Francophiles all over Brooklyn will celebrate
Bastille Day on July 11. The anniversary of the storming of Paris’
infamous prison will be commemorated on Smith Street, from Bergen
to Pacific streets, with a grand petanque (bowling) tournament,
antique French car display, guillotine and French bar games.
Outdoor seating and live music performed by the 11-piece Baby Blue Orchids Orchestra will be provided by Jacques and Georges Forgeois of Bar Tabac. Other Smith Street restaurants will also provide al fresco seating and bands. Bastille Day on Smith Street events will take place from noon to 8 pm. For more information, call the South Brooklyn Local Development Corporation at (718) 852-0328.
In Bay Ridge, Jean-Jacques and Leslie Bernat of Provence en Boite will celebrate Bastille Day from 10:30 am to midnight with live music, buffet, raffles, balloons and more. The restaurant is located at 8303 Third Ave. at 83rd Street. For more information, call (718) 759-1515 or visit the Web site at www.proven
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