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July Events in Paris: Le Fooding Garden Party, Music Festivals, Outdoor Cinema & More

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What better way to celebrate this week’s warmer temperatures than with a roving happy hour? Les Heures Heureuses returns tonight and runs through Friday, offering food- and drink-inspired strolls across the city – from Oberkampf to Batignolles – with two-euro happy hour specials at participating restos and bars along the way.

HiP Paris Blog, July Events, Steve McFarland

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Hip Paris Blog, Kids under 5€ , Daisy de Plume

Paris with Kids: Under 5€

Apart from being romantic, Paris is also marvelously family oriented. Despite this, it can be tiring traveling en famille. Instead of making the whole day about the kids, why not plan your days with several bursts of kid-time in between what you want to see?

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HiP Paris Blog, Kale, Kristen Beddard Montage (Lead)

Bonjour Kale

Kristen’s story begins with struggles, but what she did with her time in Paris is truly a story of success. After several frustrating attempts – and failures – to find kale in Paris markets and supermarchés Kristen launched The Kale Project a blog that documented her endeavors to find kale in her new home and later her quest to reintroduce the forgotten vegetable to the French.

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For a gay night out in Paris, try a few of these favorite bars and clubs around the Marais

A Gay Night Out in Paris

From fancy cocktail clubs to cafés, Paris has it all in terms of nightlife. But sometimes you just want to hang out with the guys and stand around with a few pints of Heineken. There are many options to have a gay night out on the town no matter what your interests – as long as having a drink or five is among those interests.

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The Best Paris Podcasts: Eating, Drinking, Music, and More

The Best Paris Podcasts

Sometimes there’s nothing like sweet Parisian whispers in your ear. Which is why I set off to find the best Paris-related podcasts as well as create my own. After combing the options and listening to countless episodes I’ve come up with my list of top three Paris podcast picks. If you love all things France, give these a listen.

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Composting in Paris

Composting in Paris: Part II

Despite the growing number of community composting systems in Paris, many city dwellers find themselves far from an urban garden. Parisian apartments are not known for their extensive floor plans, but where there’s a will there’s a way, and it turns out that city composting is possible even in the tiniest of urban apartments.

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Shopping local designers at the chicest boutiques in Paris' Haut Marais with Kasia Dietz

Local Designers in Paris' Haut Marais

Living as a local designer in the uber-chic North Marais gives me insights into not only the most fashionable cafés in the neighborhood, of which there are many, but also of the most noteworthy boutiques. It’s an area lesser known to tourists, as most frequent the more commercial, albeit charming, cobbled streets of the 4th.

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Fou de Patisserie: Paris' Top Concept Store for Pastries and Sweets

Fou de Pâtisserie

Not long after Muriel Tallandier and Julie Mathieu launched the bi-monthly Fou de Pâtisserie magazine, they dreamed of opening up a concept store. Next time your sugar craving hits, head straight to Fou de Pâtisserie in the center of Paris, where the city’s finest pâtissiers deliver their signature creations fresh daily.

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June Events in Paris

June Events in Paris

Weather Festival, We Love Green, Paris Jazz Festival, Fete de la Musique, Solidays, Plage GlazArt, Piquenique Batignolles, Champs-Élysées Film Festival, Playa del Ourq, Montreuil Banquet with Les Diners Bons.

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