A Stoke Newington magic-themed café selling "levitating avocados" has told the Gazette "the door to magic is always open - you just need to lean on it."
Hackney Council is the leading the way on artificial intelligence (AI) in London, recent research shows.
A Hackney charity offering free sanitary products is out to tackle the taboo of period poverty.
The gender pay gaps at Hackney Council and Homerton Hospital reveal mixed results.
The UK Black Pride festival will be held at Haggerston Park for the first time this summer.
The Hackney Empire cancelled a concert the day before it was to be played after its lead performer - a member of the Turkish parliament - was judged to represent divisive values.
Hackney poet Raymond Antrobus - deaf from childhood - has picked up The Ted Hughes Prize from The Poetry Society.
A Stoke Newington kebab restaurant has beaten off competition from north and west London rivals to scoop a top prize at the British Kebab Awards.
It's now just under a month since All Points East took over Victoria Park with two weekends of world-class music and a programme of free community events.