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Yoga In Montreal Yoga in Montreal is awesome. I started doing yoga in Montreal almost 15 years ago. When I began doing yoga, it wasn't quite popular here yet. Now, there's a yoga studio in almost every neighborhood. The studio I go to in Le Plateau is called Equilibrium Yoga. It's not exactly next door to me, but I often think about how great it would be to live within a 5 - 10 minute walk to the studio. If you haven't tried yoga yet, I recommend that you experiment with different types to find the style that works for you and...

Condo Sales Drove An 8-per-cent Increase In Residential Sales Condo sales drove an 8-per-cent increase in residential sales and Montreal remains a relative bargain even though the average real estate price increased 4.1 per cent to $374,333 in August! Montreal's real estate market proved to be red hot in August with record sales and rising prices.  Condo sales surged 19% and single family homes, 4%.  While the island of Montreal posted a 12% increase in sales, Toronto's sales of detached, semi-detached, condos and townhouses fell between 25.7 and 41.6 per cent in August. The The average sales price in the Greater Toronto Area...

Photo Credit: Nasa Are Hurricanes Harvey & Irma The New Normal Are Hurricanes Harvey & Irma The New Normal? David Helvarg, the executive director of Blue Frontier, an ocean conservation organization, in an interview with Amy Goodman from "Democracy Now", had this to say; "As we see sea level rise in certain areas, like the Texas and Louisiana coast, South Florida, the tidelands of Virginia. You’re projecting now three to six feet or more of sea level rise in the century. Maybe it has only been ten inches today. People are going to go, “Well, what’s ten inches?” But it could be the difference...

Featured Photo Via Cogir A New & Inspired Vision of Real Estate - Humaniti Mega Project Montreal A New & Inspired Vision of Real Estate - Humaniti Mega Project Montreal is about a revolutionary and exciting new real estate project being developed by Cogir, here in Montreal. The Humaniti Project is one of the first of it's kind and is at the forefront of the North American real-estate industry. The development, located in the heart of Le Quartier International is slated to be ready sometime in 2019-2020. It's design features a distinctive sculptural quality, which is in the shape of an H. This...

Best Food In Montreal Want to know about the best food in Montreal? Here are some videos to shed some light. If you're like me who's heart is in their stomache, then great food is an essential part of your happiness! I'd also like to share a few cool articles. This one below, makes the case for why to consider visiting Quebec instead of France! https://www.bizjournals.com/atlanta/news/2017/08/10/viewpoint-itching-for-a-trip-to-france-try-quebec.html This article by Travel & Leisure is about one of our best streets in Montreal for finding a variety of super delicious restaurants; https://www.travelandleisure.com/food-drink/montreals-best-street-for-food-lovers Joe Beef Restaurant, one of Montreal's best and most popular restaurants, located on Notre Dame Street...

What Does Happy Look Like In Montreal What does happy look like in Montreal you may ask? Well I'm about to show you. This gorgeous Sunday in Montreal was a perfectly balmy temperature of 26 degrees. Perfect weather if you ask me for biking, hiking, walking, or whatever your pleasure. As I've written before, one of my favorite happy places in Montreal is Mount Royal. Our park, which is on a lush mountain in the middle of our city shares the same architect, Frederick Law Olmstead as Central Park in New York City. Today, the park was filled with happy people and...

Montreal Eats 2017 And Air Canada's Best Restaurant Nominees Montreal Eats 2017 And Air Canada's Best Restaurant Nominees encompass a list of 30 contenders. Toronto tops out with seven nominees, Montreal came in second with five spots and Vancouver with three. The five restaurants nominated from Montreal are; CADET CHEFS FRANÇOIS NADON AND ANTONIO FERREIRA CUISINE: SEASONAL Montreal, QC 1431, BOUL. SAINT-LAURENT (located in Quartier des Spectacles) 514-903-1631 RESTAURANTCADET.COM LOV CHEF STÉPHANIE AUDET CUISINE: VEGETARIAN Montreal, QC 464, RUE MCGILL (located in the Old Port) 438-387-1326 LOV.COM MARCONI CHEF MEHDI BRUNET-BENKRITLY CUISINE: SEASONAL Montreal, QC 45, AV. MOZART O. (located in Mile Ex) 514-490-0777 MARCONIMONTREAL.COM TIRADITO CHEF MARCEL OLIVIER LARREA CUISINE: PERUVIAN NIKKEI Montreal, QC 1076, RUE BLEURY 514-866-6776 TIRADITOMTL.COM MOLESKINE CHEF FRÉDÉRIC ST-AUBIN CUISINE: ITALIAN Montreal, QC 3412, AV. DU PARC (located in...

It's Official Canada's New Hot Housing Market Is Montreal Canada's New Hot Housing Market Is Montreal! With the cooling of Toronto's housing market since the imposed 15% tax on foreign buyers, and the days of never ending price increases in Vancouver now well behind us, Montreal has picked up the slack.  Montreal posted a 15% increase in sales in May 2017 over this same month last year.  Prices, while expected to rise only by 1%, in fact rose by 6%. There is quite a lot of interest from foreign buyers who have fallen in love with our beautiful city and like...

Montreal Things To Do When it comes to things to do in Montreal, this city is a hidden gem which comes to life in the summer. There's a ton of fun things to do in our city, rich in it's diversity of neighborhoods and culture. If you're a foodie like me and your heart is in your stomache, you'll appreciate all the wonderful places to eat and discover. Our city has no shortage of awesome restaurants. Top Things to do in Montreal On those beautiful summer days and nights there's nothing like sitting outside and enjoying a drink or dinner on one of our...

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