Things to do and places to go in Monaco and Monte Carlo
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June 4th Newsletter
Is it a plane or a boat? (1)
Fairmont Monte Carlo has named a 5th floor suite after Scottish sportsman and Monaco resident David Coulthard. The former F1 driver's racing suit and helmet form part of the apartment's interior decor, and its 3 balconies provide a view over part of the Grand Prix track.
Grimalid Forum announced that Cafe Llorca is closing at the end of the month, making way for a new venue that can be hired for cultural and corporate events. On the other side of town in Condamine, La Provence restaurant has re-opened after a couple of months, with a new concept that includes sit-down service, a delicatessen and wine shop. Let us know what you think if you try it.
Club Vivanova is organizing two events this weekend. The monthly Vivanova Nights networking aperitif takes place at Modjo tomorrow evening, and on Saturday there's a special beach lunch. Guests are being transported by boat from Monaco Yacht Club to Anjuna Bay in Eze for sunshine and socializing, organized in collaboration with London-based singles networking club Vida8.
And finally, hope you're enjoying another public holiday in Monaco today!
What's in the diary ....
Thursday: jazz at the beach.
Friday: MART Quartet.
Saturday: Cactus expo.
Coming up next week, a discussion about power, lunch with a lesson and lunch with music.
For lots more suggestions, visit maBoum's 7 day listing and enjoy your weekend.
(1) This week's quote refers to the hovercraft, invented by Sir Christopher Cockerell, born this day 1910. After failing to get funding from the armed forces to develop his vehicle, the engineer joked that the navy said it was a plane not a boat, the air force said it was a boat not a plane, and the army was plain not interested.