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Shimmering Lights Event

Shimmering Lights is proud to present an interesting and informative fundraising evening on chronic pain management, discussing various treatments including the pros and cons of CBD oils. The director of the Chronic Pain Clinic from the Montreal General Hospital will be our speaker for this event, with a question/answer period following his presentation. It will […]

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Organizing Boycott

In my mailbox, I received a very colorful pamphlet with three folds, printed on both sides, offering more than $100 in special offers from Metro.ca/promo-PJC. This is a joint promotion by Metro stores and Jean Coutu Pharmacy. Missing was even a single word in English even though I live in Westmount where there is a […]

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Once Upon A Time In Hollywood

Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood visits 1969 Los Angeles, where everything is changing, as TV star Rick Dalton (Leonardo DiCaprio) and his long-time stunt double Cliff Booth (Brad Pitt) make their way around an industry they hardly recognize anymore. The ninth film from the writer-director features a large ensemble cast and multiple […]

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Yia Sou Greek Grill

5375 Queen Mary Road Montreal QC. Not my first visit there, and I have never had a bad meal or bad service. So why didn’t I write about it before? Why is tonight different? Because tonight was exceptional. I was accompanied by Shirley and two friends. We showed up at about 6:45 with no reservation. […]

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Beijing Restaurant

92 de la Gauchetiere Montreal, QC. Last night five of us revisited Beijing Restaurant, which over the years has become one of the finest restaurants in China Town. As per usual, and particularly due to the beautiful weather, the restaurant was busy still, there was no problem seating us at our table, which we had […]

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Ajia Asiatic Counter

5th floor Montreal Casino Not my first time there, but time I gave them credit for a winning combination. Well organized cafeteria style service, excellent food, and extremely moderate pricing. Ajia offers dishes prepared for clients before their very eyes and according to their inspirations and tastes. Guests can choose Szechuan, Teriyaki, Korean, or green […]

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Lesters Deli

Lesters Deli 1057 Bernard Ave Outremont Montreal, P.Q. Been a few years since I visited this classic eatery but the last time I had the urge to drop in to enjoy some fine deli, I discovered that they were closed on Sundays. Tonight I satisfied my craving for their famous club roll which consists of grilled […]

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Raffi Hotter

The students at McGill NeuroTech challenge themselves to do big things. Like build a brain-controlled wheelchair in 30 days as an extracurricular activity. Say what? That’s the ambitious goal and tight deadline the student group faced this winter to submit their project to the NeuroTechX Student Clubs Competition. (Which they won by the way, but more on […]

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Via Marcello Revisited

Via Marcello Restaurant Revisited 1790, Cote-Vertu St-Laurent QC+ I have been there on two previous occasions so it was an easy decision to return there this evening. There was a close call on arrival because the weather outside has been windy and raining for what seems to be forever, and the restaurant was uncomfortably air […]

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Too Darn Hot!

The Lyric Theatre Singers Musical Director Bob Bachelor Directed by Bob Bachelor and Cathy Burns June 13, 2019 Continuing thru June 14, 8:00 P.M. and June 15, 2:00 P.M. and 8:00 P.M. Despite the fact that Raptors Mania has all of Canada glued to their TV screens DB Clarke Theatre was filled to capacity for […]

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