Developers to sue city over park plans

Developers who had their eye on some of the remaining wetlands in the West Island now plan to sue the city for claiming the land for the big new west-end park.

(Interface note: Le Devoir has switched to posting massive photos as the link to every story. I see why they might: the web is a visual medium, and they’ve got good photographers. But it’s a paper that has always led with the word, so I think on the whole they’ve gone too far.

While on web design: La Presse recently changed its typography, using the strident Verlag Black for headlines, above the relatively wispy Calluna serif font for text. Not a marriage made in heaven – I predict it won’t last. They need to find a better balance. Somebody call Lucie Lacava.)