Category Archives: Shopping

The Queensway Visionaries, retailer profiles

Independent retailers and restauranteurs are remaking The Queensway into a residential “main street,” and a destination in and of itself. Today, The Queensway’s renewed vigour has attracted a growing number of independent merchants and restauranteurs. They have created a new

The Queensway Visionaries, retailer profiles

Independent retailers and restauranteurs are remaking The Queensway into a residential “main street,” and a destination in and of itself. Today, The Queensway’s renewed vigour has attracted a growing number of independent merchants and restauranteurs. They have created a new

LittleBits Electronics Gets a New York Pop-Up

Designed by Montreal studios SSSVLL and Daily tours les jours, the LittleBits pop-up shop in New York lets imaginations run wild. “Inventions to stay and inventions to go” is the concept for LittleBits Store, the first retail venture for the wildly popular

LittleBits Electronics Gets a New York Pop-Up

Designed by Montreal studios SSSVLL and Daily tours les jours, the LittleBits pop-up shop in New York lets imaginations run wild. “Inventions to stay and inventions to go” is the concept for LittleBits Store, the first retail venture for the wildly popular

About, lighting designer

Lambert et Fils is a Montreal-based lighting design studio founded in 2010 by Samuel Lambert. The studio’s original and custom lamps for residential and commercial settings take cues from mid-century Modernism, the Industrial Age, and Lambert’s own minimalist aesthetic. The studio revisits

About, lighting designer

Lambert et Fils is a Montreal-based lighting design studio founded in 2010 by Samuel Lambert. The studio’s original and custom lamps for residential and commercial settings take cues from mid-century Modernism, the Industrial Age, and Lambert’s own minimalist aesthetic. The studio revisits

“Montreal and Quebec City for Dummies”

With tips and recommendations from the experts at Frommer’s. Your insider’s guide to the best places and prices. Explore two of North America’s most distinctive cities! Combining old-world charm with modern convenience and culture, Montréal and Quebec City offer a

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“Montreal and Quebec City for Dummies”

With tips and recommendations from the experts at Frommer’s. Your insider’s guide to the best places and prices. Explore two of North America’s most distinctive cities! Combining old-world charm with modern convenience and culture, Montréal and Quebec City offer a

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St. Laurent is brilliant, but is it art?

The Société de développement du boulevard Saint-Laurent sidestepped any holiday controversy this year by flipping the switch on 65 energy-efficient LED installations attached to lampposts between Sherbrooke St. and Mt. Royal Av. Instead of the usual, overplayed holiday symbols, they

St. Laurent is brilliant, but is it art?

The Société de développement du boulevard Saint-Laurent sidestepped any holiday controversy this year by flipping the switch on 65 energy-efficient LED installations attached to lampposts between Sherbrooke St. and Mt. Royal Av. Instead of the usual, overplayed holiday symbols, they

Le shopping, it rocks!

After years in the doldrums, Quebec City’s coolest ‘hood is back as a shopping hot spot, without losing its boho charm. Quebec City can seem frozen in time, nowhere more so than in the hsitoric Haute- and Basse-Villes, whose shops

Le shopping, it rocks!

After years in the doldrums, Quebec City’s coolest ‘hood is back as a shopping hot spot, without losing its boho charm. Quebec City can seem frozen in time, nowhere more so than in the hsitoric Haute- and Basse-Villes, whose shops

Traveling Collector: Border Crossing

A strong U.S. dollar is reason enough to visit Montreal. Montreal is French at heart, but street level it’s a modern-day Babylon– decadent, hedonistic and multi-lingual. About 60 percent of Montrealers are Francophones, but they find themselves awash in a

Traveling Collector: Border Crossing

A strong U.S. dollar is reason enough to visit Montreal. Montreal is French at heart, but street level it’s a modern-day Babylon– decadent, hedonistic and multi-lingual. About 60 percent of Montrealers are Francophones, but they find themselves awash in a