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Bastille Day celebration on Good Day NY

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July 14 is a national holiday in France known as Bastille Day, the commemoration of the unity of the French people during the Fête de la Fédération on the 14th July 1790.

Good Day NY saluted France and its people during the 9 a.m. hour of Monday's show.

For more information on 'all things France' highlighted during GDNY, check out the following:

1) FRENCH LANGUAGE CLASSES

-at French Institute Alliance Française

-also offers film screenings, theater and art workshops for kids

22 East 60th St., 212-355-6100, fiaf.org

2) "TOUR OF FRANCE" CLASS AT CORKBUZZ WINE STUDIO IN UNION SQUARE-$75, 90 minute lecture and tasting

-covers 6 major wine regions

13 E. 13th St., 646-873-6071, corkbuzz.com

3) FRENCH COOKING CLASSES:

-the International Culinary Center in SoHo

-school's Michelin-rated restaurant L'Ecole is run by students and offers an incredible deal for a prix-fixe lunch (starting at $27) or dinner (starting at $44)

462 Broadway, 888-324-2433, internationalculinarycenter.com

4) FRENCH RESTAURANTS AND CAFES:

-Manhattan is full of top-rated French restaurants like Le Bernardin, Daniel, and Jean-Georges

-French luxury bakery Laduree recently opened a tea salon in SoHo. Popular for their macarons. Also have store (no cafe) on Upper East Side.

-François Payard has three bakeries in the city

5) FRENCH ART:

-Metropolitan Museum of Art has a French Art Deco collection, French antiquities from the 7th century, and many modern paintings from members of the School of Paris, including Henri Matisse and Georges Braque

6) KAREN'S CAN CAN DANCERS

-KarensCanCanDancers.com

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