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Top things to do in Old Montreal

WRITTEN BY
Danny Pavlopoulos
February 28, 2019

A friend looking for best things to do recommendations in Toronto last week posted her query publicly on Facebook. Another friend responded, “go to Union Station and take the train back to Montreal”. I died of laughter. The truth is, most of my friends would have the same get-out-of-there approach when I mention being in Old Montreal. While I agree Montreal’s best neighbourhoods are where the locals are, there are exactly that, locals, in the best spots of the historic district. While not 100% true, the city’s east and west dividing boulevard St. Laurent also splits up the old town from touristy to non-touristy. From I LOVE MTL t-shirt shops on the cobblestone and pedestrian eastern stretch of St. Paul street to the many legit […]

 

How Montreal Lost its Training Wheels: The Ongoing History of Cycling in Our City

WRITTEN BY
Danny Pavlopoulos
February 10, 2017