Doored Again! Discussing Bicycle Safety in Montreal
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‘m biking along in the early morning, riding down Sherbrooke for just one block. Suddenly, a taxi door flies open in front of me and now I’m lying on the pavement: bike on top of me, left arm red and bruised, helmet visor broken off and lying in the street. I was doored. It didn’t hurt too badly—no…

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La Bobineuse: Bringing Together Montreal’s Knitting Community

’Tis the season for wool, and La Bobineuse‘s got plenty of it. With their wealth of quality yarns and other knitting essentials, they’ve been a second home to Montreal’s knitting community since 1958. Considering Montrealers would be miserable without their knit-wear around this time of year, we spoke with La Bobineuse’s Flavie Mageau-Taylor about the products…

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Montreal Canadiens Season Preview: Everything You Need to Know
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Our beloved Montreal Canadiens begin their 105th season of play this Wednesday so we took a look at what Habs fans can expect this coming season. Hopefully PK Subban’s farts will help this year. Anyway, here’s our Montreal Canadiens season preview: The Year That Was: Last season, very few hockey journalists/prognosticators had the Canadiens reaching the NHL playoffs.…

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The Rise of Digital Literacy in Montreal

Whether you’re comfortable with it or not, you’re living in an increasingly digital world: one where businesses are no longer brick and mortar, where customer-care lines frequently refer you to their companies’ websites (through automated messages, of course). In-person services are a novelty and, for better or worse, phone books are all but extinct. This…

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17 Awesome Photos of Montreal’s Art Alley

Montreal’s Art Alley When Montreal Artist Kevin Ledo told us about this incredible hidden mural he’d been involved in, we couldn’t resist the urge to check it out for ourselves. The project was created by 42 Montreal artists who took over the back alley of an abandoned building near the Quartier des Spectacles. Unfortunately, the…

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NXNE: Why This Year Was Different

There’s so much more that goes into organizing a festival than booking a solid lineup. Finding venues, organizing schedules and acquiring sponsors are amongst the many issues that any festival organizer must deal with in order to make an event a success. When a given festival increases in popularity, however, a new infrastructural problem emerges: crowd control. This was…

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