Weekend Links: Week Seven

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I’m very excited about this edition of Weekend Links. There are lots of interesting articles, so many that it’s nearly impossible for me to pick favorites. Standouts include a tribute to Julia Child and her favorite Paris restaurant, an absolutely stunning Parisian mansion decorated by Jacques Grange, how to view the Bayeux Tapestry virtually, a French nun celebrating her 117th birthday with red wine, and the story of a black female Champagne producer. I hope you enjoy Weekend Links Week Seven and have a great weekend!

France’s Latest Covid Measure: Letting Workers Eat at Their Desks

Parisians Want to Recover a Legendary River Now Buried Under Concrete

See Europe in Luxury With This Historic Train’s Stunning New Suites and Routes

My Lifelong Love of Julia Child Led Me to Her Favorite Restaurant, Chez Georges In Paris

Inside This Mesmerizing Paris Mansion by AD100 Decorator Jacques Grange

Watch Ice Get Removed From the Eiffel Tower With a Blow Torch

Romance in Paris

With Museums Shuttered, Paris Churches are ‘Well Worth a Mass’

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This Colorful Parisian Apartment Is an Invitation to an Imaginary Journey

Read the first excerpt from Anthony Bourdain’s posthumous guidebook World Travel

Rihanna and LVMH To Close Fenty

Joe Allen, Theater District Restaurateur, Is Dead at 87

No Ski Resorts? No Problem for One Urban Skier in Paris (you may recognize him from this week’s Five Friday Finds from France or Snow in Montmartre!)

Paris Is Already Prepping for the 2024 Olympics by Painting the Eiffel Tower Gold

The Louvre Just Opened an Enormous Conservation Center

Official Look at the KITH x Nike Air Force 1 Low “Paris”

snow in the tuileries garden with a green chair

The Paris Opéra’s Diversity Report Proposes Steps Towards a More Inclusive Company

Paris, Northern France Blanketed in Snow as Cold Snap Bites

Pretender to the French Throne, Jean d’Orleans, Wants His Châteaux (Plural) Back

Airbnb to Tighten Control of Short-Term Lets in France

This Valentine’s Day Saint Laurent Rive Droite Curates an Experience Fit for Lovers

More of This Mesmerizing Paris Mansion by AD100 Decorator Jacques Grange

The Untold Truth of Père Lachaise, the World’s Most Visited Cemetery

How Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec Took 19th-Century Paris by Storm—And Went Down in History

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12 Beautiful Reasons To Visit Paris In The Spring

David Hockney’s Lockdown Paintings of Normandy Captivate Parisians

The Island is a Nature-Inspired Paris Home Designed Around a Courtyard Garden

France Puts Its Historic Bayeux Tapestry Online for Virtual Viewing

Black Entrepreneur Breaks into France’s Exclusive Champagne Club

‘Bubble Palace’ in the south of France selling for $387M

Nun Who Survived Flu Pandemic, Both World Wars and Coronavirus Celebrates 117th Birthday with Red Wine (you may see a landing page asking you to subscribe. Just click browse for free – it’s definitely worth reading!)

French Workers Are Now Allowed to Eat Lunch at Their Desks

I hope you enjoyed week seven of Weekend Links! I’d love to hear which articles about France were your favorites. Feel free to send me an email or leave a comment below. Bon week-end à tous et à toutes!

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