Tourisme Montreal’s new six part webseries “Montreal Boy: Some Strings Attached” recently premiered on LogoTV.com. Find out more about the places featured in Episodes 3 & 4 with this Queer MTL Travel Guide… Shopping in the Plateau & Mile End Montreal Plateau and Mile End is filled with trendy high-end boutiques and eclectic vintage shops. Explore the little streets, discover hidden gems, and find the perfect fitting pant. Definitely pop into Alibi (506 Rachel East) for a nice selection of men’s wear. Seeing All The Sights from Mont-Royal The most iconic views of Montreal requires a short hike up Mont-Royal to the Kondiaronk Belvedere. Take some city selfies, share a little kiss, and watch the city buzz below. Drinks & Dinner with New Friends Montrealers are a friendly bunch, and you’ll likely meet a few new friends hanging out around the city. Grab a meal and a few drinks at a local eatery like Madame Lee (151 Ontario East.) A Spa on a Boat If heaven on Earth exists, it’s confirmed that a small slice of it can be found at Bota Bota; spa-sur-l’eau floating in Montreal’s Old Port. The therapeutic nordic bath circuit will rejuvenate your mind, body & soul. The striking… / Read More →
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Considering that Montreal is often described as “old world charm with modern conveniences,” we thought it would be fun to relive some of the city’s old world charm with the help of a modern convenience: the animated GIF! A horse-drawn firesleigh races to save the people of Montreal from flames! This video of Montreal is likely one of the oldest in existence. It was originally copyrighted March 19, 1901 by Mr. Thomas A. Edison. Yes, that Thomas Edison. He shot it as some early test footage from one of his many inventions: the motion picture camera. Some early footage of a streetcar, automobiles and pedestrians hustling through an intersection in downtown Montreal. The Montreal Canadiens built their dynasty sans helmets. How did their faces not get totally busted up? Also, why is the door to the rink so tiny? Oh old things. Still unclear why Montreal ever got rid of these things. Look at how quaint they make everything look! The monorail zooms along Expo 67 with massive crowds milling below. While many of the pavilions have been demolished, the golf ball shaped American pavilion still stands. It’s now known as the Biosphere and houses an environmental museum. Maybe in… / Read More →
Gays love Gifs, and Gifs definitely love Gays. Here are 6 Fabulous Gifs that highlight the best of Montreal’s LGBT events, drag queens, and spirit. Note: Let the full page load before scrolling.