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Some decry padlocks of love in Paris

...Notre Dame from bridges over the River Seine?Concerns about scenery are clashing with...has been made ugly" by the locks and the Seine has been polluted by thousands of keys...the Louvre with incomparable views of the Seine's Ile de la Cite island. Locks also...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-04-26/some-decry-padlocks-love-paris
Disfigured by pollution, Paris bridges get a facelift

...itself, and many of the others spanning the Seine, were falling apart. Slabs of centuries-old...multi-million dollar project to repair many of the Seine's 34 bridges. Work began in 1990 and...years, divers plunge into the polluted Seine to check on the foundations of the bridges...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/12/25/tec_248402.shtml
XXX Technology
Travel briefs

...Paris Beach, a lengthy stretch of trucked-in sand along the Seine River. Now in its third year, Paris Plage, as it is known...capital during vacation season. The sand will remain along the Seine until Aug. 20. This year's installation included construction...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/01/liv_423956.shtml
Life & style
New exhibition focuses on creation of 'La Grande Jatte'

...about 40 people, three dogs and one monkey on an island in the Seine just outside Paris on a sun-drenched afternoon. Put them...one. "Bathing Place" shows some youths relaxing along the Seine. Significantly, most of them are gazing toward La Grande Jatte...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/28/art_420414.shtml
Arts
Williams sisters pick their colors for French Open

...arrived in France, the Williams sisters got serious. No sightseeing, no museums, no leisurely walks along the banks of the Seine for the teenage tennis stars. Just plenty of time on the practice courts in preparation for the French Open that begins Monday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/05/25/oth_229508.shtml
Other sports
Atlanta's High Museum gives visitors a taste of Paris with exhibition on the Tuileries garden

...opens Sunday and centers on the garden that was originally part of the long-gone Tuileries Palace and now sits along the Seine River, stretching from the courtyard of the Louvre to the Place de la Concorde at the base of the Avenue des Champs-Elysees...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-11-02/atlantas-high-museum-gives-visitors
Paris, Rome or Augusta? 'Padlocks of love' evoke romance

...time-honored ritual in Paris, where the Pont de l'Archeveche Bridge over the Seine River is clad with tens of thousands of "love locks."Their presence along the Seine has stirred debate, too, over whether they should be classified as art...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-09-02/paris-rome-or-augusta-padlock
Treasures of Paris await budget-conscious traveler

...a free summer event that transforms several spots along the Seine river into beaches, thanks to more than 1,000 tons of sand...walking wistfully hand in hand along the banks of the river Seine. So take the person you love for a romantic walk along the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/life-style/2012-11-08/treasures-paris-await-bu
David Beckham will have attention of Paris paparazzi

...family and ? of course ? all the Beckhams but one.Beckham won't be the only Angeleno transplanted to the banks of the Seine. It was announced last week that Natalie Portman and her husband, the French dancer Benjamin Millepied, will move to Paris...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2013-02-01/david-beckham-will-h
Romantic dining for sweethearts in Paris

...a bottle of wine under a bridge by the Seine. Nobody notices when you are stealing...yet spacious, restaurant between the Seine and the Odeon. It belongs to Jacques Cagna...little oyster-shellfish bar between the Seine and the Invalides might not seem a romantic...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/01/30/liv_441327.shtml
Life & style