Contents Index – 2000 Issues

Issue 5.52 – 25. Dec 2000
  • Café Metropole – Minuscule Holiday Issue
  • Scene – Better Late Than Nothing
  • Scene 2 – New Years 2001
  • Update: Club, for 28. Dec – "Look for Our Photos!"
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'Metropole's Greeting Card'
Issue 5.51 – 18. Dec 2000
  • Café Metropole – Bigger Than My Head
  • Paris' 'Little Belt' Tram Line
  • 'Réveillon' – Midnight Supper
  • Update: Club, for 14. Dec – Adrian Leeds' Report
  • Update: Club, for 21. Dec – "What Happened To Roissy's Rabbits?"
  • Email – Eva Lee's 'The Conspiracy of Flop'
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'Watching Out for Speedbumps'
Issue 5.50 – 11. Dec 2000
  • Café Metropole – Global Warming' Rant
  • Walking Like a Penguin
  • Update: Club, for 7. Dec – "Mostly To Eat!"
  • Scene – Last New Stuff of the Year
  • Scene 2 – Paris Christmas Season
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
Issue 5.49 – 4. Dec 2000
  • Café Metropole – La Rue de la Vie Is Bumpy
  • Mini–Issue – 2nd Week of 'Pratfall of the Week'
Issue 5.48 – 27. Nov 2000
  • Newsflash – – 'Ed' Falls On Knee
  • Café Metropole – 'Ed' Discovers 'Real Life'
  • 'Au Bistro' – Tourist Zone – Saint–Germain
  • A Paris Winter Picnic
  • Photo Exhibit – Paris' Other 1900
  • Scene – A Smidgen of Christmas
  • Update: Club, 30. Nov – 'Pratfall of the Week'
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – "No Games!"
Issue 5.46/7 – 13. Nov 2000
  • Café Metropole – 'Ed' Does a Bunk
  • 'Au Bistro' – Where's the Beef?
  • The Prince of Montparnasse
  • Two Photo Exhibits
  • Email from Paul Babbitt: The US Election
  • Scene – Besides Photos, Other Stuff
  • Update: Club, 16. Nov – 'Meat of the Week'
  • Update: Club, 23. Nov – 'Vachement Cool'
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'Are You Blind?'
Issue 5.45 – 6. Nov 2000
  • Café Metropole – The 'Week of the Photo'
  • 'Au Bistro' – France's Flying No Smoking Zone
  • Jim Morrison Isn't Here
  • The 'Month of the Photo' Program
  • Scene – Holding Pattern
  • Update: Club, 9. Nov – 'Election of the Week'
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'Family Portrait'
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Issue 5.44 – 30. Oct 2000
  • Café Metropole – The Longest Weekend
  • 'Au Bistro' – The Life of Plants
  • Modern Sculpture and Medals
  • The Orphaned Europe Quartier
  • Scene – Month of the Photo Begins
  • Update: Club, 2. Nov – 'Word–of–Mouth'
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'Hurry Up!'
Issue 5.43 – 23. Oct 2000
  • Café Metropole – Plans Scrubbed by Photos
  • 'Au Bistro' – Traffic Jam of the Week
  • Looking for Autumn
  • Scene – Family of the Future
  • Update: Club, 26. Oct – 'Was Ist Plop?'
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'Stuck for Weeks!'
Issue 5.42 – 16. Oct 2000
  • Café Metropole – Last Week's Weather Replays
  • 'Au Bistro' – Bouchon, Eviction, Suspension
  • The Other Victor Hugo – At Home
  • Anyone for Jeu de Paume?
  • Scene – The (Nearly) Full Fall Program
  • Update: Club, 19. Oct – Not 'No One At the Club'
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'Bring a Chicken!'
Issue 5.41 – 9. Oct 2000
  • Café Metropole – Autumn Is Here
  • 'Au Bistro' – Rotten Summer Blues
  • The Champs–Elysées Revisited, Again
  • Scene – A Couple More 'Big' Shows
  • Club News – Your Club Is Now Two
  • Update: Club, 12. Oct – "Sunburned in Seattle"
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'You Took Him To the Auto Salon!'
Issue 5.40 – 2. Oct 2000
  • Café Metropole – Countdown To Heat On
  • 'Au Bistro' – Tape! Who's Got the Tape?
  • Paradise On Rubber – Auto Salon 2000
  • Scene – More Cuts Than Additions
  • Club News – Your Club Turns Two
  • Update: Club, 5. Oct – The 'Birthday Party of the Week'
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'No New Car!'
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Issue 5.39 – 25. Sept 2000
  • Café Metropole – A 'No Siesta' Week
  • 'Au Bistro' – Ho–Hum Vote Wins
  • On a Day In the Rue Campagne Première
  • Scene – 'Méditerranée' at the Grand Palais
  • Update: Club, 28. Sept – The 'Crowd of the Week'
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'Heads or Tails?'
Issue 5.38 – 18. Sept 2000
  • Café Metropole – Expo At the Hôtel de Ville
  • 'Au Bistro' – Three Months' Prison for Bové
  • Shopping For Sights On Haussmann
  • Scene – Music, Dance, Theatre, Photographs
  • Update: Club, 21. Sept – 'Flower of the Week?'
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'Can I Take the Métro?'
Issue 5.37 – 11. Sept 2000
  • Café Metropole – Post–Summer Festivals
  • 'Au Bistro' – Back To Square One?
  • Down and Out In Paris
  • Free Meat for Paris' Art Fans
  • Scene – Carry On – September
  • Update: Club, 14. Sept – Your Club Turns 50!
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'No Twingo!'
Issue 5.36 – 4. Sept 2000
  • Café Metropole – Time to Oil My Skates
  • 'Au Bistro' – Gas–Pump Blockade
  • Chez Omar Décor Is Everything
  • Scene – 1st Open de Pétanque
  • Update: Club, 7. Sept – FlashNews:– Fuel Crises Hits Paris & Short Club Report
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'Back to School Strikes Again'

Issue 5.35 – 28. Aug 2000
  • Café Metropole – Whoopee! It's 'Rentrée' Time
  • 'Au Bistro' – Sky–High Fuel Prices
  • The Day Before the Dog–Days In the Luxembourg
  • Scene – More September Futures
  • Update: Club, 31. August – Fifth Visit – Going On Sixth
  • This Week's Paris Posters I
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'Watch the Paint!'
Issue 5.34 – 21. Aug 2000
  • Café Metropole – Tourist Traps' that Aren't
  • 'Au Bistro' – Uncle France Is Rich
  • Paris – a Tourist Trap? 'Hell' On Montmartre
  • Scene – Summer Drifts Away
  • Update: Club, 24. August – 'Yawn of the Week'
  • This Week's Paris Posters I
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'No Time To Waste'
Issue 5.33 – 14. Aug 2000
  • Café Metropole – Summer Arrives In Paris!
  • 'Au Bistro' – The Night of the Stars
  • Mid–August, Mid–Nothing – 'Dayclubbing'
  • Scene – Some Paris 'Nightclubbing'
  • Update: Club, 17. August – "I Didn't Come Here to Not Have a Good Time!"
  • This Week's Paris Posters I
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'Leaving Already?'
Issue 5.32 – 7. Aug 2000
  • Café Metropole – 'Banda Municipale de Santiago de Cuba'
  • 'Au Bistro' – France Is On Holidays, But Still Open
  • This Years' Summer – One Day Is Better Than None
  • Scene – The Short(er) Version
  • Email – 'Stuck In Paris' by Charles Fremont
  • Update: Club, 10. August – "Köln – Paris; Four Hours Six Minutes"
  • This Week's Paris Posters I
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'Hitchhiking Is Great!'
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Issue 5.31 – 31. July 2000
  • Café Metropole – Roller 'Rando' Resumes
  • 'Au Bistro' – Concorde Disaster Due To Multiple Causes
  • Blue Skies Over Tango – Sunday Reggae at La Villette
  • Scene – Snoozy August Program
  • Café Metropole Club – Still Unanswered 'Why?' Is Boring
  • Update: Club, 3. August – "Watching Rich People Shop In the Place Vendôme"
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'You Can Hitchhike!'
Issue 5.30 – 24. July 2000
  • FlashNews: Tuesday, 25. July:– Concorde Crashes
  • Café Metropole – Two Tours In One Day
  • 'Au Bistro' – Friday Roller Rando Banned
  • Scene – Paris In Deep Drowse
  • Café Metropole Club – Non–Member Says 'Club News' Not Boring
  • Update: Club, 27. July – No Doctors, No Lawyers!
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'You Promised!'
Issue 5.29 – 17. July 2000
  • Café Metropole – Travel Tales
  • 'Au Bistro' – Incredible Weather Bombs Picnic
  • More Trees Than People – Oh! Canada In 2000
  • Café Metropole Club – Linda Says, "Full House"
  • Update: Club, 20. July – Métro, Clubo, Dodo
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'No Smoking, Remember?'
Issue 5.27/8 – 3. July 2000
  • Café Metropole – It'll Be a Picnic
  • Scene – Paris Eté 2000
  • Café Metropole Club – 'Huge Success of the Week'
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'The 'New' World'
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Issue 5.26 – 26. June 2000
  • Café Metropole – What's Normal Anyway?
  • A Little Night Music – With Amplification
  • Scene – Paris Wakes Up While Parisians Take Off
  • Café Metropole Club – 'Phone Call of the Week'
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'Triple Rouge'
Issue 5.25 – 19. June 2000
  • Café Metropole – Posters at Forney
  • 'Au Bistro' – Montmartre Barricades the 'Butte'
  • In the Tuileries – With the 'New Yorker'
  • Scene – If You Can't Sing, Hum
  • Café Metropole Club – Perfect Breakfast Wine?
  • Update: Club, 22. June – Nearly a 'Louie of the Week'
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'Petting Station'
Issue 5.24 – 12. June 2000
  • Café Metropole – Exclusive Art Discovery
  • 'Au Bistro' – Mega Johnny Lights Mega Fire
  • Peep! "Hey! Move it! Hey!" Peep!
  • Scene – Varoom–varooooom Weekend
  • Café Metropole Club – A Cavalcade of 'Firsts'
  • Update: Club, 15. June – What Happened?
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'Johnny Sells Out'
Issue 5.23 – 5. June 2000
  • Café Metropole – Non–fiction Splinters
  • 'Au Bistro' – The 'Fake Voters,' Part II
  • To Paris Plage! – At the Palais–Royal
  • The Hunt for Harrison's Clocks by Linda Thalman
  • Scene – Music Still Tops Calendar
  • Café Metropole Club – The 'Big Yawn of the Week'
  • Update: Club, 8. June – 'Unmentionable of the Week'
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'Tennis Needs the Right Driver!'
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Issue 5.22 – 29. May 2000
  • Café Metropole – Paris Clips
  • 'Au Bistro' – The Battle for Paris, Part 44
  • An Alley With a Past – Rue Visconti
  • Scene – Lots Of Music Coming Up
  • Café Metropole Club – Friends, Paris Fanas, Members!
  • Update: Club, 1. June – 'Movie of the Week'
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'Last Chance Charter'
Issue 5.21 – 22. May 2000
  • Café Metropole – Unheated Starving Artist's Garret
  • 'Au Bistro' – French Take To Cashless Mode
  • The Big Doze In Montparnasse
  • Scene – Our Beautiful Balloons
  • Café Metropole Club – Membership Category Shambles
  • Update: Club, 25. May – The Club's First Hat Day
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'Low Chance Charters'
Issue 5.20 – 15. May 2000
  • Café Metropole – Lost Siestas
  • 'Au Bistro' – Cash Panic
  • As American As... Food In America by Adrian Leeds
  • The Busy 'Mai des Montparnos' – Extra Events
  • Scene – Full–House Time
  • Café Metropole Club – Vital Membership Issue Raised
  • Update: Club, 19. May – Club's Café Haunted?
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'Cash Panic!'
Issue 5.19 – 8. May 2000
  • Café Metropole – Another Darn Long–Weekend
  • 'Au Bistro' – France's Dubious Record
  • Euro Road Tips by Badger
  • A Pair of Nude Twenty Years In Montparnasse
  • Sitting Around Paris, a Bit
  • Scene – In the Place Vendôme...
  • Café Metropole Club – An Authentic 'First'
  • Update: Club, 11. May – What Is a Paris Monsoon?
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'Pardon! Gaston'
Issue 5.18 – 1. May 2000
  • Café Metropole – May Day? May Day!
  • 'Au Bistro' – The 'Sockless' President
  • Red Flags, Blue Skies, May Day
  • Scene – Short–term 'Paris Beach'
  • Café Metropole Club – Wobbly Geography
  • Update: Club, 4. May – World's Worst Violins?
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'It Must Be Queens'

Issue 5.17 – 24. April 2000
  • Café Metropole – Update: Promenade d'Australie Opens
  • 'Au Bistro' – Blast Kills McDonald's Employee
  • Galleries That Aren't
  • 'Quercs' of The French by Badger
  • Olive Oil Is Good for You by Catherine Thevenin
  • Scene – One Two, One Two Three
  • Café Metropole Club – A New 'Class' of Members
  • Update: Club, 27. April – Two of New York's Boroughs Honored
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'Our Late Egg–Bunny'
Issue 5.16 – 17. April 2000
  • Café Metropole – Weather Fixation 'Fix'
  • 'Au Bistro' – Is There Life After 60?
  • The '20's and '30's In Boulogne
  • Scene – Paris Is Surrounded
  • Café Metropole Club – More New Members
  • Update: Club, 20. April – Non–Readers Become Members!
  • Update: Scene, 19. April – Last Minute Easter Program
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'Birds Sing'
Issue 5.15 – 10. April 2000
  • Café Metropole – Socko Dwarf Show
  • 'Au Bistro' – Gnome Snatch At Bagatelle
  • 10,000 Minis On Display at Model Show
  • A Bagatelle of Dwarfs – 2000 of Them!
  • Scene – All the Stuff, From Soup to Nuts
  • Café Metropole Club – Brooklyn Makes 'City of the Week'
  • Update: Club, 13. April – 'Starving In Paris'
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'Don't Rush!'
Issue 5.14 – 3. April 2000
  • Café Metropole – Really 'Real' Signs of Spring
  • 'Au Bistro' – Mitterrand's Revenge!
  • 'Arts et Métiers' Re–Opens After 10 Years
  • Emails: – Internet Email Schmozzel
  • Scene – Don't Let the Future Stop You
  • Café Metropole Club – Your Thriving Club In Paris
  • Update: Club, 6. April – New Member From Brooklyn!
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'Steam Is Better Than Wind'
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Issue 5.13 – 27. March 2000
  • Café Metropole – Winter Takes a Spring Break
  • 'Au Bistro' – Multi–Demos In the City
  • A Kind Of 'Grand Tour'
  • Scene – Nuts and Bolts at Arts et Métiers
  • Café Metropole Club – 'No News' Is Not 'Good' News
  • Update: Club, 30. March – New Members! New Members!
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'The Grand Tour Taxi'
Issue 5.12 – 20. March 2000
  • Café Metropole – Clueless Weather
  • 'Au Bistro' – Demos, Jackpots, Smart Cards
  • Bookville At Paris–Expo – 20th Salon du Livre
  • Scene – A Re–Run of 1900
  • Café Metropole Club – The Club Is Not Fumes
  • Update: Club, 23. March – 'Secretary Libre' At the Club
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'Only a Couple Pages More'
Issue 5.11 – 13. March 2000
  • Café Metropole – 5 Years Online
  • 'Au Bistro' – Here Comes the Queen Mary II
  • Exhibition: Front–Page Freedom
  • The Whipped–Cream Strawberry–Topped Deep–Fried Mars Bar
  • Music, Rum, Music, Sun, Fun and More Rum by Linda Thalman
  • Scene – 'Fous' In Fayetteville Help Replant Versailles
  • Café Metropole Club – Not Bubbleware, Champagne
  • Update: Club, 16. March – 'Cuba Libre' At the Club
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'Don't Monkey With the Press'
Issue 5.10 – 6. March 2000
  • Café Metropole – Elephants Enter Race
  • 'Au Bistro' – France Télécom's Jackpot
  • The Big Moo In Paris – Salon Agriculture
  • Scene – A Little Picnic Coming Up
  • Café Metropole Club – Farmers On 'Rampage' Arrive
  • Update: Club, 9. March – Solo At the Club
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'Food Toon'
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Issue 5.09 – 28. February 2000
  • Café Metropole – Four Years Online!
  • 'Au Bistro' – Alimony – French Style
  • Zingg Is Back! Original, Right Now, For Sale
  • Scene – Food–Chain Show Tops List
  • Café Metropole Club – "What Was That Demo?"
  • Update: Club, 2. March – Real Farmers On Real Rampage
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'The Birthday Cake'
Issue 5.08 – 21. February 2000
  • Café Metropole – An Expo Too Soon
  • 'Au Bistro' – Funeral In Saint–Tropez
  • Champagne, Champagne! by Allan Pangborn
  • 'My' Corner Café Re–Opens
  • Scene – Cow and Cheese Show Coming Up
  • Café Metropole Club – Alpharetta – 'City of the Week?'
  • Update: Club, 24. February – 'What Demo Was That?'
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'Never Raced'
Issue 5.07 – 14. February 2000
  • Café Metropole – Wheels, Wheels and More Wheels
  • 'Au Bistro' – Love At First Sight In the Métro
  • Champs–Elysées 'Most Beautiful Avenue In the World?
  • World's Oldest Car Seen At Rétromobile
  • Scene – Where's the Program?
  • Café Metropole Club – 'Real Estate' Is Not a Club Topic
  • Update: Club, 17. February – Airport to Apartment to Club
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – '80 Percent Off Valentine'
Issue 5.06 – 7. February 2000
  • Café Metropole – The Montorgueil Pedestrian Area
  • 'Au Bistro' – How Big Is the Government's 'Pot?'
  • 'Fearless' Jean Slept Here
  • Scene – On Top: the 'Trésors des Arts Asiatiques'
  • Café Metropole Club – The 'Dollar of the Week'
  • Update: Club, 10. February – Salute To Texas Six Flags
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'Where's Your Phone?'
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Issue 5.05 – 31. January 2000
  • Café Metropole – The Big Social Experiment
  • 'Au Bistro' – Bové Fails To Talk To 'Billionaires'
  • Daytime 'Feelgood' Nightclubbing
  • Exhibition: the XIVe Arrondissement
  • Scene – Not Everything – Just Some
  • Café Metropole Club – The Member's List Gains Steam
  • Update: Club, 3. February – The Dollar of the Week Is the 'Sacajawea'
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'What About You?'
Issue 5.03/04 – 17. January 2000
  • Café Metropole – Black and White All Over
  • 'Au Bistro' – 35–Hour Work Week Becomes Law
  • Paris In Winter's Greys – Photography and Eugène Atget
  • Scene – Not Much New Stuff – Yet
  • Café Metropole Club – Kathleen's Modest Proposal
  • Update: Club, 20. January – A Very Quiet Meeting
  • Update: Club, 27. January – An Extra Quiet Meeting
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'Where Is Libya?'
Issue 5.02 – 10. January 2000
  • Café Metropole – 2000 – A Really Big Show
  • 'Au Bistro' – France Gets Rewired
  • Closed For Facelift or Renovation? My 'Home' Café
  • Scene – A 'New' Scene Full of Old Stuff
  • Café Metropole Club – Directions To Your Club
  • Update: Club, 13. January – "Don't Light Your Thumbs On Fire!"
  • Emails – More 'Christmas Where You Are'
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'Where Is Dakar?'
Issue 5.01 – 3. January 2000
  • Café Metropole – Yippee! We Made It!
  • 'Au Bistro' – The Catastrophes Continue
  • 1999 – 'Bug' Hits Countdown Clock
  • 2000 – Forty Tons of Fun
  • Café Metropole Club – Directions To Your Club
  • Update: Club, 6. January – "If You Like Modern Art"
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'We Can't Hear You'

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