• Paris Street Art
    Paris

    Paris Street Art

    Montmartre is full of artists, but you’re probably not looking on the side of buildings for them. They may not have the pull of the Louvre or the romanticism of Place du Tertre, but there are magnificent works of street…

  • Yes, mushroom farming in Paris is really a thing
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    Mushroom Farming in Paris

    Yes, mushroom farming in Paris is really a thing. High rise housing, abandoned 1970s underground car parks and bio farming may seem unlikely companions, but La Caverne urban mushroom farm is a phenomenon defying all expectations.

  • A Gare Du Nord Facelift
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    A Gare Du Nord Facelift

    A Gare du Nord facelift is already underway but this week saw the CNC Commission approve additional plans to extend Europe’s busiest station. Overturning a previous decision rejecting expansion, the ruling has got Parisians hot under the collar at the…

  • The French Cafe: An Endangered Species?
    French Cafe

    The French Cafe: Endangered Species?

    Le cafe is in trouble. This week saw French president Emmanuel Macron stepping in with €150 million to rescue French cafe culture. La Parisien estimates that the number of cafes and bars in France has declined rapidly from 600,000 in…