French District Confidential

French District Confidential
  • Painting Fabio-type men with friends…The Artful Bachelorette

    Painting Fabio-type men with friends…The Artful Bachelorette

    Champagne, art and naked men to toast the end of celibacy.

    How to celebrate the last hours of being single and far ways from responsibilities and promises, the Chippendales and cliches? Drawing! The Artful Bachelorette, a new concept for stag girls to make merry with bubbles, girlfriends and male models. You’ll awaken the artist in you…

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  • Harlem Shambles, a real local butcher shop in Harlem

    Harlem Shambles, a real local butcher shop in Harlem

    Carnivores have their real suppliers in the Uptown area.

    Lovers of good meat should sharpen their fangs and head north to the 115th street: Harlem Shambles delivers true taste with the concept of the neighborhood butcher with soft and natural meat as also excellent charcuterie. Selected custom cuts.

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  • The last of Halloween 2014 celebrations in New York

    The last of Halloween 2014 celebrations in New York

    Sleepless nights in a city that never sleeps!

    Shocking nights in the chic New York bars, saucy nights in trendy clubs, festivals for children and legendary parades, houses of inevitable terror, overview of various attractions in the Big Apple. Too bad that Halloween only lasts a night!

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  • Test your knowledge…remember the gh’oul times!

    Test your knowledge…remember the gh’oul times!

    All tricks and no treats made Jack a stingy pumpkin man!

    Halloween, the time to get your candy fill of the day and scary thrills. But what really is this party? Between innocent and absurd beliefs, here’s a little quiz to play between friends and find out who will best keep evil spirits away. Lines to get you started…

    On Halloween I went to school
    Without dressing up like a ghoul
    The people all laughed
    And I thought them daft
    My mirror showed a naked fool!

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  • The Big Apple…in a new light!

    The Big Apple…in a new light!

    2 wheels, 2 legs and 2 eyes to make for a night bike ride through the city's lights.

    “A city is beautiful at night”, said Richard Bohringer. Manhattan, the city that never sleeps, is indeed a spectacle of striking beauty as the sun goes down leaving behind traces of neon and the hustle and bustle of the night. Brooklyn Bridge is impressive by day and by night… A great view to feast on Friday and Sunday evening, while pedaling through the city thanks to nocturnal tours which depart from NYC.

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  • Amateur Night at the Apollo

    Amateur Night at the Apollo

    A talent contest for the aspiring with the audience on the scene as their judges.

    “To be GOOD or be GONE” is the explicit slogan of the Amateur Night, a night dedicated to talent on the stage at the Apollo Theater, in the heart of Harlem. For over 75 years, aspiring contestants have been battling it out on Amateur Night to please an audience and get their cheers to be declared winners.

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  • Shareen Vintage, a “no men allowed” chic thrift store in Chelsea

    Shareen Vintage, a “no men allowed” chic thrift store in Chelsea

    Ladies, try the secret shopping experience...

    No signs, no ads, no men; that’s the success of this ready-to-wear boutique of second hand designer pieces, created by a Queen of déjà vu in 2009. This well-hidden vintage haven offers dresses, jackets, and accessories in various styles in a cozy atmosphere of boudoir. A little piece of paradise for your feminine side.

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  • Milk and Honey, the go-to bar in the Flatiron District

    Milk and Honey, the go-to bar in the Flatiron District

    A unique and selected right of entry and delicious cocktails in an anti-stars bar.

    A drink at the Milk and Honey bar does not just happen. First, because the information for your reservation is kept a secret by its owner. Then, because it’s address is also carefully kept away from the jet-set clientele prohibited in this bar. To get a toe into the Milk Honey, you’ll have to show your credentials…

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  • The Box, the forbidden club in Lower East Side

    The Box, the forbidden club in Lower East Side

    A chic and shocking cabaret show for a daring evening of Oh Oh!

    The Box is this forbidden place which your Mom and your parish priest have long warned you against. Prudes and pond bound frogs stay away, The Box brings forth the intense, enticing the lecherous, in a velvety and glamorous atmosphere. This is one more thing to do before you die. Amen.

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