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Where to Stay in Montreal

John Nicholson | Posted 05.08.2016 | Home
John Nicholson

Montreal is all about F words -- fun, food, fashion, fitness, French, and a whole lot of fabulousness! On a recent trip to Quebec, I spent some time in Montreal exploring some of its higher-end hotels and figuring out what makes each one of these properties unique.

A Transit App for Los Angeles

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.04.2016 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

This is a true story. It's about the way many people get around Los Angeles and how more of us should navigate the City of Angels. Native Angelenos, new arrivals, older transplants like me, tourists and everyone in between.

Breaking Down UFC 186: Johnson vs. Horiguchi

Dan Shapiro | Posted 06.21.2015 | Home
Dan Shapiro

The Ultimate Fighting Championship returns to Montreal, Quebec, Canada for the first time in over two years on Saturday, April 25, with flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson headlining the UFC 186 card against challenger Kyoji Horiguchi.

New York Street Photography And Getting Up Close, Really Close

Michael Ernest Sweet | Posted 05.06.2015 | Home
Michael Ernest Sweet

All Photographs (c) Michael Ernest Sweet We've all likely heard the familiar Robert Capa quote, "If your photographs aren't good enough, you're not c...

Artist Inspired By 'Humans Of New York' Launches Series To Help Homeless In Canada

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 02.17.2015 | Home

A picture is worth a thousand words -- and its impact can be contagious, too. Inspired by the work of photographer and humanitarian Brandon Stanton...

Adjusting the Frequency: Women Take to the Airwaves

UN Women | Posted 04.15.2015 | Home
UN Women

. The discussion revolves around key questions: how has the women's causes changed; are women accessing decision-making roles; are they more equal today?

Amphipolis: "a Cosmopolitan Inhabitant in a Cosmopolitan Tomb"

Justine Frangouli-Argyris | Posted 02.28.2015 | Home
Justine Frangouli-Argyris

Perhaps the most knowledgeable person with respect to culture in Greece, including the numerous archaeological excavations and many ongoing cultural activities, she is a "power woman," closely monitoring the step-by-step progress of the exciting discovery at Amphipolis.

Oh No, Not Again

Laverne H. Bardy | Posted 02.23.2015 | Home
Laverne H. Bardy

I love having a man who enjoys conversing with me -- someone who actually listens and gives me feedback. But not now -- not with the price of gas so high.

"The Greeks: Agamemnon to Alexander the Great," an Unprecedented Exhibition in North America

Justine Frangouli-Argyris | Posted 02.08.2015 | Home
Justine Frangouli-Argyris

Five thousand years of history will be on display as a result of the exhibition, "The Greeks: Agamemnon to Alexander the Great," which will be inaugurated on December 12th at the Pointe-à-Callière Museum of Archaeology and History in Montreal.

Grand Finale, Ultimate Indignity - Blackballed by Greyhound: Canadian Odyssey on the Looney Front - Part 23

Mike Arkus | Posted 11.17.2014 | Home
Mike Arkus

The Ottawa reunion of us six old Cuba hands, class of the mid 60s, goes swimmingly. Our combined ages reach back to just before the birth of Abraham's...

Best of Abu Dhabi: Learning the Games People Play Through The Narcicyst's Rise

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 01.08.2015 | Home
E. Nina Rothe

The talented, charismatic, popular Iraqi-Canadian rapper named The Narcicyst first appeared on my cultural radar in 2009 when I watched City of Life. In his latest short film, a senses-overload experience titled Rise, Alsalman explores his roots and his ability to step away to comment on them.

8 Hot Tubs in Cool Places

Joy Pecknold | Posted 01.04.2015 | Home
Joy Pecknold

Baby, it's getting colder outside, but that's nothing a little hot tub can't fix. There's no shortage of pools and Jacuzzis to be found around the globe, but for those in search of more spectacular ones -- be it en suite or under the stars -- this is your list.

The Montreal Factor: Fact or Fiction?

Paul Stewart | Posted 12.22.2014 | Home
Paul Stewart

One of the great debates among NHL fans is whether certain referees tend to favor or go out of their way to penalize a specific team. Many fans think -- and some are truly convinced in their hearts -- that the officials are "out to get" their favorite team.

6 Chic Cities for Long Weekend Getaways

Joy Pecknold | Posted 12.08.2014 | Home
Joy Pecknold

Summer's over, but the fun needn't fade -- it's weekend warrior season.

Gruesome Crime Scene Photos Unveiled At Cannibal Trial (Warning: Graphic)

Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 10.02.2014 | Home

In the murder trial of Luka Magnotta, the so-called "Canadian Cannibal," jurors were shown gruesome crime scene photos of a blood-soaked apartment in ...

Michael Sweet's Disposable Camera

Michael Ernest Sweet | Posted 11.29.2014 | Home
Michael Ernest Sweet

All Photographs Copyright Michael Ernest Sweet For some time now I've been working on a series of photographs taken with disposable cameras. It's cal...

8 Under-The-Radar Foodie Cities

U.S. News Travel | Posted 11.09.2014 | Home
U.S. News Travel

The lesser-known dining scenes below are ambitious and unconventional, they're buzzing with new and noteworthy chefs, and they're diverse and unexpected.

Gay Man Claims A Kiss Got Him Booted From A Bar, But Owners Have Another Story

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Home

A Canadian student claims he and a male friend were kicked out of a popular bar in Montreal's Latin Quarter after kissing, but the venue's owner has a...

Where to Eat in Montreal Now

Fodor's | Posted 11.03.2014 | Home
Fodor's

That Montreal's food scene is impressive is hardly news, but a spate of new restaurants embracing the locavore ethos means there are more reasons than...

A Main Street Way to Help Obese People

Don McNay | Posted 10.24.2014 | Home
Don McNay

"Don't you know things can change Things'll go your way If you can hold on for one more day" -Wilson Phillips I'm 55 years old and morbidly obese. ...

So Over the Beach? 10 Amazing Non-Beach Alternatives for a Summer Getaway

Oyster | Posted 09.21.2014 | Home
Oyster

Don't get us wrong -- the beach will always hold a special place in our hearts. But when sandy toes and sunburn get to be too much, here are ten great alternatives to the typical beach getaway.

Music Lives, Live: Montreal Jazz Festival

Steve Schonberg | Posted 08.24.2014 | Home
Steve Schonberg

This week marks the start of the 35th Montreal Jazz Festival, an annual celebration of music that despite its name, really elevates a range of styles to an international stage for 11 days in Montreal.

The Best Murals At This Year's Montreal Arts Fest

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 08.19.2014 | Home
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Montreal has shown up again on our radar this summer because of the second annual MURAL festival, a large gathering of art fans, performances and live...

Ménage to Rock it Out at Portugal Day Events in Toronto, Montreal and New York's Central Park

Ashley Jude Collie | Posted 08.04.2014 | Home
Ashley Jude Collie

All over the world, Portuguese people will be joyfully celebrating the days around June 10, the tiny Iberian country's national holiday which is called Portugal Day.

CEOs Talk, Dreamers Listen

Valerie Frankel | Posted 07.29.2014 | Home
Valerie Frankel

During day one at C2MTL in Montreal, "a business conference somewhere between genius and insanity," several multi-milionaires delivered TED-Talk style inspirational speeches to the aspiring moguls in the audience.