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Beyond Colette: Paris Concept Store Shopping and Dining Bliss

While die hard fans will argue that nothing will ever replace the innovative space and business model of Colette, the unique combination of shopping and indulgence that it offered can still be
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Winter Strolls: Three Itineraries for Soaking Up the Festive Atmosphere + Giveaway

There’s something particularly special about Paris over the holidays. Of course there’s the sparkling street lights, the enticing window
by Lily Heise
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An Interview with Kristen Beddard, Author of 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 –
by Emily Dilling
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La Cantine de Merci. Lunch in Paris’ Trendiest Concept Store

Paris abounds with design galleries, chic clothing boutiques and tile-floored bistros serving market-fresh cuisine, but rarely do you find more
by Kate Robinson
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Centre Commercial: Ethical Fashion by the Canal St Martin

Hot on the heals of the ethical department store, Merci, comes a chic newcomer: the much vaunted Centre Commercial at 2 rue de Marseille in
by Thomas Butler
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Eating Out in Paris: The Art of Dining Solo

Before I moved to Paris, I was afraid of eating alone, at a table by myself, in public, for anyone to see. I have no idea why the idea was so
by Carin Olsson
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June Events in Paris: Frenchie Does To-Go, Summer Music Festivals, and More

Frenchie does to-go, summer music festivals, La Pointe du Groin, exhibits at Six Elzevir in the Marais, Designer's Days, Festival Paris Cinema...
by Erin Dahl
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May Events in Paris: Ron Mueck, Le Fooding, Lorna Simpson and More

Merci Goes Global: Merci has garnered a wide following, and rightfully so. Well, there is exciting news for (some) non-Parisians...Merci just
by Erin Dahl
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Vegetarian-friendly Paris: Successfully Navigating the Dining Scene

EverJean Being vegetarian anywhere requires extra effort and planning when it comes to dining out. Being a vegetarian in a place that eats
by Amy Thomas
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Three Weeks in Paris: Maggie’s Top Food & Shopping Picks

Alecska In a few days, I’ll be sipping wine at un petit café in the Marais, just in time, we all hope, for the weather to finally swing toward
by Maggie Battista
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Once a Local, Now a Tourist: Amy Thomas’ Impossible One-Week Paris Itinerary

Aux Deux Amis The beauty of any great city is that you never “finish” it. There’s always a new corner to explore, a windy street to be
by Amy Thomas
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Retail Therapy: Killing Time in Paris’ Hottest Shops

We know, we know… enough about the volcano already. But for those stranded in Paris, it’s still the issue of the moment. From my
by Tory Hoen
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HiP Paris Eats: Communal-Style Dining

Glou Restaurant – Picture by Erica Berman Our friends over at Parisien Salon, a website with great tips on things to do in Paris, recently
by HiP Paris