• Below are some of the best stories, videos and photos of Montreal from this past week.
  • MTL Blog receives dozens of submissions from readers every week.
  • There are stories everywhere. If you spot a newsworthy event in Montreal, send us a message, photo, or video @MTLBlog on Twitter and Instagram.

It was quite a week, eh Montreal?

Our weather was quite nice despite some rainy days, there was a shark in the Saint Lawrence Gulf, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau gave us $50 million for a park, the STM made some changes, Papa John's opened its first location in the area for a very long time, we found out why your flight to Vancouver is so expensive, and a beloved La Ronde roller coaster is shutting down soon

There was way more that happened in the news this week! So, if you missed anything, check out our Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter pages.

Widely-circulated news is fun and all, but here at MTL Blog, we love getting submissions and story tips from you — the reader! We received some pretty fantastic local stories this week. Some funny and some were simply classic Montreal but all were from you! 


There are stories everywhere. If you spot a newsworthy event in Montreal, send us a message, photo, or video @MTLBlog on Twitter and Instagram.


Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello had an awesome week in Montreal

Our faithful MTL Blog paparazzi, AKA, our lovely readers were all over the celebrity couple this week as they were here on business. Shawn Mendes had a spectacular concert and Camila Cabello was probably here supporting her "secret" boyfriend. 


READ ALSO: Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello Spotted Getting Cozy At Popular Montreal Restaurant (Photo)

Someone shared this video with us poking fun at the typical West Island experience.

We love you West Islanders!


The Scooterpocalypse is upon us, Montreal 

Leave it to Montrealers to ruin a good thing just a few days after it debuts. Lime scooters have been popping up in some...unfortunate places all week long. Stay classy, Montreal. 


READ ALSO: Montreal Police Will Soon Be Giving Tickets To Drivers Who Get Too Close To Cyclists

We spoke to a local plastic surgeon about surgery trends in Montreal 

Dr. Karl Schwarz spoke to our very own Katina Goulakos about plastic surgery trends that he's seeing in Montreal and his practice.

Check out the interview here


READ ALSO: Montreal Emergency Room Wait Times Are Increasing At An Astonishing Rate


Montrealers shared their most "typical Montreal moment"

Oh, Twitter, you never fail us! Thanks to our readers, we came up with a definitive list of typical Montreal moments. Thank you for participating! 

Check out Montrealers's most "typical Montreal moment" here!

Montreal construction workers got creative with traffic line painting

Montreal is known as an artistic place as I'm sure you've all seen many "found art" vernissages (here's looking at you Concordia Fine Arts majors). But I mean, this one takes the cake. 

This is truly a prize-winning work of art that needs to be hung in the MBAM. Classic Montreal!


READ ALSO: A Quebec Construction Site Has Collapsed, Injuring 3 People


Whose bicycle is this and how did it get here?  

Two Montrealers discovered a mystery bike in their apartment. No one knows where it came from or whom it belongs to. 

Do you recognize this bike?


READ ALSO: 17 Things To Do In Montreal This Weekend

Montreal university students shared their most embarrassing Frosh stories

No regrets? Well, maybe some...we've all been there, no judgement!

Our very own Alexandra Toutant spoke with some students, talking about some of the best times and worst times ever experienced at Frosh. 


READ ALSO: Montreal's Coolest New Bar On Saint-Laurent Has Free Pool Every Night


A parking ticket was issued to a parked Montreal municipal car and nothing makes sense anymore

Is this the nexus of the universe? One reader spotted this Ville de Montréal municipal car with a parking ticket on the window. Hmm. Ironic.


Does anyone know this hairdresser? 

We received messages from a few women asking us to find this apparently amazing hairdresser who used to work in Granby. Apparently, he works in Verdun now:

"Hi there, I am looking for a hairstylist by the name of Jean-Francois who worked at Smart Style on Granby street for over 4 years. He left his stylist job there and is now working in a hair salon somewhere in Verdun. He was my stylist for years and won't trust anyone else with my hair. Jean-Francois in quite tall, reddish hair, in his early 30's. Maybe someone can help me! Thank you". 

Send us a DM if you think you know "Jean-Francois"!


And finally...

Winner of the most Montreal picture of the week is...

Pure comedy.


Have a great weekend, Montreal!

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