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Inside Paris’s New Crop of Chic Gyms

Inside Paris’s New Crop of Chic Gyms

The restaurant at Blanche. Photo: Courtesy of Blanche The restaurant pulls inspiration from iconic French duo Serge Gainsbourg and Jane Birkin, as well as the neighborhood’s maisons closes (20th-century brothels) for its sexy 1970s-meets-South-Beach-inspired setting. Brass palms line the bar and baby blue, watercolor-painted walls give off hallucinatory effects. Boxing ...

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Special holiday events slated at MWPAI

Special holiday events slated at MWPAI

UTICA — Robin Spielberg brings her “Spirit of the Holidays Sing-Along” to the For Kids and Families series 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 27 in the Munson-Williams-Proctor Ars Institute Sinnott Family – Bank of Utica Auditorium. Admission is $10, $8 for MWPAI members.  Lyrics to some all-time holiday favorites will be projected ...

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Paris-based app Leavy.co raises €12.7 million, a record for travel tech seed rounds, to help pay millennials to travel – EU

Paris-based app Leavy.co raises €12.7 million, a record for travel tech seed rounds, to help pay millennials to travel - EU

Paris-based Leavy.co, the first app designed to help millennials travel more for less, has raised €12.7 million, considered to be the largest ever seed funding round in travel tech worldwide. One of Benelux’s largest VC investors, Prime Ventures, led the funding round, with additional participation from angel investor and partner ...

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South Korea: a fervor of events!

South Korea: a fervor of events!

Great news from East Asia: Slow Food Korea has treated its members, and of course the general public, with three great events in just the last two months! This shouldn’t come as a surprise: Slow Food Korea has been active for a long time, organizing all-year-round activities to educate its ...

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The Grocery Store Where Produce Meets Politics

The Grocery Store Where Produce Meets Politics

Like houseplants, co-ops are easier to kill than to keep alive. Costs, logistics, conflict, and burnout can bring even the healthiest ones down. Perversely, the things that initially make a coöperative strong—utopian spirit, decisions made by consensus, political passion, no big bosses—can prove fatal in the long run. The mighty ...

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Live music, family fun this month at MWPAI

Live music, family fun this month at MWPAI

UTICA — Rodney Marsalis Philadelphia Big Brass brings their joyous celebration of distinctive music to the Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute Concerts in the Court series 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, at 310 Genesee St. Tickets are $33, $28 for MWPAI members. The Museum of Art opens at 6:30 p. m. so ...

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