This sunny and unpretentious place will make you want to stay inside forever, luckily the Bagels and artsy cafes of the Mile End will get you out to explore.
Things that will make you happy :
The Mile End is known for its cafes, bagels and relaxed vibe. It is also the home of quite a few amazing startups (around St-Viateur).
You can easily get to/from the downtown or Old Port on the 80 bus (about 10 minutes), which runs regularly.