Griffintown Journal: Former Montreal industrial area now a trend-setting neighborhood

Griffintown skyline with older buildings

Above, old warehouse buildings still hover above the industrial landscape of Griffintown, a former industrial neighborhood undergoing revitalization close to downtown Montreal. By Ron Bernthal   About 100 years ago a Montreal neighborhood called Griffintown was the center of the … Continue reading

Best Biking, Hiking Trails to be Immersed in Fall Foliage

Savor Connecticut's foliage splendor on the Farmington Canal Heritage Trail © 2013 Karen Rubin/

by Karen Rubin Ahhh, it’s fall. The leaves are turning crimson and gold, the air is picking up that crisp chill, and I am thinking of biking. This is the best season of the year to find a bike trail … Continue reading