Where is Obama? And where isn’t Sarkozy?

US President Barack Obama’s absence at the anti-terror march in Paris on Sunday, which united some 40 world leaders and 1.5 million people, has left US conservative Americans incensed.

Row, row, row your boat

Summer in Paris has so far been a dreary affair. It’s basically been a long stretch of grey days and rainy weather. So, just in case you’ve forgotten what to do in the rare event of a sunny day, here’s a suggestion: boating in the Bois de Vincennes.
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A Happy Hour for French foodies

Les Heures Heureuses de Paris, a French reinterpretation of the traditional Happy Hour, invites the public to sample the capital’s varied and often delectable cuisine from May 22-24 at just two euros per tasting.
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Oldies but goodies: Great Paris vintage

Paris, like any city, has its share of low-end vintage stores that require you to dig through clothing that smells of mothballs in order to find that diamond in the rough. Here are three boutiques with a more inspiring selection of vintage fashion.
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'Dynamo' a county fair fun house for art lovers

A sprawling exhibit of works by contemporary artists from the 20th century, “Dynamo” at Paris’ Grand Palais is filled with pulsing lights, magic mirrors and all kinds of optical illusions, giving it the feel of a county fair fun house for art lovers.
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A lesson in making sushi from an American in Paris

Rice & Fish isn’t your average Japanese restaurant in Paris. Reasonably priced and deliciously creative, it serves an array of imaginative maki. Here's a lesson in how to make your own rolls by the restaurant's American owner and chef, Andy Gal.