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  • Tilar Mazzeo's 'The Hotel on Place Vendome' revisits grandeur of the Ritz, Paris

    "WHEN I dream of an afterlife ... the action always takes place at the Ritz Paris," said Ernest Hemingway in 1944, as World War II was hurtling toward an end. I have two good friends, Peter Rogers in New Orleans and Jim Mitchell of NYC. Both wrote me...
  • Paris Haute Couture 2014: Red-carpet-ready looks from Zuhair Murad

    The event: Zuhair Murad, the darling of daring, baring young Hollywood, presented his fall 2014 collection in Paris Thursday at the monumental Palais des Beaux-Arts, part of France’s National School of Fine Arts complex. The crowd: Never mind that...
  • 'History Detectives' explains why bandleader Glenn Miller vanished

    'History Detectives' explains why bandleader Glenn Miller vanished
    To this day, it remains one of the great mysteries of American music: Exactly how and why did bandleader Glenn Miller vanish during World War II? Just 40 years old and near the height of his fame as leader of the Army Air Force band, Major Glenn...
  • France's Philippe Gas to Head Shanghai Disneyland

    HONG KONG - Frenchman, Philippe Gas has been appointed as general manager of the new Shanghai Disney Resort. Gas joins from Euro Disney in Paris, where he was President of Euro Disney S.A.S., the management company of both Euro Disney S.C.A., the holding...
  • Bordeaux history notes

    Bordeaux history notes
    Bits and pieces about Bordeaux: •It sits on the Garonne River and has been an important port at least since Romans came here, about 56 BC. Before long, viticulture took root. •In 1154, England took control when Henry II ascended to the...
  • France's Sarkozy: 'There is a wish to humiliate me that is not normal'

    France's Sarkozy: 'There is a wish to humiliate me that is not normal'
    PARIS — Former President Nicolas Sarkozy lashed out at French magistrates Wednesday for pursuing “grotesque” corruption charges against him, accusing the officials who put him under investigation of being politically biased and seeking...
  • Film Review: 'Paris Follies'

    If Alexander Payne had been born in Normandy rather than Nebraska, he might have made a film like "Paris Follies," a gently comedic portrait of a rural cow farmer trying to cope when his restless wife, Brigitte, leaves him for a big-city fling. Though a...
  • Marcel Kittel wins Stage 3 of Tour de France in London

    Marcel Kittel wins Stage 3 of Tour de France in London
    Germany's Marcel Kittel showed he may be the sprinter to beat at the Tour de France, speeding to his second stage win this year in Stage 3 on Monday as cycling's biggest race entered London before leaving England for France. Rain doused riders at the...
  • Paris Haute Couture 2014: On Aura Tout Vu's water inspiration

    Paris Haute Couture 2014: On Aura Tout Vu's water inspiration
    The event:  Fashion house On Aura Tout Vu -- which roughly translates as “Now We’ve Seen Everything” -- showed a fall collection inspired by water at the Palais Royal in Paris Monday.  The scene: Under an overhang of trees, backed by...
  • Paris Haute Couture 2014: Armani Prive is playful and dramatic

    Paris Haute Couture 2014: Armani Prive is playful and dramatic
    The event: Serious star power lighted up the Theatre National de Chaillot in Paris on Tuesday for the presentation of the Armani Privé fall 2014 Haute Couture Collection.  As Armani clients, journalists and VIPs from around the globe awaited the show,...
  • Paco Torres Moves Ahead With 'Blue Guitar'

    PARIS- Paco Torres' "Blue Guitar," one of the standout projects pitched at Paris' Small is Biutiful co-production/distribution meet (pictured above), is coming together. "Guitar" turns on Elias, a 30-year-old Palestinian music teacher whose wife and...