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Foxton-gate, Mercado, bad Mexican food and other hysterics in Stoke Newington

  Are they or are they not The usual suspects were at it again last week, reacting after word got out, that Foxtons were seeking planning permission for 28-30 Stoke Newington Church Street. Not only is it the address of the most godawful Mexican food I have sampled in London, it ‘s also on the […]

WARNING TO PERPS: Do not mess with Stoke Newington’s J Parsons Butchers

Who could forget the Turkish and Kurdish shopkeepers stand off against looters and rioters, along Kingsland High Road and Stoke Newington High Street during last Augusts riots. Aided by other members of the Turkish community, they loudly chased off several attempts by gangs of youths with sticks and any heavy objects they could find, including […]

Protected: Hackney has its own Hanoi Jane

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No Sainsbury’s Stoke Newington Bullies: Don’t agree with us and we boycott your business

I wasn’t surprised by the actions of some members of  Stokey Local, a loose ensemble of people who are against the proposal of a new S ainsburys in Stoke Newington.  The hypocrisy and nastiness of these people pretty much sums them and the whole movement of people in various enclaves of Hackney, who feel they […]