Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Montreal's East End Gang - heartless Dubois misfits shaped a brutal era in Montreal
East End criminals from the 1970s were entirely unlike their well-publicized West End Gang counterparts but the two sides cooperated on v...
Monday, November 20, 2017
Slitkin & Slotkin: Montreal's most Damon Runyonesque bar: Montreal 375 Tales book excerpt
A downtown saloon was home to some of Montreal's most colourful characters of the postwar period. Drop on it to the legendary and bizar...
Saturday, November 18, 2017
Amazing Montreal website allows you to compare today's view to 1947
Watch the video about the amazing website that allows you to fly over Montreal from above in 1947 ...
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Montreal Twitter Power Rankings - Who are Montreal's top tweeters?
#1 Genie Bouchard 1,520,000 Every woman wants to be her, every man wants to be with her. She proves that you can still get lousy at ...
Saturday, November 11, 2017
Tavern king Joseph Beaudry's bloody Montreal drinking empire and how it culminated in his son's death
Peter Murphy managed the Texas Tavern, one of over 30 establishments owned by Joseph Beaudry, who had spent 45 years expanding his M...
Friday, November 10, 2017
Black Montreal icons: The all-time Top 20
1-Jackie Robinson Though in Montreal only a few months, this colour barrier-breaking pioneer taught the world something that residents k...
Monday, October 30, 2017
Montreal's spookiest place: Lachine Canal, the watery graveyard, has claimed dozens
Dozens have drowned in the dark waters of the man-made Lachine Canal since it first flowed in 1825. The waters have not spared childre...
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