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The 5 best Italian restaurants in Hackney

9 Mar , 2016  

We’ve already listed the best restaurants and best brunches in Hackney, but have you got a hankering for some Italian grub? Here’s our selection focused on the finest the borough can offer. 1) Bella Vita This Italian restaurant opened in 2009 in Broadway Market and offers a mixed menu with classic Italian dishes and contemporary twists. Bella […]

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10 unmissable photos of cute dogs in Hackney

4 Mar , 2016  

Here are 10 photos of cute dogs in Hackney we rounded up for your enjoyment. These happy snaps are sure to make your day. We start with this happy pooch, giving us good vibes all around.  This is Monica #puppyruby made a little friend today at #haggerstonpark #ckcs #megwalkslondon A post shared by Meg Porter (@megdesign) on […]

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Hackney’s best running routes

26 Mar , 2015  

With the Hackney Half Marathon getting ever closer, it’s time to get into training, but it can be hard to motivate yourself when you’re competing for pavement space with curmudgeonly commuters who are late for the 08:47 to Crawley. We know you love running over here at the Hackney Post, so we decided to check out three […]

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UKIP candidate Keith Fraser throws down gauntlet to Diane Abbott

25 Mar , 2015  

UKIP’s newly announced parliamentary candidate for Hackney North and Stoke Newington, Keith Fraser, has thrown down the gauntlet in the race to take the seat in the upcoming general election.   Speaking exclusively to the Post, Keith Fraser revealed that Hackney was ready for a change from incumbent Labour MP Diane Abbott, who has held […]

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Where are Hackney’s chicken shops?

25 Mar , 2015  

Hackney could be called the chicken shop capital of London, the love of spicy wings or thighs a common service. Fried Chicken Shop Map [iframe width=’100%’ height=’520′ frameborder=’0′ src=’’ allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen] Greasy chicken bones litter the streets like cigarette butts in a borough caught by Kentucky fried fever. Abdal Khan, of ‘Chicken […]

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The best places to get great brunch in Hackney

24 Mar , 2015  

Everybody loves brunch – it is just a fact. When else can you combine prosecco with pancakes? It’s the perfect start to a well deserved weekend after a hard week’s slog. But where are the best places to get your brunch fix in Hackney? We went out and explored, tasted, and rated numerous outlets in […]

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Where's Wally Charity Ru Credits: Nicola Slawson and Miranda Larbi


Hundreds of Wallies descend on Victoria Park in charity fun run

22 Mar , 2015  

By Nicola Slawson and Miranda Larbi Where’s Wally fans dressed up as hundreds of Wallies and descended on Victoria Park this morning to raise money for the Literacy Trust. Everyone from nans to nippers took part in the Where’s Wally fun run, running, walking or dancing around a five or ten kilometre route. Wallies Everywhere […]

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Watch tense moment as Stamford Hill synagogue is attacked

22 Mar , 2015  

By Fiona Parker and Jonathan Frayman Six men were arrested last night after a Stamford Hill synagogue was attacked by gang of 20. They remain in custody as police announce they are going to step up patrols in the area. One man said after the attack he “can see why people go back to Israel”. […]

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5 best weird cafes for the Hackney hipster

25 Feb , 2015  

What is it with Hackney and quirky cafés?

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Former Courtney Love bandmate slams East End music scene

27 Nov , 2014  

Courtney Love’s former bandmate, who leads her own Homerton based band, has blasted the current music scene, claiming, “nearly everyone in East London is in a band now”. Bethia Beadman spent over a year sofa surfing and living in her car to support her fledgling solo career. The singer, who has just finished recording her […]

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