feel as a young girl, forced to marry a man five times your age? Well, I got to know how one girl felt in a chilling, girls-only, immersive experience, built in the heart of East London.

Will Silicon South-East Seize the Digital Day?

Sarah Wood | Posted 23.08.2014 | UK Tech
Sarah Wood

South-East England employs more people in tech than the whole of California, but the talent pipeline must be built if the UK is to seize the digital day.

A Celebration of 'Hipster Economics'

Anthony Dursi | Posted 30.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Anthony Dursi

It seems that commentators are conflating two different modern issues: urban sprawl/gentrification and rising economic inequality. The latter might be fuelling the former but policy intervention in one is very different to the other.

My Date With a Charity Worker

Chris Rooney | Posted 23.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Chris Rooney

Chloe and I were in her favourite pub in Shoreditch. She knew the bar staff by name, they did not however know hers. It was a typical East London locale, lots of old mismatched furniture, '70s reggae and obscure beer served in strange glasses. The concept of 'shabby-chic' is artful in its deception.

Getting Saucy at the Museum of London

Sarah Biddlecombe | Posted 20.05.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Sarah Biddlecombe

It's Friday afternoon and I'm in the museum's entrance hall, about to begin a "Shoreditch's Saucy Side" archeological tour. I'm joined by seven others hoping for a fun and humorous exploration of erotica. But with Linda and her fellow tour guide, Jeanette, unable to utter any "naughty" words, we're not off to a promising start...

A Misconceived View of Gentrification

Edward Adoo | Posted 25.03.2014 | UK
Edward Adoo

Alex's attack on "Shoreditchification" goes beyond the shores of Brick Lane, Hackney Road, Shoreditch High Street, Kingsland Road and surrounding areas. It's a real dig at what Londoners are all about. Get over it Alex, go and mingle with your gentrified buddies and chill out.

Shoreditch Barman Tries To Arrest Tony Blair

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

UDPATE: He may have lost his job, but Twiggy Garcia may get a payout for his efforts. Journalist George Monbiot, who set up the Arrest Blair websit...

Is Style Going Out of Fashion?

Jason Holmes | Posted 18.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jason Holmes

So London man, by tradition, owns a mind as sharp as the crease in his trousers. But of late, tradition is being challenged by a conspicuous interloper of indeterminate persuasions.

Exploring the East End: The BoxPark, TEA Building, RichMix, and London's Tech City

Jesse Seaver | Posted 17.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jesse Seaver

London has the reputation of being extremely expensive, and fair enough, in some parts it really is. However, there are plenty of deals to be found, and plenty of locals who demand to have a good time without spending all their wages.

PHOTOS: London Traffic Sign Artbomber Uses Stickmen to Question Government

Christina Kenny | Posted 09.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Christina Kenny

If you've visited the City, Southbank or Southwark in the last couple of months, the odds are you've passed by - or under - Clet's work. The Florence-based French artist has doctored a number of traffic signs in the capital by adding a serious of mischievous figures...

Where to get The Best Coffee in London

Maria Chiorando | Posted 08.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Maria Chiorando

So the top London places? I don't drink animal secretions, so with a hearty screw you to those establishments with gourmisan-pretensions and a refusal to serve anything other than full-fat bovine breast milk, I present my own humble guide to the finest vegan and omnivore-friendly brews in (East) London.

London Silicon Roundabout and Shoreditch Property Demand

Jake M Fisher | Posted 26.01.2014 | UK
Jake M Fisher

It used to be that affordable pricing and providing people with an artistic hub was the driver of demand of properties in Shoreditch in London. In the late 90s and early 00s, this part of the capital city became famous for being an artistic hot-spot. Inevitably, this saw an increasing number of people looking to move in...

DIY Taxidermy: Death Becomes Her

Patrick Cash | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Patrick Cash

The irony of Gates' vilification by the animal rights activists is that her work is designed artistically to illustrate the reality of how animal life is wasted in human industry.

Queen Vic Publican Serves Alfie: Expat Publican in Greenwich Village's 'Queen Vic' Meets Richie

Larry Jaffee | Posted 06.12.2013 | UK Entertainment
Larry Jaffee

NEW YORK - At a recent meet and greet held at midtown Britpub Churchill's here for Shane Richie, the actor schmoozed a few dozen stateside fans, some who traveled several hundred miles to speak with EastEnders' Alfie Moon, arguably the Queen Vic's favourite manager of all time.