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For more than four decades, V.I. Antiques & Fine Art has been helping people identify and sell their collections of Western fine and decorative art. In the last 10 years, owner Victor Isganaitis said his interest and expertise has expanded: “Chinese works of art have caught my attention,…

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It can fairly be said that our lifeline through the lockdown were the truck drivers and companies that delivered all the products we needed to our front doors. They were the logistical infrastructure that made it possible for us to get so many of the essentials that got us - and are getting …

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One of the most difficult things about watching our loved ones getting older is seeing how the simpler things became a huge challenge. This is particularly true of getting dressed – for seniors with limited mobility, or those suffering from dementia or Alzheimer’s, getting in and out of clot…

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2020 was predicted to be a great year for the Montreal real estate market, but once the provincial ordered shut-downs came into effect, many would-be buyers began to speculate that numerous homeowners would be financially-strained and have to sell their homes, easing prices and pressure on b…

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For many sleepaway camps like The Y Country Camp (YCC), the future of the summer’s programming was in question. However, this local organization decided to go ahead with their camp-savvy plans, only not with young campers but by inviting the whole family to join in on the fun: they are now r…

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Petros Taverna is officially coming out of COVID-19 hibernation on Wednesday, April 29 with a take-out service, which will debut as a pilot project out of its Westmount location at 4785 Sherbrooke Street West (corner of Grosvenor). Owner Ted Dranias hopes to expand the program to his Laurier…

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On February 19, to celebrate the completion of rental improvements in Providence Saint-Dominque, the management of this residence for autonomous seniors celebrated the event in a festive way at a cocktail party.

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Our pets are like family, and their wellbeing is always a top priority. But what happens when you plan a vacation where you can’t bring your best friend? Or perhaps you must move to a faraway country and you want to ensure your pet is well taken care of before, during and after the relocatio…

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As a proven pedagogical leader in the North American educational field, Akiva School is excited to launch the first elementary-level Language Lab in the province of Quebec. The Language Lab is a unique learning space that enables students to explore new languages at their own pace, in small …

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On the occasion of its 75th anniversary, Chalet Bar-B-Q on Sherbrooke Street West in NDG continues to cater to a loyal clientele. “We have a very loyal clientele and we wish to thank them for their support,” says General Manager Danny Colantonio, who has been at the helm for 30 years now.

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The Rib ‘N Reef Steakhouse did not gain its reputation as a Montreal landmark for nothing. From the moment you valet park your vehicle, it is first class service all the way. First opened in 1960, Peter Katsoudas assumed the ownership 28 years ago and took this Decarie Boulevard establishmen…

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It has been four years now since Voiles en Voiles made its debut in the Old Port and for young families in particular there may not be a more exciting attraction in town. Not only do the kids go wild, but the older crowd gets pretty pumped up as well.

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We don’t know who has more fun at Sky Zone jumping on their trampolines and taking part in all the fun and challenging activities there: the kids or the adults. Either way, Sky Zone is the place to test your limits, blow off some steam, and get some great exercise that’s fun, too.

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Ensuring children hit all the nutritional marks can be a challenge— for both the child and his or her parents. The typical modern diet is chock full of processed, refined foods that are stripped of their nutritional content, which is hardly ideal for growing bodies and minds. Add in busy sch…

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Wellness doesn’t happen in a single day or a single workout. It’s all about making a well-balanced plan where every healthy choice you make is a step. Your first step: adding Progressive health products to your daily routine. Available at Les Marchés TAU health food stores across the city, t…

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Natural Factors, sold through all local Les Marchés TAU stores, is one of the largest manufacturers of nutritional products in North America. Since the 1950s, they have always been fully committed to making products right, growing their own 100 per cent organic crops on Factors Farms in the …

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NOW® is a family owned, award-winning, highly respected manufacturer of vitamins and minerals, nutritional supplements, essential oils, health and beauty products, sports nutrition, natural foods and health-related products. They pride themselves on being an industry leader committed to exce…

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A family-owned and operated Canadian company, Organika has been helping people live healthier lives since 1990. Their products are sold locally at Les Marchés TAU health food stores but nationally and globally as well. Organika’s vision is to be a natural health guide for consumers, continuo…

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Robert Wiseman, a residential real estate broker with Re/Max Royal (Jordan) has been in the home selling and purchasing business since 2012, following 24 years in the apparel industry. Wiseman, whose clients span the greater Montreal area, says his decades of experience first dealing with cl…

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It has been nine years now since Shahidul “Shahid” Alam assumed the ownership of Oreganos Grill on Somerled Avenue in NDG. Since that time, the popular restaurant has attracted a loyal clientele of regulars and gained notice for its freshly grilled fish entrées, steak, pasta and much more. T…

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There hasn’t been a residential waterfront project in the West Island in decades… until now. 36Lakeshore is making a grand entrance on the condo scene, offering not only incredible views of Lac-St-Louis, but a design with open-concept architecture that truly takes advantage and showcases the…

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Brothers Jimmy and George Kosmas  along with their partner and childhood friend Peter Tolias decided to open their second Table 51 Restaurant and Bar location in the West End. Following nearly a decade of great success at Carrefour Laval, they determined that the former Restaurant Portovino …

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Alzheimer Groupe (AGI), a charitable organization, has been providing essential programs and services to families living with or affected by Alzheimer’s and other dementias in the Montreal area for over 35 years.  They are excited to be opening another location — AGI West — expanding their s…

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From the outside, Woouf looks like any other pet food store, but once inside pet owners can expect a completely different experience. The first speciality boutique of its kind in Quebec, Woouf is located in the Mega Centre Ste-Dorothée, Laval and offers dog owners a high end and unique take …

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At any given moment, one of the 40 community groups supported financially by West Island Community Shares (WICS) is providing essential services to West Island residents. In fact, this year alone, 65,000 West Islanders will benefit from services offered by members of this community network.

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Like many modern parents, Julia Chiarella-Genoni leads a busy life. As such, the West Island parenting and travel blogger, and mom of three boys relies heavily on her smartphone to stay on top of her work. This includes engaging with her tens of thousands of fans across social media channels…

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The Pentian Group, which has gained notice over the past two decades in the Greater Montreal and Laval areas for creating high-end condominium and town house units for purchase or rent at suitable prices, is presently promoting new projects in Lachine and Laval.

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There’s immense power in paint: not only can it completely transform the look of a space, but it can also infuse it with instant ambiance, serenity, or impact. It is paramount to choose a colour that lends a certain feel and is also safe for you and the environment (you don’t want to choose …

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Our feet endure a lot, which is why, when we’re faced with an ailment, we want a podiatrist with a trusted reputation for professionalism. Dr. Louana Ibrahim, podiatrist prides herself on more than two decades of foot care out of her two offices in Laval and Dollard-des-Ormeaux. 

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Putting in new residential windows and doors can be a huge headache for homeowners. There’s a lot of work that needs to be done, which can be disruptive and messy, not to mention it can be an extremely expensive home renovation. However, experts at Basco can repair those damaged windows and …

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A year ago, Honda Île Perrot owner Mario Bourbonnais told us that the high quality of what his dealership has to offer was signified by it having the highest rate of retention of customers with Honda in his area, as indicated by the Customer Service Index (CSI) survey. The CSI is given to cu…

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Do you know about the huge advantages of propane as well as the benefits of converting vehicles? As the price of gasoline continues to rise, the cost savings from converting fleet vehicles to operate on propane increases. That is because propane is cheaper than conventional gasoline, ethanol…

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A relationship with a buyer or seller doesn’t end once the transaction has gone through — at least not when it comes to the Broady family and their team. Building their real estate business generation to generation, the Broadys pride themselves on the relationships that they maintain, even a…