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A Polish picnic will once again take over Parc Jeanne-Mance this summer. Polski Piknik brings together performers, music and food vendors for a one-day celebration of the local Polish community and culture. Organizers this year promise BBQ sausages, pierogi, ribs and cabbage, schnitzel sandwiches, pączki (donuts), and drinks, including, a festival spokesperson tells MTL Blog, "Poland's most popular beer and an award-winning Polish vodka."

The musical lineup this year represents more of a panoply of Eastern European traditions and sounds under the theme "Polski Piknik and Friends," with "artists of Ukrainian heritage, traditional Slavic folk songs, a Serbian and Macedonian brass band, and Eastern European fusions."

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Montreal's Plateau-Mont-Royal borough is about to become even more pedestrian friendly. Its borough council has committed to six changes to its road network aimed at making surrounding neighbourhoods safer for cyclists and people travelling by foot. Among the changes to select street sections are direction reversals, pedestrianizations and the institution of one-way traffic.

The complete list of traffic tweaks, per a borough council press release, is as follows:

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The sizzling streetside grills of Montreal food festivals are roaring back this summer after two years in storage. First, we had Yatai MTL, a celebration of local Japanese goods and food in the Mile End. In July, the Old Port will host a 100-dish night market showcasing bouffe de rue from around the world. And later this month, Polski Piknik will make its triumphant return, this time in Montreal's Parc Jeanne-Mance, for the first time since 2019.

The festival of Polish culture, cuisine, music and community will take place on June 18 from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.

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Montreal is home to some amazing parks. Since this city is so large and urban, it's nice to find a small oasis to escape the noisy, city streets once and a while. Lucky enough, we have so many gorgeous nature parks to do just that! They have amazing fountains, tall trees, small lakes and more!

If you've been planning a romantic picnic in the park for your girlfriend, choose one of these amazing parks right here in Montreal. You'll be guaranteed to impress her!

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