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European Independent Film Festival

In only 6 years, The European Independent Film Festival has made waves and built a truly impressive reputation among the international film community. This event is lauded as the Sundance of Europe. The 2011 selection will screen 77 films from 25 different countries. However, as with most festivals of this nature, not all of them […]
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Pâtisserie Viennoise

Down a hidden side street just off the main tourist area around St. Michel is a tiny, unremarkable shop front that is simply labeled Pâtisserie Viennoise (Viennese Pâtisserie). All that can be seen in the small window is row upon row of satisfying home-baked goods –upon entering, you are faced with even more. Inside, the […]
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Comeback Of The Parisian Brasserie

The Parisian Brasserie – that venerable institution that is typically open 24/7, where restaurant goers come dressed casually or in their classic Parisian fashion – is making a comeback.  While there are literally over 1,000 brasseries in Paris, several can now be counted on for serving quality and reliable food, with pleasant service and prices […]
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Le Procope — Since King Louis XIV

Le Procope claims to be the oldest restaurant in Paris, opening shop in 1686 during the time of France’s greatest king, Louis XIV.  In the busy 6th Arrondissement near Boulevard Saint-Germain des Près and Odeon, Le Procope principally caters to tourists, with multi-lingual menus, but it continues to attract a steady stream of Parisians who […]
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La Nuit des Musées (May 15th)

This Saturday – Pay a Nocturnal Visit to Paris’s Museums…For Free! Entering the Louvre at night without paying would normally result in a visit to the Commissariat de Police, but this Saturday the inhabitants of Paris will be encouraged to do just that. The 6th annual European Night of Museums (La nuit européenne des musées) […]
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Lin & Cie

While taking a stroll not far from Jardin du Luxembourg, I discovered a charming boutique selling linens, clothes, toys, home furnishings, pretty jewelry, and more.  Everything is displayed in good taste: the décor, the logo, the inventory, all like a presentation, even the gift sets!  This is a paradise for mothers, children, infants, or if […]
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