by Fiona O'Connor
Open only on Thursdays, the Velvet speakeasy "is the weekly rendez-vous for consumers of ill beats, fresh drinks, and casual good-times." While hearing about Old Montreal's swankiest new "speakeasy" through Facebook couldn't be a more fitting illustration of how the prohibition-era concept has been redefined as contemporary cool, it's good to know Montreal isn't missing a beat on the hottest nightlife trends.
Next Thursday, check it out! 420 St-Gabriel in the Old Port.
Velvet: 420 St. Gabriel. Old Montreal.