Paris

These Secrets About the Louvre Museum Will Surprise You

The one-time fortress has experienced a long and fascinating history—even before any art work was hung on its walls<p>In honor of architect I.M. Pei’s 100th birthday, we’re diving into the history of the Louvre: a cultural hub that precedes him by some 700 years, but which owes much of its present …

France

Look Inside a Manhattan Duplex That Embodies the Glamour of 19th-Century Paris

The lyrical Napoleonic spirit of interior designer Jean-Paul Beaujard’s New York City apartment seems a world away from modern-day Manhattan<p><i>This article originally appeared in the September 2011 issue of Architectural Digest.</i><p>Jean-Paul Beaujard, an urbane Frenchman, answers his doorbell on a gray …

Houses

Man held in Spain after anti-jihadist raid was spotted at an Eagles of Death Metal concert in Barcelona

Barcelona (AFP) - A man held in a Spanish anti-jihadist raid was spotted in September in front of a Barcelona concert hall where the band that was playing during the Bataclan attack in Paris was due to perform, police said Wednesday.<p>Eagles of Death Metal was in full swing at the Bataclan concert …

Eagles of Death Metal

A Foodie's Guide To Marrakech's Best Restaurants

Moroccan cuisine is much more than tagine and couscous — especially in Marrakech, where the restaurant scene is booming.<p>Mouthwatering food with exotic spices aside, eating is a delightful experience in Marrakech. Breakfast is set up in sun-drenched gardens; in the afternoon, there are swanky …

Restaurants

Exhibition of the month: Medusa, jewelry and taboo

Expect 400 pieces from contemporary and avant-garde designers that dismantle traditional taboos and show jewelry in a whole new light.

Jewelry

Russian Circles, Eagles of Death Metal and Mastodon Make Strange Bedfellows

Sonically, Russian Circles, Eagles of Death Metal and Mastodon share little with one another. But Monday night at the Fillmore Auditorium, the three …

Eagles of Death Metal

Jesse Williams Divorcing Wife After Paris Hookup With Minka Kelly?

Hollywood actor Jesse Williams is divorcing wife Aryn Drake-Lee Williams after five years of being married, and some online reports are suggesting …

Grey's Anatomy

10 held over attack on Paris Jewish store

PARIS: Ten people, including a suspected arms dealer, are in custody as part of an investigation into a deadly 2015 attack on a Jewish supermarket in …

Charlie Hebdo

Why Now Is the Ideal Time to Explore Paris

<i>PHOTO: Beautiful, iconic Paris at night. (photo via Flickr/Pug Girl)</i><p>While tourism in Paris appears to be regaining some momentum on the heels of a …

Travel

Ten arrests in Paris supermarket siege probe

Paris prosecutors said the suspects had been detained on suspicion of supplying weapons to Amedy Coulibaly.<p><b>More follows...</b>

Charlie Hebdo

10 Hidden Gems in the Plateau - Eater Montreal

Le Plateau Mont Royal is a magical neighbourhood for people who love to eat. It’s dense with restaurants, cafes, and specialty grocery stores, and it’s tough to walk a block without finding somewhere new you’d like to try. Many different immigrant populations have left their mark here, and the …

Restaurants

Fourteen arrested in two separate French anti-terror probes

French police have arrested 10 people in an investigation of suspected suppliers of weapons to one of the attackers who killed 17 people at Charlie Hebdo magazine and a kosher store in January 2015, the Paris prosecutors’ office said Wednesday.<p>Separately, police have also arrested four people in an …

Charlie Hebdo

Pivotal’s Avilius Captures the Suresnes

<b>By Sean Cronin</b><p><b>Avilius (GB)</b> (Pivotal {GB}) was a Mar.10 debut fourth going one mile at Chantilly, breaking through upped to 9 1/2 panels back at that …

Apologetics

How to Crash a Party at the Communist HQ in Paris

<i>I</i>n my ongoing effort to prove that us Parisians aren’t forever sitting around red-chequered table cloths wearing berets and drinking red wine in our …

France

La Seine Musicale: A New “City of Music” on an Island in Paris

In the middle of the Seine, two state-of-the-art music venues that look as good as they sound.<p>Bob Dylan was a no-show for December's Nobel Prize ceremony in Stockholm, but he was in Paris on April 21 to perform at the new "City of Music" in the middle of the Seine river. It seems he couldn't resist …

Architecture

I M Pei, creator of Louvre pyramid, reaches his century

PARIS: The modernist architect I M Pei, who was once pilloried for plonking a glass pyramid into the courtyard of the Louvre, turns 100 Wednesday …

France

Treasures from Paris's Louvre museum go on display in Hong Kong

HONG KONG (Reuters) - A selection of artwork from Paris' world-renowned Louvre museum goes on display in Hong Kong on Wednesday, offering Chinese patrons a rare opportunity to view some of the institution's cultural treasures on their doorstep.<p>The "Inventing le Louvre: From Palace to Museum over …

Hong Kong

First Winner For Style Vendome

<b>2nd-MLF, €27,000, Mdn</b>, 4-25, 2yo, 5fT, 1:00.47, gd.<b>SEDARY (FR) (f, 2, Style Vendome {Fr}–La Marisma {Fr}, by Sinndar {Ire})</b>, who was an Apr. 4 debut …

Travel

Aoyama: History and Background

“A place that inspires and entices.”<p>There are three things that come to my mind when I think of Aoyama: architecture, luxury shopping and al fresco …

Tokyo

Moscow's "Rage Rooms" by the Hour

<i>D</i>o you ever feel stressed and just want to break the furniture or smash up a computer? The Russians have the solution! In Moscow, located in a flea …

Moscow

Nine Trips to Take Before Having a Baby

Iceland<p>There are plenty of things to do in Iceland with your children, but when it comes to some of the bigger adrenaline-producing adventures, it’s …

Travel

Why You Should Visit Paris's 10th Arrondissement

Of all the things to see in the French capital, the area around the train stations certainly never ranked near the top. Yet today, it would be a misstep not to include it on your itinerary.<p>Train stations and their environs are rarely destinations unto themselves—and in Paris, that has been …

Travel

Europe's best destinations of 2017 revealed - and where's best to stay if you're on a budget

The best European breaks have been revealed - and London has topped the list!<p>The capital took the first spot in TripAdvisor's Travellers' Choice …

European Travel

Why France?

Terrorism is a world-wide issue to be sure, but in the last two years, it seems as though France in general, and Paris in particular, are central …

Charlie Hebdo

In an uncertain Paris, how is the food?

A few minutes before my plane took off from Logan, I noticed I’d been shifting and sighing in my seat. It was anxiety. And not about flying, either. …

France

6 Things "Tres Basic B****es" Must Do in Paris

Sure, there are plenty of corners of the Internet and insiders-only resources where you can find tips for off-the-beaten-path activities for visitors …

Bravo TV

You Can Visit Seb's Jazz Club From La La Land

Ryan Gosling tickling the ivories in La La Land<p>You can now visit "La La Land" without ever touching down at LAX. In honor of the film's Blu-ray and …

La La Land

Ladurée Brings More Than Macarons To D.C.

The sweet and stylish brand is here<p>Ladurée, the fashionable food boutique straight out of Paris, is about to say <i>Bonjour!</i> to D.C.<p>Located at 3060 M Street NW, the 1,110-square-foot, soaring art-deco space features a powder blue paint job, a smooth white marble bar, and downstairs “pastry lab” where …

Restaurants

springtime in paris.

usually when i see this much color i might shy away — it can often be too much for me (lover of all things sedate in decor). but this paris apartment …

France

Here’s the wine bar NYC’s sommeliers want to keep under wraps

With its candlelit banquettes, pewter bar and whimsical, tilted mirrors, the interiors of Vin Sur Vingt bring a sliver of the Marais to Manhattan. …

New York City