intersection 06.12.19

French Dossier
Every Person in New York

At Le District, 225 Liberty, you've got your boulangerie, your charcuterie, your boucherie, your vin, and an assortment of other French foods.

The delightful Albertine bookstore, 972 5th [79th] in the Payne Whitney mansion, has over 14,000 titles from 30 French-speaking countries.

For over 20 years, the French Institute/Alliance Française has hosted the city's biggest Bastille Day festival. Food, music, and more, on 60th Street between Fifth and Lex, Sunday, July 14, noon-5pm.

Films on the Green is the annual French film festival—free screenings in city parks—on now through September 3. The next screening is In Safe Hands, Washington Square Park, this Friday, 8:30pm.

Pétanque in Bryant Park. And a pétanque club: La Boule New Yorkaise.

L'Appartement New York is the New York outpost for fashion line Sézane.

Aurélien Bory's dance piece Espæce, inspired by writer Georges Perec, is performed at BAM, June 20-22.

Food: Le CoucouBuvetteRacinesMaison KayserBalthazarLafayette.

Jason Polan started Every Person in New York in March of 2008. He plans on working on the project until it is finished. Look for more at Jason's site and his book Every Person in New York.

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