5 Things To Know This AM — Oct 17 2011

A local mosaic artist created a Snoop Dogg mural out of marijuana "joints, leaves, green buds, stems, matchsticks, and plugs of hash." (SFist)
Vera Wang is looking to open a bridal salon in San Francisco. (WWD)
In the mood for Thai? Check out SFoodie's roundup of its top five Thai spots in the city. (SFoodie)
Another bocce bar has opened in the Bay Area, this time in the Financial District. (Urban Daddy)
The mayor's office is looking to set laws that cut down on bird-building collisions, which are said to wipe out 5% of wild bird populations every year. (NY Times)
snoop-dogg-portrait-weed Photo: Via SFist
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