Bastille Day in NYC TODAY

Jul 12th, 2009, 07:08 AM
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Bastille Day in NYC TODAY

Sorry to be posting this last minute, but the annual Bastille Day in New York is today from 12:00 to 6:00. Lots of fun for New York Francophiles and those who are visiting as well. Best food of any street fair in New York bar none.
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Jul 12th, 2009, 03:10 PM
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Sorry I missed it - I tried to tell my bus people to get off and go though.
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Jul 12th, 2009, 03:31 PM
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I just came back from there. No Petrossian blinis this time, but Payard had a stand on every block. Several Breton crepe stands, and good couscous with sausages from a North African restaurant.

The weather was too good, so everything was full-priced until the last half hour or so, but I did eventually get a box of half-priced Payard pastries. Fewer dogs and more kids this year.
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Jul 13th, 2009, 04:27 AM
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Sue, although I'm not we'll try this again with a double stroller (too crowded) we still had a good time. The Champagne-flavored sorbet was worth the effort alone.
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Jul 13th, 2009, 06:14 AM
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AS you know, one of the big celebrations was at the now defunct Florent.

The downtown Les Halles usually has a celebration on John Street tomorrow.
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