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Five Cafés in Paris That Would Make Picasso Proud

Party Earth | Posted 02.25.2013 | Food
Party Earth

In the age of the Internet café and free WiFi at Starbucks, we at Party Earth were wondering, where can you get that old school "I'll take three hours to drink this artisan latté" experience?

A Paris Restaurant Worth The Trip

Edward Schneider | Posted 02.23.2013 | Travel
Edward Schneider

The luxurious Shangri-La Paris -- in the former mansion of a great-nephew of Napoleon Bonaparte, no less -- is the object of considerable interest, particularly among food lovers: The restaurant is absolutely superb.

20 Outstanding Hotel Restaurants

The Daily Meal | Posted 02.19.2013 | Travel
The Daily Meal

It used to be that a hotel was the last place any serious eater would venture to dine. That started changing about two decades ago when hotels began recognizing that their in-house restaurants could be an asset, crafted into destinations in their own right.

A Walk With Jean Valjean and Cosette, Part 3

Lee Fahnestock | Posted 02.18.2013 | Books
Lee Fahnestock

There, at a remote, decrepit, and inconspicuous location with crumbling walls, with a small corner room partitioned off for Cosette, the pair -- prison-hardened man and frightened child -- would enjoy for a while the first warm affection that either had known.

A Walk With Jean Valjean and Cosette, Part 2

Lee Fahnestock | Posted 02.17.2013 | Books
Lee Fahnestock

With a glance across his right shoulder at the tall Observatory, rising above a light mantle of snow, Valjean loses no further time in starting down the quick easterly pitch of the short Rue Cassin.

This Must-See Museum Will Surprise You

Fathom | Posted 02.17.2013 | Travel
Fathom

If you're in Paris before February, don't miss the temporary exhibit of outsider art at The Museum of Everything. Disbelief and awe were the prevailing sentiments at the end of my visit.

Holiday Shopping Havens Worldwide

U.S. News Travel | Posted 12.18.2012 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

Tired of visiting the same designer boutiques, venerable chains and fluorescently-lit retail centers? So are we. That's why we decided to scour the globe for unique shopping spots; in these retail heavens, you'll find an eclectic array of boutique haunts, stylish department stores and secret discount venues.

'Tis the Season

Cheryl Carlesimo | Posted 02.13.2013 | Food
Cheryl Carlesimo

Everyone has their favorite holiday cookie recipe that probably has been handed down in their family. These are Christmas Wreath Cookies and come from Pennsylvania.

You May Be Surprised By List Of The World's Most Expensive Cities

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.14.2012 | Money

In a sign that the global economy is shifting, a recent list of the world's most expensive cities contained some surprises. A new cost of living su...

A Walk With Jean Valjean and Cosette

Lee Fahnestock | Posted 02.12.2013 | Books
Lee Fahnestock

The first of a series of walks by the translator of the first complete, modern edition of Victor Hugo's great novel, Les Misérables. Walk one: Jean Valjean leads Cosette to their first Paris home.

Budget-Friendly Bars in Paris

Party Earth | Posted 02.12.2013 | Travel
Party Earth

If the statistics about Paris being one of the most expensive cities in the world are giving you hesitations about a night out on the town, don't worry. For those looking for affordable options, bars in Paris are about as diverse as its population.

Merci: A Parisian Store to be Thankful For

Pam Peterson | Posted 02.11.2013 | Style
Pam Peterson

Not only is Merci ("thank you") one of the most fabulous stores in Paris, it's a store with a heart... all profits from their 16,000-square-feet of designer products go to charity.

A Handy European Train Trick

Edward Schneider | Posted 02.11.2013 | Travel
Edward Schneider

The very best way to travel between London and Paris is the Eurostar train, which gets you from Saint Pancras station to the Gare du Nord, or the other way around, in about two and a quarter hours. Here's a trick that makes the trip even better.

3 American Girls Have A Roller Coaster Weekend In Paris

Christina Kelly | Posted 02.10.2013 | Travel
Christina Kelly

On black Friday, while most of our loved ones back home were on line at Best Buy, we went to Paris for a long weekend. What was in store for us was quite unlike any Thanksgiving weekend we'd ever experienced.

Taliban To Attend Meeting In Paris

AP | PATRICK QUINN and AMIR SHAH | Posted 12.10.2012 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan -- The Taliban will attend a meeting in France to talk about Afghanistan's future but will not discuss peace and reconciliation, th...

Merci-Donnant in Paris

Joan Z. Shore | Posted 02.06.2013 | Travel
Joan Z. Shore

My first attempt to celebrate Thanksgiving in France was during my first year in Paris, as the new correspondent in the CBS News bureau.

Art and Champagne Get Mixed in Miami (VIDEO)

Crane.tv | Posted 02.04.2013 | Arts
Crane.tv

Glithero are a progressive London-based practice who take a hands-on, experimental or perhaps "lab-based" approach to their work. Presented in a broad...

FACE TIME: At Paris Photo 2012, Portraits Old and New Stood Out (VIDEO)

Michael Kurcfeld | Posted 02.04.2013 | Arts
Michael Kurcfeld

It would have been enough to offer -- under the soaring Belle Epoque steel-and-glass canopy of the Grand Palais -- the feast of images brought together by the world's top photography galleries.

Female Photographers Take Over The Museum

ARTINFO | Posted 02.03.2013 | Arts
ARTINFO

If the 1920s and 30s represent the true arrival of photography as an artist medium, they also represent a crucial stage in women's freedom. Which is w...

I Want My Daughters Back!

John Blumenthal | Posted 02.03.2013 | Fifty
John Blumenthal

Some people claim that God created teenagers so parents wouldn't die of utter despair when their formerly adorable children left the nest and toddled off to college. But what if your teenagers are not insufferable? What if they're sweet, affectionate and pleasant to be around? What then?

Rare Napoleon Artifact Sells For Big Bucks At Auction

Reuters | Posted 11.06.2013 | Money

PARIS, Dec 3 (Reuters) - A rare letter in which French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte vowed to "blow up the Kremlin" fetched 10 times more than expected...

Mark de Clive Lowe: Orbiter of Sound

Wyatt Closs | Posted 01.30.2013 | DC
Wyatt Closs

Too bad Mark de Clive Lowe doesn't own a soul spaceship. He could've used one. It might not have taken him so long to pick up all that he has learned and shared from so many musical places

The Point of Parenthood -- and 4 Tips for Making it Through Adolescence With Your Kids

Claire McCarthy, M.D. | Posted 01.30.2013 | Parents
Claire McCarthy, M.D.

I just got back from spending Thanksgiving in Paris with my eldest child, and it got me thinking about the point of parenthood.

The Fusion Of French And Japanese Pastry: Sadaharu Aoki In Paris

Sarah Dajani | Posted 01.27.2013 | Taste
Sarah Dajani

I braced myself for something distinctly Japanese. But it wasn't like that at all.

Where Paris Parties

Shamira Muhammad | Posted 01.23.2013 | Travel
Shamira Muhammad

Paris gets down. Everything from Brazilian funk, jazz, hip-hop and R&B can be grooved to, along with your more traditional Edith Piaf. If you'll be headed to Paris for the holidays, try hitting up some of these spots.