Slower coffee, later nights, intentional aimless wandering: Montreal has a different rhythm than Toronto. Photographer Becca Lemire wandered Le Plateau & Mile End neighbourhoods to snap pics of stylish locals. She asked them what fave Montreal spots they would recommend to visitors, and you can peep their answers below. Plus, cheeky graffiti! And the bagels. Oh, the bagels. If there is one lesson we can learn from them, it’s how to chill.
Graffiti in the Mile End neighbourhood.
Brianna, Tams statue every Sunday morning in Mont-Royal Parc.
Fil, barista at Savoie Fils, Café Myriade.
St. Viateur bagels.
Michael, La Fin Du Vinyle.
Claude, Esco on St. Denis.
Eli, Casa Del Popolo.
Francois, Pub Bishop & Bragg for brunch.
Ariana, works at Annex Vintage, Kem Coba Ice Cream.
June, Wilshire’s Book Store.
Adele, Ping Pong Club.
Jordan, Lawrence restaurant.
Empty wine glasses in a bistro window.
James, Zach, Andrew, in the band Suono, Parc La Fontaine.
A plant-adorned balcony.