Brownstein: Santa skips Ste-Catherine St., leaving merchants less jolly

James Gaspar used to love the holiday season. On occasion, he would even bring out his inner Burl Ives (ask your grandparents) and start crooning: “Have a holly, jolly Christmas … It’s the best time of the year.”“Not so holly, jolly this year,” a shrugging Gaspar mutters.That has a lot to do with the fact business is down at his iconic Ste-Catherine St. burger house, Mr. Steer, and...