Contents Index – 2002 Issues

Issue 7.51/52 – 16/25. Dec 2002
  • Café Life – Wednesday, 25. December
  • Café Metropole – A Small Issue, For Real
  • 'Wine News' – Tools of the Trades
  • Update Club: for 19. Dec – The Amsterdam, Oh, Amsterdam! Report
  • This Week's Paris Xmas Posters
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II & III
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – "Turkey Pizza!"
Issue 7.50 – 9. Dec 2002
  • Café Metropole – A Small Issue, For a Change
  • "Tout à Bas!" – 'Exceptions' Explained by Jim Auman
  • 'Wine News' – Metropole's Wine Visits Las Vegas
  • Update Club: for 12. Dec – 'Dennis' Toy Show and Swing Club' Report!
  • Scene –New Stuff, Current Stuff and 'Last Chance' Stuff
  • Noël 2002 – More or Less
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'Your Red Suit'
Issue 7.49 – 2. Dec 2002
  • Café Metropole – Metropole, 'On Strike!'
  • 'Café Life' – Dimitri's First Car
  • Reds In My Street Wasn't In the Brochure
  • 'Wine News' – Allan Is Not On Strike
  • Update Club: for 5. Dec – "Rock of Cashel Set On Fire" Report!
  • Reruns – Scene, Noël 2002 and 'Mois de la Photo'
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II & III
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – "Ever Wonder About Retiring?"
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Issue 7.48 – 25. Nov 2002
  • Café Metropole – Spotlight On a Bender
  • 'Au Bistro' – Anyone for Zero Tolerance?
  • Rudolf Augstein Dies – Translated by Chris Irwin
  • 'Wine News' – "The Best Sparkling Wine Possible"
  • Update Club: for 28. Nov – the Thanksgiving 'Icons of the Week' Return Report
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – "Pizza? What kind?"
Issue 7.47 – 18. Nov 2002
  • Café Metropole – 'Café Life' Is Like a Long River
  • 'Au Bistro' – UMPs Decide UMP Is Best
  • 'Wine News' – A Small Champagne Vocabulary
  • Salon 'Paris Photo' and Three Daguerréotypistas
  • Update Club: for 21. Nov – the "Something Must Be Wrong!" Report
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'Read the User Manual!'
Issue 7.46 – 11. Nov 2002
  • Café Metropole – Bon Anniversaire Dimitri!
  • 'Wine News' – Winery's Truck Falls Ill
  • Noël 2002 – Not Quite the Full Program
  • 'Le Mois de la Photo 2002' – the Mid–November of the Photo
  • Update Club: for 14. Nov – the 'Best Crêpe Stand in France' Report
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'Since You Asked'
Issue 7.45 – 4. Nov 2002
  • Café Metropole – Amok and Out of Time
  • 'Wine News' – Cold Snap Makes Moonlight Light Its Stove
  • Update Club: for 7. Nov – The "Eeek!" She Said' Report
  • Scene – Only Ordinary Attractions
  • 'Le Mois de la Photo 2002' – The November of Photos
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – "Wouldn't You Rather?"
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Issue 7.44 – 28. Oct 2002
  • Café Metropole – Brief Heaven for Ducks
  • 'Moonbeam and the Slug' – Wine Lore from 'The Shed'
  • Update Club: for 31. Oct – A New 'Food of the Week' First Report
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – "Bring Your Sister!"
Issue 7.43 – 21. Oct 2002
  • Café Metropole – Drizzle On My Head
  • Your Club Turns Four (Three!) – Whichever, It Only Took a Whole Year
  • Grape Days for Café Metropole, the World's Only Drinkable Online Club
  • 'Le Mois de la Photo 2002' – More Cheese
  • Update Club: for 24. Oct – "A Complex Philosophical Question" Report
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – "Pure Breton Cola!"
Issue 7.42 – 14. Oct 2002
  • Café Metropole – Fabulous Fictional Fall Weather
  • Scene – Constable and Jimi Hendrix
  • 'Le Mois de la Photo 2002' is Coming
  • Update Club: for 17. Oct – The 'Five Buck Water' Report
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'Nobel Peace Prize for Peanuts'
Issue 7.40/41 – 30. Sept – 7. Oct 2002
  • Café Metropole I – The Big Cheese Thing
  • Café Metropole II – The Move and the 'White Night'
  • 'Au Bistro' – Dwarf–Tossing Nixed by UN
  • The Silly Car Show – World's Biggest, Etc Etc
  • Update Club: for 3. Oct – The "Numbers of Ducks?" Report
  • Update Club: for 10. Oct – The "Paris Is Almost Normal" Report
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • More Paris Weekly Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – "It don't look like much, but it's home."
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Issue 7.39 – 23. Sept 2002
  • Café Metropole – Winter Before Autumn?
  • The People's Palace, at the Hôtel de Ville
  • Update Club: for 26. Sept – The "Geezer Meeting" Report
  • Scene – Some Coming Events Right Now
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – "Free Rooms at La Santé?"
Issue 7.38 – 16. Sept 2002
  • Café Metropole – Techno BOOM Techno BOOM
  • 'Au Bistro' – France Télécom Sees Red
  • With a Little Help from the Agency Ladies
  • Update Club: for 19. Sept – The 'Flat Stanley' Major 'First' Report
  • Scene Repeat – Try and Take a Pick
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – "Abandoning the Bench?"
Issue 7.37 – 9. Sept 2002
  • Café Metropole – Any Peniches for Rent?
  • 'Au Bistro' – The Paperless
  • Update Club: for 12. Sept – The "He Eats French Dog Food" Report
  • Scene – Try and Take a Pick for September, October
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II & III
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – "No Kids, No Dogs!'"
Issue 7.36 – 2. Sept 2002
  • Café Metropole – Resigned From Weather
  • 'Au Bistro' – Amélie's Café Changes Hands
  • Update Club: for 5. Sept – The 'Illegal Parking Is Back' Report
  • Scene Repeat – Issue 7.34's 'Coming Ultra Soon'
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – "Still Here!?!"

Issue 7.35 – 26. Aug 2002
  • Café Metropole – 'KultTour' Arrives In Paris
  • 'Au Bistro' – Some Non–News of the Week
  • Update Club: for 29. Aug – The "Don't Forget Napoléon!" Report
  • Scene(s) – Issue 7.34's Repeats
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – "Staying Long?"
Issue 7.34 – 19. Aug 2002
  • Café Metropole – Two Heatwaves
  • A Ranch Holiday with a Cat Named Tiger
  • Update Club: for 22. Aug – The "You Need To Speak Antarctican!" Report
  • Scene – Summer Is Not Over
  • Scene 2 – Coming Ultra Soon in September
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – "Nawwwwwwww... I'm staying here..."
Issue 7.31/33 – 29. July / 15. Aug 2002
  • Café Metropole – Surprise Holiday for 'Ed'
  • 'Au Bistro' – Pedestrians Are Dangerous
  • Update Club: for 15. Aug – "It Might Have Been In British English" Report
  • Update Club: for 1. Aug – 'Vat 19 the 'Drink of the Week' Report
  • Scene 3 – Paris' Outdoor Summer
  • Repeats – Scene & Scenes d'Eté
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – "We're going back to Paris"
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Issue 7.30 – 22. July 2002
  • Café Metropole – There Was 'Happy' Weather
  • 'Au Bistro' – The Postman Rings Again
  • Todo El Mundo – Vamos a la Playa!
  • Email – Dimitri's Postcard – Goes and Comes
  • Update Club: for 25. July – 'Two Real Members Really' Report
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – "You Said, You Promised..."
Issue 7.29 – 15. July 2002
  • Café Metropole – A Strange Thing Happened On Bastille Day
  • 'Au Bistro' – Is Not Here This Week
  • The 14th of July Surprise Party
  • Update Club: for 18. July – 'No Rules' Rule Kicks In' Report
  • Scene – Paris' Long Summer has More than a Short One
  • Scenes d'Eté – A Lot of It Is Outdoors
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'Beached Parisians'
Issue 7.27/28 – 1/8. July 2002
  • Café Metropole – Leftover Confetti and Empty Ping–Pong Balls
  • 'Au Bistro' Falls Victim to Flat–Hunting Sports
  • Taking a Long View On a Clear Day
  • Update Club: for 4. July – 'Martinique's One Season' Report
  • Update Club: for 11. July – 'A Bungle of a 'First' Report
  • Scene – Two 'Scenes' for the Price of One
  • Scenes d'Eté – And Some of It Is Free
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – "HEY! It's France! Right on the nose!"
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Issue 7.26 – 24. June 2002
  • Café Metropole – Summer Is Officially Here
  • Tiny Capsule 'Au Bistro' – José Bové Goes To Jail, Slowly
  • The Reds' Last Stand – On the Butte–aux–Cailles?
  • Update Club: for 27. June – "It's a Virtual–Reality Club," Report
  • Scenes d'Eté – More, Better, Summer
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'Adventures In the Jardin des Plantes'
Issue 7.25 – 17. June 2002
  • Café Metropole – Grilling Like Sardines
  • No Show 'Au Bistro' – In Paris, Pinks Beat Blues
  • Anything for a Photo – The Non–Feature of the Week
  • Email from Jim Auman, 'The Hotel VW'
  • Update Club: for 20. June – the 'Forgotten Tab' Report
  • Scene – Huge Hugo Marathon
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'Chute de Météorites'
Issue 7.23/24 – 3/10. June 2002
  • New – Café Metropole – Flat Hunting, Part 44
  • New – 'Au Bistro' – All Together Now, Turn Right!
  • Café Metropole – Home Sweet Home
  • 'Au Bistro' – No News In a Very Tiny Nutshell
  • Update Club: for 6. June – the "Something Pulled Us Here" Report
  • Update Club: for 13. June – the 'Nothing of the Week' Report
  • Scene – Roller Days Are Back
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • New – This Week's Paris Posters III
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – "Great Flyer!"
  • New – Ric's Cartoon – 'Let's Wake Her Up'
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Issue 7.22 – 27. May 2002
  • Café Metropole – George Visits Jacques
  • 'Au Bistro' – Europe Needs Immigrants?
  • Update Club: for 30. May – the "Where Are All the Flower Stalls?" Report
  • Scene – The Everything Weekend
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – "Eddie, Wake Up!"
Issue 7.21 – 20. May 2002
  • Café Metropole – Don't Forget to Feed the Canary
  • 'Au Bistro' – Only 8474 New Candidates
  • 'Lindbergh Flies from New York to Paris Non–stop
  • Update Club: for 23. May – the "It Has More Cows Than People" Report
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'Ricolitti's Last Design'
Issue 7.20 – 13. May 2002
  • Café Metropole – Roller Days Are Back
  • Oyster Opener of the Year, at the Foire de Paris
  • Update Club: for 16. May – the "Twice As Much Caffeine?" Report
  • Scene – Wondering What To Do Next?
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'Get Ideas'
Issue 7.19 – 6. May 2002
  • Café Metropole – No 'Good Old Days' for Paris
  • 'Au Bistro' – Election – 'France Wins!'
  • Parisians Vote for May Day 2002, Massively
  • Update Club: for 9. May – the 'Best Friends' Plus One, Minus One' Report
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – "Emigrate to Canada?"

Issue 7.18 – 29. April 2002
  • Café Metropole – Intermission, so Meet Flat Stanley
  • 'Au Bistro' – Back To the Past
  • Update Club: for 2. May – the "Why I'm In a Good Mood" Report
  • Scene – May's 'Bridges' – As In Olden Times
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'Vote Like That'
Issue 7.17 – 22. April 2002
  • Café Metropole – Shocko Horror Election Show
  • 'Au Bistro' – Stupefication! Le Pen Beats Jospin
  • Election Springtime – Some of the Players
  • Update Club: for 25. April – "I Just Want Some Red Shoes!" Report
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'Non Vote'
Issue 7.16 – 15. April 2002
  • Café Metropole – The Weather News Is All There Is
  • 'Au Bistro' – Before You Know It the Elections Will Be Over
  • Update Club: for 18. April – New 'First Extinct Volcano' Report
  • Scene – Maybe Just a Skim, Not Skimpy
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'Out of Gas?'
Issue 7.15 – 8. April 2002
  • Café Metropole – A Smaller, Return–to–Work Issue
  • Big–Time Baseball As Seen from a High Place
  • Updates Club: for 28. March & 4. April, by Linda Thalman
  • Update Club: for 11. April – The "Only Shopping This Time" Report
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'Happy Landings'
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Issue 7.13/14 – 25. March 2002
  • Café Metropole – Taking Another Powder To New York
  • Do–It–Yourselfers at the Salon du Livre
  • Updates Club: for 28. March & 4. April, see late Report in issue 7.15
  • Scene – Brava At the Café de Flore
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'Easter Recycled'
Issue 7.12 – 18. March 2002
  • Café Metropole – Rain In Paris Is All the News There Is
  • The Art of 'Flânnerie' – Aimlessness As a Paris Sport
  • Update: Club, 21. March – The "Heads or Tails?" Report
  • Scene – 'Circus City'
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'Traffic Ringmaster'
Issue 7.11 – 11. March 2002
  • Café Metropole – Goofing Off
  • Emails – Club Members' Woes
  • Update: Club, 14. March – The "We Had a Great Cab Driver!" Report
  • Scene – Much More of Too Much
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II & III
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'Labels for the Sponsor'
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Issue 7.09/10 – 25. Feb 2002
  • Café Metropole – Surprise – We Are Seven!
  • 'Au Bistro' – Chunnel Rocky Horror Hungry Trip
  • Update: Club, 7. March – A New First – The 'Club Mutiny' Report
  • Update: Club, 28. February – The 'No Sausage of the Week' Report
  • Scene – Much, Much, Way Much More
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II & III
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – '7 Bougies At Last'
Issue 7.08 – 18. Feb 2002
  • Café Metropole – Low–Key Café Life
  • 'Au Bistro' – Do You Remember the Franc?
  • Emails: Hugo In New York & Count–Downs In Paris
  • Emails: The French Can't Always Know
  • Update: Club, 21. February – The 'Drowsy Club Secretary' Report
  • Scene – Beautiful Cows Coming On Friday
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – "These Are All FRANCS!"
Issue 7.07 – 11. Feb 2002
  • Café Metropole – This Magazine Is Online!
  • 'Au Bistro' – Jacques Is Running
  • It's Wheelie Time Again at Rétromobile
  • Update: Club, 14. February – 'First' Valentine Meeting Report
  • Scene – The Year of the Horse
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'Rétro Valentine'
Issue 7.06 – 4. Feb 2002
  • Café Metropole – Only a Day! Late
  • 'Au Bistro' – Sketchy 'euro' Report
  • The Palais de Tokyo – With Two Views of Modern Art
  • Is It True? – Is France a Hypochondriac?
  • Emails: – Is It the 'Year of the Hugo?'
  • Update: Club, 7. February – A Whole 'Band of Moyers' Report
  • Scene – Held Over One Week
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'Ever More Interesting – Winter Sports'
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Issue 7.05 – 28. Jan 2002
  • Café Metropole – A Fine Time With Real Buffalo Grass
  • 'Au Bistro' – The 'Big Wheel' Deal
  • An Oasis In the 7th – Stone Palaces and a Park
  • Update: Club, 31. January – 'Victor Hugo Is Not a Club Member' Report
  • Scene – The Year of the Horse
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'The Big Wheel Deal'
Issue 7.04 – 21. Jan 2002
  • Café Metropole – The Worst Café Column Ever
  • 'Au Bistro' – The 'Big Rabbit' Theory
  • Winter Neither This Nor That
  • Scene – 'Last Chance' – Paris' Big Wheel
  • Update: Club, 24. January – The 'Ladies Day At the Club' Report
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'All Flags Out'
Issue 7.03 – 14. Jan 2002
  • Café Metropole – Wonderful Weather Is Not Here
  • 'Au Bistro' – Funny New Money Works Fine
  • The Euro Winter Sales – Another Once and Only 'First'
  • Scene – Shopping' Is Not Paris' Only Attraction
  • Update: Club, 17. January – 'The 'Chicago a Close Second – Paris First' Report'
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon – 'Black Is Out!'
Issue 7.01/02 – 7. Jan 2002
  • Café Metropole – New York City Wrap
  • Two Weeks In New York – Was It One Tour or 12?
  • Update: Club, for 10. Jan – The "Nothing To It!" Report
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II

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