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The true horror stories in modern Paris Part 20

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I am drained, I am fighting palpation.  The new true horror story in the modern Paris is difficult for me to write because I am still living the nightmare.  It is not over after 6 months and the perpetrator is gaining the ground.  Because it is true I have to alter some aspects so as not to be sued for the invasion of privacy.  However, I am so weaken, mentally and physically, that I am not up to the task. A few neighbors have left because of this restaurant from hell.   And yet the owner who is charming to the celebrities, but shamelessly cruel to ordinary folks, is enjoying parties every night while ripping the tourists off during the day in the middle of the historic Marais.  She is a racist, of course, but the Chinese guests who hold celebration gatherings do not know the corners have been cut off from their food and drinks.   She has pulled a few strings to get the restaurant on even the Tripadvisor.  The first review was an obvious set-up, but the second one complained of thei

The true horror stories in modern Paris Part 19

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There is a police station on the island of Cite in the middle of historical Paris.  It is where the world renowned La Notre Dame Cathedral is crowned.  The price of real estate of this island is literally ‘Priceless.’  And yet, behind the cathedral stands this police station (not to be confused with the prefecture de police on the other side of the Cathedral).  From the point of views of any real estate agents, it is a massive waste of potential, but…the history of this tiny area is too horrendous that may even have defeated human greed and vanity.  Now that does not happen normally, but this is Paris. What I am about to share here, I must admit I have seen only two sources: Wikipedia and the news site LOCAL.  However, I could not find any other credible explanation for this peculiar situation of this tiny spot behind the altar of God.   There once operated this butcher who offered cheap accommodation to the tourists.    The accommodation in Paris must have always been exp