A man named Dandurand, and the first cars to ride the streets of Montreal
At a time before potholes, when horseless carriages ran free.
Mary Gallagher & an enduring tale of murder in 19th-century Griffintown
An infamous death and haunting from the city's Irish working-class past and once-chaotic streets buried below today's condos.
Age, grace & ice: The Royal Montreal Curling Club, North America's oldest sports club
The oldest established and active sports club—let alone the oldest curling club, period—on the entire continent is right here at home.
Remembering the October Crisis of 1970
A time of many devastating firsts for Montreal and Canada, fuelled by kidnappings and murders by the FLQ's terrorist cell and a historic security crackdown that tested a nation's resilience and values.
The Montreal Metro's inauguration, 57 years later
A look back at the inauguration of Montreal’s metro, a unique system with a unique story, made by and for Montrealers.
The Fascinating History of Montreal's Spiral Staircases
This history lesson explores how Montreal's exterior spiral staircases came to be and how they came to be one of Montreal’s most iconic symbols.