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    July 9, 2014


    Celebrate Bastille Day and all things French

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    August 19, 2013

    Corn Week, Natsu Matsuri, A Taste of Magic: Your Week's Agenda

    With the dog days of summer almost over, it's only a matter of time before you'll have to tuck away the flip-flops and Nantucket reds until next year. Say goodbye in style through this week's diverse dining events.

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    July 2, 2012

    But Where Do They Rank In Bullfighting?

    No Spaniards finished high up in the First Stage of the 2012 Tour de France - which is perhaps something of a surprise considering a Spanish rider has won four of the previous six races (that would be five of the last six, but Alberto Contrador had his 2010 title stripped when he tested positive for ... More >>

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    May 16, 2012


    Gran Fondo New York is back

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    May 2, 2012


    It's time to dust off that bike

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    March 7, 2012


    Ride in the first big bike race of the season

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    February 23, 2011

    Eat Some Funky Funk Before the Stinky Cheese Festival Ends

    recipetips.comEpoisses = smells like butt, tastes good​The Stinky Cheese Festival is ending this Friday, which means there're only two days left to indulge in funky-smelling dairy products. Created by Tour de France, the company that owns Francophilic restaurants like CafĂ© d'Alsace, French R ... More >>

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    July 19, 2010

    Alberto Contador Takes Yellow Jersey With Skeezy Maneuver, now in yellow​The Tour de France is no longer about Lance Armstrong (except for those keeping an eye on federal subpoenas), but there's still plenty of drama going on, even if American cyclists are somewhat irrelevant to it. Take today, for example, when Spani ... More >>

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    June 26, 2010

    Lance Armstrong's Duel with Former Teammate Looming, Signs Are Iffy

    ​We'll be keeping an eye on what journalists and cycling pundits around the world are saying as 2010's much-anticipated Tour de France nears. This year's edition starts Saturday, July 3 with a prologue, a short spin of 8 kilometers, around Rotterdam in the Netherlands. For Americans, the most ... More >>

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    April 9, 2009

    Vecsey Gives Lance Armstrong a Nice Trim

    UPDATE: Armstrong responds to the controversy. See end of post.George Vecsey has an interesting column today about something that apparently has the French press in a tizzy: when Lance Armstrong was surprised last month by a French cycling official who showed up and asked for samples for a drug test ... More >>

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    March 23, 2009

    Lance Armstrong's Comeback Fractures in Spain

    The Times crossed its fingers earlier today, hoping against hope that news of Lance Armstrong's crash and injury in Spain didn't result in a fracture. But that doesn't seem to be the case. is now reporting that Armstrong's collarbone was fractured after a spill today on the first da ... More >>

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