Post Tagged with: "French"

The first issue of France-Amérique, published on May 23, 1943

France-Amérique Marks 75 Years

History, Media, New York, Western European May 23, 2018 at 3:48 pm

France-Amérique writes about its first issue, published on May 23, 1943.

Fabrice Jaumont (Photo by   Jonas Cuénin via France-Amérique)

A Dual Language Program in Every School?

New York, Western European September 12, 2017 at 2:37 pm

The education attaché of the French Embassy in New York argues for dual language programs in all schools by 2050, reports France-Amérique.

(Photo by Margaux Deuley via French Morning)

New York to Remove Plaque Honoring French Nazi Collaborator

History, Manhattan, Western European August 18, 2017 at 4:58 pm

French Morning reports on Mayor de Blasio’s announcement that the city will remove a commemorative plaque of Marshal Henri Philippe Pétain on Broadway’s Canyon of Heroes, and suggests the removal of another one.

Samia Behaya, the French-Algerian behind New York’s "dinner over bodies" (Photo by Thomas Chesseboeuf/@ThomChess via French Morning)

Challenge-Loving French-Algerian Chef Serves Food on Naked Bodies

African, Brooklyn, Food, Western European July 7, 2017 at 3:44 pm

On special occasions, a French-Algerian chef who opened a restaurant in Williamsburg before it was fashionable, prepares meals served on top of naked bodies, French Morning reports.

Belgian Cécile Walschaerts, one of the organizers of the exhibition. (Photo via French Morning)

Pop-Up Exhibit Takes on ‘Francophonie’ in New York

Culture, Manhattan, Western European March 24, 2017 at 12:05 pm

A pop-up exhibit about the meaning of francophonie in New York will take place this Sunday in Harlem, French Morning reports.

Lorene Hourcade (Photo via French Morning)

Website Connects New Yorkers With French-Speaking Tutors

Education, New York, Western European January 3, 2017 at 1:08 pm

A new initiative, MyTutorSpeaksFrench, connects students with French-speaking tutors for an array of subjects, reports French Morning.

New York is Paris: Mourning Victims of the Terrorist Attacks

New York is Paris: Mourning Victims of the Terrorist Attacks

Featured Posts, Manhattan, Voices' Picks, Western European November 16, 2015 at 6:35 pm

Horrified by the terrorist attacks in Paris, hundreds of people, including many French, were drawn to events in New York City mourning the dead.

French Bookstore Albertine Kicks off with Festival

French Bookstore Albertine Kicks off with Festival

Culture, Manhattan, Video, Western European November 17, 2014 at 3:58 pm

CUNY TV’s French program Canapé features a glimpse into the five-day festival of “provocative public conversations” to celebrate the opening of Albertine, the only French-language bookstore in the city.

Alsatian Food Comes to Carroll Gardens

Alsatian Food Comes to Carroll Gardens

Brooklyn, Food, Video, Western European July 31, 2014 at 2:22 pm

A new spot in Brooklyn offers up tarte flambée and spätzle in this video.

(Photo via France-Amérique)

French Ham Cracks US Market

Food, In the News, Western European July 22, 2014 at 5:09 pm

The ban on the import of Bayonne ham from France into the U.S. has been lifted, but the foie gras remains banned in California, France-Amérique reports, and lawyers hope to overturn that ban as unconstitutional.

Celebrating France in New York

Celebrating France in New York

Culture, Featured Posts, Video, Western European July 14, 2014 at 2:56 pm

French citizens, francophiles and francophones gather to mark Bastille Day in this video.

French expats Amélie Wisniak (right) and Tamara Prud’homme (left) co-founded, a site that connects sports fans to bars broadcasting their favorite games.

French Expats Kick Off Sports Bar Search Engine

Featured Posts, Sports, Voices' Picks, Western European January 17, 2014 at 3:27 pm

The new website lists local sports bars broadcasting hard-to-find games.

French expats and American tourists coming to the US from France risk having certain kinds of French cheese confiscated at customs. (Photo by Chez Loulou, Creative Commons license)

Which French Foods Can You Bring Through Customs?

Food, In the News, Western European December 23, 2013 at 11:46 am

A guide for French expats and American tourists wondering which food products they can lawfully bring back across the border.

Sophie Forst, 58, teaches French in Manhattan. She lived 15 years in the U.S. without health care. (Photo by Hilary Brueck/Voices of NY)

French in NYC Hedge Bets on Health

Featured Posts, Health, Voices' Picks, Western European December 17, 2013 at 3:06 pm

French expats in NYC, mystified by the U.S. healthcare system, often postpone care until they visit home.

P.S. 133 in Brooklyn hosts one of five French Dual Language Programs currently in New York City's primary schools. (Photo by Christelle Gérand via France-Amérique.)

French to Raise Funds for Bilingual School Programs in NYC

Education, Western European December 3, 2013 at 1:01 pm

The French Embassy’s cultural services division, based in New York, is launching a big fundraising campaign in a quest to fund the rapidly developing bilingual programs in the city’s public schools, France-Amérique reports.