Posts From the monthly archives: "March 2010"

Joseph Nicéphore Niépce made the first photograph in 1826. While “View from the Window at Le Gras” might not be the most spectacular photograph ever made, it was the beginning. The street named for him in the 14th Arrondissement is only a block long. The inventor of photography deserved more…(Read More)

We were on our way to a brocante at the Square des Batignolles in the 17th Arrondissement when we sought refuge from the rain at the Italian restaurant La Gioconda. Lasagna and Pizza Diavola were the orders of the day. The excellent restaurant is located at 1, rue Brochant and it’s open everyday…(Read More)

A thousand things

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There are a thousand things that I love about Paris, but when I walk down the street and turn the corner and see a window in a store, like today at Printemps on Boulevard Haussman, it blows me away. The style and design creativity you see here is staggering, at least to me…(Read More)

It was a mixed sunny and rainy Sunday in Paris. We spent time at a brocante along Avenue Willson in the 8th Arrondissment. Afterward we strolled down the street and found a nice cup of hot chocolate and very friendly waiters at the La Belle Ferronniere, 53 rue Pierre Charron…(Read More)

He deserved a longer street

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Joseph Nicéphore Niépce made the first photograph in 1826. While “View from the Window at Le Gras” might not be the most spectacular photograph ever made, it was the beginning. The street…

Lunch on a stormy last day

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We were on our way to a brocante at the Square des Batignolles in the 17th Arrondissement when we sought refuge from the rain at the Italian restaurant La Gioconda. Lasagna and Pizza Diavola were the…

A thousand things

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There are a thousand things that I love about Paris, but when I walk down the street and turn the corner and see a window in a store, like today at Printemps on Boulevard Haussman, it…

Waiters at La Belle Ferronniere

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It was a mixed sunny and rainy Sunday in Paris. We spent time at a brocante along Avenue Willson in the 8th Arrondissment. Afterward we strolled down the street and found a nice cup of hot…