Saturday, October 25, 2008 – Paris Sunshine
From Our Man in Paris –
Saturday, October 4, 2008 – Nuit Blanche Plus
Our Man in Paris, Ric Erickson, shows us around the Paris Automobile Salon – the annual car show there – which coincided this year with Nuit Blanche (literally "white night" or colloquially "all-nighter" – or used to mean insomnia), the annual all-night cultural festival.
Saturday, September 27, 2008 – Quest after Dead Leaves
Our Man in Paris, Ric Erickson, goes out in search of Les feuilles mortes – those autumn leaves in Paris, like in the song.
Saturday, September 20, 2008 - Nothing for 3 or 4
Our Man in Paris, Ric Erickson, on some aspects of Paris that are completely normal, and some that are not, on a September afternoon there.
Saturday, August 23, 2008 - The Wanderers
Our Man in Paris, Ric Erickson, spends an August afternoon wandering in and around the Buci district.
Saturday, August 16, 2008 - Churros in the Air
Ah, Mexican fast food in Paris on mysterious Friday night in August – Our Man in Paris, Ric Erickson, shows us around.
Monday, August 11, 2008 – On the Champs
It's true. Paris does shut down in August, but Our Man in Paris, Ric Erickson, tests that contention with walk up the Champs-Elysées, to see what's new.
Sunday, August 3, 2008 – Paris Woof
Our Man in Paris, Ric Erickson, attends a book party. Our mutual friend, Heather Stimmler-Hall, has just published a new, naughty book about Paris.
Saturday, July 19, 2008 – Alan's Saturday Night
Our Man in Paris, Ric Erickson, knows me far too well.
Saturday, July 12, 2008 – Before Bastille Day (Paris Summer Nights)
Our Man in Paris, Rick Erickson, getting prepared, photographically, for Bastille Day –
Saturday, June 28, 2008 – Dancing in the Streets
No, you didn't miss the annual Gay Pride parade in Paris. Our Man in Paris, Ric Erickson, has it covered, with cool photographs.
Sunday, June 22, 2008 – That Special Night
Each year, on the longest evening of the year, the summer solstice, it's the Fête de la Musique in Paris. Lots of free concerts everywhere and amateur and professional musicians perform in the streets – sometimes all night long. Our Man in Paris, Ric Erickson, covers it this year.
Saturday, June 14, 2008 – Paris Saturday Night
Our Man in Paris, Ric Erickson, offers five photographs from Paris – Saturday night.
Sunday, June 8, 2008 - Repas de Quartier
That would be a block party, were you in Paris. Here's one, in Paris.
Saturday, May 24, 2008 – Photographing Paris: Not Every Saturday Night
Our Man in Paris, Ric Erickson, on cameras, flash units, night photography, and his Saturday night in Paris –
Saturday, May 17, 2008 – Nuit des Freebies
From Our Man in Paris, Ric Erickson, that night in May when everything is free, in all sorts of ways –
Saturday, May 10, 2008 – A Jazz Cellar Sans Smoke
From Our Man in Paris, Ric Erickson, jazz on a Saturday night in May, in Paris –
Saturday, May 3, 2008 – Tropical Spring
The first Saturday in May in Paris, from Our Man in Paris, Ric Erickson, editor of MetropoleParis
Friday, March 28, 2008 – Classic Paris
From Ric Erickson, editor and publisher of MetropoleParis, the classic Paris photograph –
Monday, March 17, 2008 – Avoid the Puke
Our Man in Paris, Ric Erickson, editor of MetropoleParis, in Manhattan, on Fifth Avenue, for the Saint Patrick's Day Parade
Saturday, March 15, 2008 – Portrait of the Brooklyn Bridge
Our Man in Paris, Ric Erickson, editor of MetropoleParis, isn't in Paris at the moment – he's in Queens. And here's a Thursday afternoon in New York. No one tries to sell him the Brooklyn Bridge. He decides to photograph it, and more.
Saturday, February 9, 2008 - The Stealth Rétromobile
A letter from Paris from Ric Erickson, editor of MetropoleParis – with four special photographs following the text.
Saturday, January 12, 2008 – Shopping, Wheels, Madness
From Ric Erickson, the real Paris on a Saturday afternoon in the middle of January
Tuesday, December 25, 2007 – Paris Christmas Day: For the Partly Homeless
Christmas Day in Paris, at Le Select – from Ric Erickson, Editor of MetropoleParis.
Saturday, December 8, 2007 – It Doesn't Matter
Our Man in Paris, Ric Erickson, editor of MetropoleParis, gives us Christmas sidewalks in Paris.
New from Paris, Saturday, October 6, 2007 – Nuit Blanche
New, Saturday, September 8, 2007 – Rugby Paris Style
The 2007 Rugby World Cup is underway in France, and Our Man in Paris, Ric Erickson, editor of MetropoleParis, provides photos and comments.
New, Saturday, August 18, 2007 –
Our Man in Paris, Ric Erikson, editor of MetropoleParis, gives us a very strange August in Paris. No one stays in Paris in August. The French have fled elsewhere, and there are just the mobs of tourists. Much is closed. This August was much the same, and very different. See his new letter from Paris, with five photographs, at Bummed Out In August
New, Saturday, June 16, 2007 -
Our Man in Tel-Aviv, Sylvain Ubersfeld, is moving back to France. This is his last column from Israel. Here, a visit to Bethlehem, and a matter of compassion and common decency. Bethlehem is a medium-size Arab town located just on the border with Jerusalem. The translation of the city’s name, both in Arabic and Hebrew (the two languages are very similar) literally means "The House of the Bread."