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Ben McNally survives G20 intact

Toronto’s Ben McNally Books, located near the intersection of Bay and Richmond streets, was caught up in the thick of the G20 mayhem over the weekend, with protesters and police camped out directly in front of the shop on several occasions. In anticipation of the violence, proprietor Ben McNally closed the store for the weekend and placed a hand-written sign in the window reading, “Have a peaceful weekend everybody.”

Though windows were smashed in a nearby Starbucks, a 7-11, and the Bay, McNally’s store managed to make it through unscathed. Maybe there were some dedicated book lovers among the rioters?


June 28th, 2010

12:27 pm

Category: Industry news

Tagged with: Ben McNally, G20