Tag: paris

Exploring NYC’s “Little Paris” Neighborhood

Wedged between Soho, Chinatown and Nolita, Centre Street from Broome and Grande St. is now considered Manhattan’s “Little Paris”. A very much up-and-coming neighborhood, the newly dubbed district (with its own signage) offers a place to get authentic croissants, champagne, artisan scents, shop French brands and even learn the language. I recently explored the area, ...

Beautiful Celestial Maps from the 1700s

“The Atlas Celeste de Flamsteed” contains early mappings of many well known constellations and stars that we are familiar with today. John Flamsteed was an English astronomer in the late 1600s, who became the first Astronomer Royal under King Charles II. Flamsteed spent his life looking at the heavens and documenting over 3000 stars for ...