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  Encyclopedia: Left Bank   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Though, technically, the Left Bank also comprises the 13th, 14th and 15th arrondissements, in general it means the 5th, 6th and 7th arrondissements, symbols of French intellectualism.
The left bank of river Nervión (Spanish, Margen Izquierda; Basque, Ezkerraldea) with the towns of Barakaldo, Sestao, Santurtzi and Portugalete and extending to the iron mines (Zona Minera or Mehatzaldea), was the place of industrial workers living in crowded desarrollismo apartments.
Though, technically, the Left Bank also comprises the 13th and 14th arrondissements, in general it means the 5th, 6th and 7th districts, symbols of French intellectualism.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Left-Bank   (256 words)

 Info and facts on 'Left Bank'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Left Bank (Rive Gauche) is most commonly associated with the Seine (A large fishnet that hangs vertically, with floats at the top and weights at the bottom) in central Paris (The capital and largest city of France; and international center of culture and commerce).
Though, technically, the Left Bank also comprises the 13th and 14th arrondissements (additional info and facts about arrondissements), in general it means the 5th, 6th and 7th districts, symbols of French intellectualism (additional info and facts about intellectualism).
The Latin Quarter (The region of Paris on the southern bank of the Seine; a center of artistic and student life) is a Left Bank region in the 5th arrondissement (additional info and facts about 5th arrondissement) so named because it has been the center of Paris' university life for over seven hundred years.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/l/le/left_bank.htm   (419 words)

 Paris article - Paris Eiffel Tower capital France Seine Right Bank Left Bank Champs-Élysées - What-Means.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The city is built on an arc of the River Seine, and is thus divided into two parts: the Right Bank to the north and the smaller Left Bank to the south.
Several schools on the Left Bank were organized into the Sorbonne, which counts Albertus Magnus and St.
Montparnasse - historic area on the Left Bank, famous for the studios, music-halls, and cafés of artists.
www.what-means.com /encyclopedia/Paris   (2369 words)

 Left Bank Wins, Then Dumps Velazquez | bloodhorse.com
Left Bank was making his first start since winning the Cigar Mile Handicap (gr.
Left Bank took a short lead following a half-mile run in :45.17 then held off longshot Silky Sweep in deep stretch to win by a length.
Left Bank earned $63,646 for the win, his 12th in 21 career starts and fourth in a graded stakes.
www.bloodhorse.com /articleindex/article.asp?id=9552   (367 words)

 Chicago Fed Letter: Why Bank One left Chicago: One piece in a bigger puzzle
Bank One's exit from Chicago is part of a larger process of industry evolution, the seeds of which were planted long ago and the economics of which may be working in favor of other cities.
We argue that Bank One's exit from Chicago is part of a larger process of industry evolution, the seeds of which were planted long ago and the economics of which may be working in favor of other cities.
In 1955, Chase-Manhattan Bank was formed by a merger of the Chase Bank (founded in 1877 and the namesake of Salmon P. Chase) and the Manhattan Company (founded by Aaron Btirr and Alexander Hamilton, among others, in 1799).
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_qa3631/is_200404/ai_n9398783   (1255 words)

 Left Bank Gallery- Serving the Flint area and Michigan artists since 1956.
Left Bank Gallery- Serving the Flint area and Michigan artists since 1956.
Left Bank Gallery was founded in 1956 by a group of sculptors, who wanted a place to exhibit and work together.
Left Bank Gallery is non-profit and dedicated to exhibiting and promoting Michigan artists, in all fine arts media, whos work meets the requirements of the jury.
www.gfn.org /leftbank   (326 words)

 Left Bank | Locations | Menlo Park
Left Bank seems both intent and able to provide just that.
Left Bank is on the left side of Santa Cruz Avenue, at Doyle Street.
Left Bank is on the right side of Santa Cruz Avenue, at Doyle Street, one block before El Camino Real.
www.leftbank.com /locations/menlo_park.php   (266 words)

 The Left Bank - dublin bars - dublin pubs
The Left Bank is a reference to the former function the building as a part of the Central Bank of Ireland that used to hold Ireland's gold bullion reserves in its vaults.
The Left Bank is one of the more exciting brand of Temple Bar bars with a DJ playing a selection of music from the '70, '80s and '90s for all your dancing needs and a bar that stays open late every night of the week for all your drinking needs.
The Left Bank that can be quiet during the day but really gets busy at night especially over the weekend when the bar is teeming with trendy young things.
www.dublinks.com /index.cfm/loc/11/pt/28/spid/7B8E8AA1-47D6-4CA8-8AED912B31014F19.htm   (233 words)

 The Left Bank for Fine Dining at The Sanderling Resort and Spa   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Drawing inspiration for its name from both The Left Bank of Paris, France and its geographical orientation on the Outer Banks.
The Left Bank serves French-inspired, contemporary American cuisine complemented by a carefully selected award winning collection of fine wines.
The Left bank was awarded “ Cream of the Crop “ 2003 by Washington Post, holds two Wine Spectator Awards of Excellence, recently won Culinary Hospitality Restaurant of the Year at the Sante Awards, and has been featured in the 2004 August addition of Food and Wine Magazine.
www.thesanderling.com /dining_leftbank.cfm   (583 words)

 Left Bank Village - Location
The Left Bank Village shops, meeting rooms and restaurant complex are located in Bridge Street, adjacent to the old Wye Bridge.
By train: Hereford Train Station is located 1 mile from the Left Bank, with frequent direct connections to London (3 hours), Cardiff (1.5 hrs), Birmingham (1.5 hrs) and Bristol (2 hrs).
Left Bank Village Car Parking is available on the left off St Martins Street.
www.leftbank.co.uk /location.htm   (232 words)

 BBC NEWS | Europe | Analysis: Divided Ukraine
Very crudely, Russian is the dominant language on most of the Left Bank, at least in the large urban centres, and Ukrainian on the Right.
Orthodoxy is the dominant religion on the Left Bank, while on the Right it co-exists with the Uniate (or Greek Catholic) church, which combines Orthodox service rites with allegiance to the Pope.
The Uniate church was formed as the Ukrainian aristocracy began to identify with Poland at the end of the 16th Century.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/europe/4043315.stm   (736 words)

 Search Results for left-bank - Encyclopædia Britannica
Situated on the left bank of the Salween River, 27 miles (43 km) north of Moulmein (Mawlamyine), it has an airfield and is linked by road west to Thaton and across the...
town, northeastern Bangladesh, on the left bank of the Surma River.
city, Nizhegorod oblast (province), western Russia, on the left bank of the Volga River opposite the city of Nizhny Novgorod, to which it is connected by a highway bridge (completed 1965).
www.britannica.com /search?query=left-bank&submit=Find&source=MWTAB   (538 words)

 Left Bank Blog: Liberals in Academia
If Bush is in the main stream, then I guess the left bank is the only place worth sitting...
At least the left is now admitting that college campuses are majority left wing radicals.
What is encouraging is that with the left controlling education from elementary on up, and the media dominated by left wing pundits, the right still has the senate, congress and presidency.
leftbankblog.blogspot.com /2005/04/liberals-in-academia.html   (1391 words)

 Right Bank - Left Bank   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Surprisingly, what bank a French wine is produced on is the simplest part of knowing French wines.
But the terms "Right Bank", and "Left Bank" refer to the banks of the Gironde only even though Bordeaux encompasses the other two rivers.
Left Bank: You have the Medoc, Haut-Medoc, and Graves regions which are broken down into a number of lesser regions.
www.supermarketguru.com /page.cfm/4452   (784 words)

 Nulco Left Bank Crystal Series
14.5" wide x 19" tall Left Bank series wrought iron and crystal mini-chandelier in a Tuscan bronze finish trimmed with clear beading and choice of clear and amber topaz or blue and amber topaz (shown) hand-formed Murano style drops.
20" wide x 22.5" tall Left Bank series wrought iron and crystal chandelier in a Tuscan bronze finish trimmed with clear beading and choice of clear and amber topaz or blue and amber topaz (shown) hand-formed Murano style drops.
23.5" wide x 26" tall Left Bank series wrought iron and crystal chandelier in a Tuscan bronze finish trimmed with clear beading and choice of clear and amber topaz (shown) or blue and amber topaz hand-formed Murano style drops.
www.merchantmanager.com /lightingforum/storefront.asp?pageno=620   (303 words)

 Left Bank Bar & Cafe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The land at 15 Riverside Road, East Fremantle, on which the very popular Left Bank is situated, has a history which is very much part of East Fremantle and Fremantle.
The Left Bank Bar, Café and Restaurant opened it's doors to the public in 1990.
The unique position on the Swan River, award winning renovations and friendly staff has all contributed to the popularity of The Left Bank Café, Bar and Restaurant.
www.leftbank.com.au /h.htm   (313 words)

 Compare Prices and Read Reviews on Left Bank at Epinions.com
I really wish I could give Left Bank the credit the critics think it deserves, but that will only mean I have to dine there again, and right now, that is the last thought on my mind.
My experience at Left Bank probably could be described as "I was at the wrong place, wrong time." A scorching Sunday, a bit pass your regular noon-one o'clock lunch hour, and antzy waiters who wanted to be off their shifts, probably were among the few reasons why my experience at the restaurant went so sour.
Well, I may go back to Left Bank, but it sure won't be for lunch on a hot day sitting next to the open kitchen.
www.epinions.com /rest-review-4DF1-27A3C83B-39906AD4-prod5   (450 words)

 Welcome to The Left Bank Kilkivan
The Left Bank Kilkivan, winner Tourism Award for Unique Accommodation three years in a row.
The Left Bank is proud to be involved with world class equestrian vacations.
Built early last century as the Union Bank of Australia Ltd, (later the ANZ), the bank operated continuously from the early nineteen hundreds right up to the late nineteen nineties, when the bank 'left' Kilkivan.
www.theleftbank.com.au   (270 words)

 Benstock, Women of the Left Bank, University of Texas Press
She examines in some depth the writing produced by poets, journalists and novelists, thus combining literary criticism and social history in a seamless running narrative....
"Benstock has made visible the women of the Left Bank (1900-40) and in doing so has forced a redefinition of what literary modernism was, who was important in it, and how it is to be defined....
presents the women who left their enduring mark on the cultural milieu of a nation.
www.utexas.edu /utpress/books/benwom.html   (346 words)

 The Bonobo Page (Prof. W. H. Calvin)
That's because they only live in one small and shrinking place, the swampy equatorial forests of the left bank of the Congo River (common chimps are the Right Bank Chimps, extending from Tanzania and Uganda all of the way to West Africa).
Today, the guards have left their stations because of a lack of financial support and the threat of war.
Watch for Planckendael signs when approaching a pedestrian crosswalk (Planckendael is an old estate on the left of the road; the parking is on the right).
williamcalvin.com /teaching/bonobo.htm   (2212 words)

 The Left Bank Restaurant - Vail, CO
The Left Bank Restaurant - Vail, CO h
We moved to St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands before finally settling in Vail, where we opened the Left Bank Restaurant on Thanksgiving of 1970.
Throughout the years we and our dedicated staff have strived to improve on the quality of the food and friendly service.
www.leftbankvail.com   (221 words)

 BBC NEWS | Wales | South West Wales | Bank thief left £7m IOU in safe
A former financial consultant for the Halifax Bank left an IOU note for £7m in a branch safe, a court has heard.
The 58-year-old stole cash from the bank and dozens of investors while working at the Gowerton branch office.
He was released on conditional bail and the case was adjourned for sentencing at Swansea Crown Court on 7 November.
news.bbc.co.uk /go/rss/-/1/hi/wales/south_west/4308314.stm   (292 words)

 Left Bank Village - Home Page
At the heart of all the world’s beautiful cities lies a river.
Left Bank Village brings together contemporary wining and dining, specialist shopping, state-of-the-art conferencing and banqueting, arts and entertainment, and the elegant Castle House hotel.
From corporate clients and small-scale syndicates to grand weddings and intimate anniversaries, our innovative facilities are guaranteed to meet your needs.
www.leftbank.co.uk   (123 words)

 Bill Rapaport's Buffalo Restaurant Guide: Alphabetical Listing of Restaurants: L
Janice Okun gave the Left Bank 3 1/2 stars, and I believe she was justified in her review.
Her comment back to me was, 'We have been doing this for 20 years now, and if it's not dirty or stained, nothing a little bit of crumbs can't be wiped off.' During this whole time, we have yet to see our waitress for coffee, let alone our menu.
We like to try the new trendy restaurants and the consistently good, like Left Bank and Hutchs (we are in our 20s & 30s, so trendy is still appealing).
www.cse.buffalo.edu /restaurant.guide/listl.html   (5132 words)

 Metroactive Dining | Left Bank
Laissez le Bon Appetit Roule: Left Bank, a new arrival on Menlo Park's dining scene, promises to draw patrons from all over the South Bay.
La bouillabaisse Marseillaise ($16.50), the traditional seafood stew of southern France, teemed with a generous sea harvest: fish, scallops, shrimp, mussels and clams, all bejeweled with ruby-red diced tomatoes.
Already a favorite of Menlo Park's smarter set, Left Bank promises to be a hit big enough to draw patrons from all over the South Bay.
www.metroactive.com /papers/metro/11.05.98/dining-9844.html   (684 words)

 Left Bank Books - St. Louis' Full Line Independent Bookstore -- New and Used Books
Left Bank Books offers 25% off all purchases
Left Bank Books offers members of our Friends organization a number of premiums, including discounts, invitations to private receptions with authors, access to members-only store-wide sales, and mailings for discussions, booksignings, gallery exhibits, and more.
Only books purchased from Left Bank Books will be signed at the event.
www.left-bank.com   (313 words)

 Left Bank Art Gallery
Featuring: Artists in Action - Watch artists David Whitty & Joan Hilliard paint still life and marsh scenes in the gallery; Melissa's Fine Antique & Estate Jewelry - A display of rare and antique jewelry.
Left Bank Art Gallery has been the premier gallery serving the Southeast, as well as collectors nationally, for over four decades.
Offering a broad range of art works from a recognized group of national and international contemporary and modern artists, we are able to provide expert advice to both longtime and new collectors.
www.leftbankartgallery.com   (190 words)

 Amazon.com: Paris Was a Woman: Portraits from the Left Bank: Books: Andrea Weiss   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Women of the Left Bank by Shari Benstock
Paris was a Woman is an illustrated collective portrait of the unique community of women who became known as the women of the left bank.
Shari Benstock's "Women of the Left Bank' is a more in-depth look at the same women and time, tho with a stronger emphasis on the sexual nature of the relationships.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0062513133?v=glance   (879 words)

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