Nearly 150 years ago, a miniature "Crystal Place" was moored on the Thames near Parliament, as a floating swimming bath.
In 1963, a short-lived experiment took place, running a regular hovercraft service along the Thames linking Tower Bridge to Westminster.
Later this month, a bale of straw is to be hung from the Millennium Footbridge as a warning to boats on the Thames.
On the eve of the Oxford-Cambridge boat race, some 250 miniature lifeboats will also sail along the final mile of the route.
Should you be unfortunate enough to have an accident on the Thames, the modern high speed boats that race to leave you would depart from one of the oldest intact parts of the riverside.
For nearly 1,700 years, the only bridge across the Thames was the famous London bridge, until Putney Bridge was constructed in 1726. Yet London very nearly had another bridge crossing the Thames, which may have been in fact constructed, at least in part before being abandoned.
The Museum of London Docklands has released some hybrid photographs showing 'then and now' views of London and its most iconic bridges across the ages.
An eerie sound may be heard along the Thames later this month, as all ships jointly sound their horns in mourning.
Earlier today, people queued up outside Rotherhithe Station for a rare chance to walk through a railway tunnel under the Thames. Yet next to them ran another tunnel, also under the Thames and also equally rarely walked through.
A new exhibition opens next month at the Museum of London Docklands that offers a chance to see a rare photograph of a long lost bridge over the Thames.
The last frost fair took place 200 years ago about nowish -- if you ignore the recent frost fairs on the southbank, which involved neither frost, nor very much fair to be frank.
This'll spark the conspiracy theories -- as it turns out that part of the planned "super sewer" under the River Thames could be subject to an issue affecting National Security.
There are plans, as I am sure you are aware for a pedestrian bridge across the Thames in the centre of the city, to be decked out in all sorts of greenery which is aimed to make it look terribly nice and pleasing.
Just over 110 years ago, an American artist living in London died. London has never really forgiven this insult to its character so it has taken 110 years for a major exhibition of his work to go on display.
OK, the London River Park has been dead for some considerable time, but some point over the past few days, the website joined its architectural vision and has finally given up trying to promote the project.