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  • Kick off first week of March at Club Passim!
    Paula Cole, weekly open mic, & Parisian Explosion start off March at Club Passim
    Travel to Harvard Square and forget about this endless snow for a concert presented almost every day of the year! Grammy-winning Paula Cole, their weekly open mic night, an artist whohas little stones to break the giant’s heart, capture the...
  • Low-tech lawn mower in the Tuileries
    If you haven’t been to Paris in awhile, things have changed
    We go to Paris for a month every year, but even with that frequency we keep being caught unaware of changes in procedures and travel--beginning with the air travel. A year ago and on previous years, economy class seats were never exactly roomy,...
  • Picasso's "La Coiffeuse" to be returned to France
    Stolen Picasso seized at Newark Airport to return to France
    This December 2014, Newark Airport authorities seized a package that was labeled as a Christmas gift "art craft" and supposedly worth only $37. That "gift" turned out to be a stolen Picasso worth over $2.5 million. Yesterday,...
  • Kristen Stewart at Paris Fashion Week
    Kristen Stewart looks stunning in Chanel for historic Cesar Awards win
    Kristen Stewart can officially sayau revoirto all those jabs she garnered from her​"Twilight"days. The actress made history on Friday night at the 2015 Cesar Awards in Paris, France when she became the first American actress to take home...
  • Lyric Hotel Paris
    Room Report: Lyric Hotel Paris, France
    Arrival Experience: The Lyric Hotel boasts a central location near the Opera House and close to all-things shopping. Guests can arrive via one of many metro stations, all within close proximity to the hotel entrance. Sliding doors open to reveal a...
  • Paris Haute Couture Karl Lagerfeld Chanel 2015
    Paris Haute Couture Spring 2015: A Step into Fantasy
    In the wake of France’s worst terrorist attack in decades, Paris Fashion Week showcased welcome escapism despite lower attendance and a subdued mood.Haute couture--ambitious, inventive pieces of design more akin to works of art than items of...
  • TV5MONDE USA getting environmental for the 21st U.N. Climate Change Conference
    TV5MONDE USA getting environmental for the 21st U.N. Climate Change Conference
    The 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference is going to held in December in Paris this year, and TV5MONDE is celebrating this by opening a special weekly documentary slot called "Oxygen." The slot is going to be dedicated to...
  • Haunted Mansion awaits new tenents
    Mansion additions on the way in Anaheim and Paris
    It's looking to be a busy year of refurbishments and upgrades at the Disney theme parks. Big name attractions like Disneyland's Matterhorn and Paris' Space Mountain are set to go down for significant alterations, along with the ongoing...
  • Eiffel Tower
    Dream Interpretation - Paris is all around you
    Our dreams do not come to torment us with past failures or to revive regret. Our dreams come in service of our health and well-being. Today’s recurring dream will repeat itself until our dreamer takes action toward thriving in her remaining...
  • Worlds unite in France
    A lackluster U.S. response to Paris terrorist attacks
    The world united with France after the horrendous attacks at Charlie Hebdo and Hyper Cacher, events that riveted worldwide interest as the drama unfolded. In the bloody aftermath of the two-day attacks, world leaders, civic leaders, cartoonists...
  • Posh Parisian hotel opens for business in wake of recent tragedies
    Posh Parisian hotel opens for business in wake of recent tragedy
    In the wake of the recent tragedies in Paris the City of Lights might not be on your immediate travel plans, but if you’re any kind of jet-setter you will probably go back because well, how can one resist it. If you do happen to consider a...
  • The Orsay Museum in Paris
    Ooh la, la: Celebrate Valentine's Day at Mandarin Oriental Paris
    It's hard to decide which is more lovely - Paris or a Mandarin Oriental hotel, and the idea of mixing both is an embarrassment of riches. And if you have the means to visit Paris for Valentine's Day and weekend, there is no hotel more...
  • John Kerry in Paris with James Taylor in tow: An embarrassment in foreign relations?
    James Taylor in France: Kerry makes 'cringe-worthy' attempt at damage control
    John Kerry showed up in Paris with folk singer James Taylor in tow to bring the country a message in a song. While the world loves James Taylor, many saw this as a lame attempt for the Obama administration to save face after being a no-show five...
  • Juice Delight
    Two days of Detox Delight in Paris
    Upon a new year, and the discovery of a detox juice company in Paris namedDetox Delight, a two-day juice fast was in order. Here is my review:The back of the bottle reads: “Make today beautiful.” Although terrorists are running around...
  • Paris
    Counting the dead in Paris
    Michael Sean Winters of National Catholic Reporter examines how we are considering the dead in Paris, victim and terrorist alike. You can read his piece athttp://ncronline.org/blogs/distinctly-catholic/perpetrators-victims-humans-all. I go a bit...