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Is Paris Burning?

Dr. Alan Kadish | Posted 07.22.2014 | Education
Dr. Alan Kadish

It's well past time for President Hollande to issue a strong response to this incident and others like it. If he does not, it will send a clear message that tolerating or even spreading hatred is acceptable in France.

Classics in HD -- Film School 101 at Symphony Space

Christopher Atamian | Posted 07.22.2014 | Arts
Christopher Atamian

Under the expert curatorial guidance of Ed Budz, the Thalia theater at Symphony Space is offering a remarkable cinematic series this summer. Appropriately if prosaically titled Classics in HD, it includes some of the most memorable films in 20th century film history.

The Most Beautiful Fashion Show We Saw On Twitter This Week

The Huffington Post | Megan Mayer | Posted 07.19.2014 | Style

Leave it to Dolce and Gabbana to convince us to spend an entire paycheck on a flight to Capri. The luxury fashion house debuted its "Alta Moda" ha...

How Not to Look Like a Tourist in Paris

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 07.18.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

To fit in with locals, it's best to leave behind any sweatpants, baseball caps, flip-flops and white sneakers. Parisians are generally quite stylish, but that doesn't necessarily mean extravagant haute couture outfits -- instead, think casual chic.

Movie Theaters in Paris (PHOTOS)

Departures Magazine | Posted 07.18.2014 | Travel
Departures Magazine

If Paris looks like a movie set, many of its theaters are no exception, distancing themselves from generic multiplex chains.

Paris Has Banned Palestinian Solidarity Protest

AP | ANGELA CHARLTON | Posted 07.21.2014 | World

PARIS (AP) — French authorities are forbidding pro-Palestinian protests in some cities after violence marred a recent march against the violence in ...

7 Mindful Steps to Make Love Happen Anywhere

Francesca Hogi | Posted 07.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Francesca Hogi

I have singles tell me all the time they want love to "just happen." Well, that can only happen if you are in a mental and emotional place to receive the positive attention of others.

Plan Your Own Tour de France Route in Paris: Museum to Patisserie

Fathom | Posted 07.16.2014 | Travel

Cultural institutions are best discussed over a flaky bite. And the fastest way to follow the trail of crumbs is a rented bike.

There Was a 'High Line' Before the Famous Elevated Park in NYC

F. Kaid Benfield | Posted 07.14.2014 | Green
F. Kaid Benfield

New York's City's hugely successful and justly celebrated High Line wasn't the first elevated urban railroad bed to be converted into a much-loved linear park.

For Bastille Day, France Commemorates World War I

AP | SYLVIE CORBET | Posted 07.14.2014 | World

PARIS (AP) — Soldiers carrying the flags of 76 countries marched Monday down the Champs-Elysees in Paris, as France's traditional Bastille Day milit...

10 Unique Places To Say "I Love You" in France

Samantha Daniels | Posted 07.11.2014 | Travel
Samantha Daniels

Sometimes a couple wants more romance than a kiss at the top of the Eiffel Tower or while sunning on the Mediterranean in St Tropez. Here are 10 unique places to say your I love you's in France this summer.

UN Helen Clark: Rural Poverty Is Fuelling the Poaching Crisis

Jamie Joseph | Posted 07.11.2014 | Green
Jamie Joseph

With so many people living in poverty, Helen Clark explains that meeting the balance between conservation and development is perhaps the most complex in the array of responses to the illegal wildlife trade.

3 Luxury Paris Hotels You'll Never Want to Leave

Jinna Yang | Posted 07.09.2014 | Travel
Jinna Yang

Say hello to Paris and three of the city's most magnificent hotels.

Paris's Newest Galerie Glitter

Frank Browning | Posted 07.09.2014 | Arts
Frank Browning

What sort of "art" Fondation Lafayette's curators choose to install is of passing interest to the Koolhass team. Their aim was to take a banal and useless space and allow it to support whatever art may follow.

On the Waves, Encore

Stanley Ely | Posted 07.08.2014 | Travel
Stanley Ely

The city remains luminous, but the fooling around part of my earlier trips are regretfully, sensibly packed away in memory boxes. You may go home again... but it won't be the same. This year, for the first time, a cane and walker were part of my baggage.

Being a Lowly Tourist in a Pretentious Paris: How to Thrive in the City of Light

Jacqueline Herrera | Posted 07.08.2014 | Travel
Jacqueline Herrera

There is a "je ne sais quoi" in moving to a new city, one as magnificent and idyllic as Paris, and discovering it on your own, not through what you think you should do because people say you MUST go the Louvre.

A Rose for Martha's Vineyard

Jack Schimmelman | Posted 07.01.2014 | Arts
Jack Schimmelman

The earliest memory Rose has of creating art was when she was five-years old. She would sit with pencils in her hand and draw and draw until she was exhausted.

Why Pierre Hermé Spends Zero Time In The Kitchen

Gitanjali Roche | Posted 06.30.2014 | Taste
Gitanjali Roche

"I guess my favorite macaron is the next one that I'm going to create. But I don't know what it is yet."

5 Dream Trips You Can Actually Afford

Budget Travel | Posted 06.30.2014 | Travel
Budget Travel

Yes, you CAN afford to visit Machu Picchu! Try going with an affordable group tour by G Adventures. (Photo courtesy of Luq1/Dreamstime. Article by Ka...

Michael C. McMillen's 'The Entropic Taxi; Final Destination' at the Palais de Tokyo, Paris

John Seed | Posted 06.30.2014 | Arts
John Seed

To enter Michael C. McMillen's new installation at the Grand Palais -- Entropic Taxi; The Final Destination -- visitors need to open a creaking pair of double doors below a spot-lit wooden sign that announces their destination: ELSEWHERE. I'm betting that the hint of existentialism will go over well in Paris.

Dining in White, Dining in Silence

Joan Z. Shore | Posted 06.26.2014 | Food
Joan Z. Shore

These two dinners, so different from each other, illustrate the challenge of our lives today: The White Dinner, to create a safe and friendly sense of community; and The Silent Dinner, to discover a quiet and peaceful place within.

Of Squats, Near-Squats and After-Squats

Roslyn Bernstein | Posted 06.25.2014 | Arts
Roslyn Bernstein

When we met in May, members of a group were about to go to court for the third time. Mostly an activity and gathering place, this squat has chosen to focus on citizen organizations and nonprofits, although there are some artists in the building.

Food and Drink Books for Summer

John Mariani | Posted 06.24.2014 | Books
John Mariani

The pleasures of eating and drinking and traveling well make for good reading during the summer, not least at the beach when you can pick out a few recipes, then go shopping and cook them up that evening.

Cathedrals, Palaces, Towers: A Full Day in Paris

Rick Steves | Posted 06.23.2014 | Travel
Rick Steves

Joe--as he's done well over a hundred times before with our groups--drove masterfully from Amsterdam to Rome and up to Paris and was adored by all. ...

Métro Lesson

Rick Steves | Posted 06.23.2014 | Travel
Rick Steves

Paris is the finale of our Best of Europe in 21 Days tour. And our first order of business (after checking in at the hotel) is getting our group com...