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VIDEO: TASTE MTL restaurant profiles of Le Contemporain, Imadake and Le Castillon

For our first TASTE MTL 2013 video, we decided to take a look at Montreal’s downtown neighbourhood. We focused in on three great restaurants: Le Contemporain, the Musée d’art contemporain’s gourmet bistro, the wild izakaya called Imadake and finally the Hilton Montreal Bonaventure’s resto Le Castillon. So… have you made your reservations yet?   Come to Montreal and book a Sweet Deal Hotel Package with up to $500 in savings on great activities and attractions!

VIDEO: Montreal from Above

With the help of Air Saint Laurent, we recently had the chance to take our cameras up, over and around the island of Montreal. From the Old Port to Mount Royal, Parc Olympique to Parc Jean-Drapeau, we got a unique view of many of the iconic spots that make this city so special. Get in touch with the good folks at Air Saint Laurent and go see them yourself!

Sleeping Beauty gets retooled by Les Grands Ballets Canadiens

Mats Eks is a choreographer that the Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montreal have worked with before, and for good reason: he’s amazing at drama. Whether it’s Gisele or Swan Lake, the Swedish legend has a way turning the classic into the unexpected and getting at the heart of a story’s emotion. The secret ingredient? Realism…

Photo Gallery: People of POP Montreal 2013

We’ve talked about the music of Pop Montreal and we’ve talked about the festival’s art, fashion, films, symposiums, crafts and more, but we thought we’d end our coverage by putting together a photo gallery of some of the people that make the festival so great…

VIDEO: POP Montreal 2013: Thus:Owls, Secret Sun, Ango, Black Atlass and more

The 12th edition of Pop Montreal, the Montreal music festival made up of so much more than just music, was a whirlwind and we’ve got the video to prove it. From BBQs in the park to another incredible Puces Pop, from catching Thus:Owls and Secret Sun on the Ubisoft roof to ending the night with the incredible Ango and Black Atlass, we’re pretty exhausted but already looking forward to next year. See you there! Take advantage of your stay in Montreal with our Sweet Deal package filled with special offers valued at $500!  

Cruise ship tours: Montreal in three hours or three days

The island of Montreal offers the contemporary cruise ship passenger innumerable possibilities for their own three-hour stopover tour of the city. Or make it a three-day tour, depending on how long you’re docked…

OSHEAGA 2013: A PHOTO GALLERY BY SUSAN MOSS

The 2013 edition of Osheaga attracted a record-setting 135,000 people to Parc Jean-Drapeau for three amazing days and nights of music. While the big name artists are what draws people to the festival, it’s the audience that really makes it come alive. This photo gallery, by photographer Susan Moss, is devoted to them…

Chill Out in the Park at the FestiBlues Festival

August evenings in Montreal may be some of the most relaxing times of the year, when the pace of city life briefly slows down and everyone savours the end of summer. Combine the best of two summertime highlights – music festivals and the city’s green spaces – at the 16th edition of Festiblues International de Montreal, August 8-11 at Ahuntsic Park…

VIDEO: Osheaga Music and Arts Festival 2013

Osheaga, the rising star of Montreal’s summer music festival schedule, brought a record-setting 135,000 people to Parc Jean-Drapeau in 2013, setting the bar incredibly high for next year. And while a photo gallery may be worth several thousand words, it’s this amazing video that we think best captures what it was like to be there!

Cocktail time at the Botanical Gardens and Planetarium

The Botanical Gardens and Planetarium have made date night into a science, nay an art. If you’re looking to romance someone in a unique way this summer, then check out this date night itinerary featuring flowers, cocktails, and stars…