Tag: Plateau

Dining in a movie scene

This year, you can spice things up for Valentine’s Day by travelling through time. Le Roseline, located at 5014 Saint-Laurent, is the product of Jean-Marc Renaud’s work. With an illustrious career working on set design in TV shows and advertisements, Renaud opened a cafe-bar in December 2019 that recreates the […]

Skin deep

In an airy Plateau studio space perched high above Saint Laurent, Instagram dreams come true. It’s clear from the neon sign, white walls, and minimalistic furniture that Black Rose Tattoo is a millennial haven. Laden with house plants, it bears a closer resemblance to a trendy open office space or […]

So long, Marie-Anne: Gentrification’s impact in the Plateau (The McGill Tribune)

So long, Marie-Anne: Gentrification’s impact in the Plateau

Many McGill students will tell you that they went ‘home’ over the Thanksgiving long weekend. It’s a revealing statement: Despite spending eight months of the year in Montreal, for many, home still means somewhere else. However, the student body’s effect on the city is permanent. Neighbourhoods like the Plateau, Saint-Henri, […]

Three hole-in-the-wall resto-bars to celebrate the end of the semester

Nowhere has the term “hole-in-the-wall” been more applicable than in Montreal’s Plateau-Mont Royal. Every few blocks, in between the Plateau’s signature brownstone apartments, a bar is hiding on the corner of a residential street. Keeping with the area’s welcoming atmosphere, these bars are filled with friends meeting after work, or […]