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Out on the Town

Concordia Write Nights: Finding inspiration in unlikely places

Inspiration can come from anywhere, and Concordia Write Nights aim to help writers access it. The student-founded group organizes workshops, events, and writing groups in a variety of unusual locations across Montreal for anyone looking to develop their writing. Started by the Students’ Association for Graduates in English (SAGE) at Concordia University in 2015, Write… Keep Reading

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The Mile End Deli brings Montreal cuisine south of the border

Restaurateur Noah Bernamoff has brought a taste of Montreal to the streets of Brooklyn. In early 2010, Bernamoff opened the Mile End Deli, a restaurant serving up reimagined Montreal classics in the trendy Boerum Hill neighbourhood, which is popular among foodies for its plethora of highly-ranked restaurants.   Since its opening, the Mile End Deli… Keep Reading

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The history of Igloofest: The path to becoming one of the hottest festivals in Montreal

Every winter since 2006, Igloofest has provided Montrealers with the largest, rowdiest month-long party to occur at the Old Port. At the heart of the thumping beats and dancing people is Nicholas Cournoyer, the executive producer of the festival. Along with co-founder Pascal Lefebvre, Cournoyer thought of creating a festival in the middle of winter after… Keep Reading

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La Petite Floride: The magic school bus in the Mile End

Hidden away deep in the Mile End, at the corner of Rue Bernard and Avenue de Gaspé, sits a quaint school bus, a glowing skating rink, and, sitting outside the bus, is what seems to be a bar more fitting for tropical Hawaii than wintry Montreal. The café-bar’s name is written in bold black letters… Keep Reading

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An afternoon at The Word: The history behind the Milton-Parc gem

Over the course of their time at McGill, a large portion of students become familiar with The Word—a quaint bookstore located on Rue Milton. Even during its busiest hours, there is a special sense of serenity that emanates throughout the shop. A calm, coordinated silence embraces the room, and a warm light illuminates its dynamic… Keep Reading

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Hidden hot chocolate at La Distributrice

Rich chocolate, anchored in bitter notes, is blended with robust, fruity coffee. On the tongue, La Distributrice’s decadent mocha is equivalent to a warm hug: An eco-friendly, locally-sourced hug.  Walking along the busy street of Mount Royal Avenue, one could easily miss the small window shop home to this delicious winter staple. Its stark white… Keep Reading

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In the ‘Loop’: Lighting up the Place des Festivals

From Dec. 8 to Jan. 27, anyone walking through Quartier des Spectacles in downtown Montreal will be able to experience and interact with 13 large luminescent wheels scattered around the Place des Festivals. These are the product of Montreal’s annual Luminothérapie competition, launched Dec. 10, 2015. The winners of the competition, announced in October 2016,… Keep Reading

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