The Buzz about Art Hives

You may have read our previous tips to promote workshops at Le Milieu art cooperative down at Beadry metro, but what we hadn’t realized until recently is that Le Milieu is part of an international “Art Hive” collective, with 22 other open art cooperatives listed here in Montreal. An Art Hive location is… Also known…

Get the CAM for the Summer

At Montreal on the Cheap, we can’t say enough about the Montreal Access Card (CAM). If you have an address in Montreal, then you can apply for your card. For just $8, you are entitled to discounts and specials all year long at some of the city’s best attractions, events, festivals, tours and much more…

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After You Move, ReStore

A little while back we wrote about the re-opening of the Habitat for Humanity ReStore. With this being not just festival season in Montreal but also for many of us moving season, we felt another mention of ReStore might be timely. As mentioned when we visited, anyone feeling the need to do some repairs around…

Home Improvement – on the Cheap

Recently, the ReStore Center down in St. Henri hosted a small “re-opening” event, and yours truly was invited to attend. Being only passingly familiar with what the center is about, I was happy to accept the invitation. For those unfamiliar with ReStore, it is a discount home renovation supply store whose sales and profits benefit…