Is the Green Room back? David Topping examines how the restaurant–closed down in September 2010 with the worst health inspection record in the city–managed to re-open. [OpenFile]
The stations of Scott Pilgrim? The National Post staff have suggestions for Toronto’s own film icon statue. [National Post]
The malling of downtown. Siri Agrell looks at how the big boxes are shoe-horning themselves into unlikely spaces to chase downtown condo dwellers. [Globe and Mail]
A 4000 square foot rival for Noah’s at Bathurst and Bloor. Bert Archer profiles Qi Natural Foods’ massive new shop, Herbs and Nutrition, in the former Payless Shoe Store premises at 572 Bloor Street West. [YongeStreet]
Soon gone, but not forgotten. Derek Flack explores a collaborative effort to collect images of Toronto urban art using Google street view. [blogTO]
Harbord and Spadina, 1899 and 2010. GBC finds two views of the intersection, taken 111 years apart. [Lost Toronto]
The City Hall Press Gallery strikes back. Sort of. Jonathan Goldsbie reports on the media’s attempt to prevent our MIA Mayor and brother from continuing to freeze out the Star. [OpenFile]
It’s not just us. Joel Kotkin laments that the world’s largest cities are failing in their traditional role of giving the poor a leg up into the middle class. [Metropolismag.com]
Every Friday, the Weekly Wrap collects articles from around the web about or of interest to residents of the West Annex.
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