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Brassaï, born Gyula Halász in 1899, was a Hungarian–French sculptor, writer, filmmaker and photographer who rose to international fame in France during the 20th century. He was born to an Armenian mother and Hungarian...

BP take: The rue Daguerre in the 14th arrondissement has always been known as a market street, brimming with neighborhood cafés and food shops on a semi-pedestrianized thoroughfare. In the last year or so, it’s also...
cassoulet at L'Assiette

BP take: Simply put, this is one of our favorite bistrots in Paris. The 14th arrondissement still retains the air of "the Paris of Parisians"-- an authentic neighborhood of living, working urbanites who enjoy...
house for sale in the 14th arrondissement

Imagine: your very own maison in Paris! This beautiful 1920s townhouse occupies 105 m2 split over 4 floors. It's situated in a charming, quiet street of the 14th arrondissement near the Pernety metro station... with...
the Artisanat Monastique boutique in Paris

When in the U.S., I look for a “Made in the U.S.” label and when I am in France I do the same thing, except that I am looking for a “Made in France”...
Engraving depicting the Holy Innocents cemetery in Paris

Just in time for Halloween, we share the spooky tale of the last and grisliest journey of millions of human remains in Paris... In 1780, in the very heart of Paris near Les Halles, the oldest...
Paris Catacombs

No, this isn't a joke. As reported by Conde Nast Traveler, Airbnb has launched a contest  "to sleep in one of the spookiest locations in the world on Halloween night." "Bienvenue to the bowels of Paris!"...

CUNY students on the terrace of the café in the International House In the 14th arrondissement, at the very center of the southernmost edge of Paris, bordered on the north by the lovely Parc Montsouris,...

This neighborhood is perhaps more famous for what (and who) is underground than above. That said, many of their famous haunts can still be enjoyed! 14ème Practically any artist you can name from the early 20th...

I don’t know whether the tour groups that wear out the cobblestones between Notre-Dame cathedral and the Marais, and clot my neighborhood of the Eiffel Tower, ever think about Montparnasse, or whether many of...