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Well it seems the Société des alcools du Québec (aka the SAQ), is getting ready to raise the prices of hard liquor starting March 3. Read on… (more…)

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It ain’t always easy being a student… Working crazy hours, and being subjected to a course schedule that doesn’t even come close to being flexible. I’ll admit, I have it pretty easy this semester. However, this was not the case in the fall. Anyway, all this to say, it’s always nice to save a few bucks when possible… especially when it comes to textbooks. Read on… (more…)

Following my last post, I figured this might make a good segue-way. It seems after many years of water infiltration, decay, mould, and pure filth, the STM is finally deciding to do something about what is probably Montreal’s ugliest, smelliest, most poorly-ventilated Metro station. I’m talking of course about Guy-Concordia. Read on… (more…)

Well, if Pierre Deslauriers, whose at the helm of the “Regroupement des musiciens du métro” (yes, there’s actually a committee overseeing the music in the metro — who woulda thunk it!?), gets his way, this just might be the case! Read on… (more…)

If you’ve walked by the Quartier des Spectacles recently, more specifically the open public area at the corner of Ste-Catherine West and Jeanne Mance, you may have had the pleasure of seeing rows upon rows of illuminated gum drops. The only thing is, they’re not exactly gum drops — rather, they’re pixels. Read on… (more…)

Yes, you read correctly! I’m the first to admit that I love free stuff… I think it’s safe to say that we all do! That said, I’ve gathered a rather small but very useful list of freebie listings within the 514 (can we actually even use this term anymore what with the new 438 area code?). Read on… (more…)

Funny how things go. The other night, a good friend of mine was driving me home and we happened by Le Medley (St. Denis corner Rene-Levesque). He couldn’t help but reminisce about the days of old when the place was called the Old Munich and was home to a rotating stage with Oompa bands, pretzels, picnic tables and beer a-plenty. Well much to my surprise, as I was surfing the web, I came across an article from the CBC announcing that Le Medley would no longer be. Read on… (more…)

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