It’s easy to miss this vintage shop, located on the residential stretch of Parc Ex. The three story brick house contains piles upon piles, walls upon walls of vintage clothes and objects. The Little Shop was established almost 50 years ago by Ann Silverstone, who was an art dealer in the 1930s. According to the current owners, daughter Jill and her colleague Phyliss, the store’s has had many famous faces pass through. Overall, it’s a great place to shop and people spot.
The bar known as Big In Japan is small in Montreal. Not many people know about this great old-fashioned bar simply because it is so unmarked. It’s easy to miss the small grey door even with the address in hand. The bar is full each night with people who are in on the secret but, in general, Big In Japan Bar gets far too little attention.
Most other guides to Montreal will point you to the city’s historic buildings. This guide to Montreal’s best-kept secrets directs you to one of the city’s steepest hills, an amusing place to see people and cars walk up and down. For a taste of the real Montreal, or the city’s landscape, it is well worth giving this street a visit.
Parc du Bois-de-colounge is an idyllic park with fantastic views of the St Lawrence River and beautiful gardens in which to wander. The park is very calming, so it is also a great escape from the bustling streets of Montreal. Whilst strolling around, you can also visit Quebec’s Government House, known as Spencerwood, which was built in 1854 and was the Vice regal residence of Quebec.
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