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As all eyes are focused on the 2018 Olympic Games in PyeongChang, South Korea, few realize the Olympic Games as we know them today...

From the pretty Place de la Contrescarpe, tourists and regular French shoppers in their hundreds make their way each Saturday down the Rue Mouffetard,...

Apollinaire: The Vision of a Poet at the Musée de l’Orangerie and Cabaret Picasso at the Théâtre Poche-Montparnasse celebrated the infamous bande à Picasso...

As it is the month of July, thus the month of Bastille Day (July 14), the time is ripe to dip into a –...

"It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness,...

Take the unique opportunity to climb the historic 16th century Tour Saint-Jacques this summer. The spectacular gothic style monument was built in the 4th arrondissement of...
© Marcel Mochet

The Navy museum in Paris dedicates this special exhibition to the history of fishing and in particular the fish that changed the world: cod. The historical technical and economic adventure leads to contemporary questions of sustainability of marine resources.

I have some French friends whom I refer to as the linguist police.  They never miss an opportunity to correct my pronunciation of their...

At the crossroads of the 10th, 11th, 19th, and 20th districts, Belleville is known among Parisians as a miniature Chinatown and for its rowdy...

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 martyrised...but Paris liberated”, shouted Charles De Gaulle upon arriving in Paris with Philippe Leclerc and General Patton's troops. This summer, ceremonies marking...

This photo was taken by C. Chusseau-Flaviens soon after the armistice with Germany in 1918. The annual commemoration of the armistice which ended World...