Painting by Jean-Pierre Houël, entitled Prise de la Bastille [photo via Wikimedia]
What would we do without the French? They gave us good food, good wine, and good films. Celebrate their Independence day, Bastille Day, this weekend across the city.
Bastille Day New York site [bastilledaynyc.com]
Stationary Bike Races, Music, the Can-Can, and of course, Great Food [TimeOut New York]
Food, Live Music, Dancers, and Fire-Eaters in Fort Greene [BrooklynPaper]
More food, and Petanque! [Paris in New York]
And yet more food and music, with a little champagne-sabering! [NYDN]
[Written by Chris Confessore]