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St. James United Church Montreal Nuit Blanche 2017

Montreal’s Nuit Blanche: Like a waking dream

Even though we were in Montreal, I started the evening with oeufs en meurette created by an award-winning chef from Lyon. Beyond the huge restaurant windows, a mirror-covered cement mixer threw disco ball-style lights on the snowy streets. Emerging from the restaurant, my group meandered through a streetscape that looked like downtown Montreal as imagined […]

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A rehearsal photo (without sets or costumes) from Orpheus' upcoming production of Catch Me If You Can. Photo courtesy of Orpheus Musical Theatre Society.

23 road trip ideas, from maple syrup and mustard to golf, gardens and theatre

Spring is coming—really! And you can get ready with gardening events in Kingston, Brockville and Toronto, or a golf show in Ottawa. I also have the scoop on maple syrup events, St. Patrick’s Day parades and parties, a cool art-and-food festival in Montreal, culinary fun in Merrickville and Ottawa, and a celebration of francophone culture […]

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