one of the best nights of my life was spent at Florent for Bastille Day…

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There was drinking champagne from shoes, dancing on bars,  over the top costumes, non stop giggling and pure madness.  As I wrote in 2008 the year of Florent’s closing:

This was not manufactured fun, where people show up and smile to give credence to a video game or a new phone in the hopes that the pictures will propel their marginal talents onward. It was the kind of fun where company and a genuine connection to location make all the difference in the world and you wouldn’t have it any other way.

Thankfully, this was pre-taking photos with your cell phone!

Whether it was 6pm or 6am, there was always a show playing that was kooky, heartfelt and unforgettable!

Watch Florent: Queen of the Meat Market if you are a little curious about the man who was the father of such alchemy.

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