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Discover Little Italy, a lively and friendly historic district with a gastronomic and commercial offer that will make you experience the Italianness of the district in all its flavors and colors! Check out our blog to keep you up-to-date on activities, events and promotions that are driving the neighborhood.

Little Italy care about the environment : here some good practices !

Little Italy care about the environment : here some good practices !

We all know it now, the environment is important! And it's also important to realize that we have to change our habits, little by little,…

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A Historic Anniversary for Little Italy – The 100th!

A Historic Anniversary for Little Italy – The 100th!

Madonna della Difesa This year, Little Italy celebrates its one hundred years! The first stone of Our-Lady-of-Defense Church, known as Madonna della Difesa, was laid…

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Let’s talk about women of Little Italy

Let’s talk about women of Little Italy

In occasion of the International Women's Day, we thought we would pay tribute to the women who make Little Italy this unique and charming neighborhood. For…

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Zeppole are back in Little Italy

Zeppole are back in Little Italy

Traditions are important in Little Italy especially when San Giuseppe's feast arrives on the calendar and zeppoles are back! The zeppole (in Naples) and the…

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5 good low budget addresses for students

5 good low budget addresses for students

Little Italy is the perfect place to hang out with friends, even when you're a student! Here are 5 addresses where you can spend a…

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A FINANCIAL SUPPORT FOR MERCHANTS

A FINANCIAL SUPPORT FOR MERCHANTS

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A piece of Montreal’s Little Italy in New York!

A piece of Montreal’s Little Italy in New York!

A journey to discover what links Montreal’s Petite-Italie to Manhattan’s Little Italy On New Year's Eve, we traveled to New York. Of course, a visit…

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Winter activities in Little Italy ⛸☕

Winter activities in Little Italy ⛸☕

Winter has settled in Little Italy, but there is no question of hibernating! The neighborhood is dynamic and awaits you with several winter activities that…

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The multicultural beauty of Little Italy

The multicultural beauty of Little Italy

The Italo-Canadian community is an example of a community that has kept its traditions by adapting to those already in place when they arrived while…

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New Christmas decorations in Little Italy!

New Christmas decorations in Little Italy!

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Gifts that will warm their heart!

Gifts that will warm their heart!

Parfois, nous avons besoin de rappeler aux gens que nous aimons qu’ils méritent une petite pause et de prendre du temps pour eux. En offrant…

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Design gifts from Little Italy!

Design gifts from Little Italy!

Several design shops have come to settle in the district of Little Italy, each offering a unique product of its kind! At Le Palais Bulles,…

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Tasty Christmas gift in Little Italy!

Tasty Christmas gift in Little Italy!

Once again, you receive the answer "I don't knooooow" with a roll of eyes at the annual "What do you want for Christmas" question. This…

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Il panettone – A Christmas tradition

Il panettone – A Christmas tradition

During winter time, many desserts claim themselves as a traditional Christmas dessert in Italy, but the panettone is surely the most renowned. What is a…

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Faema celebrates its half-century !

Faema celebrates its half-century !

Little Italy is a historic district, and so are its shops! The year 2018 also marks the 50th anniversary of the unique Faema Distributeur Inc! Graziano…

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The Benvenuti card : A Christmas gift for a good cause !

The Benvenuti card : A Christmas gift for a good cause !

As Christmas time and its festivities are approaching, we can only think of one thing: the gargantuan meals waiting for us while opening our gifts from…

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Corneli celebrates Christmas with La Maisonnette des parents !

Corneli celebrates Christmas with La Maisonnette des parents !

As part of the Christmas dinner for La Maisonnette des Parents, which will be held at Corneli on Saturday, December 15th, we asked some questions to…

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Alati-Caserta celebrates its 50 years !

Alati-Caserta celebrates its 50 years !

When entering Alati-Caserta, the first thing that we notice is the delicious smell of pastries. Behind the counters, a small door allows us to glimpse…

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The new shops to discover in Little Italy this Fall !

The new shops to discover in Little Italy this Fall !

The Fall brought us a lot of renewal in Little Italy! New dynamic businesses have emerged, highlighting local and modern talents. Whether taste, style of decoration,…

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On November 1st, Little Italy goes vegan !

On November 1st, Little Italy goes vegan !

As the fifth Montreal Vegan Festival just ended, it is now time for the whole world to celebrate animal rights while raising awareness for an ethical…

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New pilates class in Little Italy

New pilates class in Little Italy

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Who says pasta, says Little Italy!

Who says pasta, says Little Italy!

October 25th is World Pasta Day, one of the most popular dishes in the world. Spaghetti, fusilli, ravioli, rigatoni ... In Little Italy, restaurateurs like…

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Pizza, the signature dish of Little Italy

Pizza, the signature dish of Little Italy

October is considered the month of pizza in Canada. For many, it's more than a dish, it's a true tradition. Because the district of the…

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The Montreal’s coffee neighborhood

The Montreal’s coffee neighborhood

  October 1st is International Coffee Day. Today, with the democratization of espresso machines was born the third wave of coffee. Like a wine, coffee…

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Where to cut your hair before going back to school: in Little Italy!

Where to cut your hair before going back to school: in Little Italy!

Today, we submit our recommendations of the best places to go for a super stylish cut.

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Benvenuti : A new privilege card !

Benvenuti : A new privilege card !

The Benvenuti card gives privileges to people who work in Little Italy and its surroundings.  It offers exclusive offers from 23 SDC member merchants.

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5 unusual ways to discover Little Italy

5 unusual ways to discover Little Italy

Little Italy is well known for its traditions but if you are looking for unusual ways to visit the neighborhood with your friends, or your…

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An application to help you find parking in Montreal

An application to help you find parking in Montreal

You want to go to dinner but the idea of ​​looking for parking discourages you? You want to buy your bunch of tomatoes at the…

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New shops in Little Italy!

New shops in Little Italy!

Le quartier de la Petite-Italie est en pleine expansion et on est bien contents! Des commerces de toutes sortes viennent s'y installer et profiter de…

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LITTLE ITALY ROOTS FOR ANYONE BUT SWEDEN

LITTLE ITALY ROOTS FOR ANYONE BUT SWEDEN

Following Italy’s elimination by Sweden in the World Cup qualifying round, Montreal’s Italian neighborhood invites every football fan in Little Italy, provided they do not…

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Free Wifi in the heart of Jean-Talon Market

Free Wifi in the heart of Jean-Talon Market

A more powerful Wi-Fi service at the market! You can enjoy a walk with free high-speed Wi-Fi access, everywhere in the Jean-Talon Market and its…

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Des commerces dans la Petite-Italie pour votre santé et bien être

Des commerces dans la Petite-Italie pour votre santé et bien être

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7 nouveaux commerces à découvrir en avril dans la Petite-Italie

7 nouveaux commerces à découvrir en avril dans la Petite-Italie

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Enjoy the Little Italy’s Valet parking service

Enjoy the Little Italy’s Valet parking service

You may have planned a visit of The Little Italy to fully enjoy being with family or friend, for a dinner or a spring walk.…

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3 femmes entrepreneurs qui nous inspirent dans la Petite-Italie

3 femmes entrepreneurs qui nous inspirent dans la Petite-Italie

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New in Little Italy! Opening of an outdoor parking at the Jean-Talon market at night.

New in Little Italy! Opening of an outdoor parking at the Jean-Talon market at night.

It’s official, the outdoor parking at the Jean-Talon market is now available for the night visitors. That you come for a drink or to enjoy…

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A romantic day in Little-Italy

A romantic day in Little-Italy

Treat yourself with a romantic day in Little-Italy, a place breathing Italian romance! Here's different activities to do in couple (ou with friends!) in the…

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