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bastille

ba stil

  • n  a fortress built in Paris in the 14th century and used as a prison in the 17th and 18th centuries; it was destroyed July 14, 1789 at the start of the French Revolution
  • n  a jail or prison (especially one that is run in a tyrannical manner)
News & Articles

  • Stoneburner's restaurant now open in Hotel Ballard
    Starting today, the new Stoneburner restaurant in Hotel Ballard (5216 Ballard Ave NW) is officially open. The restaurant is run by the executive chef from Bastille Cafe and Bar, Jason Stoneburner, who, as Seattle Met's Nosh Pit once reported owner Deming Maclise saying, "was born with a pretty damn good last name." So, why not name a restaurant after him and let him run it? (We hear he's a ...
    June 26, 2013 - Ballard News-Tribune
  • Les Bon Temps a la Peche: A Bastille Day Celebration
    Date: Saturday, July 13, 2013 Time: 10:00a-6:00p Place: CarefulPeach Boutique, Orland Park, IL Admission: Free, $20.00 for Dining tent admission Website: CarefulPeach Boutique This year, CarefulPeach’s community-favorite Bastille Day event takes a trip to Louisiana with a Cajun-themed fete in …
    June 24, 2013 - WGN TV Chicago
Quotes

  • Dominique de Villepin in The Associated Press
    France is more divided than ever,Villepin said, adding that he was ready to topple the "Bastille of money ...... of power ...... of discrimination."
  • Richard Virenque in TVNZ
    Last year, I had the yellow jersey on Bastille Day, now I won this stage, it's great,said Virenque before bursting into tears. "I'd like to dedicate this victory to (former Festina mechanic) Joel Chabiron and to my grandmother, who both...
  • Sidney Blumenthal in Media Transparency
    In his 1986 book, "The Rise of the Counter-Establishment," Sidney Blumenthal wrote: "The Bastille to which they [conservative foundations] laid siege was the fortress of liberalism, the hollow doctrine of the old regime. These intellectuals...

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