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London life can be pricey, we all know that. So, finding a trusty BYO restaurant can be just the ticket for those times when you want to be thrifty without missing out on all the fun. There’s also something wonderfully satisfying about rocking up with a bottle of the good stuff and knowing you won’t have to pay through the nose when the bill finally arrives. BYO restaurants can be a little hard to come by in London, so check out our City Cheats for some of our favourite spots.

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In this day and age, we have become so used to using our Google browser on our iPhone to research countries and cities to find their place in the world. Have we really forgotten the beauty of spinning a globe to pinpoint where we are on the planet?

This week we’ve decided to do a flashback to one of @HereEast past interviews with a man who has been creating magical handcrafted globes since 2008, and who now runs his very own studio in North East London.

He explains that after his father’s 80th birthday, he realised there was a distinct lack of …

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The road to Rio is here, and it’s time for you to get into the spirit of things! With the Olympics fast approaching (two weeks to go!), we’re pumped for a summer of sport and are getting ready to get behind Team GB. We may be almost 6,000 miles from the heart of the action, but that won’t stop us from joining in on the fun. Check out some great ways to get ready for Rio!

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Cabana’s CopaCabana Beach
Southbank Centre, Belvedere …

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What could be better than Monopoly and tea or a pint? Nothing. Luckily, we’re not the only ones to think so, and loads of great venues are popping up around London Town to combine our love of gaming with our love of drinking. When you’re in the mood for Scrabble and cider, beer and Buckaroo or tea and Trivial Pursuit, check out this list of our favourites.

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 Draughts, London

337 Acton Mews, Haggerston, E8 4EA

Draughts is the original board game bar in London and can be found …

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This week you’re in for a treat, as @HereEast have done a massive #MakerMonday mash-up for you! And even better, they are ALL experts in 3D printing so you can learn about the best in the industry.

This week they have captured all their conversations with their 3D printing experts in the past to give you everything you need to know (served on a platter, with a cherry on top!).

Let’s take a look at…

@HereEast #MakerMonday with 3D Printing Special

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We’ve decided to give you a little taster …

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