Remember Griffintown

Well folks the weekend starts tomorrow evening at 5pm, in Griffintown, with a CUTV event, Remember Griffintown.

Remember Griffintown, will be running straight through until 5pm on Sunday evening. There is a lot to do, and a lot to see! So check out the schedule, and come on down! (NOTE: THE GALLERY WILL NOW OPENING AT 5PM.)

RAIN OR SHINE the show must go on! So bring a coat or an umbrella, and come enjoy a FREE weekend of festivities!

How to get here:

By Car from the West:
–    Take Highway 20 East and continue towards “Montreal Centre-Ville” on to the 720 East.
–    Get off at the Guy Street exit, and turn right on to Rene-Levesque
–    Follow Rene-Levesque until Peel Street, where you will turn right, going south on Peel.
–    Follow Peel until Ottawa Street (two blocks south of Notre-Dame)
–    Turn left on Ottawa, and two blocks down (Corner of Ann Street) you will reach 950 Ottawa Street, and Remember Griffintown!

By Bus and Metro:
–    Go to Peel Metro (Green Line) and take the 107 Bus South (at the corner of Peel and St. Catherine) Here is a link directly to the STM Schedule:
–    Get off at Ottawa Street, and walk two blocks east of Peel, (Cross Peel Street), and walk two blocks, and you’re here!

Here is a link to the 107 North Schedule leaving from Peel and Ottawa Streets:


We have a lot of people to thank for this event, and I apologize in advance if I’ve forgotten anyone.

Harvey Lev – for the FREE use of his property, without his generous contribution, help and advice, this event wouldn’t have been anywhere near possible!

CUTV (Concordia University Television) – Jason Gondziola (Station Manager) has been a huge supporter of this event, without him, we wouldn’t have had the money to put this event together, so hats off to him for all the support!

Indyish ( – Risa Dickens is one of the greatest people in the world!  Risa, thank you for all the help, advice, chats, support and E-V-E-R-Y-T-H-I-N-G you have done to make this three-day celebration, everything it will be! And Tristan Brand for all is help and support! We’re glad you’re doing better!

Moog Audio, AKG and Soundcraft for supplying all of our Audio Equipment!

St. Ambroise for their sponsorship and support!

Loyola High School, for projectors, vehicules, and support!

QPRIG McGill & QPRIG Concordia, for the continued support!

The Committee for Sustainable Redevelopment of Griffintown, without the help of Judith Bauer and Chris Gobeil, we wouldn’t have been able to get all the people we had for this event!

Steven Peck, for his abundance of work, help and fantastic presentation! (Go check it out! See below for times.)

Matthew Barlow, for all the help organizing our tours, and helping with just about everything Griffintown.

Denis Delaney for offering his precious time!

Liliane Aflalo, Jessica Aflalo & Maza “Oma” Lorentz, for the use of their cars on numerous occaisions.

CJAD 800/Mix96/CHOM 97.7 – For the generous donations and on-air time!

All of our Volunteers (too many to name!)

To the CUTV staff: Melanie Gallant (PR), Veronique Leblanc (Community Outreach)

Emmanuel Hessler for all his hard work, support and phenomenal ideas! Many, we love you!

To all the artists, who have GENEROUSLY donated their talents and time! (We will be collecting donations for all our artists!)

And finally, a VERY Special Thanks to our Technical Advisor, “Name it, I do it” guy, scavenger hunt organizer, and overall supporter of this event from DAY ONE… Dominic Roussel. Without Dom’s help, this event wouldn’thave been at ALL possible. He has been, and continues to be a remarkable person, and we owe him a huge big ass hug for all the work he as put into this event! Thank you Dom.

See you this weekend!

Paul Aflalo & Liz Bono (Event Coordinators)



3 responses to “Remember Griffintown

  1. What a great afternoon we had at the event! Perfect sunny weather filled with great people, conversations, live music and an amazing gallery space!

    Thanks to everyone on Neath’s exhaustive list!

    Funny reading that list… i graduated from Loyola, worked at CUTV, enjoy a St Ambroise and am saddened by the impending fate of Griffintown.

  2. aw, blushing! thanks for passing on the thanks, it was a lovely afternoon indeed, i loved seeing so many older former griffintown residents come out to share stories. congrats to paul and liz for doing a great job.

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