By Devin Alfaro
Photo du jour : Suburban duplexes
A car-friendly adaptation of the classic Montreal duplex, common in many early post-war inner suburbs. These examples are on Rue Ducas in Lasalle.
A new era for Montreal-Quebec relations?
A month has now passed since the provincial elections and the dust has finally settled. The new MNAs have been sworn in and the new cabinet is in place...
Photo du jour : Khanda
A Khanda, one of the main symbols of Sikhism, visible on the gate of the Gurdwara Guru Nanak Darbar in Lasalle.
Photo du jour : Election special
Graffiti in a laneway near St-Denis and Villeray.
Montreal, the forgotten election issue
Former federal Prime Minister Kim Campbell was once infamously quoted (supposedly out of context) as saying that “an election is no time to...
Montreal’s election prospects
In the federal election of May 2011 Montreal’s political geography was rewritten as the orange wave knocked out long established incumbents from...
Photo du jour : Silo 5
The Old Port’s Silo 5, out of commission since 1996.
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 casse-croûte in question is...
Photo du jour : Most beneficient and most glorious reign
Detail of a monument to Queen Victoria, in Dorchester Square. The amount of “The Maple Leaf Forever” style kitsch in this one public space is...
Photo du jour : Dorchester Square
Dorchester Square looking towards the north, as seen last fall. The prominent statue is a monument to Montrealers who fought in the Boer War. Extremely...
Opposition showdown in Rosemont on the horizon
Vieux-Rosemont council district. Last week Vieux-Rosemont city councillor Pierre Lampron resigned, citing personal reasons. Having previously been the...
Photo du jour : Wilfred Laurier monument
The back of the Wilfred Laurier monument, in Dorchester Square, as seen last fall. Its design features the crests of the provinces imbedded in a stylized...