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These articles are the most popular over the last month.
Guide to Montreal's 2014 Gay Pride Parade
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 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.
Montreal: Your Summer Bargain-Shopping...
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Montreal August Events and Attractions You...
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'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.
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.
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.
The Best Shopping Malls in Montreal
The first of three pages about Montreal's largest, better known or more prolific shopping malls.
Your Guide to the Montreal International...
Your Guide to the the largest international fireworks competition, the 2014 International des Feux Loto-Quebec.
Montreal Concerts: August 2014
Montreal concerts in August 2014, from indie to big tickets, are included in this Montreal concerts listing.
10 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.
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.
All You Need to Know About Montreal Taxis
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.
15 Montreal Brunch Spots You'll Love
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 Weekend Events
A Montreal weekend events guide. Maximize your Montreal weekend fun with a little guidance and a bit of planning
Ventes Trottoirs St. Laurent Street Sales,...
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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.
Montreal's Hottest September Events and...
A Montreal September 2014 Guide. From holiday fun to nightly distractions, your guide to Montreal in September 2014 proposes a little something for every budget and every taste.
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.
Dance Under the Sun and Stars For \$15 or Less
Montreal summer dancing is a popular activity with locals. 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 Labour Day 2014 (Labor Day)
A Montreal Labour Day guide. Find things to do Montreal Labour Day weekend quickly with this complete guide. Features Montreal events and activities running August 31 to September 3, 2012.
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.
Montreal Festivals: September 2014
A Montreal Festivals September 2014 Guide. From holiday fun to nightly distractions, your guide to Montreal festivals and events in September 2014 proposes a little something for every budget and every taste.
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.
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!
Find a Montreal Gym You Can Actually Afford
Joining a gym can be expensive. But these Montreal gyms offer competitive prices perfect for someone on a tight budget. Page 4.
Montreal Concerts: September 2014
Montreal concerts in September 2014, from indie to big tickets, are included in this Montreal concerts listing.
Guide to Using BIXI: Montreal's Public Bike...
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 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.
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 Jazz Clubs Every Jazz Fan Shoul
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.
Montreal Food Good Enough to Eat
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 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.
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 Museums: August 2014
A Montreal Museums August 2014 Guide, listing the city's main museum exhibits and educational attractions.
Pride Montreal Parade Photos
Pride Montreal parade in photos. The Pride Montreal parade is one of the city's hottest summer highlights, and according to the globetrotting LGBT community, Montreal is among the best places in the world to celebrate gay pride, up there with San Francisco, Berlin and Sydney.
What's UltraAVX Like?
UltraAVX is dubbed the next level of cinema by its creators. What exactly is this next level?
Montreal's Public 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.
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.
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.
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.
Vergers / Orchards Near Montreal
Apple picking season, a popular fall activity in Montreal, is from mid-August to late October in Quebec. Discover popular as well as hidden gems in the orchard world an hour or less from Montreal.
Place des Festivals: Where Is It?
Montreal's biggest festivals, such as the Montreal Jazz Festival and Just for Laughs use the Place des
What to Expect at Igloofest 2015
Igloofest, a series of DJ sessions held outdoors, takes place every weekend in January. Organized by the boys behind the popular Piknic Electronik series.
Montreal September Weather
Your Montreal September Weather Guide features information on what temperatures to expect as well as guidance on what to wear on your next Montreal visit in September.
Montreal's Got Zoos... Really
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 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.
Homemade Applesauce Recipe
Making homemade applesauce is easy! Find out how to with this homemade applesauce recipe.
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: What's Open and Closed on Labour Dat?
What's open and closed on Labour Day in Montreal? Find out with this nifty guide.
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.
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.
Montreal October Weather
Your Montreal October Weather Guide features information on what temperatures to expect as well as guidance on what to wear on your next Montreal visit in October.
Montreal Gay Village: A Montreal Neighborhood...
One of the largest gay villages in North America, find out more about living, working and playing in Montreal's Village Gai or
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.
Canada Labour Day Weekend in Montreal
Canada Labour Day weekend in Montreal as well as in the province of Quebec as a whole is rife with business closures, countryside getaways and a collective lamentation over the symbolic end of summer, which coincides with the first Monday of every September across Canada as well as the United States. So. What is there to do on such a weekend?
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.
Where to Get the Best Poutine in Montreal
A review of the best poutine in Montreal.
10 Montreal Costume Shops Worth Checking Out
A Montreal costumes guide ideal for Halloween as well as year-round events, including shop information and price range.
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.
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!
IPL Photofacial
IPL, laser, what's the difference? Find out. Page 3.
Montreal Sales: Sign Up For Sample Sale...
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Where to See a Movie in Montreal
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.
ÎleSoniq: Montreal's Summer EDM Destination
IleSoniq is Montreal's chief EDM festival, a chance to catch some of electronic music's hottest acts under the same proverbial roof. Hot properties from other genres, notably hip hop, are also thrown into the mix. Organized by the peeps behind Osheaga.
Montreal Winter Weather
Montreal winter weather gets a bad rep. As it should. It's bloody brutal if you're not prepared. But if you get your wits about you, it can be loads of fun. Or at least bearable.
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.
Montreal Postal Codes
Montreal postal codes - or zip codes, a term rarely used in Canada - are easy to find with this postal code finder tool.
Ever Gone on a Ghost Walk?
Montreal ghost walks and ghost hunts in 2014 run from June until October. Also known as Les Fantômes du Vieux-Montréal.
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.
FrancoFolies Montréal 2014 - Les...
One of Montreal's most important festivals attracts almost one million spectators over the course of 9 days, a grand celebration of the best in French music.
Montreal Halloween 2014: Activities for Adults
Your guide to Montreal Halloween 2014 events and activities for adults, from nightclub parties to ghost walks and more!
Going Biking? You'll LOVE These Montreal...
Montreal has got a LOT of great parks. But which ones are best for cycling? Montreal is considered a bicycle-friendly city, after all, at least in theory.
Tam Tam Fans
Tam Tams in Montreal is a popular drum and dance activity with locals, and a hit with tourists, every summer Sunday on Mont Royal. Find out what to expect and check out some photos of the event! Page 10.
World Press Photo Exhibition Visits Montreal
Every year, the World Press Photo exhibition visits Montreal, featuring some of the best photojournalism of the past year via its over 100 award-winning images. Visceral, disturbing and thought-provoking, World Press Photo is a reminder to the world that photojournalism isn't dead. At least not yet.
The Montreal Fashion and Design Festival
Find out more about the Montreal Fashion and Design Festival, an annual five-day event held in August.
Is the Montreal Jazz Festival THE Biggest Event...
The Montreal Jazz Festival is one of Montreal's largest festivals of the year, attracting crowds in the seven digits.
This Old Montreal Tourist Trap Solution Will...
Patisserie Harmonie Bakery is not only one of my favorite foodie pit stops in Montreal, it's my ultimate Old Montreal tourist trap solution.
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!
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.
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.
Should You Get an IPL Photofacial? Read This...
A photofacial review. Find out if an IPL photofacial is for you as I walk you through each step of my treatment plan.
Montreal Foliage: Top 6 Destinations
Montreal fall foliage can be found on practically every street corner, but the following Montreal fall foliage destinations are particularly picturesque, if only for the variety of tree species they offer, a mix of shapes and colors you just can't find everywhere.
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.
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.
Pointe-à-Callière Events: 18th...
Pointe-à-Callière's 18th century market is a fun and free event held every late August in Montreal. It's a public market reenactment of what it was like to shop, dress and socialize with the Montreal community circa 1750.
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.
Montreal Clock Tower Beach
A Montreal Clock Tower Beach guide, complete with photos and information on accessing the grounds. The clock tower beach Located in Old Montreal's Old Port.
Montreal Restaurant Week 2014: Taste MTL
Montreal Restaurant Week Taste MTL is a chance to discover Montreal restaurants, many of which are upscale, at affordable price points. Held in the fall.
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.
Quebec Fall Foliage Report
A Quebec Fall Foliage report. Fall colors are gorgeous across the province but it can be tricky catching them in their peak glory, as the season varies every year and different regions peak at different times. Find out when and where the season for leaf-peeping is in full swing with this Quebec fall foliage report.
Montreal October 2014: Events and Attractions
A Montreal October 2014 Guide. From holiday fun to nightly distractions, your guide to Montreal in October 2014 proposes a little something for every budget and every taste.
Orange Julep Gibeau: A Montreal Car Magnet in...
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. Take a look at the vintage muscle cars I spotted by consulting this Orange Julep photo gallery.
Comedy Festival Montreal Just For Laughs (AKA...
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's Best High Tea Rooms
Montreal high tea rooms are few and far between. But the Montreal high tea rooms that are out there are rather lovely.
Montreal Floralies Gardens - Jardins des...
The Floralies Gardens or Jardins des Floralies is 25 acres of horticultural history. Originally created by some of the world's best landscape artists who participated in the 1980 International Floralies fair, the gardens became a permanent city fixture and are now maintained by Parc Jean-Drapeau.
Montreal's Hottest October Festivals and Events
A Montreal Festivals October 2013 Guide. From holiday fun to nightly distractions, your guide to Montreal festivals and events in October 2013 proposes a little something for every budget and every taste.
A Walking Tour of Petite Patrie
From housewares to clothing, wedding dresses to furniture, Plaza St-Hubert is a great place for bargain hunters. Page 6.
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.
Montreal Chinatown
Montreal's Chinatown is modest in size compared to those in Toronto and Vancouver but it doesn't seem to matter to locals who keep coming back to this tourist-designated pedestrian area for its specialty shops, activities and festivals in Sun Yat-Sen Square and of course, the food.
Eating Local in Montreal: Sign-up Season for...
Don't count on finding oranges in your CSA baskets --you'd have to be slightly insane to try and grow oranges considering Quebec's climate is the polar opposite
Westmount Greenhouses
The Westmount Greenhouses? Heart at first sight. What is without a doubt one of my favorite oases on the island of Montreal is also the only place in Montreal that houses a banana tree, orchids, deep purple hyacinths, a fountain as well as a shallow, audible waterfall and opens itself to the public completely free of charge.
Montreal New Year's Eve: 2015 Events
Montreal New Year's Eve 2014-2015 events are countless. But which ones are best bets? If you love going out, dancing to the latest beats and don't mind the crowds or getting your feet a little wet, then my Montreal New Year's Eve top picks are sure to please!
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.
6 Best Sports Bars in Montreal
From Chez Serge to Sharx, check out these six interesting Montreal sports bars, each with their own unique twist and charm.
See Maple Syrup Made at a Montreal Sugar Shack
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.
Montreal August Weather
Your Montreal August Weather Guide features information on what temperatures to expect as well as guidance on what to wear on your next Montreal visit in August.
Kyozon Montreal Asian Bar Brasserie
Kyozon is a Montreal kaiten zushi bar that proposes itself as an all-in-one destination, a place to eat, drink, lounge and party into the wee hours, complete with kaiten mezzanine featuring new Asian cuisine.
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.
What to See in Montreal During Winter 2014
Montreal winter 2014 will be much like Montreal winters from previous years, months that can be nothing short of enchanting for people from out-of-town. As for residents, well, many locals love this city to pieces yet dread the colder, shorter days of Montreal winter life. But somehow, that joie de vivre Montrealers are known for never quite extinguishes itself and legion are those who thrill in its many perks. Find out what they are.
Tam Tams Montreal
Tam Tams in Montreal is a popular drum and dance activity with locals, and a hit with tourists, every summer Sunday on Mont Royal. Find out what to expect and check out some photos of the event!
Quartier des spectacles in Montreal
The Place du Quartier des spectacles, or Place des Festivals , is part of a new Montreal entertainment
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.
Accès Montréal Card - Montreal...
Accès Montréal, also called the Montreal Access Card, can save Montreal residents money on everything from the latest museum exhibits, spa treatments and even day camps for kids. Find out how to get your own Accès Montréal card.
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.
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 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.
Montreal Christmas Celebrations and Events...
Montreal Christmas - or Noël - events and activities as well as shopping options are plentiful, as per usual, and 2014 promises yet another great Christmas season. Whether you love or loathe the holidays, celebrate with or without family, it can be a really fun time of the year, even solo! Tailor a Montreal Christmas - or humbug season - that suits you and your lifestyle with a little help from your Guide to a Montreal Christmas.
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 Fall Weather
Montreal fall weather is mixed bag of pleasant temperatures and common downpours, a prime time for leaf peeping and apple picking as summer days make way for crisp winds and shorter, cozier days. Click through for a month by month guide to the season, complete with information on average temperatures, average rainfall and advice on what to wear for the season.
Apple Picking Orchards Near Montreal
Apple Picking Orchards Near Montreal? Take your pick, no pun. There are literally dozens of orchards one hour or less from Montreal. Included in this guide are a comprehensive list of orchards as well as an apple picking solution for those of you who do not have a car. And... I even included recipes to help you figure out what to do with all those apples once you bring them home.
Kurios Review: Cirque Preview and Photo...
Photo © Clint Lewis Kurios, Cirque du Soleil's latest creation, premiered last week but apart from an exclusive media preview a couple of weeks prior,
Time to Say Goodbye to the Blog and HELLO to...
Well folks, the time has finally come. The blog section (Headlines) on About.com Montreal is being deprecated as of June 2, 2014 to make a way for About.com's
Montreal Concerts: October 2014
Montreal concerts in October 2014, from indie to big tickets, are included in this Montreal concerts listing.
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.
Verdun Greenhouses Social Dance 2014 Schedule
Montreal's Verdun Greenhouses are the site of a popular activity with locals: outdoor dancing. Tourists are more than welcome to join in too, as long as no one minds that the outdoor locale is slightly off the beaten path, located southwest of downtown Montreal.
Can Montreal landlords increase the rent by any...
Raising the rent in Montreal: How much is too much?
Montreal June 2014 Events, Festivals, Concerts,...
Just a quick note to say your Montreal June 2014 calendars, complete with information on the month's hottest events, festivals, concerts and museum exhibits is
Montreal Vegan Café Meets Jazz Club...
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.
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.
Xavier Dolan Wins at Cannes: Mommy Scoops Up...
Above: Mommy writer/director Xavier Dolan with the film's lead, Anne Dorval. Dolan and Dorval previously collaborated and co-starred in the Montrealer's
Montreal Restaurants: Upscale Late-Night Menus
Upscale Montreal restaurants are increasingly offering special deals in the form of late-night menus, to the collective delight of foodies on a budget. But not all late-night menus are made equal. I've hand-selected some of the best ones available for your consideration, which include amazing prices on some of the best steaks, French bistro, Portuguese and sushi available within city limits. Page 2.
Montreal's Urban Beach: Plage du Parc...
Come take a closer look at the very accessible Montreal beach Plage du Parc Jean-Drapeau. Located in the park by the same name.
Montréal en Lumière 2014: Come for the Lights,...
Photo courtesy of Montréal en Lumière © Ulysse Lemerise B. Montréal en Lumière's 2014 edition is fast approaching, kicking off this February 20 running
Cap St. Jacques Nature Park
Perhaps better known as the 'other' beach in Montreal, Cap St. Jacques is the city's largest park, a whopping 288 hectares (712 acres) of silver birch and maple woods, fields and farmland.
Tam Tams Montreal: In the Thick of It
Tam Tams in Montreal is a popular drum and dance activity with locals, and a hit with tourists, every summer Sunday on Mont Royal. Find out what to expect and check out some photos of the event! Page 13.
Discover the Ecomuseum: A Montreal Zoo and...
An Ecomuseum guide. The Ecomuseum Zoo, a wildlife park located on the island of Montreal, wasn't always as it is today, having opened its doors in 1988 after years of work revitalizing an area that was wetlands once upon a time. But that ecosystem went out the window with the '60s, when the grounds became landfill.
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?
Kyozon Asian Bar: Montreal Does Kaiten Zushi
Photo courtesy of Kyozon Sushi Bar Kaiten is anything but new in Japan and select international destinations such as San Francisco, New York, and
Montreal Smoked Meat
Montreal smoked meat. You've heard about it, some people salivate like Pavlov's dogs at the sight of it, others complain that it's a pastrami wannabe, but what is it exactly? And where are the best places to eat Montreal smoked meat? Page 2.
Find Montreal jobs with Emploi-Québec, a provincial government agency that helps residents find jobs through job search listings, career counseling and financial assistance programs. Find out what Emploi-Quebec can do for you.
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.
Piknic Electronik 2014 Lineup, Dates and Details
Piknic Electronik 2014 lineup, dates and details are covered right here, courtesy of electrohead and About.con Montreal expert Evelyn Reid.
Sochi 2014: The Dufour-Lapointe Sisters Are...
From left to right: Maxime Dufour-Lapointe (age 24), Chloe Dufour-Lapointe (age 22) and Justine Dufour-Lapointe (age 19). Photo courtesy of Les Soeurs
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.
Montreal Christmas Events
Find Montreal Christmas events that suit your budget and lifestyle, from special museum exhibits to carols, theatre to ice skating plus several free happenings perfect for the whole family.
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.
The Best Outdoor Skating Rinks in Montreal
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!
Parc Jean-Drapeau in Montreal
Parc Jean-Drapeau is a casino, a beach, an English garden, a tech house rave, a roller coaster, a haven to flower-blooming trees and waterside willows; it's a destination unlike anywhere else in Montreal.
Montreal December Weather
Your Montreal December Weather Guide features information on what temperatures to expect as well as guidance on what to wear on your next Montreal visit in December.
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