17. Don’t tell us our mountain is technically a hill
Deep down, we all know Mount Royal is not a mountain, but why would you tell us that? Let us have our mountain dammit.
18. Every Summer Sunday, every free-living Montrealer with a Tam-Tam drum goes to the mountain
“Tam-Tams” are a Summer Sunday tradition that brings drummers, hippies, picnickers, food trucks, LARPers, and more to the side of the mountain for a big outdoor party.
19. 5 à 7 = happy hour
Two happy hours, that is. And let’s be honest, this post-work tradition usually lasts longer than that.
20. Our bars close at 3am every night
Technically... but if the current mayor has his way, that’ll be bumped up to 6am. Oh yeah, and the legal drinking age is 18.
21. The underground city sounds wizardly and all Lord-of-the-Rings fantastical, but, it actually kind of sucks
That unfailing sparkle in every tourist’s eye when they mention the underground city dies pretty hard when they realize that it’s essentially a large underground mall complex.