Friday, January 13, 2017
Journeys Into Recalling the Opening of An Iconic Expo Era Hotel

Recalling the Opening of An Iconic Expo Era Hotel

On Jan. 11, 1967, the Château Champlain Hotel opened for business at La Place du Canada, just a few months before Montreal hosted the World’s Fair, Expo 67. At its opening, the 38-storey hotel was part of the Canadian Pacific hotel chain and was the tallest hotel in Canada. Moreover, it was a very visible Read Article

Posted by: Admin January 13, 20179:09 pm
Saturday, October 8, 2016
Journeys Into The Metro Turns 50

The Metro Turns 50

Where has the time gone ? Seems just liked yesterday that this magical combination of mass transit system and art gallery opened below Montreal. Once shiny and new, the Metro is now a routinely accepted part of urban life in Montreal – both negative and positive. But for a moment, and as a prelude for Read Article

Posted by: Admin October 8, 20167:31 pm
Friday, November 27, 2015
Journeys Into Passing: Moe’s of Montreal

Passing: Moe’s of Montreal

Moe’s Diner, a beloved Montreal greasy spoon fixture is closing on Dec. 7. The 24 hour eatery,  perhaps better known  for its vintage Coke sign reading “Casse-Croute du Coin” (Corner Snack Bar) , is located at the corner of at Lambert-Closse St. and de Maisonneuve Blvd. To many Moe’s was the place to go before and after hockey Read Article

Posted by: Admin November 27, 20156:35 pm
Monday, November 16, 2015
Journeys Into Paying Tribute to Paris

Paying Tribute to Paris

A gathering for a vigil in front of the French Consulate in Montreal on November 14. McGill College Ave. was filled with people who came to show their support for the French nation after the attacks that took place in Paris on Friday Nov. 13.   ShareFollow

Posted by: Admin November 16, 201512:11 am
Sunday, May 17, 2015
Journeys Into “Every building has at least one good story behind it”

“Every building has at least one good story behind it”

Many of Montreal’s downtown landmarks can boast of historical or architectural significance. But while thousands of people pass these buildings every day — or even work in them — few are aware of their role in the city’s development. Heritage Montreal is hoping to change that with At the Heart of the City, a series Read Article

Posted by: Admin May 17, 20151:24 pm
Saturday, April 18, 2015
Journeys Into “Woody”  Visits Montreal to Check Out the Original Expos

“Woody” Visits Montreal to Check Out the Original Expos

Heywood Hale Broun (March 10, 1918 – September 5, 2001) was an author, sportswriter, commentator and actor. He was born and reared in New York City, the son of writer and activist Ruth Hale and newspaper columnist Heywood Broun. In 1940, Broun joined the staff at the New York tabloid PM as a sportswriter. His Read Article

Posted by: Admin April 18, 20153:32 pm