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The Best Paris Tips From Our Readers

The Best Paris Tips From Our Readers

Bonjour! This week we asked for your Paris tips. Here are some highlights from the 148 responses. If you learn just thing, let it be that Parisians like to say hello.

What’s The Best Amateur Sport In Your City?

What’s The Best Amateur Sport In Your City?

Not only can you play shuffleboard in the Brooklyn neighbourhood of Gowanus, but you can even join a league, as I learned from a friend who plays in one, despite being a good 35 years from retirement. There are more obvious amateur sports in town: soccer in a skinny park…

What’s The Most Interesting Bar In Your City?

What’s The Most Interesting Bar In Your City?

Every bar should have a “thing.” My very favourite bar, Burp Castle in the East Village of Manhattan, is themed like a monastery; the bartenders wear monks’ robes and gently shush the patrons to keep the noise down. My local Brooklyn bar, High Dive, isn’t quite so distinctive, but it…