Doisneau at Bercy

In a quartier of Paris that has seen much renovation and new construction in recent decades, Bercy Village┬ástands as a kind of model of what a modern shopping center might offer to build community. There are numerous shaded, terraced restaurants and cafes along the main alleyway, and extensive programs, at least in the summer, of […]

Skin and bones

August 29, 2013 A provocative juxtaposition of images this morning in Paris: strolling toward Bercy from the scientific part of the 5e, I headed through the Jardin des Plantes. It is a world of wonders. I decided I could not afford the zoo, but at the northeastern corner of the park, I spotted bones, massive […]