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Montreal August 2014: Events and Attractions

A Montreal August 2014 Guide. From holiday fun to nightly distractions, your guide to Montreal in August 2014 proposes a little something for every budget and every taste.

Carifiesta Parade Photos

Carifiesta, aka Carifête, is a Montreal tradition, a celebration of the city's Caribbean communities. Colorful costumes, vibrant music, copious exclamations of joy and dance come with the territory, every July in the heart of downtown Montreal.

Montreal Summer Weather

When are the dog days of Montreal summer? Find out with this nifty Montreal summer weather guide. It includes meteorological expectations and wardrobe recommendations broken down by month.

Montreal Summer Holidays

A Montreal summer holidays listing, complete with information on what's open and what's closed on each statutory holiday.

Pandore: A Montreal Cabaret Destination

Pandore is a Montreal cabaret, a restaurant, a bar and a fifth floor terrace located right on the edge of Montreal's summer festival hub. And it's possibly Montreal's most interesting performance art stage layout, if for its intimacy and inventive setup.

Résonance Café

Résonance Café is a vegan café. And a live jazz venue. And for less than $12, I got to drink an apricot beer, eat a sandwich and catch a live jazz show in a comfortable, douche-free atmosphere. I don't know anywhere else in the city where I can do that.

My Fitness Story

About.com Montreal's Evelyn Reid shares her fitness story, one involving a 40 pound weight loss and a DRAMATIC improvement in quality of life.

Montreal Millennium Summit Report

A Montreal Millennium Summit report by About.com Montreal's Evelyn Reid. Can the United Nations realistically achieve eight lofty development goals by 2015?

Stephen Harper... L'Hostie?*

Did Stephen Harper eat the host? Or not? That was the question on every Catholic's lips when the Canadian prime minister was caught stuffing the holy communion wafer in his pocket. And since Montreal is roughly 74% Catholic as per Statistics Canada, I had to ask myself, especially since I too was confronted with a similar situation years ago.

World Cup Montreal Sports Bars, Pubs, Restaurants and Cafes

Find out where to experience World Cup fever in Montreal, complete with information on sports bars, pubs, restaurants and cafes that are joining in the game.

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