Hot on the heels of Ladurée opening their first Hong Kong store in Harbour City last year (and yes... the queues are still going strong!), macaron maestro Pierre Hermé Paris has announced he will be opening his first store in Hong Kong too! The store will be opening in Central's IFC mall...

Just when it looked like pie might supersede macarons as the hottest dessert in New York, Paris' fabled Maison Ladurée opened up on the Upper East Side last week, changing the game completely. Founded in Paris in 1862, Ladurée has been the macaron provider ever since – some even claim the shop...

In what will be the most thrilling attraction Toronto has ever seen, EdgeWalk, the first of its kind in North America, will open August 1, 2011. As the world's highest full circle hands-free walk on a 5 ft wide ledge encircling the top of the CN Tower's main pod, 356m, (1168 ft , 116 stories)...

There will eventually be three labs, each with its own mobile structure designed by a different architect, and each dealing with a separate theme pertaining to urban life — in the case of the lab opening on Wednesday, "Confronting Comfort." Bushwick's trendy Roberta's will also be part of...

Osswald NYC will open August 2012 311 W. Broadway New York, NY 10013 LoL, Sandra Photos: © Sandra Bauknecht and Courtesy of the Brands

UPDATE: Zara Home, the Inditex Group brand specializing in home décor, is arriving in Canada, with the opening of two shops. The first is located in the Yorkdale Shopping Centre in Toronto, opening August 22 and coinciding with the launch of the Canadian e-commerce site. The second store...

Canadians will soon have the chance to dress their homes in Zara, just like they dress their bodies when Zara Home arrives in Canada, with the opening of two shops. The first, located at Yorkdale Shopping Centre in Toronto, opens August 22 at the same time that the Canadian e-commerce site...

Bendon has announced that it will open its online store, bendonlingerie.co.nz, on August 13. It will stock over 1,500 products, featuring brands such as Stella McCartney (at bendonlingerie.co.nz/stellamccartney), Lovable, Elle Macpherson Intimates, Pleasure State, Davenport, and Bendon Man, as...

Since we seemed to have had a French-themed day here on the Insider (Carine, Cointeau), I'll leave you with some delectable French food news: the Parisian patisserie Ladurée opened its doors today on Madison Avenue (between 71st and 72nd street): their delicious, melt-in-your-mouth macaroons...

Peninsula Hotels has announced the opening of Peninsula Paris, the luxury hotel brand's grand entrance into Europe. Opening August 2014, Peninsula Paris is located just steps away from the Arc de Triomphe and Avenue des Champs Elysées at 19 Avenue Kléber in the heart of the elegant 16th...

 

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