Mangiamo

Alley Dogs »

The first time we had what we call an Alley Dog was a couple of decades ago when a friend introduced us to Santee Alley off East Olympic Boulevard in downtown LA. This was back when Santee Alley was truly an alley and the little thrown together stalls and kiosks were...

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Eat & Drink

Cos & Pi

Cos & Pi »

Almost too beautiful to eat. That was my initial reaction when the young woman set down the plate, delivering our order of Cos & Pi’s salmon toast. Of course, you’ll have noticed the leading word is “almost,” because, of course, for food enthusiasts, nothing is too beautiful to leave untasted. Toasted dark rye is loaded with...

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Kid Stuff

9th Annual Rubber Ducky Races

9th Annual Rubber Ducky Races »

Hundreds of kids. All with ducks. It’s time for the wackiest and quackiest of races, Kidspace Museum‘s Rubber Ducky Races, July 8 and 9. To ensure ducky-fairness, all rubber duckies must be purchased from the Busy Bee store within Kidspace. Ducks may be decorated before heading to the starting line at the Interpretive...

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Home & Garden

Cactus & Succulents

Cactus & Succulents »

At the Huntington, the Cactus and Succulent Society of America presents its 52nd CSSA Annual Show and Sale. With the current interest in dry-climate gardening, the Brody Center welcomes “cactophiles” and neophytes to check out these diverse and colorful plants.   Cactus & Succulent Show and Sale Early-bird sale: Friday,...

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Talk of Our Towns

Shakespeare in the Old Zoo »

Shakespeare in the Old Zoo

Yes, to experience free Shakespeare in the park means traveling west on the 134, but only just past Glendale, so 15 minutes away, give or take. And, when...

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DuoFest 2017 »

DuoFest 2017

Boston Court reimagines it summer music series with a weeklong festival. Each evening features two or more artists, performing separately and together, showcasing new and rarely performed work....

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Fiore Market Cafe

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I Do Exist »

I Do Exist

      I Do Exist It’s hard to hear my mom talking baby talk. I’d rather go to sleep than think of this. It seems so fast—from...

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Creative Types

Bagnard’s Card-Making Workshops »

Bagnard’s Card-Making Workshops

Make your summer even more creative with artist Karen Barnard’s card-making workshops in Altadena. All materials are provided and guests may make as many cards as they wish...

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Good Deeds

Mini Repair Demo »

Mini Repair Demo

Repair Cafe Pasadena is a marvelously community-organized and community-focused foundation. It’s based on an idea initiated by Martine Postma in the Netherlands in 2007. Quite simply, Repair Cafe is a...

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Maude Woods - Opening October 22nd in Pasadena

You Better Shop Around

A Place to Bead »

A Place to Bead

Christina Rizzo has been a “bead” enthusiast since she was a teenager and after working in a shop for years, absorbing all she could learn, she had the opportunity to open her own business. A Place to Bead may be found in the 2-block smorgasbord of shops found on Mission Street in San Marino. It sits between a […]...

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Events

Dine the District »

Dine the District

The Pasadena Playhouse District is luring us with food. Only July 27, the Playhouse District offers a culinary tour “of your choice” with local, traditional, and international dishes (in sample sizes) created by the various eateries in the area. We’re hoping for some Braise & Crumble, El Portal, and Tender Greens. For another ten bucks, […]...

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New: Garden Meditation »

New: Garden Meditation

The Arboretum brings positive vibes to the work week with a new class: Garden Meditation. “Welcome to Hump Day at the Arboretum!” The idea is to ease the stress of the first part of the week and get ready to face the second part of the week with a “lunch hour revival session.” In an […]...

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Blushing Bubbles »

Blushing Bubbles

If you’re into “production and tasting notes”—if you know what that actually means or would like to know what that means—POP Champagne Bar in Old Pasadena invites you to Blushing Bubbles. POP’s 2nd Blushing Bubbles class is back by popular demand (the first having sold out). Certified Sommelier Michael Scribner leads the way, covering the production and tasting notes […]...

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History Buff

1906 SF Earthquake: Found Pics »

1906 SF Earthquake: Found PicsThough this is not the history of Pasadena or even San Gabriel Valley, the 1906 San Francisco earthquake is a defining moment in our state’s history. I stumbled upon some historic photographs—was gobsmacked—and I can’t resist sharing...

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What We're Reading

Vroman’s Clearance Sale »

Vroman’s Clearance SaleStockpile books for your summer reading! Load up on birthday and holiday gifts! For four days—July 14, 15, 16 and 17—Vroman’s is having its annual clearance sale. Books, gifts, toys, and games are up to 75%...

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Photo Op.

The View of Susan Kallenbach »

The View of Susan Kallenbach  We were delighted when Susan Kallenbach agreed to share her photographs as we find them popping with color, peeking with texture, shying with shadow—and moody, so very moody. Enjoy.                         Kallenbach studied Medieval Studies at University of Wisconsin-Madison, worked at Caltech, and currently lives...

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Altadena Blog

Altadenablog is now AltadenaPoint

Altadenablog is now AltadenaPoint

Our new website is up live, and this one will no longer be updated. Go...

Jan 22, 2014 / More »

The Public Eye

Serene at the seminar

Serene at the seminar

Reporter Serene Branson, a migraineur herself, emceed a recent seminar on migraine research at Huntington...

Jun 13, 2012 / More »

Pas. Daily Photo

Onward Upward Forward Through

Onward Upward Forward Through

Remember Zen Monday? This was #37 from 2009, a photo taken of me by my husband,...

Mar 25, 2016 / More »

Pasadena PIO

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events July 15 to 21

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events July 15 to 21

Here are free events scheduled Saturday, July 15 to Friday, July 21. All events are...

Jul 14, 2017 / More »

Vroman's Blog

Step Up Your Athletic Game with The Brave Athlete!

Step Up Your Athletic Game with The Brave Athlete!

We just started carrying a new book that will really help step up your athletic...

Jun 19, 2017 / More »

JPL Blog

Slice of History: Mariner Mars 1964 Solar Panel Test

Slice of History: Mariner Mars 1964 Solar Panel Test

By Julie Cooper Each month in “Slice of History” we feature a historical photo from...

Sep 30, 2014 / More »

A Pasadena Latina

Ups and Down

Ups and Down

Deep breath.  Last 10 days have been busy.  Watch out typos may be lurkingLots of...

Jun 16, 2017 / More »

Chaos Chronicles

The College-Bound Chronicles Podcast 120: SAT Shake-Up and Gap Year Update

The College-Bound Chronicles Podcast 120: SAT Shake-Up and Gap Year Update

New podcast posted! Breaking news in the college admissions world.. The College-Bound Chronicles 120: SAT...

Mar 17, 2014 / More »

KPCC Blogs

Stakeholders weigh in on goals of zero-emissions proposal to clean up the air at ports of LA and Long Beach

Stakeholders weigh in on goals of zero-emissions proposal to clean up the air at ports of LA and Long Beach

Ships wait to be loaded at the Port of Los Angeles in Long Beach on...

Jul 20, 2017 / More »

Eastsider LA

Echo Park Victorian Loaded With Charm and Character

Echo Park Victorian Loaded With Charm and Character

Sponsored Post 852 Waterloo Street Echo Park Victorian circa 1900 loaded with charm and character....

Jul 21, 2017 / More »

Glimpses of S. Pas.

Joy Ride Through South Pasadena

Joy Ride Through South Pasadena

Take a joyride with me through South Pas… and marvel at all the vintage cars....

Feb 23, 2017 / More »

Eat-LA

The Go Go New Year’s Eve: Fancy Fetes, Complimentary Drink Crawl, Where to Recover + More

The Go Go New Year’s Eve: Fancy Fetes, Complimentary Drink Crawl, Where to Recover + More

The Go Go: Where to party, what to drink, how to do it responsibly and the best places to recover. Happy New Year,...

Dec 29, 2014 / More »
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