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Happy 100th, Bloody Mary: Paris marks cocktail’s birthday

PARIS (AP) — Harry's Bar in Paris is celebrating the 100th birthday of the Bloody Mary, the vodka-tomato juice cocktail believed to have been invented at the iconic watering hole in 1921. The bar known for hosting F. Scott Fitzgerald and Ernest Hemingway plans a centenary celebration on Thursday night despite concerns about the spread of omicron variant of the coronavirus in Europe. According to the history of Harry's, bartender […]

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Eiffel Tower reopens; COVID passes required as of next week

PARIS (AP) — The Eiffel Tower is reopening for the first time in nine months even though France is under new rules aimed at taming the coronavirus' fast-spreading delta variant. The "Iron Lady" of Paris was ordered shut in October as France battled its second virus surge of the pandemic. The tower stayed shut for renovations even after most of the country's major tourist draws reopened last month. This week, […]

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