Bastille Day in Cobble Hill, Smith Street, Brooklyn

Francophiles having a block party. Lots of Petanque and merguez (a baguette with sausage and french fries).

Bastille Day Celebration, Cobble Hill, Smith St. Brooklyn

Bastille Day in Cobble Hill/Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn

Making Merguez; Bastille Day in Cobble Hill/Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn

Making merguez.

Bastille Day Celebration, Cobble Hill, Smith St. Brooklyn

It was hard to tell if this street foosball setup was the French poking fun at themselves for their horrible, hilarious showing at the World Cup. Or if that’s really how their team trains for the World Cup.

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