People & Stories

Hear from and about the people that make King's Cross

  • Inside Job

    An insight into Redemption Roasters the hip coffee shop giving young offenders a second shot

    With its state-of-the-art coffee roasting facility at HM Prison Aylesbury, Redemption Roasters at Coal Drops Yard is giving young offenders a second shot at more >>
  • Human Nature

    Eco-volunteering makes us happier, strengthens communities and protects biodiversity

    Eco-volunteering makes us happier, strengthens communities and protects biodiversity. Oliver Balch gets his hands dirty investigating opportunities to help in King’s Cross Wednesday, 6.45pm. more >>
  • Meet the Tastemakers

    The lastest foodie openings at Coal Drops Yard including Redemption Roasters, hicce, and Vermuteria

    The opening of historic Coal Drops Yard brings with it a glut of carefully-chosen food and drink producers, from welcoming wine bars to coffee more >>
  • A Brave New World

    An entire street made up of experimental stores, studios and galleries on Lower Stable Street

    It’s never been done before. Meet the creative trailblazers opening their doors on Lower Stable Street — the only place where a magazine has more >>
  • Be All Consumed

    A look at Coal Drops Yard through the senses

    From the architecture to the olfactory design, retail destination Coal Drops Yard isn’t just a feast for the eyes, says Katie Baron, it’s a more >>
  • Autumn Acquirements

    Shop for the cooler weather at Coal Drops Yard

    Coal Drops Yard is here and shopping in KX just got serious. Get ready for autumn with Tamsin Crimmens’ picks of the best homewares, food, more >>
  • Return of The Coal Office

    The genius behind The Barbary restaurant opens a new eatery in King's Cross

    Assaf Granit and Tom Dixon call the kitchen at The Coal Office restaurant, ‘the engine room’. Part stage, part gastronomic petri dish, it is more >>
  • From Bagley’s to Spiritland

    A look at the rich clubbing history of King's Cross with a former TimeOut nightlife editor

    Dave Swindells delves into the history of King’s Cross and its iconic clubbing scene, which is still infused into the fabric of the area… more >>
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