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6 tasty shawarma places you have to try in Montreal

Posted on 14 June 2021

If you’re craving a heaping plate of a Middle Eastern-style shawarma, you’re in luck because Montreal is loaded with tasty options. Whether you need a shawarma fix for lunch, a late-night pick-me-up, or a giant platter for dinner, Montreal will not let you down. Shawarma is the process of grilling lamb, chicken, pork, or beef on a rotating vertical cone that cooks and caramelizes its outer l ...

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Bar terrasses reopen in Montreal with restrictions that may be tough to enforce during playoff hockey

Posted on 14 June 2021

Montrealers still can't get a drink in a bar in the city, but the terrasses are open and hopping just in time to welcome those donning bleu-blanc et rouge to watch the unexpected Montreal Canadiens' playoff run. Today is the first time in just over eight months that bar owners have been allowed to serve drinks on their outdoor areas, as restaurants did two weeks ago. The rules are the same for b ...

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Sushi Momo Owner to Expand His Vegan Empire With Bvrger

Posted on 14 June 2021

The vegan burger competition is heating up in Old Montreal, with the upcoming addition of Bvrger from prolific chef and restaurateur Christian Manuel Ventura Alatorre. Alatorre is the originator of one of the city’s most beloved vegan spots, Sushi Momo, as well as other meat-free establishments like Casa Kaizen, which interlaces Mexican and Asian flavours in tapas form, and eight-month-old Plat ...

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Chuck Hughes’ Old Montreal Restaurant Le Bremner Shutters After 10 Years

Posted on 14 June 2021

Disappointing news for Old Montreal — and many Montrealers — today: Restaurateur, television personality, and prolific grocery item developer Chuck Hughes’s acclaimed seafood-centric basement restaurant Le Bremner has officially closed. Hughes announced the news on his Instagram account today (June 7), blaming a dispute with his landlord at 361 St Paul Street East as the defining reason for ...

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Montréal Holt Renfrew renewed as sustainably forward luxury flagship

Posted on 14 June 2021

The Holt Renfrew Ogilvy store’s renewed presence in Montréal meets modern ecological standards using sustainable materials such as reclaimed wood, light-emitting diode (LED) lighting, recycled materials, and finishes from renewable resources. The flagship store is the largest Holt Renfrew store in Canada, occupying six floors. The expansion, designed by Jeffrey Hutchinson & Associates and& ...

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Home ownership in Montreal is affordable... if your household earns over $200K a year, says analyst

Posted on 14 June 2021

MONTREAL -- There’s more evidence that home ownership in Montreal is not just becoming out of reach for the middle class, but the upper middle class as well. Daniel Laverdière, a senior advisor at the National Bank, has crunched the numbers and, if you’re in the market, you might find them troubling. According to the Quebec Professional Association of Real Estate Brokers, last month the med ...

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Montreal bibimbap specialists le Bibim bring Korean picnics to Petit Laurier

Posted on 14 June 2021

Taking over the commercial space left over from 2020 downsizing of Frite Alors on Laurier E. is le Bibim, a charming bibimbap take-out counter that has introduced Montreal, and particularly the residents of le Petit Laurier, to Korean picnics. Back in early 2020, when talk about COVID-19 amounted to little more than headlines of trouble far away, husband and wife Gino Choi and Lena Cho uprooted t ...

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Coderre is right to focus on the revival of downtown Montreal

Posted on 14 June 2021

As Denis Coderre embarks upon his campaign to return as Mayor of Montreal next November, he has stumbled out of the block. Let me state that I am a Coderre fan. I want to see him back in office. He says he is a new man and after losing over 100 pounds, relocating to Old Montreal from Montreal North, one would have to agree with that. There have been mea culpas for some his past moves as mayor. Th ...

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Why Bank of Montreal (BMO) Could Be Positioned for a Surge

Posted on 14 June 2021

Bank of Montreal BMO is a diversified North American financial services provider that could be an interesting play for investors. That is because, not only does the stock have decent short-term momentum, but it is seeing solid activity on the earnings estimate revision front as well.

These positive earnings estimate revisions suggest that analysts are becoming more optimistic on BMO’s ear ...

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Is Montreal the place to be for aspiring gaming developers?

Posted on 14 June 2021

Montreal has one of the most thriving video game markets in North America. Some of the world’s biggest developers have decided to set up shop here, and this has inspired a vast number of startups as well. Not only does the city represent a prime opportunity for aspiring developers to find work, but it also looks as though it will be a flourishing market for many years to come. Online gaming is h ...