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Map of the Day: Montreal, Then and Now

Sixty-six years later, the city's urban design is not so different.

Reuters

If You Build Bike Share, Riders Will Come

A new report on Montreal's BIXI shows cycling rates increase by the end of season two.

CBC

Check Out This Crazy Flooding in Montreal

A broken water main unleashed a torrent.

The NHL May Have Been Quiet, But Teams' Real Estate Guys Sure Were Busy

During the lockout, some teams changed arenas, others asked for new ones, and some even pushed forward with condo towers and complexes.

Snowboarding the City

Sebastien Toutant took advantage of Montreal's record snow, performing some impressive stunts in a downtown park.

Shelley Miller

Sugar-Based Graffiti That Confronts the Legacy of Slavery

These cake-frosting murals may look sweet, but their message is bitter. Also, beware of wasps!

Stari4ek/Flickr

Enticing Film Trailer of the Day: 'Lost Rivers'

Unto the place from whence the rivers come, thither they return again.

Flickr/Bobolink

Canada's Rail System May Have Peaked...in 1968

The Turbo train once took riders between Toronto and Montreal in less than 4 hours. Now all we have left are these incredible promotional videos.

Paolo Costa Baldi

For Montreal, Memories of the Olympics Boondoggle Remain

The 1976 games were largely considered a financial disaster. Can their legacy finally right itself?

Old People Appear Floating Over Montreal

Even for performance art, this is pretty weird.

Flickr/DevinF

The Toughest Re-Use: Grain Elevators

Not easy to convert, some cities still manage to find new ways to bring life to their abandoned grain elevators.

BrainlessHell/YouTube

This Is Why You Never Park Over a Manhole During Stormy Weather in Montreal

The lingering inadequacy of the city's sewer system became painfully apparent during an intense rain storm last week.

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An Atlas of Suburbanisms

Not every suburb is completely suburban, nor is every city completely urban, as a resource-rich new website helps show.

Flick/Dave Hogg

The End of the Domed Stadium

Once seen as a civic gem, demand for a permanently enclosed stadium has dwindled.

Robert Ennals/Flickr

This Week in Bans: Beijing's Public Toilets to Become Fly-Free

Also, L.A. outlaws plastic bags; Lady Gaga ponders violent threats in Jakarta; and much more.

REUTERS/Ki Price

A Brief History of Observation Towers

As London debuts its newest structural wonder, a tour of its counterparts around the world.

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Study of the Day: Bad Street Design Disproportionately Hurts the Poor

Residents in low-income areas are more likely to get injured out on the road, according to researchers.

Aedifica Architects

2012's Most Interesting Buildings So Far

Under-the-radar but exciting new buildings.

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This Week in Bans: Baltimore Orioles Ban Naked Batman 'For Life'

Also, a Florida town outlaws nightclubs and a skating rink that could possibly be used for illicit dancing, and more.