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Montreal: Most Popular Articles

These articles are the most popular over the last month.
What's Open and Closed During Montreal Easter...
What's open and closed during Montreal Easter weekend? The city pretty much shuts itself down on those two days, but there are exceptions to the rule. Find out what they are. Page 2.
Montreal's Hottest Summer Festivals
The best Montreal summer events in 2014, including the world's largest jazz festival, fireworks competition and comedy fest, are conveniently listed right here, complete with descriptions, FAQs and guides designed to take the frustration out of planning. Get the answers you need quickly.
Montreal Easter Events, Activities and Things...
At a loss on what to do with you are yours during Montreal Easter weekend? Look no further, your Guide to Easter Events in Montreal is packed with things to do, from traditional Easter brunches to egg hunts to one of the most anticipated dance events of the year and more!
A Brief Look at Montreal's Undulating Weather
Knowing Montreal's average monthly temperatures will come in handy if you're planning a trip or relocating.
Comedy Festival Montreal 2014: Just For Laughs...
A comedy festival Montreal residents and tourists adore, attracting almost two million spectators every year, find out what's happening at the 2014 Just For Laughs/Juste pour rire festival, a summer must-see! Page 2.
Montreal Brunch Spots
Ask ten Montreal residents where's the best place to brunch and you'll get ten different answers. With that in mind, this list has something for everyone, including those looking for something a little different from eggs and bacon, so get out there and enjoy these top Montreal brunch restaurants.
Montreal Easter Weekend Activities
Montreal Easter weekend isn't only for kids (or Christians for that matter). From listening to classics in a sacred setting to appreciating captured wings to sharing a conference hall with thousands of party nuts in a sea of white hues, here's a few secular Easter traditions unique to Montreal as well as some activity suggestions that will hopefully quash any potential holiday boredom.
Your Guide to the Montreal International...
Your Guide to the the largest international fireworks competition, the 2014 International des Feux Loto-Quebec.
Easter Activities for Kids in Montreal
Your guide to Easter activities for kids and the whole family in the Greater Montreal Area, including egg hunts, Easter farms and more.
The Best Shopping Malls in Montreal
Montreal's largest/better known/more prolific shopping malls are all on this shop-a-holic checklist. Also leads to info on Montreal vintage shops, public markets, sales and more.
Braderie de Mode
A Braderie de Mode guide. The Braderie de la Mode Québécoise, also known as the Big Fashion Sale by Quebec designers, is one of Montreal's most popular fashion sales, a bazaar held twice a year featuring the best in local mid to high end designs attracting over 25,000 shoppers per edition.
Montreal Taxis, Taxi Fares and More
A Montreal taxis and cab companies guide. In addition to my favorite three taxi companies, I've listed, for your convenience, a handful of Montreal taxi companies that service the central portion of Montreal but I've also included some companies that service the West Island as well as the East End.
Montreal Easter Brunch 2014
The Montreal restaurants listed for your Easter brunch consideration are each offering a special holiday menu, some with live entertainment for kids.
Ten Free Things to Do in Montreal
Free things to do in Montreal? Of course there are. Who said budgeting has to pinch? In a city packed with parks and festivals for every season and reason, Montreal is swelling with free events, attractions, and green space.
Montreal Jazz Festival 2014
The Montreal Jazz Festival is one of Montreal's largest festivals of the year, attracting crowds in the seven digits. Read up on the Jazz Fest and find out why!
Nine Sugar Shacks One Hour From Montreal
Your guide to sugar shacks and sugar shack season in Montreal with nine top sugar picks to get you started. Page 2.
Montreal Weekend Events
A Montreal weekend events guide. Maximize your Montreal weekend fun with a little guidance and a bit of planning
UltraAVX: A Review
UltraAVX: "The Next Level of Cinema": A Review Cineplex Odeon's UltraAVX, or Ultra Audio Visual Experience,
Montreal Gym Scene: Find a Fitness Centre You...
Joining a gym can be expensive. But these Montreal gyms offer competitive prices perfect for someone on a tight budget. Page 4.
Sugaring Off in Montreal: The Maple Syrup Basics
Sugar shacks in Montreal do exist. We call them urban sugar shacks. But we've also got good old-fashioned cabanes a sucres too, just on the outskirts of the city.
Pride Montreal 2014 Parade / Défilé...
The Pride Montreal 2014 Parade is in August 2014. Find out when and where to go in 2014 to enjoy one of the most fun parades in Montreal, the Gay Pride Parade celebrations or Défilé de la fierté gai!
Montreal Airport Bus 747 Express
The Montreal Airport Bus, also known as the 747 Express Bus, runs 365 days a year 24 hours a day. Find out everything you need to know about taking the 747, from the cost to where the bus stops.
Photofacial Review
A photofacial review. Find out if an IPL photofacial is for you as I walk you through each step of my treatment plan.
IPL Photofacial
IPL, laser, what's the difference? Find out. Page 3.
STM Montreal - Montreal's Public Transit System
Montreal has a great reputation in the commuting department and residents, compared to other cities in Canada, echo the latter with frequent public transit use. Find out the latest STM fares and rates for using public transit in Montreal. Page 2.
Montreal Jazz Clubs
A Montreal jazz clubs guide. For a city host to the biggest, most important jazz festival in the world, it seems only natural to want to know more about its jazz scene. Enter the following Montreal jazz clubs, arguably the best in the city.
White Party: Montreal's Bal en Blanc
A White Party 2014 Bal en Blanc guide. Montreal's White Party, aka Bal en Blanc, is one of the city's hottest electronic dance music gatherings, an annual ritual coinciding with Easter Sunday.
Montreal Urban Sugar Shacks
A Montreal urban sugar shacks guide. The following Montreal sugar shacks aren't quite as authentic as the cabanes à sucre located on the outskirts of city limits, they're the perfect urban antidote to those pesky maple syrup cravings. Page 3.
Montreal Public Markets, Farmer's Markets,...
These public markets in Montreal, also called farmers markets or marchés publics, have a wide selection of seasonal fruits and vegetables from Quebec, maple products from around the corner and you will melt faster than the raw milk cheeses -- many of international acclaim in culinary circles -- available at select markets.
Montreal Terraces, Terrasses or Patios
Montreal terraces, or 'terrasses' as locals call them, are an omnipresent city feature come springtime, an integral part of the Montreal lifestyle which stays put as long as it's warm enough to enjoy patio life, a season lasting some time between April and October, weather (and outdoor heater) permitting. And they're everywhere. But if I had to narrow the list down and play favorites, the following Montreal terraces would get first dibs.
Montreal Biodome: Inside A Top Montreal...
A Montreal Biodome guide complete with practical information as well as animal and ecosystem descriptions. An indoor zoo, an aquarium and a botanical garden wrapped into one, the Montreal Biodome is a series of indoor ecological systems that recreate regions in the Americas and poles, the only place in the world that replicates all four seasons indoors.
Clamato Recipe: How to Make Clamato Juice From...
A clamato recipe for those of you interested in making clamato juice from scratch to drink as is or to make Bloody Caesars, the popular Canadian cocktail.
Montreal Botanical Gardens Guide: General...
The Montreal Botanical Gardens is one of the largest nature museums of its kind in the world, with over 22,000 species planted in 30 gardens, ten greenhouses, an arboretum with 7,000 tree specimens to itself, several bird species, friendly koi fish, fearless ducks and more. A place to jog, bring a date, or spend the day in peace, find out everything you need to know before visiting.
Grand Prix Weekend in Montreal 2014: June 6 to...
Grand Prix Weekend in Montreal in 2014 runs June 6 to June 8, 2014. And here`s the good news. You don't need to go to the race to experience Grand Prix Weekend in Montreal and you don't need a lot of money either. Take a look at all these affordable (and mostly free) activities for starters.
Free Things to Do in Montreal
With so many free things to do in Montreal, my original list just wasn't enough to satisfy my hunger for freebies. Here's a new one, filled with fresh freebies!
Underground City: What Lies Beneath Downtown...
Underground city photos of Montreal's subterranean pedestrian network. Find out what lies beneath downtown Montreal with these highlight shots of the largest underground city in the world.
Montreal Jazz Festival 2014 Highlights
Montreal Jazz Festival 2014 lineup highlights include a Gershwin tribute, a chart-topping modern-day crooner and more.
Vente de Trottoir: Montreal Sidewalk Sales
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Montreal Sports Bars
From Chez Serge to Sharx, check out these six interesting Montreal sports bars, each with their own unique twist and charm.
Montreal Jobs: Job Search Services in English
Looking for Montreal jobs but can't speak a word of French and at a loss on how to even begin finding work? Maybe you're fluently bilingual already but would like access to employment services in English. Look no further.
Drinking Age in Montreal
The drinking age in Montreal is low compared to the rest of Canada and south of the border in the U.S.A.
Montreal This Weekend
Montreal This Weekend is a weekly feature posted on 'Evelyn's Montreal Headlines' covering Montreal's best festivals and top events, providing unbiased information on what's happening in the city since April 2008. In other words, recommendations are genuine guidance, not advertising in disguise.
BIXI: Montreal's Public Bike System
A BIXI Montreal bike rental guide, complete with clear information on how to avoid being charged excessive usage fees which have plagued more than a few of my readers.
Montreal Food
A Montreal food guide to the best in Montreal. In case you haven't heard, Montreal is gaga over food. The city oozes with restaurants, unique culinary traditions from across Quebec and foodies spoiled by an enviable selection of local produce. More recently, TV chef Gordon Ramsay chose Montreal to anchor his first Canadian restaurant venture. But he's not the only one who's caught onto Montreal's food obsession. Find out what Montreal food items are must eats.
Montreal Sugar Shacks, Cabanes à Sucre and...
A Montreal sugar shacks, cabanes à sucre and maple syrup guide chock full of tried-and-tested recommendations for the ultimate sugaring off experience.
Eating Local in Montreal - Organic Food Baskets
Ever munch on green beans so crunchy and fresh, you could have sworn they were picked yesterday? If you're among the thousands of Montrealers partaking in organic food baskets, they probably were.
Guide to the 2014 Montreal Beer Fest
Canada's largest beer festival, the Montreal Beer Fest or Mondial de la Bière is back in 2014! Find out all you need to you to enjoy Montreal's beer fest to the fullest. Page 2.
Montreal Izakayas
The emergence of Montreal izakayas is a fairly recent phenomenon, with the first batch of Japanese style pubs opening up in the city circa 2010, years behind the trend long-anchored in New York, San Francisco, and even Vancouver. But since then, they've been sprouting up all over the city.
Montreal Gym Scene: High-End Fitness Clubs
Find a Montreal gym that offers high-end, exclusive full service. These top Montreal health clubs are an excellent starting point. Page 2.
Can Montreal landlords increase the rent by any...
Raising the rent in Montreal: How much is too much?
Montreal April Weather
Your Montreal April Weather Guide features information on what temperatures to expect as well as guidance on what to wear on your next Montreal visit in April.
Montreal Festivals: July 2014
A Montreal Festivals July 2014 Guide. From holiday fun to nightly distractions, your guide to Montreal festivals and events in July 2014 proposes a little something for every budget and every taste.
Montreal Gym Scene: Leading Mid-End Fitness...
Find a Montreal gym that offers a wide array of services, facilities and group exercise activities at mid-range prices. Page 3.
Montreal Fireworks 2014
A Montreal fireworks 2014 guide. Can't say Montrealers are as gung ho as Americans about launching fireworks in their own backyards, but we make up for that by hosting the largest fireworks competition in the world in Old Montreal's backyard. Find out when the next bout of Montreal fireworks is scheduled, then sit back and enjoy the show.
Cinema Montreal - Find a Movie Theatre in...
Cinema Montreal movie theatre listings. Find a movie theatre in Montreal that suits your budget and tastes, from IMAX to repertory theatre to dollar cinema.
Montreal Postal Codes
Montreal postal codes -- or zip codes, a term rarely used in these parts -- are easy to find with this tool.
Montreal Beaches
Montreal beaches are not quite as common as city swimming pools, but there's still -- notwithstanding beaches located off the island -- a trio of sand spots to visit, two of which are accessible with public transit.
Montreal June 2014: Events and Attractions
A Montreal June 2014 Guide. From holiday fun to nightly distractions, your guide to Montreal in June 2014 proposes a little something for every budget and every taste.
The Underground City
Underground shopping options in Montreal's underground city are in the four figures. That's more than double the amount of shops in the largest mall in North America. Page 2.
Uber Taxi Montreal
Uber Taxi Montreal information. Uber Taxi is one of Montreal's newer cabbies on the block, at least since November 2013 when the San Francisco based technology startup took root in the city, a year after setting up shop in Toronto and Vancouver with significant fanfare.
Saka-Ba: Montreal Ramen Bar
Saka-Ba is a Montreal ramen bar, restaurant and izakaya run by Juni chef Junichi Ikematsu. The first Kyoto-style ramen ya in Montreal, find out what you need to know before dropping by Saka-Ba.
Sugar Shacks Near Montreal: Cabane à Sucre...
Sugar Shacks near Montreal include Cabane à Sucre Bouvrette, a sugar shack with a mini-farm, a play park and even a functioning steam train.
Montreal Sales: Sign Up For Sample Sale...
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Montreal Jazz Festival: Free Shows
The Montreal Jazz Festival offers hundreds of free outdoor shows every year and 2014 is no different. Here are some top choices suitable for a variety of tastes.
Montreal May Weather
Your Montreal May Weather Guide features information on what temperatures to expect as well as guidance on what to wear on your next Montreal visit in May.
White Yoga Montreal
White Yoga Montreal is a unique annual event in the city proposing a large-scale yoga session in key city landmarks, such as the Olympic Stadium and the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts.
Montreal Spas
A Montreal spas guide. Your Guide to day spas and specialized salons in Montreal, including a list of treatments and services offered by Tonic, Rainspa, Ovarium, Fanny of Westmount and Dr. Hauschka.
Photofacial Review - Session 4
Photofacial reviews, session 4. Find out if an IPL photofacial is for you as I walk you through each step of my treatment plan.
Montreal Vintage: Shopping the Scene
The Montreal vintage shopping scene is alive, well and hotter than ever. Whether you've gone second-hand to save money, save the environment or save yourself from chucking separates that don't seem to go with anything in your closet, there's something distinctly satisfying about scoring a long lost designer piece or leather jacket that's been off the market for decades. But where are the best Montreal vintage shops? I asked Fashion Magazine contributor Ashley Joseph for some guidance.
Emploi-Québec
A provincial government agency that helps Montreal residents find jobs through job search listings, career counseling and financial assistance programs, find out what Emploi-Quebec can do for you.
Best Poutine in Montreal
A review of the best poutine in Montreal.
Montreal Concerts: July 2014
Montreal concerts in July 2014, from indie to big tickets, are included in this Montreal concerts listing.
Montreal Jobs Online
Find Montreal jobs the easy way. Online! Consult your one-stop reference for a successful and exhaustive Internet job search of employment opportunities in Montreal.
Montreal Zoo Guide
A Montreal zoo guide. Each listed Montreal zoo has its own unique draw and the best part? Each one is open year round, even in the dead of the winter.
Montreal Festivals: June 2014
A Montreal Festivals June 2014 Guide. From holiday fun to nightly distractions, your guide to Montreal festivals and events in June 2014 proposes a little something for every budget and every taste.
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.
Montreal Museum of Fine Arts: The MMFA
A Montreal Museum of Fine Arts guide. The internationally renowned Montreal Museum of Fine Arts attracts hundreds of thousands to their temporary exhibitions as well as their impressive permanent collection.
Montreal Fashion and Design Festival 2014
Find out more about the Montreal Fashion and Design Festival in 2014 including a list of top events, all free to public. Page 2.
Underground Art in an Underground City: Art...
Underground art in an underground city in photos. Discover Art Souterrain, an annual event held in the largest underground city in the world during Montreal's Nuit Blanche all-night culture fest.
Carifiesta Montreal 2014: A Caribbean Parade /...
Carifiesta Montreal, or Carifête in French, is easily the city's most colorful parade, a July tradition since 1975 celebrating Montreal's Caribbean community, carnival style. Find out where and when the parade is held.
Montreal Spring 2014
A Montreal spring 2014 guide ideal for both locals and visitors looking to make the best of the season. From the city's hottest events, holiday musts and seasonal activities to what kind of weather can be expected from month to month, I've got you and yours covered for the Montreal spring 2014 season.
Homemade Applesauce Recipe
Making homemade applesauce is easy! Find out how to with this homemade applesauce recipe.
Osheaga: A Music Festival Guide
Osheaga is Montreal's smaller-scale answer to Coachella, a music festival held in Parc Jean-Drapeau every summer since 2006.
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St. Joseph's Oratory / Oratoire Saint-Joseph
St. Joseph's Oratory is a pilgrimage site for Catholics in search of healing and support. It's also an architectural sight for sore eyes, a holy site that welcomes anyone of any faith, attracting two million visitors every year. Ranked as one Montreal's most beloved landmarks, a place of countless miracles and unexplained phenomena that just a few years ago, was home to a saint.
Eating Local in Montreal - Organic Food Baskets...
Ever munch on green beans so crunchy and fresh, you could have sworn they were picked yesterday? If you're among the thousands of Montrealers partaking in organic food baskets, they probably were. Page 2.
Montreal Festivals: August 2014
A Montreal Festivals August 2014 Guide. From holiday fun to nightly distractions, your guide to Montreal festivals and events in August 2014 proposes a little something for every budget and every taste.
Yoga Jeans
A Yoga Jeans Second denim profile. Second Denim, a Montreal denim company founded in 2000, is best known for its line of Yoga Jeans, a denim line named as such to demonstrate the claim that these jeans are so comfortable, you could do just about anything while wearing them. Naturally, I put their claims to the test.
Montreal Gay Village: A Montreal Neighborhood...
One of the largest gay villages in North America, the Montreal Gay Village testifies to the open-minded
Free Yoga Classes in Montreal
Finding a yoga studio in Montreal is not particularly difficult. Finding a yoga studio in Montreal that offers free classes is another story and yes, they are far and few in between. I scoured the city and found an almost handful of freebies as well as a couple of very affordable options!
Blood Alcohol and Drinking and Driving in...
One of the main causes of driver fatalities in the province of Quebec, driving under the influence is not just risky, it's deadly. Find out how much you can safely drink before hitting the road.
Montreal Gym Scene: Find a Montreal Gym For...
Find a Montreal gym that fits your budget and lifestyle. Start your fitness centre search with the following reputable clubs, roughly categorized by price.
Montreal Concerts: June 2014
Montreal concerts in June 2014, from indie to big tickets, are included in this Montreal concerts listing.
Montreal Warehouse Sales
A Montreal warehouse sales and sample sales guide. Want to know when the next price-slashing warehouse sale is scheduled in Montreal? The following resources will keep you in the loop. Page 2.
Blue Metropolis Montreal International Literary...
Your guide to the Blue Metropolis Montreal International Literary Festival. Read up on annual attractions and recurring events at the Blue Met.
Photofacial Review - Session 2
Photofacial reviews, session 2. Find out if an IPL photofacial is for you as I walk you through each step of my treatment plan.
Free Things to Do in Montreal - Free Meditation...
A meditation a day might very well keep the doctor away. And an increasing amount of studies are confirming the undeniable benefits of meditation, a practice that is not only easy to learn, it's an affordable, even sometimes free activity! Check out these organizations offering free meditation classes in Montreal and if you have a little something to spare, don't hesitate to give a donation.
Photofacial Review - Session 3
Photofacial reviews, session 3. Find out if an IPL photofacial is for you as I walk you through each step of my treatment plan.
La Saint-Jean, Fête Nationale, St. Jean...
La Saint-Jean, la Fête Nationale du Quebec, St. Jean Baptiste Day ... it's a day of many names. But whatever you call it, it's one of Montreal's favorite holidays!
Festival Mondial de la Bière 2014: The...
The Montreal Beer Festival Mondial de la Bière 2014 edition promises hundreds of brews ripe for the tasting five days in June.
Sugar Shacks Near Montreal: Érablière...
Sugar Shacks Near Montreal include Érablière Denis Charbonneau, a sugar shack AND an apple orchard. Érablière Denis Charbonneau offers not only a traditional all-you-can-eat sugar shack style menu complete with baked beans, tourtière and pork rinds but also proposes apple-centric menu items, a rarity in sugar shack land.
Drinking and Driving Laws in Quebec
What happens if you get caught driving under the influence? What happens if you refuse a breathalyzer? Read up on the latest laws and penalties for drinking and driving in the province of Quebec and avoid a driving suspension, save money and most important of all, save lives.
Kurios by Cirque du Soleil: A Preview
A Kurios Cirque du Soleil preview. Kurios - Cabinet of Curiosities is Cirque du Soleil's 35th production since the Montreal-based troupe's inception in 1984. Premiering worldwide in Montreal April 24, 2014, Kurios is a creation of Madonna's MDNA Tour director, Michel Laprise.
Montreal July 2014: Events and Attractions
A Montreal July 2014 Guide. From holiday fun to nightly distractions, your guide to Montreal in July 2014 proposes a little something for every budget and every taste.
Jamie Oliver's Maison Publique: A Montreal...
Jamie Oliver's Maison Publique is a Montreal restaurant pub serving typical British tavern fare, though if you ask Oliver's partner, Montreal chef Derek Dammann, fish and chips won't be on the menu.
Orange Julep Gibeau: A Montreal Favorite
Orange Julep is one of Montreal's most beloved dining institutions featuring weekly car shows in warmer months. Wolfing down a hot dog while ogling a modified hot rod, there's no other place like the Orange Julep in Montreal. Or Canada. Or anywhere else for that matter.
Montreal High Tea
Montreal high tea rooms are few and far between. But the Montreal high tea rooms that are out there are rather lovely.
Montreal's Most Romantic Restaurants
Montreal's most romantic restaurants? Whether you're celebrating a wedding anniversary, toasting a birthday or looking to woo a loved one on Valentine's Day, the following Montreal restaurants bring something unique to the table, from a romantic atmosphere to prime service to quality cuisine at prices that, while not exactly cheap, won't set you back a month's rent.
Quebec Elections in Montreal
Find out everything you need to know about exercising your right to vote in a Quebec provincial election in Montreal, from registering to vote to knowing how to prove your identity at the polling station.
Montreal June Weather
Your Montreal June Weather Guide features information on what temperatures to expect as well as guidance on what to wear on your next Montreal visit in June.
Sugar Shacks Near Montreal: L'Hermine...
Sugar Shacks near Montreal include L'Hermine Maître Sucrier. Enjoy a sleigh ride followed by one of the best sugar shack meals in Quebec at award-winning L'Hermine Maître Sucrier. Wheelchair accessible.
A Walking Tour of Petite Patrie
Enjoy the fresh produce at Jean-Talon Market in La Petite Patrie Montreal. Page 5.
Montreal Casting Agencies: Movie Extra Work
Finding casting agencies in Montreal that recruit movie extras isn't exactly rocket science. A few searches on Google and 20 minutes of time should be enough to get anyone started. But even that simple step can be daunting to a newbie who knows squat about the business. So I asked a Hollywood veteran in the know.
Place des Festivals: Where Is It?
Montreal's biggest festivals, such as the Montreal Jazz Festival and Just for Laughs use the Place des
Montreal Concerts: August 2014
Montreal concerts in August 2014, from indie to big tickets, are included in this Montreal concerts listing.
Montreal Skating Rinks: Atrium le 1000
Easily Montreal's best indoor skating rink is a fantastic excuse to get active! With a glass dome overhead and zero weather constraints, Montrealers can glide on the ice year-round and skate in comfort, wearing as little as a pair of shorts and a tank top.
French Swear Words in Quebec
French swear words, as with swear words in general, often make reference to bodily excretions, orificial waste, sexual acts, incest, wedlock-free upbringing and sun-deprived body parts. But in our usual stubborn manner, we like to do things a little different here in Quebec. And our French swear words do a fine job of reflecting our unique history and culture.
Sugar Shack Au Pied de Cochon
Chef Martin Picard of Au Pied de Cochon, the mastermind behind what's arguably one of Montreal's ten best restaurants, turns high-fat depravity into an art form, with a nutritionally disturbing tendency to slather/bathe/corrupt every dish on the menu, including dessert and poutine, with foie gras. Sugar shack inspiration hit Picard in 2009 and Sugar Shack Au Pied de Cochon was born.
Mount Royal Park / Parc du Mont-Royal
Mount Royal Park attracts five million visitors a year and is one of the city's most popular attractions. Plan your next visit to the best know green space in Montreal with a little guidance.
Canada Grand Prix in Montreal: 2014 Edition
The Canada Grand Prix 2014 is held in Montreal. From what's happening in the city during the 2014 Canada Grand Prix weekend to discovering every chicane on the Gilles Villeneuve Circuit, check out this nifty guide.
Comedy Festival Montreal - Just For Laughs...
A comedy festival Montreal residents and tourists adore, attracting almost two million spectators every year, the Just For Laughs is crawling with hundreds of comedians, A-listers, industry types and more. A summer must-see!
Montreal Fitness
The Montreal fitness scene has something for everyone of every budget and taste, from tried and tested Montreal fitness centres to the latest trends in group exercise to gentle low-impact mind-and-body workouts like tai chi. Find the best gyms in Montreal, discover what exercise trends are hot right now and get healthy!
Montreal Family Events
List of ongoing Montreal family events useful for planning activities for the whole family.
Montreal Events: Music, Concerts and Live Shows
Check out what Montreal events are musical musts. Find out who is playing in Montreal's top music venues, clubs and concert halls right now. Just click on a Montreal venue name to be directed to its event calendar.
Earth Day in Montreal 2014
You don't have to go out on a limb to honor Earth Day in Montreal ('Jour de la terre'), celebrated worldwide on April 22 every year. Check out these 2014 Montreal Earth Day/Jour de la terre highlights, many of which are free.
Sugar Shack Train: A Montreal Escapade
Aching for an authentic sugar shack experience but don't have a car to drive outside Montreal to get to traditional 'cabane à sucre'? Maybe you have a car but want someone else to do the driving for you. Either way, you don't need a car with the Agence Métropolitaine de Transport's sugar shack train escapades.
Montreal Costumes
A Montreal costumes guide ideal for Halloween as well as year-round events, including shop information and price range.
Montreal Bike Rentals
A Montreal bike rentals guide. Find out where to rent a bike in Montreal. Includes listings covering Montreal's top tourist-attracting neighborhoods.
BIXI Stations: Montreal's Public Bike Service
Find BIXI stations using this BIXI station map, a tool that also indicates how many bikes are available in real-time at each station!
Schwartz Montreal: A Montreal Smoked Meat Deli...
Schwartz's Deli in Montreal is frequently proclaimed the king of smoked meat. But is Schwartz's the end all of Montreal smoked meat?
Cosmo - A Montreal Restaurants Review
Find out why Cosmo is the best place in town for breakfast. A very greasy breakfast.
Resto Végo
Resto Végo is a Montreal vegetarian and vegan restaurant chain well-known to locals under its previous moniker, Le Commensal.
Where to Watch Montreal Fireworks
Where to watch Montreal fireworks come International Fireworks Competition time? I've got seven surefire locations guaranteed to give you a spectacular view of one of the most impressive pyrotechnic competitions in the world.
Piknic Electronik: Montreal's Best Outdoor Rave
Piknic Electronik started in 2003 in Montreal courtesy of four gentlemen bent on bringing their favorite electronic tunes out of the dark recesses of the often pricey, sketchy, even creepy late-night afterhours scene and into the open, fresh, sunshine filled air of one of Montreal's favorite parks, Parc Jean-Drapeau. Find out what goes at Piknic, a spring, summer and fall tradition, every Sunday.
French Swear Words: Calice
Popular French swear words in Quebec include calice, a multipurpose curse that can be used not only as a noun, but as a verb. It also covers a variety of contexts and meanings.
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Montreal Spring Events 2014: Festivals You HAVE...
A Montreal spring events 2014 guide. The problem with spring in Montreal is it can feel like the season takes FOREVER to kick off. But Montreal is a city of festivals. We don't sit around waiting for the weather to give us the green light to have a life. One glance at my compilation of Montreal spring events in 2014 should properly clear that up.
Montreal Skating Rinks 2013-2014
A Montreal skating rinks guide to the 2013-2014 season. An affordable must on the list of Montreal winter activities and often a free of charge outdoor activity for those who bring their own skates, Montreal skating rinks offer an affordable activity for all sorts of occasions, whether you're contemplating first date possibilities, family activity options or are looking for something to fight off seasonal blahs. So don't hesitate to check out these top skaing rink choices, all in the city!
Montreal Planetarium
A Montreal Planetarium guide. Learn about our galaxy and beyond at the Montreal Planetarium or take it a step further and join the largest astronomy club in the province of Quebec.
A pothole damaged my car while driving in...
Find out what you can do if your car is damaged by a pothole in Montreal including information on submitting a claim for damages and filing a lawsuit.
FrancoFolies Montréal 2014 - Les...
FrancoFolies Montreal 2014, or the more appropriate title Les FrancoFolies de Montréal, is one of Montreal's most important festivals, attracting almost one million spectators over the course of 9 days, a grand celebration of the best in French music from Quebec and abroad every June, proposing roughly 200 concerts, most of which are free.
French Swear Words: Tabernacle
French swear words in Quebec generally slur in the direction of the Catholic church. Among them? Tabernacle, one of the more popular curse words from La Belle Province.
Montreal Circus Arts Festival: Montréal...
The Montreal Circus Arts Festival, or Festival international des arts du Cirque, is in its first edition, welcoming the world's finest circus artists to converge in Montreal three weeks in July.
Montreal Rooftop Sugar Shack Terrasse Nelligan
Montreal has a rooftop sugar shack. An urban rooftop sugar shack. It's called Terrasse à Sucre, French for “sugar patio” and comes alive every Friday, Saturday and Sunday in April.
Montreal Garbage Collection
A Montreal garbage collection guide. Find out when to take out the trash, recycling, green waste and large objects with this convenient online tool. Includes information on how to dispose of dead leaves in Montreal.
Montreal WiFi Hotspots
Montreal WiFi hotspots offering free wireless Internet access to laptop users keep multiplying in the city and organizations like Île Sans Fil are making it easier than ever to hook up, free of charge.
Montreal Irish Pubs - A Top 5
'> Photo © Evelyn Reid I like McKibbin's (the downtown one that is, never been to their other locations).
Yann Black: Your Meat Is Mine
Yann Black tattoos in photos as well as information on what to expect when booking an appointment at Black's Montreal-based Your Meat Is Mine salon. Yann Black is a Montreal tattoo artist originally from France, one of the most sought after avant gardists in his field, with clients booking overseas flights, patiently waiting up to a year, sometimes two, just to get inked by the graphic artist.
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Montreal dance events are popular and plentiful regardless of season. But when summer rolls around, outdoor dancing becomes an epidemic in this town. From free tango sessions to salsa lessons to popping to tunes spinned by international icons, find out what Montreal dancing events are outdoor musts.
Montreal Organic Food Baskets and Community...
Do organic food baskets suit your lifestyle? Find out the advantages and disadvantages of buying organic food baskets from local farmers.

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