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Newsletter #199: January 2020

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Inside this Issue

* Ongoing Strikes
* Happy Hour Recommendation: Wine O’Clock
* Half-Priced Theatre Tickets at Hôtel de Ville Tourism Office

* Three #ExploreParis Tours
* Recommended Exhibitions at the Jewish Museum of Art and History
* Recommended Website:  Museum of the History of Justice, Crime & Punishment
* Nightlife Recommendation: NO.PI Bar with Nicolas Ullmann
* Get Involved! A New Co-Op Supermarket on the Rive Gauche

* Ongoing Secrets of Paris Website Updates
* Travel Planning for 2020
* January 7, 2015: Charlie Hebdo Still Alive & Kicking

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Ongoing Strikes

France is now entering the fifth week of partial strikes, where some of the public transport is still interrupted in Paris. As someone who works from home and lives on one of the fully-operational metro lines, I’m probably one of the least-affected people in the city. But I know it’s been hard on commuters and disappointing for visitors who are never sure exactly what’s going on. Luckily the airport taxis have fixed rates no matter how long you sit in traffic (and the Roissybus is still running). Once you’re in Paris, lines 1 and 14 can get you to most places you need to go (a few other lines are only open during rush hours; avoid where possible). A lot of the city busses are also running their regular routes within Paris. I rely on the free Citymapper app, which seems to be keeping track of what’s running and what’s not (and accurately gives you alternative walking, biking and Uber times, as well). On Thursday the 9th the union…

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