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Kam Do Restaurant

971 Decarie Ville St-Laurent QC. Cuisine Chinese, Cantonese, Szechuan, Sushi Maki. Nothing fancy. Simply good food at extremely reasonable prices. Frequented mostly by locals who live in the area, but I have traveled cross town for years to enjoy their General Tao Chicken. The open kitchen emanates cleanliness. With plenty of metered parking spots, there […]

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New Years Eve Party

https://www.playground.ca/entertainment/new-years-eve-2020#nye What better way to bring in the new year? Great food, vintage wine, and live entertainment. I would expect an event of this type anywhere in Montreal, Toronto, or New York City would have a $150 ticket price. And rightfully so. However, Playground Poker is providing all this for a mere $39.00 per person. […]

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Candlelight Christmas 2019

The Lyric Theatre Singers Candlelight Christmas 2019 Loyola Chapel Concordia University December 5, 2019   Every year I review the Candlelight Christmas featuring The Lyric Theatre Singers directed by Bob Bachelor, and every year it becomes easier because they just keep getting better.    This latest ensemble consists of forty great vocalists and six talented […]

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Little Dickens

Centaur TheatrePresents Ronnie Burkett’s Little Dickens November 19 – December 15, 2019 If you missed the 2018 Daisy Theatre production Ronnie Burkett Theatre of Marionettes, don’t get left out this year. The 2019 version opened tonight to a sold-out house as they presented a new take on an old classic, A Christmas Carol. As was […]

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Tiffanys

Topline: The French luxury group LVMH, controlled by billionaire Bernard Arnault, has scooped up the heritage American jeweller Tiffany & Co. for $16.2 billion, making it the biggest luxury brand acquisition ever and adding to the firm’s portfolio, which includes Louis Vuitton and Sephora. The acquisition, confirmed by LVMH on Monday, is the biggest yet by Arnault, Europe’s […]

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OQLF

Quebec‘s language watchdog, the Office Québécois de la Langue Française, wants the retailers to change their signs to either give themselves a generic French name or add a slogan or explanation that reflects what it is they’re selling. I have an excellent suggestion for a slogan to reflect what the OQLF is selling. It is selling discouragement to mainstream companies […]

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Ladies of Soul

Playground Entertainment presents Ladies of Soul A tribute to Motown Legends Friday, Nov. 22, 2019 Under the Big Top Another overflow audience to witness an over the top performance by a bevy of gorgeous, talented ladies stylishly dressed, vocally perfect, belting out hit after hit of Diana Ross and the Supremes for sixty-five minutes. The […]

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The Beatles

The Beatles Playground Entertainment presents Help the Beatles Friday, November 15, 2019 Under the Big Top Founded in 1999 Help quickly became one of the most popular tribute bands in Canada. Members Norman Di Blasio. R.D. Harris, Ron Stutzand and Pascal Tirapani reproduce so similarly the voices, the moves, the haircuts and the harmony that […]

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Fleetwood Mac

Fleetwood Mac Playground Entertainment presents Fleetwood Mac Mania A tribute to Fleetwood Mac Thursday Nov. 14, 2019 Under the Big Top At the risk of revealing my age, I have been a fan of Fleetwood Mac since 1967 and owned their recorded music through vinyl to 8 track to cassette and back. I remember seeing […]

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The Rail

  The Rail Coal Fire Bistro Since I started playing Poker at Playground, I often tried different dishes off the menu and was always satisfied. Whether it was bacon and eggs, cheese omelet, French toast, or pancakes it was always prepared beautifully and served on a moveable table that allowed me to continue playing while […]

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