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Sweet Summer
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Sweet Summer

31 Aug, 2016

Here in Québec, where winter is nearly seven months long, you have to savor the fleeting sweet of summer....

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By chance
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By chance

28 Jan, 2016

If, by chance, you were in Lafayette, Louisiana, last Thursday evening, I hope you were able to go to...

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Day and Night
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Day and Night

1 Jan, 2016

The mansion at number 575 Grande Allée captures attention day and night. In the light of day, you notice...

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Les remparts
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Les remparts

25 Oct, 2015

Québec City is the only city north of Mexico to have retained its city walls. Many cities in North...

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Sweet Death
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Sweet Death

17 Sep, 2015

Maple syrup is serious business in Québec. In fact, it can be worth killing for. At least it is...

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Lampshades
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Lampshades

16 Jul, 2015

I am, by nature, a skeptic. So when I heard that Québec City intended to install giant, multi-colored lampshades...

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Webster
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Webster

4 May, 2015

If you don’t know Aly Ndiaye, you should. Aly Ndiaye, alias Webster, is Québec City’s premier hip hop artist....

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Pee Wee Hockey
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Pee Wee Hockey

4 Mar, 2015

A week ago Sunday, Québec City’s International Pee Wee Hockey Tournament wrapped up at the Pepsi Coliseum. This annual...

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360°
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360°

20 Jan, 2015

Luc Villeneuve has perspective. 360 degrees of it, in fact. Luc is a photographer who specializes in all sorts...

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Tournebroche
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Tournebroche

1 Dec, 2014

Tournebroche is a new restaurant on St. John’s Street that has captured a lot of attention since its opening...

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Bacchus I
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Bacchus I

15 Oct, 2014

Here in Québec, autumn is in full swing. Fall colors are at their peak, snow geese are staging on...

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A city of light
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A city of light

27 Jul, 2014

Walk through Québec’s old city early on a summer’s evening when the sun is nearing the horizon. The west-facing...

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Limoilou
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Limoilou

10 Jun, 2014

For Québec City residents, the funny looking word “Limoilou” refers to the vibrant, unpretentious neighborhood just to the north...

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Poutine
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Poutine

29 May, 2014

A publication no less ponderous than the Wall Street Journal has weighed in on poutine, the unofficial national dish...

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