Features | Wrecked: Surf spots

Shipwrecked pirates might want to resort to surfing as a mode of transportation. Surfing the web, that is. Here are three oases in Montreal’s online archipelago:

Spacing Montreal, an offshoot of the Toronto magazine Spacing, is a frequently-updated exploration of our city’s urban geography. Topics such as transportation, architecture, and neighborhoods are discussed by a roster of more than 20 bloggers. spacingmontreal.ca

Buried deep within the message boards of Stille Post is one of the most comprehensive online guides to Montreal’s live music and nightlife scene. Concert and club nights are listed on a calendar and accompanied by the event’s time, price, and address. Bookmark it! stillepost.ca/calendar/montreal/month.php

Midnight Poutine is the go-to web site for Montreal curiosa, news briefs, and concert reviews. Though a super-slick layout and frequent updates make this site a quintessential starting point, readers seeking a grittier, more avant-garde perspective on Montreal may want to click on by. midnightpoutine.ca