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By Giles Broadbent
Little wonder Tower Hamlets Mayor Lutfur Rahman is so exercised by statements put out in his name which seemingly gave cover to radical preacher Anjem Choudary's visit to Brick Lane a week ago.
Choudary - the Katie Hopkins of hate preachers - threatened hellfire and whippings to Muslims selling alcohol along the traditional stretch of curry houses and bars.
After a 24 year absence since the closure of its site in Brick Lane, brewery Truman's is making a return this weekend.
Following a £1million investment it's setting up base at Hackney Wick, where it will become the biggest cask ale producer in east London.
Opposers to this year's Brick Lane Comedy Festival have had the last laugh, as the event has been cancelled with less than a month's notice.
The festival, due to feature comedians Al Murray and Ed Byrne, had to relocate this year from the Old Royal Naval College in Greenwich, after four years at the venue due to a lack of funding from Greenwich council.
IN A NUTSHELL
A pleasant vibe and decent specials at this Brick Lane restaurant.
By Peter Golds
Many people will now be aware of the banners and posters outlining the "successes" of the council, somewhat like those that used to be seen on May Day in Soviet Moscow detailing the infamous tractor statistics. When you pay your council tax you may be interested to know that the banners cost £41,800 and the posters £35,547.