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November 28, 2004 12:47 AM   Subscribe

MadeInMTL is a rich media application site that enables the user to explore the city through 15k photographs, 400 texts, 50 hours of video, 40 sound bits, as well as 25 short films that truly capture the spirit of Montreal in a virtual experience." {it be flash and I found it at netdiver}
posted by dobbs (9 comments total)
DAMN. And it's actually useful! A useful Flash app? That's not right.
posted by Succa at 5:10 AM on November 28, 2004

Every town needs one of those. Incredibly impressive.
posted by Devils Rancher at 7:13 AM on November 28, 2004

Truly fun... why haven't I made it to Montreal in so long? Just yesterday, when the public spaces list was posted, I tried & failed to find a decent presentation of Montreal's neighborhoods. Be sure to use the search feature — for example, "bagel" returns six sites to explore.
posted by Zurishaddai at 7:14 AM on November 28, 2004

There goes my day/week. Great site.
posted by helvetica at 7:36 AM on November 28, 2004

Dobbs, that tool is spectacular. Not only a great idea, but the choice of restaurants/parks/record stores/quirky things that make Montreal unique is bang on the money - perfectly to my taste.

I've wanted to build something like that for ages, though I knew I never really would. Now someone else has done it for me.

And it reminds me to tell you all: if you're ever in Montreal, and you have even the slightest inclination towards ice cream, Bilboquet is a must. Search it out on this site!
posted by louigi at 7:48 AM on November 28, 2004

Montreal photos: Christopher DeWolf's urbanphoto has lots of neighbourhood photos of the city, including the Plateau.
posted by zadcat at 8:02 AM on November 28, 2004

If you love food, there are few places in North America that have restaurants as amazing as Montreal. Seafood lovers should check out Le Poisson Rouge, one block north of Lafontaine Park. Very romantic, to boot.
posted by AlexReynolds at 10:15 AM on November 28, 2004

I second Le Poisson Rouge. But if you really love food, there's no better restaurant to visit than Pied De Cochon. Get the Foie Gras Poutine.

This site is amazing. I didn't think it would teach me anything about Montreal that I didn't already know, but there's a ton of info in here. That old mansion above McGill where they used to conduct mind control experiments is called Ravenscrag? How fabulously ominous!

They even include my favorite bar in the world - Elsie's. I'm getting homesick for the days I used to live in Montreal. Boston just can't compare - not by a long shot.
posted by painquale at 11:53 AM on November 28, 2004

painquale: i am a regular at else's. if you ever come to montreal, look me up - we'll have a drink.
posted by louigi at 8:07 PM on November 29, 2004

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