It’s been a while since I’ve linked to the articles I’ve written for Untapped Cities. Since June I’ve been writing two articles/month about fun, unique things to discover in Montreal.
Here’s what I’ve been writing about:
The environmentally friendly Ruelles vertes (green alleyways) being created behind the tightly packed facades of buildings in residential neighborhoods:
A fun pedicab tour of Hochelaga-Maisonneuve, an area with a rich past that earned a bad reputation in the last few decades but is currently experiencing a creative transformation:
Mural festival invited twenty street artists to come and give part of Saint-Laurent boulevard a colorful makeover:
After a successful test season last year, four public pianos have been installed for the summer in the district of the Plateau-Mont-Royal:
Miyuki Tanobe is a Japanese painter that fell in love with Montreal in the 1970s and became known here as a painter of street life. On a nondescript street corner in Verdun, a mural has been painted in her honor:
Every Sunday (weather permitting) a group of fighters meet to hold friendly foam sword combats: