- Cape student sues, accuses school officials of slamming her to ground multiple times (04/28/16)45
- Bob Evans restaurant in Cape Girardeau among chain's 21 closings (04/26/16)9
- Missouri House votes to allow concealed weapons without permits (04/28/16)6
- Two hurt in motorcycle wreck on Interstate 55 (04/25/16)1
- Law firm requests information about Cape's traffic cameras (04/25/16)2
- Local lawmakers split over failed medical marijuana bill; voters may have a say (04/26/16)19
- Police report filed, but no charges in incident at Cape Central (04/29/16)35
- Tanker truck catches fire near Oak Ridge (04/24/16)7
- Local company makes eco-friendly kitty litter that cuts cat-box smell (04/25/16)
- Senator introduces bill for I-57 that would connect Sikeston with Little Rock (04/28/16)4
Montreal looks to boost tourism
MONTREAL, Canada -- A new roller coaster, a garden show and the annual Jazz Festival are among the noteworthy attractions in Montreal this spring and summer.
A one-time event for garden-lovers, Flora Montreal -- www.floramontreal.ca -- takes place at the Old Port, June 16-Oct. 9, with more than 30 displays, from water gardens and contemporary designs to show gardens and urban oases. While you're at the Old Port, rent a quadricycle (a bicycle built for four) or a pedal boat, or make your way through the Labyrinth, a maze at Hangar 16.
The Goliath, a new roller coaster at La Ronde, features a three-minute ride at 70 mph and a drop of more than 171 feet. La Ronde is a Six Flags park located on Ile Saint Helene.
For music-lovers, the Montreal Chamber Music Festival takes place June 8-30, and the 27th annual International Jazz Festival unfolds June 29-July 9. The city's international fireworks competitions explodes nightly, June 17-July 29, and the only Formula 1 auto race in Canada takes place June 23-25 on the Gilles Villeneuve Circuit.
"Just For Laughs" bills itself as the world's biggest comedy festival, with 1,500 shows, July 13-23.