5 à Sucre

Head to Hôtel Nelligan for their rooftop sugar shack

Until the end of the month, Montrealers in the mood for maple can indulge in Quebec’s typical sugary, meaty meal without ever leaving the city. Hôtel Nelligan’s Terrasse à sucre, now a three-year old tradition, treats young urban professionals and tourists to lively evenings of Quebec folk music, a superabundant sugar shack spread and an…Read article >>

La Cabane is back! Sugar Shackin’ it up in the Old Port

Turning the sugaring-off tradition into an urban gourmet affair

This year, the popular urban sugar shack is set up at the Café des Éclusiers par Apollo. Which is perfectly fine by me, since that happens to be literally across the street from where I live. Not that the former venue was that far either (for the previous years, it was held at the restaurant…Read article >>

La Nuit Blanche

The all-nighter we look forward to each year

Montrealers know how to party and the Nuit Blanche proves it with over 1000 activities lined up for tonight’s 10th year anniversary of the soirée. I tend to stick to the same plan each year starting with a trip through the Art Souterrain followed by a visit to the MAC and usually ending with a…Read article >>