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THE MONTREAL CANADIENS CHILDREN’S FOUNDATION

The Montreal Canadiens Children’s Foundation is a great organization that has donated over $10 million to help children across Quebec. When we heard they were holding a charity hockey game at the Bell Centre just before the Habs started their 2011 playoff run, we got pretty excited…

BULL RIDERS, BOXING AND BASKETBALL IN MONTREAL

In a single sports post about the PBR Bull Riders Tour, Montreal’s boxing phenom Lucian Bute and his upcoming title defense, plus an appearance from the Harlem Globetrotters, I believe I’ve managed to quadruple the testosterone levels of this entire blog…

BUTTERFLIES AND FAMILY FUN IN MONTREAL

If you and your family are in Montreal for March Break, why not bring the children to the butterfly-filled Botanical Gardens for an amazing exhibit that you might just enjoy as well…

FREE THINGS IN MONTREAL: MARCH

Let the festivals and their related free events begin! Not that they ever stopped – not even winter can halt the arts in Montreal. But now that it’s March and the days seem to suddenly be brighter and longer (and slightly warmer), our enthusiasm for socializing also sees a considerable jump. We’re on our way to spring, and what better way to celebrate that fact, even if it does snow again, which it will, than by showing our smiling faces in public spaces…

THIS WEEKEND IN MONTREAL (FEBRUARY 10-13)

Love is in the air this weekend as the Valentine’s Day vibe heats up every corner of Montreal, from pop flamenco to modern dance, high-comedy theatre to low-tech shopping and more – it all might not melt the snow, but it’ll warm more than a few hearts…

FAMILY FUN AT PARC JEAN-DRAPEAU

You’ve only got one week left to get your family out to La fête des Neiges, but Parc Jean-Drapeau is a great Montreal destination for you and yours all year long…

NORTH AMERICA’S MOST FAMOUS ROLLER COASTER CELEBRATES 25TH ANNIVERSARY!

“Le Monstre” is a true landmark of the city of Montreal. Build 25 years ago, the famous roller coaster of La Ronde amusement park is not only the largest wooden roller coaster in Canada but also the tallest two-track wooden roller coaster in the world. Just last year, “Le Monstre” beat out Magic Mountain’s “X2″ to win the Six Flags Tournament of Thrills. Such achievements certainly deserve highlighting, so to celebrate 25 years of screams and sensations,  I headed to Parc Jean-Drapeau with my girlfriend Marie-Anne for a perfect girlfriend getaway! Take a look!