La Fontaine de Belleville
The concept of old-style Parisian café and dining at it’s finest. This spot is what you imagine the Parisian coffee shops looked like in the 1920’s. The décor was preserved and recovered from the original French Bistro, the mirrors, the ceilings and the paintings, but the tables are new and handcrafted. But by far the most mesmerizing part of the café is it’s table sidewalk presence, the perfect place to bring your morning newspaper and sip on a nice cup of coffee before work on a busy morning in the city of Paris. The menu ranges, but mostly classic French dining on an average morning in Paris.
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If you’re looking to relax in the city of lights there are many lovely parks to take a walk in. But, if you’re looking for a special park with a lot of history and beautiful beds of flowers, Parc Monceau is the place for you. The Duke of Chartes acquired the piece of land in 1769 and buildings of all periods and styles were built in the park, even a river was built and of course the famous Naumachie, the basin surrounded by columns is also located there. If you want to paint some lovely scenery and flowers or just admire them, this is the park for you.
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If you’re looking for a chic shopping experience in a modern twist on a warehouse, Merci is the place for you. In a way, Merci, is kind of like a department store because it sells a wide assortment of items. From elegant pillow for a nice coach to womens shoes and everything in between clothing and items for the house. Merci, has become much more than a store, it is a way of life that is simplistic yet chic. It’s products and designs have become part of the Merci culture in Paris and similar styles across Europe.
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