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Paris apartment for sale

In the 20th arrondissement, this loft is housed in a quiet condominium. Cobblestones, charm. A space that could serve both residential and commercial purposes, ideal for freelance professions or artists. The apartment features a...

You’re no doubt familiar with Robert Doisneau, the celebrated photographer of the 1930s, most famous for that iconic image ‘Le baiser de l'Hôtel de Ville’ (also known as ‘The Kiss’), a young couple stealing...

‘Qui a tué Grand Maman?’ Who killed Grandmaman?, I sang happily. It was Thursday evening choir at the community center near Ménilmontant in the 20th arrondissement. Although I spoke some French, I couldn’t quite understand...

Published annually as an amuse-bouche before Michelin France, Le Bib is back. Here’s the little red book the French refer to as "les valeurs sûres." Michelin Guide publishes its awards on February 5th this year....

Launched in 2008, MAMA Shelter was founded by Serge, Jérémie and Benjamin Trigano; philosopher Cyril Aouizerate; and designer Philippe Starck, who wanted the freedom to choose their hotel locations only in their favorite places....

If you’ve never been to eastern Paris’s Charonne area, you’re in for a surprise. This micro-quartier in the 20th arrondissement is home to the famous nightclub La Flèche d’Or and the Philippe Stark-designed über-hip hotel Mama...
Author Lauren Elkin

Author Lauren Elkin recently published Flâneuse: Women Walk the City in Paris, New York, Tokyo, Venice and London. She will be speaking at Shakespeare & Company bookstore on September 13 at 7pm. Find out more here. What...
Bois de Boulogne

The Promenade Plantée (Avenue Daumesnil, 12th arrondissement. Métro: Bastille) Formerly a railway viaduct connecting Place de la Bastille to Varenne-Saint-Maur, the Promenade Plantée is the world's first elevated park positioned roughly three storeys above ground level....
Looking down the hill at Père Lachaise by Näkymä Père-Lachaiseen/ Public Domain

Père-Lachaise-- perhaps the most famous and beloved cemeteries in Paris-- was not so beloved when it first opened in 1804. As the graveyards in Paris filled to overflowing, new cemeteries were built outside what were...
Ecua-Andino Panama Hats arrive in Paris

This season the doormen at Fouquet’s Paris are wearing them, Katy Perry wore hers to the Coachella festival, and the Kardashians are rumoured to have quite a collection. Further confirmation comes from St. Tropez...

109 rue de Bagnolet, Paris 75020. Métro: Gambetta. Tel: 01 43 48 48 48. www.mamashelter.com

At the crossroads of the 10th, 11th, 19th, and 20th districts, Belleville is known among Parisians as a miniature Chinatown and for its rowdy bars. But who knew that the area’s history was so...