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Newsletter #188: April 2019

Jardin des Plantes

In this Issue

* Mr. Eiffel’s Tower on Stage
* Big Changes at Orly Airport
* Treasure Hunt in the Marais

* Château Vaux le Vicomte’s New Escape Game
* Working Vacation on an Organic Farm
* Recommended Reading: Little(r) Museums of Paris
* New Bus Lines for Paris
* A New Supermarket Coop in Paris
* Shopping for the Zero Waste Home
* A Hand in Your Neighborhood
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Mr. Eiffel’s Tower on Stage

The Tower of Monsieur Eiffel

“The Tower of Monsieur Eiffel” (La Tour de 300 Metres in French) is a new play in celebration of the 130th anniversary of the iconic monument. Catchy and fun, it shows the drama behind the construction of the Eiffel Tower, and introduces a gallery of lively characters including Gustave Eiffel, the author Guy de Maupassant, Panama Canal architect Ferdinand de Lesseps, the International Herald Tribune editor James Gordon Bennett Jr, and the crazy neighbors who tried to block the Tower. It’s playing at the adorable Théâtre des Mathurins (near the Opéra Garnier in the 9th) which have partnered with Théâtre in Paris to include English surtitles (there’s also a bit of Franglai…

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