I’ve been renting an apartment in my old neighbourhood, Montreal’s sought-after Plateau/Mile End hipsterplex. I was warned by the owner to look both ways when walking out the door, since one of the city’s busier bike paths is 2 steps away (before the parking and roadway). No mishaps so far, and it’s been nice hearing … Continue reading
Bus stuck in street hole – Montreal – CBC News. I think this is a hoax perpetrated by Toronto. Or possibly a hole perpetrated by Toronto. Either way.
Montreal’s progressive Plateau Mont Royal borough will be home to seven (yes, 7) new farmer’s markets this summer. Granted, they’re only open one day a week to start, and operate on what one skeptic called “banker’s hours” – fairly irrelevant to the student, freelance, work-from-home, family and somewhat-employed demographic common to the Plateau – … Continue reading
Montreal’s Hour Magazine lamented by its own Three Dollar Bill Bugs smooches mentor Nick Auf der Maur Richard Burnett , 7/4/11 – Well, it has come to this: The global decline of newspapers has claimed yet another victim, Montreal’s venerable Hour magazine, at least as you’ve known it, which for almost 20 years has always … Continue reading