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Montreal's Santa Claus Parade: When, Where, How...
Montreal Santa Claus Parade 2014 edition details, including tips on beating the crowd and how to meet Santa. Of all Montreal parades, the Défilé du Père Noël is easily the most popular one of the year, attracting in the upwards of 300,000 people.
Montreal's New Year's Eve 2014-2015: These Top...
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's Best Christmas Events: 2014 Edition
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.
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.
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.
What's UltraAVX Like?
UltraAVX is dubbed the next level of cinema by its creators. What exactly is this next level?
Montreal Santa Claus Parade - Défilé...
There's more than one Montreal Santa Claus Parade, or the Défilé du Père Noël, and this one is the biggest, an annual parade held on Ste. Catherine Street in the heart of downtown Montreal.
Montreal November 2014 Events and Attractions
A Montreal November 2014 Guide. From holiday fun to nightly distractions, your guide to Montreal in November 2014 proposes a little something for every budget and every taste.
The Best Shopping Malls in Montreal
The first of three pages about Montreal's largest, better known or more prolific shopping malls.
What to See and Do in Montreal: Winter 2015
Montreal winter 2015 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.
What to Expect at Montreal's Hottest Sub Zero...
Igloofest, a series of DJ sessions held outdoors, takes place every weekend in January. Organized by the boys behind the popular Piknic Electronik series.
Free Things to Do in Montreal: Christmas...
Free things to do in Montreal come Christmas holidays? You bet. And bookmark this page. I'm going to keep adding freebies as we close in on Yuletide. It's gonna be a great holiday, folks!
The Best Outdoor Skating Rinks in Montreal
A Montreal skating rinks guide to the 2014-2015 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's Flashiest Skating Rink
Right on the Old Port, near Old Montreal's picturesque the Bonsecours Basin outdoor skating rink ranks high in flash and visual value but costs a bit more to skate in than other rinks in Montreal. Find out the details of Bonsecours Basin's 2014-2015 season.
Some Fireworks With Your Christmas?
Montreal Christmas fireworks, also known as TELUS Fire on Ice are an annual tradition at the Old Port, every Saturday in December. Find out when the next 2014-2015 holiday season fireworks are scheduled.
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.
The OTHER Montreal Christmas Parade
The Montreal Christmas parade, Défilé de Noël, is a low-key alternative to downtown Montreal's large Christmas parade. Find out when the Montreal Christmas Parade held and what other free fun is in store for the whole family.
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.
Comedy Festival Montreal 2015: 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.
What's Happening in Montreal This Weekend?
A Montreal weekend events guide. Maximize your Montreal weekend fun with a little guidance and a bit of planning
Montreal Christmas Shopping: A Short List of...
Montreal Christmas shopping options in 2014 are many. Overwhelmingly so. So what Christmas fairs are best bets for those of us with no time to scour every bazaar on the block? Which ones have the most artisans/gift ideas gathered in one spot? Are they located near major shopping centers, or at least a Metro station? How original and compelling are their wares? Are the prices affordable?
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.
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.
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's Best November 2014 Festivals &...
A Montreal Festivals November 2014 Guide. From holiday fun to nightly distractions, your guide to Montreal festivals and events in November 2014 proposes a little something for every budget and every taste.
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.
Montreal Winter Events: The Best Fests of the...
Discover the hottest Montreal winter events, all happening November through March.
Quebec Ski Deals
One of the best Quebec ski deals around, the Canada Lift Pass Program can save you hundreds in a single ski season. Find out how.
Planning to Celebrate New Year's in Montreal?...
New Year's in Montreal is a BLAST. If you play your cards right and plan for an evening you won't soon forget, you'll see exactly what I mean.
Enjoy Outdoor Ice Skating at Montreal's Beaver...
One of Montreal's more recently refurbished outdoor skating rinks, the Beaver Lake (called Lac aux Castors in French) outdoor skating destination atop Mont-Royal is a donut-shaped hit with locals.
How Low Does Montreal's Legal Drinking Age Go?
The drinking age in Montreal, Quebec is low compared to the rest of Canada and south of the border in the U.S.A.
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 Restaurants Open Christmas Day: Yes,...
Montreal restaurants open Christmas day. The restaurant situation in Montreal on Christmas Day can be a drag. Foodies across the city concur choices are limited to a handful of restaurants.
Is Winter in Montreal THAT Bad?
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.
7 Best Sports Bars in Montreal
From Chez Serge to Sharx, check out these seven interesting Montreal sports bars, each with their own unique twist and charm.
Guide to Montreal Snow Village 2014
A Montreal Snow Village 2014 activities guide. The Montreal Snow Village, a Montreal winter attraction which debuted January 18, 2012, is a Canadian and North American first, the only snow village of its kind to be built in a major metropolitan area worldwide.
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.
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 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.
Skating in Montreal at Parc La Fontaine
Parc La Fontaine's charm in the skating department is the park's characteristically long meandering ice paths that give you the feel of skating on a frozen stream or small river.
Homemade Applesauce Recipe
Making homemade applesauce is easy! Find out how to with this homemade applesauce recipe.
Pick Your Christmas Tree Near Montreal!
Montreal Christmas trees handpicked and chopped by you and yours can be a fun activity for the whole family. Find out where to go to pick your very own Christmas tree near Montreal.
Montreal Snow Village: Get the Scoop on...
A Montreal Snow Village schedule and admission fees guide. Find out how much it costs to visit the Montreal Snow Village as well as what admission includes.
Montreal's Best Izakayas: Which Japanese Pubs...
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 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.
Guide to 2014 Montreal High Lights Festival
Montreal High Lights Festival, or 'Festival Montréal en Lumière', is held every year around the dreariest part of February, lighting up our fine city with events and light shows for two weeks.
IPL Photofacial
IPL, laser, what's the difference? Find out. Page 3.
Montreal's Hottest Summer Festivals
The best Montreal summer events in 2015, 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.
Canadian Thanksgiving, Montreal Style: The...
Canadian Thanksgiving falls on the second Monday of October, and depending on where you live, like say in Quebec, it is celebrated differently. If at all.
Skate in the Heart of Montreal's Winter Village
The Olympic Park skating rink is possibly the most desirable Montreal skating destination for families. Find out everything you need to know, from today's opening hours to ice conditions to whether you'll need your own equipment, before heading for a day of skating at the Olympic Park.
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 Postal Codes
Montreal postal codes - or zip codes, a term rarely used in Canada - are easy to find with this postal code finder tool.
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.
Montreal December 2014: The Hottest Events and...
A Montreal December 2014 guide. From holiday fun to nightly distractions, your guide to Montreal festivals and events in December 2014 proposes a little something for every budget and every taste.
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.
What's Open and Closed in Montreal on Christmas...
What's open and closed in Montreal on Christmas and New Year's Day? 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 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 Winter Activities
Montreal winter activities, from skating to sliding, are affordable, easy to learn and and a lot of fun. Find out what's on offer, where the best spots are for these winter sports and how much it costs to rent equipment.
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.
The 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.
White Party 2015: Montreal's Bal En Blanc is...
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's Hottest Concerts in November: 2014...
Montreal concerts in November 2014, from indie to big tickets, are included in this Montreal concerts listing.
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.
Your Guide to the Montreal International...
Your Guide to the the largest international fireworks competition, the 2015 International des Feux Loto-Quebec.
Montreal January Weather
Your Montreal January Weather Guide features information on what temperatures to expect as well as guidance on what to wear on your next Montreal visit in January.
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 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.
Does Montreal Even Celebrate Thanksgiving?
Montreal thanksgiving ... do we actually celebrate Thanksgiving, or action de grâce, in Montreal? Depends who you ask.
Montreal Santa Claus Parade in Photos: The...
A Montreal Santa Claus parade photos slideshow. Clement skies and wispy winds made for a comfortable 64th edition of the Défilé du Père Noël, a popular attraction marking the official debut of Christmas holiday season in the city. Attracting in the upwards of 300,000 people, I sent out About.com Montreal's Clint Lewis to catch some of the more adorable highlights, seeing how many little ones ADORE this event. Did you and yours make the cut? View the photo gallery and see for yourself.
Montreal's Hottest December Concerts: 2014...
Montreal concerts in December 2014, from indie to big tickets, are included in this Montreal concerts listing.
Frostbite Risk Broken Down by Temperature
Ever found yourself panicking over how cold it is outside and whether you'll get frostbitten? Then you're going to love this piece on frostbite risk broken down by temperature. It details exactly what to do depending on the temperature outside.
Never Pay Retail Again in Montreal!
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.
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.
Skate Year Round at Montreal's Best Indoor...
Easily Montreal's best indoor skating rink is a fantastic excuse to get active! With a glass dome overhead and zero weather constraints, Montrealers and visitors can glide on the ice year-round in Atrium le 1000 and skate in comfort, wearing as little as a pair of shorts and a tank top if the fancy strikes. My favorite place to indulge in my favorite winter sport when I get too impatient waiting for outdoor skating spots to open their rinks, Atrium le 1000 is also my go-to rink when the weather screws up outdoor ice conditions. Great spot for visitors too since the rink is centrally located.
Montreal Winter Weather by Month
A Montreal winter weather guide with climatological details on a month to month basis, complete with information on average temperatures, average snowfall and advice on what to wear to stay warm and toasty.
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.
Mount Royal Park: Atop One of Montreal's Most...
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 Snow Tubing / Inner Tubing
Montreal snow tubing options are grossly limited in the city, even though sliding down a hill in an air-filled doughnut is possibly the most beloved activity in these parts.
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'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's Best December Festivals and Events
A Montreal festivals in December 2014 guide. From holiday fun to nightly distractions, your guide to Montreal festivals and events in December 2014 proposes a little something for every budget and every taste.
Very Excited Young Woman
Picture of very excited young woman. Take a peak of Montreal's largest Santa Claus Parade, the Defile du Pere Noel, an annual parade held on Ste. Catherine Street in the heart of downtown Montreal. Page 2.
How Long Does It Take To Get Frostbite?
How long does it take to get frostbite? Unless you're homeless or plan on getting stuck atop Mount Everest, it's not as bad as you think.
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,
Free Things to Do in Montreal: My First Top 10...
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!
Discover Montreal's Best Cross Country Skiing...
Montreal cross country skiing trails are all over the city. Find out where you can rent skis for the day and discover one of the most underrated sports of the season.
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 Museums: November 2014 Exhibits and...
A Montreal Museums November 2014 guide, listing the city's main museum exhibits and educational attractions.
Verdun Skating Rink Bleu Blanc Rouge
Verdun skating rink Bleu Blanc Rouge is a state-of-the-art outdoor skating rink made possible by the Montreal Canadiens' Children's Foundation. The size of an NHL regulation rink, the Verdun skating rink is open as early as November and stays open well into March thanks to an artificial cooling system that guarantees a consistently subzero surface, even in temperatures that lead to thaw.
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
Holiday Hockey Goat
A picture of a holiday hockey goat. Take a peak of Montreal's largest Santa Claus Parade, the Defile du Pere Noel, an annual parade held on Ste. Catherine Street in the heart of downtown Montreal. Page 6.
Very Excited Young Woman With Snow People
Very excited young woman with snow people. Take a peak of Montreal's largest Santa Claus Parade, the Defile du Pere Noel, an annual parade held on Ste. Catherine Street in the heart of downtown Montreal. Page 3.
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.
A Few Montreal Gift Ideas for Christmas
Montreal Gift ideas is a guide chock full of gift ideas are either made by Montrealers, distributed by Montrealers, serviced by Montrealers or sold by Montrealers. Whether it's Christmas or some other occasion, this Montreal gift guide has a little something for every taste and every budget.
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.
Montreal Festivals, Events, and Activities in...
A Montreal Festivals October 2014 Guide. From holiday fun to nightly distractions, your guide to Montreal festivals and events in October 2014 proposes a little something for every budget and every taste.
Montreal Parades
Montreal parades ('défilés' in French) come in all shapes and sizes, marching rain or shine across all four seasons. As for the city’s best and biggest? I compiled a handy list of Montreal’s chief parades, just below. Naturally, every one of them is offered free of charge.
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.
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
Fête des Neiges 2015: Montreal's Snow...
La Fête des neiges is Montreal's snow festival, an event staple every late January to early February where Montreal's Parc Jean-Drapeau turns into a winter wonderland. Open free to the public and geared particularly towards families.
Montreal's Most Beautiful Grounds Feature...
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.
Snow Person Greets Children
Picture of snow person greeting children. Take a peak of Montreal's largest Santa Claus Parade, the Defile du Pere Noel, an annual parade held on Ste. Catherine Street in the heart of downtown Montreal. Page 4.
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.
Time to Say Goodbye to the Blog and HELLO to...
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Montreal Nuit Blanche 2015: The Foolproofing...
Montreal Nuit Blanche is the city's all-nighter, a night where organizers encourage residents and visitors to stay up till the wee hours of the morning and partake in close to 200 mostly free activities involving culture, food, music and outdoor fun.
Gingerbread House on Wheels Up Close
Gingerbread house on wheels closeup. Take a peak of Montreal's largest Santa Claus Parade, the Defile du Pere Noel, an annual parade held on Ste. Catherine Street in the heart of downtown Montreal. Page 8.
Miranda Esmonde-White's Esmonde Technique,...
Miranda Esmonde-White is a Montreal stretch instructor, an elite fitness guru, a TV personality and in many ways, she's a modern day healer (seriously folks, this is not a stretch, just read on).
Ukrainian Dancers Dancing
Ukrainian dancers dancing. Take a peak of Montreal's largest Santa Claus Parade, the Defile du Pere Noel, an annual parade held on Ste. Catherine Street in the heart of downtown 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.
Gingerbread House on Wheels
Picture of a gingerbread house float. Take a peak of Montreal's largest Santa Claus Parade, the Defile du Pere Noel, an annual parade held on Ste. Catherine Street in the heart of downtown Montreal. Page 7.
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
Santa Claus Parade: Défilé du...
There's more than one Montreal Santa Claus Parade, or the Defile du Pere Noel, and this one is the biggest, an annual parade held on Ste. Catherine Street in the heart of downtown Montreal. Page 35.
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.
Where to Get the Best Poutine in Montreal
A review of the best poutine in Montreal.
The Highest Point in Montreal, Founded by a...
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.
Elf on Stilts
Picture of elf on stilts. Take a peak of Montreal's largest Santa Claus Parade, the Defile du Pere Noel, an annual parade held on Ste. Catherine Street in the heart of downtown Montreal.
Montreal Flu Clinics
Montreal flu clinics have been sprouting up since November 9, 2009 in response to what appears to be a growing concern in Quebec and Canada over swine flu, also known as the H1N1 virus. Find out where they are and more important, when you should consider visiting one.
Santa's Shoe Elf
Picture of Santa's shoe elf. Take a peak of Montreal's largest Santa Claus Parade, the Defile du Pere Noel, an annual parade held on Ste. Catherine Street in the heart of downtown Montreal. Page 15.
Montreal's Answer to Restaurant Week: How It...
Montreal Restaurant Week Taste MTL is a chance to discover Montreal restaurants, many of which are upscale, at affordable price points every fall season in the city. There is a little caveat I feel compelled to share though. But if you go in forewarned with eyes open, I suspect you'll enjoy your experience much more than if I were to send you in blind and let you find out the hard way.
Place des Festivals: Where Is It?
Montreal's biggest festivals, such as the Montreal Jazz Festival and Just for Laughs use the Place des
Bonhomme Carnaval in the Flesh
Picture of Bonhomme Carnaval. Take a peak of Montreal's largest Santa Claus Parade, the Defile du Pere Noel, an annual parade held on Ste. Catherine Street in the heart of downtown Montreal. Page 13.
Chaos Under Control
Panoramic image of the parade. Take a peak of Montreal's largest Santa Claus Parade, the Defile du Pere Noel, an annual parade held on Ste. Catherine Street in the heart of downtown Montreal. Page 14.
Santa Claus, Take Two
Picture of Santa Claus. Take a peak of Montreal's largest Santa Claus Parade, the Defile du Pere Noel, an annual parade held on Ste. Catherine Street in the heart of downtown Montreal. Page 24.
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.
'La Glissade': Montreal Slide, Sledding,...
La glissade, tobogganing, sliding. Whatever you call it, come wintertime kids love it! Find out where Montreal's best sliding hills are located and don't worry about buying a sled, all of these location rent equipment.
Crowd Is Delighted by the Dancing Dolls
Picture of delighted crowd. Take a peak of Montreal's largest Santa Claus Parade, the Defile du Pere Noel, an annual parade held on Ste. Catherine Street in the heart of downtown Montreal. Page 10.
Dancing Dolls
Picture of dancing dolls. Take a peak of Montreal's largest Santa Claus Parade, the Defile du Pere Noel, an annual parade held on Ste. Catherine Street in the heart of downtown Montreal. Page 9.
I'm Delighted by the Dancing Dolls
Another picture of the dancing dolls. Take a peak of Montreal's largest Santa Claus Parade, the Defile du Pere Noel, an annual parade held on Ste. Catherine Street in the heart of downtown Montreal. Page 11.
How to Pay Wayyyyyyyyy Less Than Retail Prices...
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Bonhomme Carnaval and Entourage
Picture of Bonhomme Carnaval and his entourage. Take a peak of Montreal's largest Santa Claus Parade, the Defile du Pere Noel, an annual parade held on Ste. Catherine Street in the heart of downtown Montreal. Page 12.
Parc Jeanne-Mance: One of Montreal's Best...
Jeanne-Mance Park, just across the street from Montreal's quasi-mountain, Mount Royal, is yet another coveted spot for outdoor skating in Montreal.
Walking Christmas Decorations
Take a peak of Montreal's largest Santa Claus Parade, the Defile du Pere Noel, an annual parade held on Ste. Catherine Street in the heart of downtown Montreal. Page 16.
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!
Mr. Peanut?
Picture of Mr. Peanut. Take a peak of Montreal's largest Santa Claus Parade, the Defile du Pere Noel, an annual parade held on Ste. Catherine Street in the heart of downtown Montreal. Page 17.
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.
The Only Guide You'll Need To Explore Montreal...
A Montreal fall 2014 guide. Montreal in the fall may seem like a lot of hustle and bustle with locals returning to their daily grind post Labor day. And you'd be forgiven for thinking festival season winds down in turn like, you know, how every other city in North America tempers its parties to make way for, I dunno, business conferences? There's just one thing, folks.
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.
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.
Because Upscale Fare Doesn't Have to Cost a...
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.
Montreal Restaurant Week 2015: 'Le Happening...
A Montreal Restaurant Week 2015 guide. Better known as Old Montreal's Le Happening Gourmand, this mini restaurant week of sorts has been, since 2008, following the examples of New York Restaurant Week and Toronto's Winterlicious but on a much smaller scale. A group of mid to high-end old Montreal restaurants cut menu prices roughly 30% to 40% come January.
Montreal Fireworks 2014-2015: When? Where??
A Montreal fireworks 2014-2015 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 November Weather
Your Montreal November Weather Guide features information on what temperatures to expect as well as guidance on what to wear on your next Montreal visit in November.
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.
Jamie Oliver's Maison Publique: Derek Dammann's...
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.
Snowshoeing Montreal / Montréal en...
Your Montreal snowshoeing guide covers over 50 km of trails. Called 'raquettes' in French, discover one of the city's many winter activities.
Holiday Princess, Maybe Fairy?
Picture of holiday princess, maybe fairy. Take a peak of Montreal's largest Santa Claus Parade, the Defile du Pere Noel, an annual parade held on Ste. Catherine Street in the heart of downtown Montreal. Page 21.
Santa Claus, Take One
Picture of Santa Claus. Take a peak of Montreal's largest Santa Claus Parade, the Defile du Pere Noel, an annual parade held on Ste. Catherine Street in the heart of downtown Montreal. Page 23.
Quebec Ski Resorts: A Few Best Bets
Quebec ski resorts -- we've got 80 and counting -- come in all shapes and sizes. Some are ideal for Sunday strollers, others are party central and there's a handful of runs that have what it takes to humble a pro. Here's a handful of the best Quebec ski resorts have to offer.
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 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.
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