A Taste for Montreal: Hot Dogs for Humanity

For three years I volunteered with Dans la Rue van, handing out hot dogs to Montreal’s homeless on Monday evenings. The first... Read More

The People’s Yellow Pages – A Guide to 1970s Underground Montreal

When I met Santropol owner Garth Gilker to talk about the café’s impact on the urban landscape, I ended up with more stories... Read More

Uncovering Rivière St Pierre during Nuit Blanche

In the Spring of 2009, I found an entry point into a sewer that now contains a portion of the former creek known as Rivière Saint... Read More

Photo du jour: J’aime ma ruelle

Bonne St-Valentin! Graffiti près de de la Roche et Saint-Joseph. Read More

Photo du jour : Bière d’épinette de Chez-Nous

A wonderfully kitschy gem located on Marie-Anne just east of De Lorimier, in the east end of the Plateau. Unfortunately the... Read More

Comment rendre ta rue plus sécuritaire (en 10 étapes faciles)

De menaçant à vivable — un court tronçon de goudron à Montréal est devenu plus sécuritaire pour tous ceux qui habitent dans (et... Read More

The Sunday Building Project – Now Actually on Sunday!

Thank you to those who offered  sage suggestions of camping stools from Canadian Tire for under ten dollars. I will resort to that... Read More

Photos du Jour: Occuper vs vivre Montréal

Zoom sur Square Victoria, le 5 novembre, 2011. Plus de photos ici. Read More

Montreal moves on Open Data

For just over a year, Montréal Ouvert has been pressuring the city to provide data to citizens that is readable by a computer program... Read More

Photo du jour: Rue Crémazie, l’église Saint-Alphonse-D’Youville convertie

Elles ne peuvent pas toutes survivre, mais j’ai l’impression que la perte est plus lourde qu’à l’habitude... Read More