5 Things To Know This AM — Mar 20 2013

Calling all Francophiles! Now, you can finally get a leg up on all those stylish Parisians, thanks to the French Institute's Power of Style lecture series. Talks will feature fashion heavyweights like Andre Leon Talley and Rachel Roy, so prepare to have your style mind blown. (FIAF)
Some days, it seems like every single New Yorker lives by the same motto: Work Hard, Play Hard. AG Hair seems to have captured that exactly with its new video Empire Girl — watch as model Ashley Smith rocks the Big Apple. (YouTube)
March Madness is upon us, but that doesn't have to mean hanging out in dingy dive bars drinking watered-down beer. Instead, head to The Windsor, which will be showing all the games on flat screens, alongside bites like tuna tartar and gourmet pizzas. (The Windsor)
So, we all know how Mayor Bloomberg's soda ban turned out (maybe next time!), but did you know that it's not the first time something seemingly normal has been axed? Turns out, things like beekeeping and pinball were once no-gos in NYC. (Mental Floss)
If you're saving all your pennies for a spring vacay, then this latest deal is for you. For this week only, to celebrate Burger King's brand new lattes, all java will be $1. Yes, you read that right — a single dollar. (Burger King)
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