“Rather than getting rid of an unnecessary roadway that’s disfigured the mountain for 70-some-odd years — and commit to genuine reforestation — we’re getting half-assed greenwashing that still tries to be all things to all people.”
The need for detailed records of the built environment in Montreal, particularly potential heritage buildings, is all the more urgent following the recent fire at the Bon Pasteur monastery.
“Few cities have abandoned, historically significant, fantastically interesting ruins set in a place that’s otherwise considered a nature park, so take advantage of it, because this is your last chance.”
“The sandwich was piled so high with meat, it defied gravity. The coleslaw was tart and savoury, the pickle was fresh and briny, the fries were generously salted but somehow almost sweet, complementing the Cott’s black cherry that would have won the cola wars if only they were allowed to enter the competition. The Main’s smoked meat special was clearly the greatest meal in all creation.”
“The Blue Line is, in nearly every way, a constant reminder of our provincial and federal governments’ incoherent transit policies, and unfortunately, the City of Montreal has little recourse but to play along.”