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Summer Fun in Montréal

Mark Sissons | Posted 08.12.2013 | Travel
Mark Sissons

Hot jazz, cool comedy, fine dining and fabulous European café culture. The world's second-largest French-speaking city after Paris promises all that and more during the sultry season.

LOOK: These 'Garbage Girls' Put Ke$ha To Shame

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.16.2013 | Arts

If you've ever fallen asleep between a bottle of hot sauce, a half-empty box of cookies and a used pile of tissues, you may be a garbage girl. This pa...

Maxim Vengerov to Conduct Montreal Violin Competition Finals

Laurence Vittes | Posted 07.14.2013 | Arts
Laurence Vittes

At the stroke of midnight on Saturday, the six survivors in the 2013 edition of the Montreal International Musical Competition, this year devoted to the violin, were announced from the stage of Bourgie Concert Hall at the Montreal Fine Arts Museum.

Over-the-Top Themed Hotel Rooms and Suites (PHOTOS)

Oyster | Posted 07.10.2013 | Travel
Oyster

Hotels often incorporate themes into their rooms, but these so-called themes are usually "classic elegance," "boho chic," or "understated luxury." In ...

On the Merits of a Cigar

Dora Levy Mossanen | Posted 06.24.2013 | Travel
Dora Levy Mossanen

I just returned from Montreal where, thanks to the Jewish Book Council and to the Montreal Public Library, I spoke to a group of around 70 or 80 members, whose many intelligent questions kept the evening lively and the auditorium buzzing.

Astoria Characters: The Pro-Active Parent

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 06.24.2013 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

"Cooking's very therapeutic," says Claudia Lieto-McKenna. "Even the smell is very calming. There's something about the ritual and the giving it away."

You... Complete Me

Posted 04.23.2013 | Comedy

As spotted by Reddit user Tcherno, these two guys on the Montreal subway don't appear to know each other, but some things were meant to be. (Or maybe ...

Movie Review: Starbuck

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.20.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Funny, surprising and full of heart, the French-Canadian comedy Starbuck has nothing to do with coffee (that name, after all, came from a character in Moby-Dick) and everything to do with redefining notions of family.

Where Bachelors (And Bachelorettes) Party

Oyster | Posted 05.19.2013 | Travel
Oyster

We bring you six of the most popular destinations for bachelor and bachelorette parties. But instead of limiting you to the traditional activities, we also offer alternative options for those looking for something a little different.

2 Inmates Escape From Jail In Helicopter

AP | BENJAMIN SHINGLER | Posted 05.17.2013 | World

MONTREAL — Two inmates made a daring daylight escape from a prison northwest of Montreal in a hijacked helicopter, then led police in a car chas...

Souvlakigate

Justine Frangouli-Argyris | Posted 05.11.2013 | World
Justine Frangouli-Argyris

Recently, the Quebec Board of the French Language sent a letter to a renowned Italian eatery in Montreal informing the owners that they were in violation of the law by daring to use the words 'pasta,' 'polpete' and 'bottiglia' on the menu instead of their French equivalents.

WATCH: Montreal's Amazing Musical Swing Set

OWN | Posted 03.13.2013 | OWN

A new take on a favorite childhood pastime is allowing even complete strangers to make beautiful music together in downtown Montreal. Each spring,...

littlefork, Hollywood's Best New Restaurant

Xaque Gruber | Posted 05.08.2013 | Los Angeles
Xaque Gruber

As a native New Englander who lives in Los Angeles, I was excited to dine on a recent evening with a female friend. Every single item was outstandingly fresh, delicious and a menu I want to revisit again.

From Poutine to Beignewiches, Where to Get the Best Food in Montreal

offMetro.com | Posted 04.29.2013 | Travel
offMetro.com

When it comes to finding great places to eat and drink on a quick getaway, we've often left things to chance, happening upon a hidden gem from the ...

PHOTOS: Where The Locals Shop...

Global Yodel | Posted 04.23.2013 | Travel
Global Yodel

If a picture of a destination is worth a thousand words, then a visit to its local market is worth a million. There is perhaps no other place that en...

Poutine Week Montreal, Smothered With Creativity

Menuism | Posted 04.08.2013 | Taste
Menuism

If there is one food item synonymous with the province of Quebec and the city of Montreal, it's poutine. Poutine is a dish that marries a great deal of fries, squeaky cheese curds, and ladles of gravy sauce. Some people think the combination is disgusting, but a majority of Quebecers think it's the holy grail of all dishes.

Premature Vultures Circle Cirque du Soleil

Howard Sherman | Posted 03.24.2013 | Arts
Howard Sherman

It is unfortunate that "zirkusschadenfreude" is not an actual German word, because there seemed to be a lot of it flying around last week, that is to ...

Montreal's Wild Winter Party

Off Track Planet | Posted 03.11.2013 | Travel
Off Track Planet

While we sit inside counting dust bunnies and waiting for spring, in Montreal, they embrace the winter freeze by marching down to the coldest part of their city to drink, dance and share good times with thousands of strangers.

2012's Notable Developments in Landscape Architecture

Charles A. Birnbaum | Posted 02.16.2013 | Arts
Charles A. Birnbaum

There are many reasons why landscape architecture "has gained stature in the public's imagination," as Alan Brake, Executive Editor at The Architect's...

PHOTOS: Francophone Spots Far From Paris

Oyster | Posted 02.09.2013 | Travel
Oyster

If you want to immerse yourself in the French culture, France is not your only option.

PHOTOS: 25 Great Destinations For The Holidays

Viator | Posted 02.04.2013 | Travel
Viator

There's no place more traditional to spend Christmastime than in Bethlehem, the birthplace of Jesus and the center of nativity scenes worldwide.

Gail Simmons' Food Tour Of Montreal

Fathom | Posted 12.17.2012 | Travel
Fathom

A luxe, cavernous space on a quiet street in Old Montreal with a sophisticated hunting and fishing lodge menu that's always rich and satisfying.

Andrew Burmon

PHOTOS: Montreal's Least Boring Office Park

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrew Burmon | Posted 11.05.2012 | Travel

At the edge of Montreal's Saint-Michel neighborhood, a zone known for the diversity of its immigrant populations and street gangs, a relatively unrema...

Best Places To Visit This Fall

U.S. News Travel | Posted 12.04.2012 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

How do you break up the long stretch of time between summer vacation and the holidays? With a fall break, of course. Autumn is a shoulder season for many destinations, which means discounted hotel rooms and cheaper airfare are easy to find.

Fiction As Travel Inspiration

Simona Rabinovitch | Posted 08.30.2012 | Travel
Simona Rabinovitch

What better way to get into the underbelly of a country, a culture, than through the ever-curious, angst-ridden soul of a fellow human being on that timeless quest for meaning, whether that person is real or imagined? It's no wonder travel is an omnipresent theme of modern fiction.