Tag Archives: Plaza Hotel

Ce n’est pas du luxe

On the third day of Christmas, my true love gave to me…a gorgeous Assouline book. Here’s an easy way for Santa to score the perfect gift. Assouline books was started by French couple Prosper and Martine Assouline in 1994. They … Continue reading

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Arrète ton cinéma !

  This year, the Paris theater in New York is celebrating its sixtieth anniversary. It’s a charming one-screen anachronism next to the Plaza hotel on 58th Street. I’d never paid it any attention until about a year ago. My loss. … Continue reading

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Chapeau !

  This one word expression Chapeau ! (shapoe) means “Well done!” A chapeau is a hat, so it’s like our expression “Hats off to you!” or “I tip my hat to you!” I tip my hat to Brenda Waites Bolling, … Continue reading

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