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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.

Behind-the-Scenes At Aldo's Headquarters

Erica Lam | Posted 10.23.2012 | Style
Erica Lam

Look in your shoe closet. There's a very good chance a pair of Aldo Shoes sits in them. Or you might have a pair of shoes from one of Aldo Group's brands: Little Burgundy, Call It Spring, or GLOBO. I recently visited the head office of the Aldo Group in Montreal, getting a sneak peek into just where the "shoe magic" happens.

PHOTOS: Visiting Montreal For The Bagels

Charu Suri | Posted 10.20.2012 | Travel
Charu Suri

Being so intimately familiar with the dense and chewy texture of Murray's bagels in New York, or the reliably large kettle-boiled ones from Nussbaum & Wu, I wasn't expecting much from Montreal. But I was deliciously surprised.

Montreal: Our 5 Favorite Wine Bars

Food Republic | Posted 08.26.2012 | Home
Food Republic

I was in Montreal recently with a few oenophilic friends for a wine bar crawl. Didn't you know? Montreal is kind of a wine lover's paradise.

C2MTL: A New Kind of Business Conference

Karin E. Baker | Posted 08.13.2012 | Business
Karin E. Baker

The days of the yes man are over. Smart managers aren't looking for yes men (or women) -- they're seeking transformative insights and employees who challenge the status quo.

Cole Stangler

Occupy Gives Boost To Quebec Protesters

HuffingtonPost.com | Cole Stangler | Posted 06.05.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As Quebec's "student spring" continues to blossom, inspired Occupy activists have organized their own demonstrations of support across t...

Alex Kenjeev, Law School Grad, Pays Off $114,000 Student Loan Balance In Cash

Posted 05.24.2012 | College

For many law school graduates, it takes over a decade of steady monthly payments by check or automatic bank withdrawals to pay off student loans. N...

Louise Brooks and Silent Film Star in Montreal

Thomas Gladysz | Posted 07.21.2012 | Entertainment
Thomas Gladysz

Jean Dujardin, who won nearly every Best Actor award around the world for his portrayal of fading star George Valentin, prepared for his role by watching classic silent films and by studying silent era actors, notably Douglas Fairbanks.

Smoke Bombs Shut Down Subway

Reuters | Posted 07.10.2012 | World

OTTAWA, May 10 (Reuters) - The subway system in Montreal, Canada's second-largest city, was partially shut down on Thursday after someone set off sm...

Arianna Huffington's GPS for the Soul to Be Launched at C2-MTL 2012

Caroline Lavergne | Posted 06.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Caroline Lavergne

In case you haven't heard, Arianna Huffington will showcase the GPS for the Soul mobile application in a world premiere at C2-MTL, a global event on commerce and creativity taking place under Montreal's spring sun from May 22 to May 25.