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Metropole Paris - 1998 Contents


Issue 3.51 - 21. December 1998
  • Café Metropole - When In France
  • 'Au Bistro' -A Rosy-Smelling Métro
  • 'Paris' Scene' - Goya in Lille
  • Metropole's Pre-Christmas Program VII - Xmas '98
  • How Not to Dress Like a Bozo
  • Emails from Readers - The Pros and Cons of 'Hyper'
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon - 'Capital Gains Delicacies'
Issue 3.50 - 14. December 1998
  • Café Metropole - Here Comes 'E-Biz'
  • 'Au Bistro' - Weather News and Winter Sports
  • 'Paris' Scene' - Is Full Up
  • Metropole's Pre-Christmas Program VI - Xmas '98
  • One Louis Liked Marly-le-Roi
  • Emails from Readers - The Pros and Cons of 'Hyper'
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon - 'Say It Isn't True!'
Issue 3.49 - 7. December 1998
  • Café Metropole - The End of 'Humbug'
  • 'Au Bistro' -The President Is Not On Strike
  • 'Paris' Scene' - Last Chance for the Festival d'Automne
  • Metropole's Pre-Christmas Program V - Xmas '98
  • Waiting Lines and Weather At the Marché
  • Email from Linda Thalman - Nocturnal 'Hyper' Shopping
  • This Week's Paris Posters I & II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon - 'Ohh, It's Scratchy!'

Issue 3.48 - 30. November 1998
  • Café Metropole - France Plans 'Green Line'
  • 'Au Bistro' - What Is 'Smoked' Chicken?
  • 'Paris' Scene' - The 'Foire Saint-Nicolas'
  • Metropole's Pre-Christmas Program IV - Xmas '98
  • Chapeau, Saskia!
  • This Week's Paris Posters
  • This Week's Paris Posters II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon - 'Elves On Strike'
Issue 3.47 - 23. November 1998
  • Café Metropole - 'Bad' News For Hard Times
  • 'Au Bistro' - Help, I Need Somebody
  • 'Paris' Scene' - 'Paris' Spells Hollywood in French
  • Metropole's Pre-Christmas Program III - Xmas '98
  • 'Golden' November In the Tuileries
  • This Week's Paris Posters
  • This Week's Paris Posters II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon - 'Talent Scout'
Issue 3.46 - 16. November 1998
  • Café Metropole - The Week of the Paper and Boulogne
  • 'Au Bistro' - Monster, Secret Strike, Tweety and Minitel Millionaires
  • 'Paris' Scene' - More Photos Than You Can See
  • Metropole's Pre-Christmas Program II - Xmas '98
  • Chasing Paper and Being 'Papered'
  • This Week's Paris Posters
  • This Week's Paris Posters II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon - 'Not work permit!'
Issue 3.45 - 9. November 1998
  • Café Metropole - Excusez-moi, Monsieur Brasseur
  • 'Au Bistro' - Their Waterloo Could Be Our Fontenoy
  • 'Paris' Scene' - Everything But the Louvre
  • Metropole's Pre-Christmas Program - Humbug!
  • Another Golden October; Another Place, Time
  • This Week's Paris Posters
  • This Week's Paris Posters II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon - 'Not early! Just finishing last year!'
Issue 3.44 - 2. November 1998
  • Café Metropole - Unique Picasso Collection Auctioned
  • 'Au Bistro' - Paris Is Wet!
  • 'Paris' Scene' - Tango's Last Gasp
  • Dancing On the River - The Seine's Future?
  • Email: Statue of Liberty Near Toyko Bay, from Makiko Suzuki
  • This Week's Paris Posters
  • This Week's Paris Posters II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon - 'Ya gotta light?'

Issue 3.43 - 26. October 1998
  • Café Metropole - Helping to Open the Tiepolo Exhibition
  • 'Au Bistro' - Haunted Chuch Foils Exorcist
  • 'Paris' Scene' - Paris Does Halloween!
  • Everything is Bercy Except the Métro
  • This Week's Paris Posters
  • This Week's Paris Posters II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon - 'Why, Charlie, Why?'
Issue 3.42 - 19. October 1998
  • Café Metropole - Get On the New Métro and Drive!
  • 'Au Bistro' - Student Demos in France
  • 'Paris' Scene' - The 'Italian Autumn'
  • No Hassle From Airport to Snow - Gare du Nord to Lyon
  • This Week's Paris Posters
  • This Week's Paris Posters II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon - 'All Aboard!'
Issue 3.41 - 12. October 1998
  • Café Metropole - The Partial Strike That Was
  • 'Au Bistro' - Social Engineering Takes a Hit
  • 'Paris' Scene' - Nice Day: See Tigers; Rainy Day: See Plants
  • Auto Salon - 100 Years On Wheels
  • This Week's Paris Posters
  • This Week's Paris Posters II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon - 'Flabby Tire?'
Issue 3.40 - 5. October 1998
  • Café Metropole - Hot Cars and Cold Café
  • 'Au Bistro' - The Big Train Robbery
  • 'Paris' Scene' - Events, Exhibitions, Salons and Shows
  • Auto Salon - Dreams Of Future Wheels
  • Doing Saturday Stuff In Paris
  • This Week's Paris Posters
  • This Week's Paris Posters II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon - 'Honk, honk! Beep, beep!'

Issue 3.39 - 28. September 1998
  • Café Metropole - Pink Vote Takes Cake in Germany
  • 'Au Bistro' - Only Elections, Cars and Date Change Stuff
  • A 'Sort Of' Car-Free Day in Paris
  • Right Here, Today: 20,000 Jobs
  • Poster Hunt On the Boul' Mich
  • This Week's Paris Posters
  • This Week's Paris Posters II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon - 'What's that wierd noise?'
Issue 3.38 - 21. September 1998
  • Café Metropole - Where Are My Beautiful Balloons?
  • 'Au Bistro' - Techno Parade 'Seduces' Paris
  • The Place de la Concorde - Place With Headroom
  • No Magic at Apple Expo for Revisit No. 12
  • This Week's Paris Posters
  • This Week's Paris Posters II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon - 'Techno Jazz?'
Issue 3.37 - 14. September 1998
  • Café Metropole - Blowin' In the Cold Wind
  • 'Au Bistro' - Is Johnny Really 'Live?'
  • Who's Afraid of the Institut de France?
  • Higher, Further, Faster - The Balloon Race That Wasn't
  • This Week's Paris Posters
  • This Week's Paris Posters II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon - 'We can see the tower!'
Issue 3.36 - 7. September 1998
  • Café Metropole - Paris Goes Event Crazy
  • 'Au Bistro' - Johnny Gets Rained Out On Friday
  • The Aéro Club's 100th Birthday Party Idea
  • Photos: This Year's Last Tango in Spain
  • This Week's Paris Posters
  • This Week's Paris Posters II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon - 'Nice Tan!'

Issue 3.34/35 - 31. August 1998
  • Café Metropole - Life In the Tame Lane
  • The Truth About Spain
  • One 6000 Km Round Trip in Spain
  • This Week's Paris Posters
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon - 'Siesta's End'
Issue 3.32/33 - 17. August 1998
  • Café Metropole - The Shortest 'Café' Column
  • Going Wrong In Normandy
  • Extra Photos From Back Then
  • This Week's Paris Posters
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon - 'Siesta In Trouble'
Issue 3.31 - 3. August 1998
  • Café Metropole - Don't Bring Your Laundry Here
  • 'Au Bistro' - Siestas Are Good For You
  • In the Jardin d'Acclimatation Wonderland
  • This Week's Paris Posters
  • This Week's Paris Posters II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon - 'Siesta School'

Issue 3.30 - 27. July 1998
  • Café Metropole - The Escargot Races
  • 'Au Bistro' - Tour fe France Bikers Go On Strike
  • Ups and Downs of Paris Nannydom by Tracy Turner
  • An Unstructured Flash-Visit To the Marais
  • eMails About the World Cup
  • This Week's Paris Posters
  • This Week's Paris Posters II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon - 'Metro's Tour de France Entry'
Issue 3.29 - 20. July 1998
  • Café Metropole - They Shoot Tourists?
  • 'Au Bistro' - France Has a Big Party and Shuts Down
  • As Normal As Paris Gets After the Party
  • This Week's Paris Posters
  • This Week's Paris Posters II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon - 'Ca Va, Eddie!'
Issue 3.28 - 13. July 1998
  • Café Metropole - Today France Is Happy
  • 'Au Bistro' - No News, Only Football
  • WebSports: Ready, Set - Les Bleues WIN!
  • Looking For The Revolution
  • eMail from John McCulloch: On Bastille Day in 1963
  • Highlife Under the Channel by Tracy Turner
  • This Week's Paris Posters
  • This Week's Paris Posters II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon - 'Should We Celebrate?'
Issue 3.27 - 6. July 1998
  • Café Metropole - Non-Gabby Café Week
  • 'Au Bistro' - All the News I can Remember
  • Everything Is Okay In Saint-Denis
  • The 1998 Tour de France Is Soon
  • Learn To Love Pétanque Now
  • eMail from John McCulloch: Montmartre Unmobbed
  • Links for WC'98: Ready, Set - Allez les Bleues!
  • This Week's Paris Posters
  • This Week's Paris Posters II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon - 'Do Something About Sports'

Issue 3.26 - 29. June 1998
  • Café Metropole - Can It Be Good If It's Free?
  • 'Au Bistro' - Bad News Phones, Bad News Fans
  • Reaching the Sky - Up On Montmartre
  • Versailles Is Not Lonely - But Not Everything Is Open
  • Links for WC'98: Ready, Set - Bootez la Balloon!
  • This Week's Paris Posters
  • This Week's Paris Posters II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon - 'Oops, Sorry!'
Issue 3.25 - 22. June 1998
  • Café Metropole - Now Official: Leave Your Woolies At Home!
  • 'Au Bistro' - France Worries, But the Games Go On
  • Take a Slow Boat To Bastille - The Arsenal Marina
  • Linda Thalman's Exciting Sailing Weekend In Brittany
  • Champs-Elysées- The World Cup Grill and Lounge
  • On the Beach In Paris, and a Last Picnic
  • Links for WC'98: Ready, Set - Parlez Foot!
  • This Week's Paris Posters
  • This Week's Paris Posters II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon - 'Ticket Salesman'
Issue 3.24 - 15. June 1998
  • Café Metropole -Putting the Sweaters Back On
  • 'Au Bistro' - Eric Tabarly Lost At Sea
  • Day One of the World Cup at Trocadéro
  • eMail: Only Mike Harmon Thought To Ask About Soccer
  • eMails: 'Picnic' Knives Get Another Once-Over
  • Links for WC'98: Ready, Set - Change Shirts!
  • This Week's Paris Posters
  • This Week's Paris Posters II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon - 'Big Screen Under a Bridge'
Issue 3.23 - 8. June 1998
  • Café Metropole - Cascades of Visitor Info
  • 'Au Bistro' - How France Gets Ready for the World Cup
  • Me and Monte McGee and Monte McGee's Dog
  • eMails: Picnic Tools - Picnic Places
  • Links for WC'98: Ready, Set - Duck!
  • This Week's Paris Posters
  • This Week's Paris Posters II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon - 'Not In My Wineglass!'
Issue 3.22 - 1. June 1998
  • Café Metropole - Starving Artists Discovered Squatting
  • 'Au Bistro' - World Cup Ticket Monkey Business
  • The 'Panoramas' - The Eldorado of Passages
  • Links For World Cup SportsFans
  • This Week's Paris Posters
  • This Week's Paris Posters II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon - 'Not artist! Clochard!'

Issue 3.21 - 25. May 1998
  • Café Metropole - Rattled in Long Weekend May
  • 'Au Bistro' - Libération: Paper of '68, Born in '73, Hits 25
  • Paris Is a Moveable Picnic
  • Véloville! Rollerville!
  • eMail: Hôtel des Bains by Murray J. Aronson
  • This Week's Paris Posters
  • This Week's Paris Posters II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon - 'Season Ticket'
Issue 3.20 - 18. May 1998
  • Café Metropole - No Cause For Alarm - Yet
  • 'Au Bistro' - All Sorts of News For Visitors
  • Who's Afraid of the RER? by Linda Thalman
  • Public Transport Tariff Maze Explained
  • Life On the Road in France by M-R Erickson
  • This Week's Paris Posters
  • This Week's Paris Posters II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon - 'Clochards Get Ready To Greet You'
Issue 3.19 - 11. May 1998
  • Café Metropole - Do Not Adjust Your Web Browser
  • 'Au Bistro' - Big Dump At Culture Box-Office
  • Foire de Paris - The Exotic and the Unusual
  • 'Grand Marché d'Art Comtemporain'
  • Man Ray in Montparnasse, Forever
  • Three eMails: Echos of '68
  • This Week's Paris Posters
  • This Week's Paris Posters II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon - 'The Unemployed Clochard'
Issue 3.18 - 4. May 1998
  • Café Metropole - Where Were You in May of 1968?
  • 'Au Bistro' - Bonjour 'Euro!'
  • Foire de Paris - The Exotic and the Unusual
  • May Day '98 at République
  • Eyewitness to Paris in May '68, by Jim Auman
  • 30 Years Later -A Chronology of 'May '68'
  • This Week's Paris Posters
  • This Week's Paris Posters II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon - 'Only One Euro'

Issue 3.17 - 27. April 1998
  • Café Metropole - This Strike Won't Affect You
  • 'Au Bistro' - 20 Million Wrong Numbers
  • Flower-Gazing in the Parc Bagatelle
  • Camping in Paris' Bois de Boulogne
  • Where All Lanes are Fast: the Perifreak!
  • This Week's Paris Posters
  • This Week's Paris Posters II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon - 'Train Driver Dream'
Issue 3.16 - 20. April 1998
  • Café Metropole - In the Middle of the 'Spring' Exhibition Season
  • 'Au Bistro' - Cauliflower War Victors Yet to be Named
  • The Big Easter Junk Hunt by Tracy Turner
  • Hanging Out With the Freak Brothers
  • High Floor, With 5 Milion Franc View
  • This Week's Paris Posters
  • This Week's Paris Posters II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon-Photo - 'Belgian Beer'
Issue 3.15 - 13. April 1998
  • Café Metropole - Unusually Small Edition
  • Models and Games Salon On Annual Display
  • Email from Margaret Gilsenberg: Parisians 'Find' Issy for Visitors
  • Email from Prof. Greb: Rights, Justice, Tyranny
  • This Week's Paris Posters
  • This Week's Paris Posters II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon - 'Watercolors'
Issue 3.14 - 6. April 1998
  • Café Metropole - Papon Trial Finally Winds Up
  • 'Au Bistro' - Le Pen Loses Civil Rights; Is Fined
  • Not the Cheapest Bargins I've Seen - Rue d'Alésia
  • In South Paris In the Rain - Rue d'Alésia
  • 'Nova:' 10 Francs - 'Generation-X' on the Cheap
  • Suburbs - A Lost Weekend in the Village
  • This Week's Paris Posters
  • This Week's Paris Posters II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon - 'Watercolors'

Issue 3.13 - 30. March 1998
  • Café Metropole - No Burning Hurry For You
  • 'Au Bistro' - Political Turmoil Continues
  • Cleaning Up the Book Ends - Salon du Livre, Part II
  • Exclusive: 'NAO' Weather Affects Europe
  • Walking and Biking Around Paris
  • This Week's Paris Posters
  • This Week's Paris Posters II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon - ''Alo! 'Alo!'
Issue 3.12 - 23. March 1998
  • Café Metropole - Philosophy and the Front National
  • 'Au Bistro' - Elections Turn Right Into Shambles
  • All That's Fit to Print - Salon du Livre, Part I
  • eMail: from Ron Roizen, About Bears
  • Looking for Bears in the Jardin des Plantes
  • This Week's Paris Posters
  • This Week's Paris Posters II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon - 'Gone Out'
Issue 3.11 - 16. March 1998
  • Café Metropole - Three Candles for Something
  • 'Au Bistro' - Elections: Right Unable to Regain Lead
  • Conversation at the Café de Cluny
  • At 50, Tati Shopping Becomes Class Act
  • 'A l'Affiche' - Three Events Posters
  • This Week's Paris Posters
  • This Week's Paris Posters II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon - 'A 23 Cafés Day'
Issue 3.10 - 9. March 1998
  • Café Metropole - Frankfurt Sends Its 'Bong' By Radio
  • 'Au Bistro' - Fake Cow Annoys Farmers
  • Here Comes, There Goes, the Salon de l'Agriculture
  • Rain and Shopping and More Rain on Rivoli
  • This Week's Paris Posters
  • This Week's Paris Posters II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon - 'Take your picture?'
Issue 3.09 - 2. March 1998
  • Café Metropole - The Endless Search for the 'X-Generation'
  • 'Au Bistro' - Beware of Fake Taxis and Good Money
  • Who Am I? Who Are We? Find Out in Paris
  • East of Bastille, Work and Play
  • Photos: February Scenes in Paris
  • This Week's Paris Posters
  • This Week's Paris Posters II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon - 'Eat the exhibits'

Issue 3.08 - 23. February 1998
  • Café Metropole - Fake Spring Surprises Paris Again
  • 'Au Bistro' - Papon Was In the Resistance Too
  • High and Wide in Trocadéro
  • Looking for Elusive Facts in the Marais
  • 'The Gare Saint-Lazare' On View At Orsay
  • This Week's Paris Posters
  • This Week's Paris Posters II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon - 'Fast watch or slow time'
Issue 3.07 - 16. February 1998
  • Café Metropole - Fake Spring Surprises Paris
  • 'Au Bistro' - Weather and Lucky Valentines
  • The 'Grands Boulevards,' Part 23
  • On the Ile Saint- Louis: Island in the Sun
  • Email from Nicki Ryker: 'Our Trip of a Lifetime'
  • This Week's Paris Posters
  • This Week's Paris Posters II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon - 'Late but sunny Valentine'
Issue 3.06 - 9. February 1998
  • Café Metropole - Welcome to Dreamland Paris
  • 'Au Bistro' - There Are a Large Number of French in France
  • Retromobile: Dreams on Wheels
  • True Dreams In Montmartre
  • Photo Gallery: January in Paris
  • This Week's Paris Posters
  • This Week's Paris Posters II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon - 'The 2CV - for some a collector's item'
Issue 3.05 - 2. February 1998
  • Café Metropole - Readers Respond to 'Help'
  • 'Au Bistro' - A New Suspension for the Papon Trial
  • 'Egyptomania!' Rages in Paris
  • Bob Sends Me to the Pig Restaurant
  • This Week's Paris Posters
  • This Week's Paris Posters II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon - 'The game's tomorrow!'

Issue 3.04 - 26. January 1998
  • Café Metropole - Out of Paris, In the Ile-de-France
  • 'Au Bistro' - Papon Trial Goes Into Reverse
  • Getting Ready for New Year in Chinatown
  • Email from Gordon Greb: 'It's for Old Lovers Too!'
  • You Can Help Metropole
  • This Week's Paris Posters
  • This Week's Paris Posters II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon - 'Phone in your order'
Issue 3.03 - 19. January 1998
  • Café Metropole - Lack of Window Gazing Foils Weather Report
  • 'Au Bistro' - Papon Says It Was Somebody Else's Fault
  • Weddings On the Cheap Unchic in Paris
  • The Memorial of the Deportation
  • Emails: Anti-Semitism and Captain Dreyfus
  • This Week's Paris Posters
  • This Week's Paris Posters II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon - 'Jules Verne Wedding Receptions'
Issue 3.02 - 12. January 1998
  • Café Metropole - The History That Wasn't
  • 'Au Bistro' - If the Unemployed Can't Have Work
  • Captain Dreyfus and Mr. Zola
  • The Woman In a Red Business Suit by M-R Erickson
  • This Week's Paris Posters
  • This Week's Paris Posters II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon - 'The Unemployed - On Strike!'
Issue 3.01 - 5. January 1998
  • Café Metropole - The Big Wind
  • 'Au Bistro' - Crash Investigation Springs to Life
  • The Winter Sales are ON Now!
  • One for All and All for the Big One by M-R O'Rahilly
  • The Paris Program IV - New Year's Eve
  • Email: In the Louvre's Egyptian Wing
  • This Week's Paris Posters
  • This Week's Paris Posters II
  • Ric's Weekly Cartoon - 'I want you to guess how much'

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