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  • New Real Estate for Paris Sidewalk Cafés
    It is June 2. Parisians are in front of a café drinking their coffee, chatting with a table mate under a red awning and a bright blue sky. This sounds so normal. But it is another memorable day in history. The restaurants have gone from strictly take away to serving sit-down customers. Location, location. If the restaurant is lucky enough to front a wide space or a wide sidewalk, tables may legally extend way beyond their normal space for now. Outside dining is de rigueur until Prime Minister Eduoard Philippe’s next status announcement  or until it rains…. (Click on the title to read more.)

“If you are lucky enough
to have lived in Paris as a young man,
then wherever you go for the rest of your life
it stays with you,
for Paris is a moveable feast.”

– Ernest Hemingway

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  • Stroll at La Place Saint-Germain des Près
    Want to travel or go outside but cannot? Visit parts of Paris with Colleen’s Paris. Take a bus ride and a stroll (flânerie) with Colleen’s Paris on a 2-minute visit to La Place Saint-Germain des Près, Les Deux Magots and the Gothic Saint-Germain des Près with the oldest bell tower in Paris
  • Charlotte Perriand, Architect/Designer/Artist at FLV
    Are you interested or curious about the synthesis of architecture, art and design? Two noted artist/architects who fit that description are Charlotte Perriand and Frank Gehry.  Charlotte Perriand “imagined an ‘art of living’ that broke the codes of the time.” The Charlotte Perriand exhibition at the Fondation Louis Vuitton may be closing February 24, 2020 but you have time to download the audio guide! This exhibition and audio guide have a “use-by date” and will not be available once the next exhibit opens April 1. Listen to the stories of her career in interviews and exhibit descriptions. You will find them fascinating. Charlotte Perriand was a member of the Le Corbusier and Pierre Jeanneret studio. 

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