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Sumptiously quirky Linden Row Inn delights in Virginia

By at 11 March, 2017, 2:28 pm

RICHMOND, VA (Herald de Paris) —  Ghosts,  vineyards, and craft breweries, to an acclaimed Fine Arts Museum, a trip to the historic American South is not complete without a trip to the state Capitol of Virginia. Richmond is tucked 2 hours South of Washington, DC and 7 hours south of NYC. It is historically an […]

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Richmond International Film Festival adds Music and Starts This Week

By at 26 February, 2017, 1:13 pm

RICHMOND (Herald de Paris) — Richmond International Film Festival (RIFF) starts on Monday, 27 February and runs through 5 March, 2017. One of the largest international competitive film festivals in the Mid-Atlantic region, the festival brings more than 150 cutting edge films to the Virginia region. In a nod to Austin’s SXSW, music has now been added to the festival line up – so expect to see some lively and known and pioneering new music from many ranges of the musical spectrum. The fun Southern swing/Dixieland inspired music of the Dharma Bombs caught our eye.
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Respected industry panels feature throughout the festival such as one with noted Entertainment Lawyer Kirk Schroder. Q&A’s with the likes of special guest French actress Irene Jacob, who stars in Tales of Mexico, and performing in her duo with her brother later that evening. Panels throughout the festival and … (Click READ MORE below, to continue)

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Quick getaways Washington DC to New York – the Renwick Hotel

By at 2 April, 2016, 2:01 pm

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WASHINGTON, DC (Herald de Paris) —  One of the benefits living in DC is the easy distance to New York for a rejuvenating getaway; an opportunity of switching gears from a conservative but beautiful city to an edgy, throbbing, invigorating environment that always leaves one wanting more. Yes, I love New York and when my […]

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Full Bloom: Wollam Gardens flower farm is a unique B&B destination

By at 18 June, 2015, 10:27 pm

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Jeffersonton, VA (Herald de Paris) —  In searching for unique Bed & Breakfast destinations in Virginia, this one stood out.  Farmstay at Wollam Gardens is not a restored Victorian dripping with ornament, antiques, and old dolls; it is not some old manor house trying to hold on.  Wollam Gardens is a farm, a very active […]

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Treat your Special Someone to Valentine’s Day at Bouchon!

By at 13 February, 2015, 10:26 pm

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BOUCHON BEVERLY HILLS —  Pick up sweet treats all week long at Bouchon Bakery. (Feb. 9th – 15th) highlights include:​ ​ Conversation Heart Shortbread Cookies, a seasonal take on one of Bouchon’s signature desserts, topped with icing. Choose from Love You, Je t’aime, Text Me, or Be Mine. ($3.75/$6.50) ♥ Sugar Cookie Heart Sandwich, two […]

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Political Cronyism! Backroom Deals! Crooked One-Percenters!

By at 28 January, 2015, 1:21 am

NEW YORK, NY, Jan. 27, 2015 – Trusted sons of wealthy families who ascend to high office to do their party’s bidding? Crooked backroom deals that ignore the will or needs of the people? Well-placed one-percenters who avoid punishment no matter the crime? These are not merely well-trodden news angles ripped from the latest headlines. They’re among the central themes of The Man of the Hour, a 1906 play inspired by Tammany Hall, which begins performances on February 20, 2015 at Metropolitan Playhouse.

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7 FEATURES ADVANCE IN RACE FOR MAKEUP AND HAIRSTYLING OSCAR®

By at 15 December, 2014, 8:29 pm

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LOS ANGELES, CA – The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that seven films remain in competition in the Makeup and Hairstyling category for the 87th Academy Awards®. The films are listed below in alphabetical order: “The Amazing Spider-Man 2” “Foxcatcher” “The Grand Budapest Hotel” “Guardians of the Galaxy” “Maleficent” “Noah” “The […]

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Top golf resort Terrace Downs proves to be an accessible winter getaway

By at 20 July, 2014, 6:54 pm

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By Anna Wilding CHRISTCHURCH (Herald de Paris) —  The Southern Alps stretch along the entire backbone of the South Island of New Zealand.  These Alps are to the Southern Hemisphere, what the Rockies are to Canada and North America.  They are a great winter playground, provided you play and stay safe.  The Southern Alps are […]

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S+M in Downtown LA – Luxe City Center Hotel opens its latest eatery

By at 31 March, 2014, 7:56 pm

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By Anna Wilding & James Edward Sved LOS ANGELES (Herald de Paris) — On March 25th, we were treated to both the nice and the naughty, with a tasting menu from the Stafford and Mathis Kitchen.  Located in the the Luxe City Center Hotel, in Downtown LA, Stafford + Mathis Kitchen’s duel menus are designed […]

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Fine restaurants and excellent hospitality in Santa Barbara make it a perfect getaway

By at 15 December, 2013, 10:39 pm

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By Anna Wilding SANTA BARBARA (Herald de Paris) —  Santa Barbara is nestled on a south-facing section of coastline between the Santa Ynez Mountains and Pacific Ocean. The city, designated one of the most expensive areas to live in the United States, is a mere and very pleasurable 90 minute drive up the Pacific Coast […]

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