Reclaim Brixton
May 6, 2015, 1 Comment

Protesters took to the streets to show their anger at the increasing gentrification of Brixton – but also to declare their love of the area. By Anna McKie Long-standing residents [...]

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Jam Master Jay mural in Brixton Village removed

April 10, 2015, 1 Comment

The mural of Jam Master Jay in Brixton Village has been removed and destroyed. The tribute to the member of Run-DMC, who died in 2002, had been on the ...


INTERVIEW: Margot Waggoner, Leftovers

April 8, 2015, No comments

  Julie Carolan met with Margot Waggoner, founder and owner of Leftovers Brixton, to find out all about how it began… Hi! Tell us about Lef ...


Not on the high street – Valentine’s Day gifts from Brixton’s own markets

February 10, 2015, 1 Comment

If you’re keen to avoid the high street in the run up to Valentine’s Day (Saturday!), read on for Brixton Blog contributor Sophie McIntyre’s loc ...

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    Salon takes over Federation Coffee
    January 30, 2015, 1 Comment

    BY MISS SOUTH, Pictures by Marianne Wie The best cup of coffee in Brixton has new owners. Federation Coffee in Brixton Village has been bought by the team at Salon [...]

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    Deliveroo Comes to Brixton
    January 22, 2015, 1 Comment

    By James Eaton There are times when the only possible way to satisfy specific foodie cravings and pangs of hunger is to head out to a favourite restaurant, pub, or [...]

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    Tea and Alcohol, Brixton Village
    December 6, 2014, No comments

    After a hard day’s Christmas shopping in Brixton for Small Business Saturday, you’ll probably be weighing up whether you want a nice cup of tea or a stiff drink with [...]

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    Two for one: egg yolks
    November 19, 2014, No comments

    Rosie Lovell, from Rosie’s Deli, gives two recipes for one pesky ingredient every month. This time, egg yolks get the chance to shine.  After making an unseemly amount of meringues [...]

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    Review: Elephant
    October 24, 2014, 2 Comments

    Friday Night in all its glory renders Brixton Village virtually unrecognisable these days. Queues run alongside daytime-only wig shops and grocery stores, music beats heavily, and giddy laughter echoes everywhere; [...]

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    The Joint Goes to Marylebone
    October 22, 2014, 2 Comments

      In the most recent instalment of our occasional series trying new branches of restaurants that started in Brixton, James Eaton samples The Joint now it’s up West too. It [...]