Category Archives: 11th

wooden bricks

I walked into a fundraising sale in a nondescript building, looked down at the floor, and saw these bricks made of wood. They form the floor of the Bastille Design Center, in a building that had been used in the

wooden bricks

I walked into a fundraising sale in a nondescript building, looked down at the floor, and saw these bricks made of wood. They form the floor of the Bastille Design Center, in a building that had been used in the

Blue elephants

Just off a street of bars and hardware stores, this quiet cobblestone path feels like a secret discovery. It’s home to metal workshops, artisans, design studios, and families. And magical items: tropical blue elephants, a plant that could gobble up

Blue elephants

Just off a street of bars and hardware stores, this quiet cobblestone path feels like a secret discovery. It’s home to metal workshops, artisans, design studios, and families. And magical items: tropical blue elephants, a plant that could gobble up

Big wine bottle on paris street

grande bouteille!

Under this bouteille enorme rests an unassuming old café with a 1950s interior and a welcoming, non-hipster, barman. Location: Rou Moufle & Blvd Richard Lenoir, 75011.

Big wine bottle on paris street

grande bouteille!

Under this bouteille enorme rests an unassuming old café with a 1950s interior and a welcoming, non-hipster, barman. Location: Rou Moufle & Blvd Richard Lenoir, 75011.

fear and mourning

Thinking of Parisians and everyone gathering around the world to mourn the individuals killed at Charlie Hebdo, and the loss of a sense of safety.

fear and mourning

Thinking of Parisians and everyone gathering around the world to mourn the individuals killed at Charlie Hebdo, and the loss of a sense of safety.

Pharmacy Paris

Paris Pharmacy

If you’re standing on a street corner in Paris, a neon green cross often glows outside a pharmacy nearby. Like Starbucks in many American cities, they’re everywhere, though not all part of the same chain. These dispensers of ibuprofen, prescription drugs,

Pharmacy Paris

Paris Pharmacy

If you’re standing on a street corner in Paris, a neon green cross often glows outside a pharmacy nearby. Like Starbucks in many American cities, they’re everywhere, though not all part of the same chain. These dispensers of ibuprofen, prescription drugs,

paris woman street art facade

Face of a building

A gaze chiseled out of the side of a building in the 11th.  

paris woman street art facade

Face of a building

A gaze chiseled out of the side of a building in the 11th.  

Keep your tops on poster in paris

Not topless in a secret garden

My kind of nature-urban balance is perfected in a little park hidden within a bunch of streets in the 11th. Inside Le Jardin de la Folie-Titon, lily pads and huge pink flowers float on a pond, a big grassy area

Keep your tops on poster in paris

Not topless in a secret garden

My kind of nature-urban balance is perfected in a little park hidden within a bunch of streets in the 11th. Inside Le Jardin de la Folie-Titon, lily pads and huge pink flowers float on a pond, a big grassy area

Wine and snacks at La Buvette

If you want a glass of wine in Paris, there’s usually one within a block of where you’re standing. It may not be great, but it’s available. This can make having a NAD (a No Alcohol Day) in the city feel like a great

Wine and snacks at La Buvette

If you want a glass of wine in Paris, there’s usually one within a block of where you’re standing. It may not be great, but it’s available. This can make having a NAD (a No Alcohol Day) in the city feel like a great