Purim is a holiday celebration like no other
Despite worries that the Games’ proximity would push rents up and artists out, Jess has been happily surprised that this hasn’t happened. “This will never be a post-Olympics ghost town. We’ll still be here when the attention moves on,” she says. “It’s a very special area and everyone wants to keep it that way.”
More alternative Olympic views
- The View Tube: See the final touches going on the Olympic site at The View Tube viewing platform.
- Canal bike ride: A bike ride along the canal from Limehouse to Clapton passes right by the stadium site.