Posted Dec 3, 2011 in Arts

Melancholia

I keep going back and forth on some of Melancholia’s major elements, seeing its flaws and quickly excusing them. The montage at the prologue drags on although it does set this awe-inspiring tone. I could have done away with the wedding between Justine (Kirsten Dunst) and Michael (Alexander Skarsgard), as if Lars’ heroines should...

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Posted Dec 2, 2011 in Food

ModernHostess: Kale. Really!

When did kale stop being some boring leafy green that you’re forced to eat when you’re a kid? I don’t know, but I couldn’t be happier about it. I must admit I never gave kale a chance, having written it off years ago along with salmon and non-homemade chocolate chip cookies (still don’t care for the cookies but I do love salmon). Kale...

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Posted Dec 1, 2011 in Food

Restaurant Jane

There’s nothing like a good, rustic pizza made from a wood-burning oven. The crispy crust, bubbling cheese, and, of course, that crisp, fresh taste of the oven. One place that’s still hopping is Restaurant Jane. Located in the always up and coming St-Henri area, restaurant Jane is clearly a gem. With it’s warm wooden décor, friendly staff,...

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Posted Nov 30, 2011 in Accessories, Bags, Fashion, For Both, Hot Spots

Montreal Calvin Klein Boutique

Calvin Klein Montreal Boutique

Now there’s really no reason for anything to come between you are your Calvins! Opened earlier this Fall, the first freestanding Canadian Calvin Klein boutique set up a Montreal shop nestled in the Marché Central. The lifestyle brand offers a full range of women’s and men’s merchandise in a sleek, black-and-white space which...

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Posted Nov 29, 2011

Bisous-Bisous! A Trip to Montréal & A Look at...

This past Remembrance Day weekend, I got the chance to attend the Concordia...

Posted Nov 28, 2011

Holiday Essentials – Part One

Many of us are already in a festive mood waiting in anticipation for the winter...

Posted Nov 27, 2011

Words, words, words…

We use so many words every day and we don’t even think about their power. A...

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Posted Nov 26, 2011

For the Love of Animals, Spay and Neuter Your Pets

Every day more than 100 dogs are put into shelters across the States alone;...

Posted Nov 25, 2011

BEHIND THE BEATS: Jimpster’s gonna make you jump!...

1. How did your particular moniker come about? It’s just an old nick...

Posted Nov 25, 2011

Baby It’s Cold Outside

So, the weather outside is getting frightful, and not all of us have a fire to...

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