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June Events in Paris: Veillée Foodstock, Jeudis Arty, Mobile Camera Club, and More

Champs-Elysees Film Festival/Solidays

Champs-Elysees Film Festival & Solidays

The Fort d’Aubervilliers, a former military fortication that was abandoned in the 70s, is opening to the public for a presentation of the work of more than 40 urban artists for the In Situ Art Festival. Pieces include the transformation of 15 trucks and 10 vans stationed within the fort, which is set to be demolished this fall; all the more reason to check out this festival, which is on view until July 14.

Villette Sonique

Villette Sonique

Festival Onze Bouge, 18 years and running, returns this year to Paris’s 11eme for “Eleven Movement” from May 31 – June 7. The festival features theater, music, dance, and street art performances around the arrondissement, and all free of charge. Take a peek at the schedule for more details.

Festival Onze Bouge, ©Baptiste Morin

Baptiste Morin

From June 2 – 8 the Parc de la Villette plays host to Villette Sonique, this summer’s first major music festival.  This year’s lineup brings a great variety of talents, from sets by Four Tet, Nils Frahm and Jagwar Ma. Not to mention Saturday and Sunday afternoons also promise free shows, which you should clearly not miss.

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Buying a House in Burgundy, HiP Paris Blog, Photo by Paige Frost

Finding My Dream French Country Home

It started on a whim. We were vacationing in the South of France near the idyllic medieval town of Roquebrun, about an hour’s drive from Montpellier. Its sun-baked stone facades are built up into a cascading hillside; a smattering of cafes and merchants dot its central tree-lined street…

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Restaurants near Le Bon Marche, Café Varenne, HiP Paris Blog, Photo by Carin Olsson

Delicious Lunch Spots near Le Bon Marche

Aristide Boucicaut opened the world’s first department store in the 1850′s. Le Bon Marché was an instant and enduring success, changing shopping habits (and the neighborhood) forever. Because everyone needs to eat, we’re happy to present our favorite lunch spots in the area.

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Affordable Wines of Burgundy, Domaine Chandon de Briailles, HiP Paris Blog, Photo by Casey Hatfield

Affordable Wines of Burgundy

Burgundy is home to some of the most rare and expensive wine in the world. Though prices have gone up significantly in recent years, this wine region is not just for the 1 percent. There are still many great deals to be had if you know where to look. In this post, we bring you a selection of reasonably priced, delicious wines…

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Bio Shops in Paris, HiP Paris Blog, Emily Poulain

Paris' Best Organic Shops

With more and more people in Paris paying attention to the quality and origin of their food, it’s no surprise that independent, organic stores are increasingly popular. A focus on ingredient-based cooking in restaurants has inspired specialty food shops like Terroirs d’Avenir to provide everyday consumers with artisanal ingredients…

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My Montmartre, HiP Paris Blog, Photo by Erica Berman

Erica Berman's Favorite Spots In Montmartre

Montmartre. My Parisian neighborhood. My home, on and off, for over 20 years. Over the years, many things in the neighborhood have changed and evolved but I have remained faithful and dedicated to this little slice of Parisian happiness. SoPi has exploded and Montmartre has gentrified. Real estate values are up. Abbesses now evokes hip, funky and stylish.

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Paris in the Spring, Jardin Albert Kahn, HiP Paris Blog, Photo by Hotels Paris Rive Gauche

Springtime Paris, Off the Beaten Path

Immortalized in literature and song, there might not be a better time to be in Paris than the Springtime. Les Parisiens bask in the warm rays and take in the spring air and blossons in any way they can… If you don’t want to follow the crowds, there are plenty of wonderful places to make the most of the season, without half of the city (and its visitors) joining you.

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David Lebovitz Interview, HiP Paris Blog, Photo by Erica Berman

Interview and Giveaway: My Paris Kitchen by David Lebovitz

Emily Dilling and Erica Berman sat down with famed chef David Lebovitz inside his (actual) Paris kitchen to get some insider details on the inspirations for his latest cookbook, My Paris Kitchen.We’re also giving away a copy of the book to one lucky reader! For your chance to win, see instructions at the bottom of[.....]

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May Events, HiP Paris Blog, Les Heures Heureuses

May Events in Paris

Monumenta at the Grand Palais; Festival Jazz a Saint-German-des-Prés; Nuit Europeenne des Musées; D’Days; Les Heures Heureuses de Paris; Quantic; Boutique Ephémère; Les Portes Ouvertes de Belleville; We Love Green; Paris Food Truck Tour; Paris Beer Week.

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