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SPRING INTO MONTREAL EXERCISE

Though Montreal’s winters have a reputation of being unreasonably cold, over the past couple years they’ve been getting increasingly mild. This, however, has not stopped Montrealers from embracing the annual spring tradition of spending every last second they can outside. For this reason, there are an incredible amount of outdoor exercise opportunities to explore…

AUSSIE PIES INVADE MONTREAL STOMACHS

Montreal is a great city for eating because its residents have come from all over the world and brought their food with them. Italian, Greek, Indian, you name it. But how about the Australians? What do they even eat? Well, there’s a new place in Montreal that can help you deliciously get to the bottom of this important question…

JAZZ FEST AND QUARTIER DES SPECTACLES

The Festival International de Jazz de Montréal, taking over the city from June 25th to July 6th, is the world’s largest jazz festival. This year’s 31st edition could very well be the best yet. How can such bold predictions be made this far ahead? Read on to find out…

CONCERTS IN MONTREAL : MARCH, APRIL, MAY 2010

Like the city itself, Montreal’s concert scene begins to heat up in the spring before exploding into an almost-overwhelming array of music when the summer festival season rolls around…

BRINGING THE BELMONT INTO 2010

In the 1940s, the Belmont was a tavern frequented by local blue-collar workers. Since then its come in and out of prominence, but in 2010 it appears to be coming all the way back into Montreal nightlife relevance. Somehow it has managed to keep some of its no-nonsense roots while also playing host to some of the most buzzed-about musical acts out there…

STOPPING OFF AT RESERVOIR

People flock to St-Laurent, aka The Main, because it’s non-stop nightlife. But there are times that even the most committed party people need to take a quick detour to recalibrate their evening. Reservoir is the perfect place for that…

THE MACM GETS NOCTURNAL

In a city like Montreal that gives residents and visitors alike more nightlife options than there are darkly lit hours in the day, it often takes a unique idea to grab people’s attention. The MACM’s “Vendredi Nocturne” is managing to do exactly that…

2 NEW MONTRÉAL NIGHTCLUBS FOR 2010

It seems fitting, during this period of the nightlife calendar when we take stock of the past and look forward to the future, that I tell you about a couple new nightclubs in Montreal that will be big in 2010…

2 New Montreal Nightclubs for 2010

It seems fitting, during this period of the nightlife calendar when we take stock of the past and look forward to the future, that I tell you about a couple new nightclubs in Montreal that will be big in 2010…

The Best New Year’s Eve Parties in Montreal

Since we’ve already set the mood for New Year’s Eve in Montreal, in this post we’re going to blaze through a comprehensive guide of what to do on December 31st this year…