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August 27th Newsletter
The best car in the world (1)
The last week of school holidays has arrived and that means you've only got a few days left to see the Romanov and Grimaldi Exhibition at the Palace, and the Johan Creten art exhibition at Pavillon Bosio. This weekend also sees the last jazz concert of the season at Note Bleue.
Monaco FC's European hopes were dashed on Tuesday. Despite defeating Valencia 2-1, the Reds and Whites won't be going through to the next round of the UEFA Champions League.
Metropole Monte Carlo has appointed a new CEO. Serge Ethuin has a 30 year career behind him, mostly working his way up through the Hilton Group. He's due to take on the position in December.
In restaurant news, Oliban Monaco is extending its menu. The restaurant chain announced on facebook that it's introducing 5 Russian dishes to the list of Lebanese specialities. And finally, La Villa, the restaurant next door to Slammer's Bar, has changed its name. We understand that Casa Tua's new manager has previously been involved with Cotoletteria and its predecessor Mystic Cafe. Let us know what you think if you try it before us.
What's in the diary ....
Thursday: UEFA draw.
Friday: Monegasque picnic.
Saturday: Open air casino night.
Sunday: Big league match.
Coming up next week, Piano Masters and Junior Chamber's elevator pitch.
For lots more suggestions, visit maBoum's 7 day listing and enjoy your weekend.
(1) This week's quote refers to the Silver Ghost, a car manufactured by Rolls Royce, the company co-founded by English motoring and aviation pioneer, Charles Rolls, born this day 1877.