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Newsletter #115: February 29, 2012

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In this Issue

* The Haunted House of Paris
* Paris Dining Recommendations
* Doisneau, en Deux
* Buy Real Vintage Photographs
* Current Paris Reading List
* English Books Shipped Free to France
* Creative Paris
* Live Music at L’Hotel
* Other Gigs in Paris
* Emergency Locksmith/Plumber/Electric Scams
* The Ideal Parisian Café Experience…except…
* Coming in March
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The Haunted House of Paris

Last week I went to check out the city’s first American-style haunted house, Le Manoir de Paris. It’s located in a gorgeous Art Nouveau building once used as a mosaic tile showroom on the somewhat scruffy Rue de Paradis, the street known for its ceramic and crystal shops in the 10th arrondissement, just of the Faubourg St-Denis. The entrance is quite impressive, and the only thing you’ll be allowed to photograph. They’ll ask if you prefer English or French (if you can even comprehend some French, go for the latter, as the actors are native French speakers, the English version is somewhat…restrained), and have you wait in what feels like the lineup to a Disney ride. Not only can you hear the people inside screaming, you also have two or three appropriately ghastly-looking act…

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