Girlz rule! There is a place in Quebec City where women can come to party, listen to cutting-edge bands and, as club policy, not be hassled. In 1972, the Bernier family decided to convert their towing garage into a bar. Their choice of what sort of club it would become was unusual. Unlike most - many? - all? - bars in French Quebec City, they deliberately made the new bar/brassiere into a woman-friendly venue. Now, of course, it doesn't seem such a big deal, but it was one of the first "safe places" where women could come to a club with the understanding that they would not be subjected to objectionable approaches. Men and women come to the dance floor as equals. In French, of course.
Built between 1800 and 1804, this cathedral was the first Anglican cathedral built under the... Read more