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When you think of London’s waterways, quaint canals are probably not the first thing that spring to mind. But look beyond the River Thames and you’ll see that urban London is also home to some serene waterside spots. We reveal where they’re hiding, and more importantly, where you can get the best cups of canalside coffee!

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The Summerhouse
60 Blomfield Road, W9 2PA

Resting on the Union Canal is The Summerhouse café and restaurant. With an outdoor seating area that sits directly on the water, this hidden gem …

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Another week, another new retailer to open its doors in Stratford’s East Village. Already with four venues across London, the JaguarShoes Collective is expanding once more and unveiling a fifth space in the former Athletes’ Village. We caught up with Pasha Jacobs, who is the Creative Producer at REDYELLOWBLUE, to find out what this new space is all about. (Spoiler: it has nothing to do with shoes).

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First of all – can you give us an introduction to what REDYELLOWBLUE is?

REDYELLOWBLUE is a new digital art …

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Yes it’s Monday again and this week @HereEast are interviewing the brain boxes behind a revolutionary new technology who are making animation accessible to everyone.

Imagine being able to use a computer program to make and share a holographic 3D model of yourself in augmented reality or virtual reality! Well now you can do exactly that.

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@HereEast interview DoubleMe: #MakerMonday with Albert Kim

@HereEast find out that DoubleMe, as the name says, can create your (digital) double in virtual reality.  Their slogan is: “We put real people into virtual reality” – which is …

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There are loads of tourist activities available in London – and they can be a great way to get to know the city. But what if you want something a little different? It can take time to discover the lesser-known places and experiences that the capital has to offer. Look beyond (or below) the likes of the London Eye and Big Ben and there’s a whole wealth of hidden places to explore. Save time and try our cheat’s guide to five of our favourite spots.

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When Sunday arrives, there are only two things our appetite craves – roast dinners and market grub! Since it’s been too hot to fire up the oven lately, we couldn’t be more excited about the brand new food and craft market which has just launched in Stratford’s East Village. We hope you’re hungry, because this is a weekend feast you won’t want to miss!

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Over recent months, the former Athletes’ Village of the London 2012 Olympics has seen a flurry of independent retailers set up shop in …

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