Contents Index – 1999 Issues

Issue 4.52 – 27. December 1999
  • Café Metropole – Christmas Storm Where We Are
  • 'Au Bistro' – Updates – Storm, Oil Spill – Friday, 31. December
  • 'Au Bistro' – Severe Storm Bats Paris
  • Café Metropole Club – Our Club's Man of 2000
  • Update: Club's 12th Meeting – Last of the Century
  • Emails I – from Linda and Cindy
  • Emails II – from Meredith and Walt, Carolyn, and Craig
  • Emails III – from Toni, Markus and Paul
  • Emails IV – from John and Philip
  • 'Paris' Scene II' – New Year 2000 Yipee!
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – '2000! Surreal!'
Issue 4.51 – 20. December 1999
  • Café Metropole – Christmas Gaga In Paris
  • 'Au Bistro' – Champs–Elysées Changes Suits
  • One Man's Gas Cap Is Another's by Jerry Stopher
  • Café Metropole Club – 'Food Events' Increase At Club
  • Update: Club's 11th Meeting – Record New 'Charter' Member Day
  • Photo: A Happy Santa, Speaks, Sings In English; Rolls Eyes In French
  • 'Paris' Scene I' – Overwhelmed by Events?
  • 'Paris' Scene II' – Come One, Come All, Christmas '99
  • 'Paris' Scene III' – 2000 In Paris and France
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'Season's Greetings'
Issue 4.50 – 13. December 1999
  • Café Metropole – Markets and Big Wheels
  • 'Au Bistro' – What's In a Name of the Century?
  • Feasts of the Century
  • José 'Good Food' Bové In the USA by Don Smith
  • Café Metropole Club – Glasgow's 'Mars Bars' Problem
  • Update: Club's 10th Meeting – "I Have To Eat" Says Food Guide Writer
  • 'Paris' Scene I' – The Ile–de–France
  • 'Paris' Scene II' – Christmas '99 and '2000'
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'Art – It's A Snap!'
Issue 4.49 – 6. December 1999
  • Café Metropole – Survive New Year 2000 With a Long Shampoo
  • 'Au Bistro' – The Song and Car of the Century
  • Getting Papered In Paris – Less Angst Than Usual
  • The Big Café On the Avenue, Not On l'Ile
  • Café Metropole Club – Is 'Flufflenutter' a Real Word?
  • Update: Club's 9th Meeting – Glasgow and Hot Dogs
  • 'Paris' Scene I' – Word–of–Big–Mouth
  • 'Paris' Scene II' – Christmas '99 and '2000'
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'Be An Artist!'
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Issue 4.48 – 29. Nov. 1999
  • Café Metropole – Your 'Ed' Is an Expatriate
  • 'Au Bistro' – This 'News' Could Be Full of Facts
  • One of the Day's Strikes – Taxi Drivers Act Up
  • Louis d'Orléans Murdered, 'Fearless' Jean Skips
  • Café Metropole Club – The 'Trivial Paris' Board Game
  • Update: Club's 8th Meeting – 'Fluffenutter' or Not?
  • 'Paris' Scene I' –Blows Up In 1st Week
  • 'Paris' Scene II' – Christmas '99 and '2000'
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'Early Christmas Shopping'
Issue 4.47 – 22. Nov. 1999
  • Café Metropole – We Gain Readers
  • 'Au Bistro' – Speleologists Rescued
  • Artist's Open Doors On a Freezing Day
  • Café Metropole Club – 'City of the Week' Program
  • Email: Paul Babbit Asks, What To Wear In Winter?
  • Update: Club's 7th Meeting – More Odd Questions
  • 'Paris' Scene I' – A 'New Look'
  • 'Paris' Scene II' – Christmas '99 and '2000'
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'Roller King'
Issue 4.46 – 15. Nov. 1999
  • Café Metropole – Terminal Weasels
  • 'Au Bistro' – The War of the Beef
  • Blue Skies In Paris – Rare In November
  • Café Metropole Club – Pets Gain Right To Join
  • Update: The Beaujolais Nouveau of the Century
  • Update: Club's 6th Meeting – A New Member – the Server–Lady!
  • 'Paris' Scene' – Online Ticket Sales
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'Are Summer Sales Soon?'
Issue 4.45 – 8. Nov. 1999
  • Café Metropole – Life Stays On the Rails
  • 'Au Bistro' – French Losers Win Big Party
  • Real Autumn Tracked Down In Belleville Park
  • Café Metropole Club – Membership 'Cards' Issued
  • Update: Club's 5th Meeting – Heather Says, Non–Members
  • 'Paris' Scene' – Events Become Surreal
  • 2000 In Paris – The 'Fête du Millénium'
  • Metropole Gets Emails
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'Lost the match?'
Issue 4.44 – 1. Nov. 1999
  • Café Metropole – 'Home' In Paris
  • 'Au Bistro' – French Win Rugby, Somehow
  • American Dreams In Paris
  • Declining a Beard Trim In Jordon by Linda Thalman
  • Café Metropole Club – Membership Climbs Dizzily
  • Update: Club's 4rd Meeting – Europe Has Better Gadgets
  • 'Paris' Scene' – Mose, Not Noah of the 'Flood'
  • This Week's American Posters I & II
  • This Week's Paris Posters III
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'Happy Hour'
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Issue 4.43 – 25. Oct. 1999
  • Café Metropole – Halloween Is a Humbug
  • 'Au Bistro' – Papon On the Lam
  • Nigel Ends Ten Years' of No Show
  • Café Metropole Club – Lots of Mirrors, But No Smoke
  • Update: Club's 3rd Meeting – Not Much Grouching
  • 'Paris' Scene' – Not Moses of the 'Flood'
  • You May Boo – You May Hiss At This
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'The Halloween Legend'
Issue 4.42 – 18. Oct. 1999
  • Café Metropole – Gaité In Crises
  • 'Au Bistro' – Official Heros: Médecines Sans Frontières
  • Anyone for Pétanque?
  • Café Metropole Club – More Hot Air
  • Update: Club's 2nd Meeting –Not Full of Smoke!
  • 'Paris' Scene' – Tango Is Back!
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'Weekday Stress'
Issue 4.41 – 11. Oct. 1999
  • Café Metropole – The Suits Exchange B–Cards
  • 'Au Bistro' – France's 'Euro' Springtime
  • The 'No Title' Bagnolet Non–Mystery
  • First Date for Café Metropole Club Meet
  • Update: "Paris Has Ugly Dirt" – Club's 1st Meeting
  • 'Paris' Scene' – More Van Gogh; More Everything
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'Who Makes the Weather'
Issue 4.40 – 4. Oct. 1999
  • Café Metropole – In the Rain, In Montparnasse
  • 'Au Bistro' – Paris Wine News & Walnut Time
  • Some Singing In the Rain
  • 'Paris' Scene' – Walls, Vikings and Animals
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'Come Home Papa'
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Issue 4.39 – 27. Sept. 1999
  • Café Metropole – Ho–Hum 'Car–Free' Day
  • 'Au Bistro' – War On the Seine
  • The 'Bonne Bouffe' To Go
  • Napoleon's Greek Madeleine
  • Skimming the Fleas
  • 'Paris' Scene' – The Fun and Games Season
  • 2000 In Paris – Less Than 100 Days Away
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'Left–Handed Screwdriver'
Issue 4.38 – 20. Sept. 1999
  • Café Metropole – Freezing and Starving
  • 'Au Bistro' – The Government Can't Do Everything
  • Jacques Melac's Grape Harvest
  • Boulevard du Techno
  • 'Paris' Scene' – Les Champs de la Sculpture
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'Techno, Wino'
Issue 4.37 – 13. Sept. 1999
  • Café Metropole – Between Waves
  • 'Au Bistro' – José Bové Freed!
  • La Hôpital Saint–Louis
  • The Canal Saint–Martin
  • 'Paris' Scene' – Paris Pumps Up the Volume
  • 2000 In Paris – No Wheels In Corcorde's Sky
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'Pedal Day – Coming Soon'
Issue 4.36 – 6. Sept. 1999
  • Café Metropole – The Millennium Horizon
  • 'Au Bistro' – Free José Bové!
  • Nearly Naked In Paris by Kathleen Bouvier
  • Diary of a Fête – The Seine
  • Email: More Mouffetard from Mark Kritz
  • Emails: Paris, Nevada Revisited
  • 'Paris' Scene' – The Beginning of Fall 1999
  • 2000 In Paris Program
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'Welcome To Paris Surf'

Issue 4.35 – 30. Aug. 1999
  • Café Metropole – The Movers
  • 'Au Bistro' – Yo–Yo Tax Week
  • On the Rue de Mouffetard
  • Paris, Nevada
  • 'Paris' Scene' – The Beginning of Fall 1999
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'Guys in Skirts'
Issue 4.34 – 23. Aug. 1999
  • Café Metropole – The Waiting Game
  • 'Paris' Scene' – 2000 Too Many
  • Gobelins – A Tapestry Factory
  • A Sunday 'Sense of Silence'
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'Sense of Silence' – Again
Issue 4.33 – 16. Aug. 1999
  • Café Metropole – Two Cafés Less
  • 'Au Bistro' – Boffo Turnout for Eclipse
  • 'Paris' Scene' – The Rentrée and 'Paris 2000'
  • The Eclipse In Paris
  • Sunshine On Montmartre
  • Art Marché at Edgar Quinet
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'The Eclipse Is Over'
Issue 4.32 – 9. Aug. 1999
  • Café Metropole – August Laziness Sets In
  • 'Au Bistro' – The Eclipse, Pots of Money and No Smoking
  • 'Paris' Scene' – Eclipsogoggle! Is Here
  • The Big Tour – Short Version
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'Digital Camera; Latest Model'
Issue 4.31 – 2. Aug. 1999
  • Café Metropole – Dog Days To Come?
  • 'Au Bistro' – France Is Nearly Full Up
  • 'Paris' Scene' – I Thought Paris Was Closed In August
  • The 10 Closest Boulangeries
  • La Villette – A Multi–Theme Park
  • The Friday Night Roller 'Rando'
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'Pass the Teeth'
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Issue 4.30 – 26. July 1999
  • Café Metropole – Hello To All This
  • 'Au Bistro' – Does 'Au Bistro' Have a Future?
  • 'Paris' Scene' – Haring's Doodles
  • Paris Looks Good – The 'Move' In Three Parts
  • Strolling With Ernie
  • My First Sunday Croissants
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'A New Joe In Town'
Issue 4.28/29 – 12. July 1999
  • Café Metropole – Goodbye and Hello To All This
  • 'Au Bistro' – I'd Walk a Mile for a Baguette
  • 'Paris' Scene' – The Last 'Armada du Siècle'
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'Bastille Day Every Day'
Issue 4.27 – 5. July 1999
  • Café Metropole – The Guided Blues
  • 'Paris' Scene' – Did I Mention Festivals?
  • Summer Guide – Good, Clean Fun
  • Summer Guide – High Life
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'Lifesaver Unnecessary'
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Issue 4.26 – 28. June1999
  • Café Metropole – How–To Do Bastille Day
  • 'Au Bistro' – Music Day in France – Still No Strikes
  • 'Paris' Scene' – Under the Sky, Under the Stars
  • Another Wild–Goose Chase
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'Enough for Tweetie'
Issue 4.25 – 21. June1999
  • Café Metropole – Risky Living
  • 'Au Bistro' – Is Paris Safe To Drink? Still No Strikes
  • 'Paris' Scene' – Midday Blackout: Celestial Show
  • Café Metropole Club – Hillary and Bill, Bernadette and Jacques
  • 'Salt Marshes' At Trocadéro
  • eMails: Will the Real Utrillo – Stand Up?
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'Not Coke Too!'
Issue 4.24 – 14. June1999
  • Café Metropole – My Euro Vote
  • 'Au Bistro' – Good News Week: No Strikes
  • 'Paris' Scene' – Flying High With 'Lylo'
  • Café Metropole Club – The Flat Hunt
  • The Palms of Paris
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'One Palm Tea, Please'
Issue 4.23 – 7. June1999
  • Café Metropole – Chaos Surprises Parisians
  • 'Au Bistro' – The Other Big Strike
  • 'Paris' Scene' – It's Festival Time Again!
  • The One–Day Tour of Everything
  • eMail from Cindy Walsh: 'Bet On Longchamp'
  • The European Election Posters
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'Don't Come Back'
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Issue 4.22 – 31. May 1999
  • Café Metropole – Underground Bikini War
  • 'Au Bistro' – Springtime For Jacques and Lionel
  • 'Paris' Scene' – Sow Didn't Go; Neither Did Strikes
  • Café Metropole Club News – Annual Visit to the Freak Bros.
  • 'Art' On Paris' Main Street
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II, with Warning
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'Your Prize?!?'
Issue 4.21 – 24. May 1999
  • Café Metropole – Techno Bubble Explodes
  • 'Au Bistro' – State Museums Hit by Strikes
  • 'Paris' Scene' – Paris Issues 'User's Guide'
  • Café Metropole Club News – Upcoming Paint–In
  • The Rue Cler Is Not Funky
  • eMail from Johanna Shirley: Does Paris Stink?
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'Is the Champs–Elysées Ready?'
Issue 4.20 – 17. May 1999
  • Café Metropole – Doing the 'Scene' in Paris
  • 'Au Bistro' – The 'Ponts' of May
  • 'Paris' Scene' – No 'Prolongation' In Sight for Pont des Arts
  • Café Metropole Club News – eMail Echos
  • Boullay – London – Boullay by Linda Thalman
  • eMails from Janet Norton and Sedona: Is Paris Safe?
  • eMails from Jim Auman and China: The Brooms May Change
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'Herb Meets Dali By Chance'
Issue 4.19 – 10. May 1999
  • Café Metropole – Is This How the 'Café Metropole Club' Begins?
  • 'Au Bistro' – Is Corsica Burning?
  • 'Paris' Scene' – Asterix Park Reopens for 1999
  • The Rue du Faubourg du Temple
  • eMail from Mike Kotch: The 'Best' and the 'Finest'
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'That's Not a Train Whistle'
Issue 4.18 – 3. May 1999
  • Café Metropole – A Week Asleep; Train Strike
  • 'Au Bistro' – Hunters Lose Free Range 'Rights'
  • 'Paris' Scene' – Less Than ALL of the Events
  • The World's First Land–Speed Capital
  • Foire de Paris Spotlights Artisans and Creators
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'Not for Us'

Issue 4.17 – 26. April 1999
  • The issue that wasn't, was a small one:
  • Café Metropole – Sunday Strolling, Biking, Rollering, Jogging and Plain Walking
  • This Week's Paris Posters
Issue 4.16 – 19. April 1999
  • Café Metropole – Backpacking Without a Pack
  • 'Au Bistro' – How To Quit Drinking, In France
  • 'Paris' Scene' – Speed–Record Set at Achères
  • With a Home On Your Back
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'Restless Visitors'
Issue 4.15 – 12. April 1999
  • Café Metropole – An Accidental Issue For a Change
  • 'Au Bistro' – Folly in the Balkans
  • 'Paris' Scene' – When in Paris, Do Morocco
  • Pierre Prins – The 'Forgotten' Impressionist
  • Modest Boatworks Becomes 'Gare d'Eau'
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'No Film, No Camera'
Issue 4.14 – 5. April 1999
  • Café Metropole – Surprise Easter In Paris
  • 'Au Bistro' – Lost' News Isn't Here
  • 'Paris' Scene' – When in Rome, Do Paris
  • Not Finding Paris' Oldest Tree
  • Model Salon: On Land, On Sea, In the Air: In Scale
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'No 10,000 Lira Notes Please'
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Issue 4.13 – 29. March1999
  • Café Metropole – Terminal Drowsiness and Leadfingers
  • 'Au Bistro' – The Total Flop of the Euro
  • 'Paris' Scene' – The Incredible 'Clovis' Boo–Boo
  • Book Salon – SAGA: 13th Engraving and Print Show
  • Email from Linda Thalman: Les 'Intellos' On Parade
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'How You Spell Dunno?'
Issue 4.12 – 22. March1999
  • Café Metropole – Big Horn Battle On a Bridge In Paris
  • 'Au Bistro' – Dubious News Remains Unreported
  • 'Paris' Scene' – Free Museum Day in Yvelines
  • The French Book Show – Salon du Livre
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'Have You Read the Code Pénal Lately?'
Issue 4.11 – 15. March1999
  • Café Metropole – This Time Nothing Means Zero
  • 'Au Bistro' – Tennis Courts At Concorde?
  • 'Paris' Scene' – More May Not Be Better
  • Anytime Is Tea Time in Paris
  • Musing About Spring and Concorde
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'What's That Smell?'
Issue 4.10 – 8. March1999
  • Café Metropole – Coming Soon: Another Birthday!
  • 'Au Bistro' – French Tabloid
  • 'Paris' Scene' – Rare Chinese Ceramics
  • Looking Around for Arago's Markers
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'Astronomist, Not Astrologist!'
Issue 4.09 – 1. March1999
  • Café Metropole – Strolling for Stories
  • 'Au Bistro' – Ohhhh – The Winter!
  • 'Paris' Scene' – Now, the Russians Are Coming
  • A View of the Musée Fournaise
  • On the 'Route des Impressionistes'
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'Skip Hamlet!'
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Issue 4.08 – 22. February 1999
  • Café Metropole – Your Paris Magazine Turns Three
  • 'Au Bistro' – Head–Count in France
  • 'Paris' Scene' – Latino Takes Over
  • A Good Day In a Good Way – Around Paris
  • 1996 – Dracula Sings; Blood Curdles
  • 1997 – Putting the 'Grands' Into Boulevards
  • 1998 – High and Extra–Wide at Trocadéro
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'Want Wine, Pizza?'
Issue 4.07 – 15. February 1999
  • Café Metropole – Reader Turns Into Paris Sidekick
  • 'Au Bistro' – Skeptical About Nearly Everything
  • 'Paris' Scene' – Marathons, Plus Year of the Hare
  • Another Run for Rétromobile
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'Crank, Walter!'
Issue 4.06 – 8. February 1999
  • Café Metropole – Where the Money Is
  • 'Au Bistro' – Firemen Take Silent Action
  • 'Paris' Scene' – 1999's Big Expos Have Begun
  • The Seine's Lonesome Quais
  • The Secret 'Euro' Bug
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'Geodynamics of Picnics'
Issue 4.05 – 1. February 1999
  • Café Metropole – Paris Fête – Year 2000
  • 'Au Bistro' – 45 Million Is Looking for Somebody
  • 'Paris' Scene' – 1999's Big Expos Begin
  • Cocktails With the Mayor
  • Paris – The Movie
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'No Absinthe, Vincent!'
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Issue 4.04 – 25. January 1999
  • Café Metropole – Paris Launches Prohibition
  • 'Au Bistro' – When Two Is Better Than One
  • 'Paris' Scene' – Now Featuring More of 1999
  • In the Père–Lachaise Cemetery
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'Autoroutes are Clear Again'
Issue 4.03 – 18. January 1999
  • Café Metropole – A Dog's Life for Strollers
  • 'Au Bistro' – Paris' 'Monster' Blizzard
  • 'Paris' Scene' – Now Featuring 1999
  • Foujita – Superstar! In Montparnasse
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'L'Apéro Aprés–Ski'
Issue 4.02 – 11. January 1999
  • Café Metropole – Uh–Oh, Winter Is Back!
  • 'Au Bistro' – Tintin's 70th Birthday
  • 'Paris' Scene' – Dies Da und Das Hier
  • Sun On the Montparnasse Terraces
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'Local Weather'
Issue 4.01 – 4. January 1999
  • Café Metropole – 'Euro' Overload Worse than Y2K 'Bug'
  • 'Au Bistro' – Paris Style At a Discount
  • 'Paris' Scene' – Life After New Year's
  • The Unhistorical Parc André Citroën
  • On Top of High Places and Montmartre's Parade
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'Happy Euro–Day'

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