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Once again it’s Monday (How fast did that go?!) and of course that means we’re back with a #MakerMonday treat for you all.

Hang tight as we introduce you to Opendesk, a local furniture maker who are changing up the traditional ways of manufacturing and distribution. We found that they have been incredibly busy with a lot of different projects since their last interview with Here East in May. It wasn’t long ago that they were in the States sitting on the panel for the World Maker Faire in September alongside ShopBot and 100k garages!

At the moment, these guys have been …

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As much as we love winter in London, there’s no denying that the combination of cold windy days and dry indoor heat can really takes its toll on your hair! Luckily, popular London hair group, Blue Tit, have just opened a shiny new salon in the heart of East Village, so there’s never been a better time to book yourself in to keep those tresses in check.

BlueTitHR-4Image: Lizzie Starling at Lizzie Starling Photography

Serving some of London’s most up and coming areas, Blue Tit have already conquered Peckham, Dalston, …

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London’s market culture is thriving – and east London is lucky enough to be home to some of the best. However, because there are so many amazing markets out there, it can be tricky to know which ones to visit – and for what! Save time by sussing out the wares available at each market before you visit. From farm-fresh foods to flowers, vintage clothes, and stunning homeware, there’s a perfect market waiting for you. Check out some of our favourites!

Street Feast Image: The Wick Fest

The Wick
The Baths, …

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Over the past three years, the former Athletes’ Village in Stratford has gone from being home to some of the world’s best sporting heroes, to one of London’s most stylish residential postcodes. Now, with a brand new café open for business, it’s also set to be the place to get a delicious plate of Italian grub!

run hackney Image: Signorelli

Pasticceria and bakery Signorelli opened its doors in East Village last month. Offering sweet and savoury dishes, brilliant breads and excellent coffee throughout the day, this is certainly a …

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Adrenaline seeker with no fear of heights? You’ll love the latest plans for Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park…

i5 Image: Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Plans are underway to build the world’s tallest tunnel slide from the top of the ArcelorMittal Orbit in Stratford. At 114.5m tall, the Orbit is the UK’s tallest sculpture, so this will undoubtedly be an experience to remember. To put this into perspective, that’s taller than the Statue of Liberty and the Angel of the North…

The planning application has been granted and it’s expected that …

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