Little green alley for our little ones

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Living in the city, people often wonder where our kids can play outside safely. In Montreal, the answer is pretty simple: they play in the alley, also know as la ruelle! Alleys are located behind apartment buildings mainly in all the central neighborhoods of Montreal (Hochelaga, Mile-End, Plateau, Rosemont, etc). They were introduced at the […]

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Sorry, I’m from Montreal

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I thought it would be fun to take over this article from The New Yorker with the title No I’m from New York and give it a little Montrealer twist. So here are my thoughts as a girl from Montreal. In New York, we greet newcomers by giving them incorrect directions to Times Square In […]

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What’s for dinner dice

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A few weeks ago we went to New York for the week-end. On Sunday afternoon we were walking in Soho and ended up in what I think was a pop-up shop of the Brooklyn Market…I don’t know exactly but it was such a nice place with artisans of all kinds. I totally fell in love with […]

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Treats from another world

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We just came back from NYC where we spent the Canadian Thanksgiving. Between the streets, parks, Space Intrepid Museum, our primary goal was to find the best places to eat. We walked to the Upper West Side and found this tiny spot on Amsterdam Ave:  Treat House A delicious square of paradise. It has inspired me for […]

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Links of the weekend

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For fun… You should listen to this podcast while you’re drinking your first coffee of the morning and your kids are watching the morning cartoons. I love this statement from the guest: You date round ravioli, you marry square ravioli (the Sporkful podcast). The World’s spiciest tortilla chip: I’m not going to try it. Recipes […]

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