News & Opinion

The weekly wrap for February 18, 2011

In This week in the neighbourhood on February 18, 2011 at 12:01 AM

What does $1 million in pot look like? Derek Flack examines the marijuana haul taken out of Pizza Gigi on Harbord Street. [blogTO]

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Like the bike union, but for parks. Catherine Porter looks into a new lobby organization devoted to rescuing Toronto’s green space. [thestar.com]

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Confabulation at the Gladstone. Come out and hear our neighbour David Woodhead Thursday, February 24th at 8PM. [Gladstone Hotel]

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Raccoon Nation. Nicole Baute reviews the new documentary on the secret lives of  Toronto’s urban raccoons, airing on the CBC February 24th at 8PM. [thestar.com]

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Is our fear of heights misplaced? Edward Glaeser discovers how skyscrapers can save the city. [The Atlantic]

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Where’s the mayor? John Lorinc enquires with Rob Ford’s press secretary about the mayor’s disappearing act with the press. [spacingtoronto]

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Every Friday, the Weekly Wrap collects articles from around the web about or of interest to residents of the West Annex.

For previous weeks’ columns, visit the Weekly Wrap archive.

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