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Blackberry Mint Mojitos »

TGIF people, T.G.I.F. Working on my own start-up business has made me very appreciative of Friday afternoons. As a chef, I’ve never been very good at the business/office end of things—talking on the phone, meetings, email, blah blah. Even with my own restaurant I tended to avoid that whole office...

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Eat & Drink

Beer, Brats ‘n Books

Beer, Brats ‘n Books »

It’s the 3rd annual Beer, Brats and Books event at Central Library on May 7. Craft Beer Kings of El Monte, including Hanger 24 Craft Brewery will be providing a number of microbrews while Robin’s Wood Fire BBQ of Pasadena will be serving up the brats, salad and their famous garlic fries. Tasty...

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Kid Stuff

Arroyo Adventure Opens @ Kidspace

Arroyo Adventure Opens @ Kidspace »

In early March 2016, “a crane with the capacity to lift 250 tons, delivered the steel platform  pieces of the Hawk’s Nest, one of the featured Arroyo Adventure exhibits.” The platform sits on custom laser-cut steel beams, engineered to make the support structure appear to be branches of a tree. The...

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Home & Garden

Harvesting Herbs for Fresh & Dry Use

Harvesting Herbs for Fresh & Dry Use »

Herbs you use frequently either fresh or dry are definitely worth growing and harvesting for their excellent-quality essential oils and economy. With even only a small space for growing and then harvesting in a timely manner, you can get several or more harvests per growing season that will provide many...

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Talk of Our Towns

Tape, Glue, Staples! PopOok! in Pasadena »

Tape, Glue, Staples! PopOok! in Pasadena

What’s a PopOok? We have no idea. We’ll let those in the know explain… In celebration of Free Comic Book Day 2016, the Allendale Branch Library hosts a...

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Tales of Desegregation & Sayonara Slam »

Tales of Desegregation & Sayonara Slam

Naomi Hirahara has been introducing many of us to a world about which we no little, if anything. Her Mas Arai mystery series follows the life of Mas...

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Life’s Own Colors Darken »

Life’s Own Colors Darken

Words slather with mucus, too much eating Crocodile meat. Words splatter against a sky once light as bisque cups holding hope. Now, life’s own colors darken, by word-stains...

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Creative Types

Aerial Photographer Renee Rusak Strouse »

Aerial Photographer Renee Rusak Strouse

We are delighted to feature one of the dozens of local artists participating in Open Studios Alta/Pasa/Dena, the next of which will be held June 4-5. Renee Rusak Strouse...

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Good Deeds

Bingo for Choice at Angel City Brewery »

Bingo for Choice at Angel City Brewery

It’s a night with Bingo Boy Jeffrey Bowman. He began producing some of the very first AIDS benefits in Los Angeles in the 1980s; events attended by the likes...

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Jackalope Art & Craft Fair
Maude Woods - Opening October 22nd in Pasadena

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A Stitch in Time & Hodge Podge Gifts »

A Stitch in Time & Hodge Podge Gifts

We had dropped the ball; our girl is going to her high school senior prom on Saturday and her dress had yet to be hemmed. We flew out of the house, “flew” down Huntington Drive, and cut through A Stitch in Time to reach Carlos the Tailor who has a minute shop in the back, […]...

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Events

“A Walk in the Garden” »

“A Walk in the Garden”

The Crown City Ringers hold a spring handbell concert this Mother’s Day at the Pasadena Presbyterian Church. It’s a family-friendly event and all mothers receive a complimentary bouquet. Crown City Ringers is a community handbell choir with members from professional musicians to handbell hobbyists, all committed to bringing “the art of handbell ringing to the […]...

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World Labyrinth Day: Walk as One at 1 »

World Labyrinth Day: Walk as One at 1

The Labyrinth Society invites all of us to “walk as one at 1” as part of World Labyrinth Day. World Labyrinth Day. Who knew? Walking Pasadena invites everyone to walk the labyrinth at Arlington Garden on May 7, gathering at 1 p.m.. After traversing the labyrinth, everyone on hand will walk to  the Chartres-style labyrinth at Neighborhood […]...

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2016 Mother’s Day at Castle Green: Tour & High Tea »

2016 Mother’s Day at Castle Green: Tour & High Tea

Some weeks back, we were invited to attend a private reception. Upon accepting we found the location was to be a penthouse at Castle Green. It had been some years since we’d been buzzed through the entrance wrought iron gate, walking under the “bridge,” up the front steps and into the handsome foyer. We smiled […]...

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History Buff

Matt Hormann: The Darkest Night »

Matt Hormann: The Darkest NightThe South Pasadena Public Library’s community room was packed. Chairs miraculously appeared a full fifteen minutes into the evening’s history lecture. Local residents, reflecting the area’s diverse ethnicity and cultural backgrounds, had gathered for Matt Hormann’s “The Darkest...

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What We're Reading

“Lila” by Marilynne Robinson »

“Lila” by Marilynne RobinsonA friend was about to return Lila to the library, then thought we might enjoy the story. We did. The first we know of little Lila, she’s been dragged from her hiding place under the...

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Photo Op.

Poppies, Cacti & Cats in Trees »

Poppies, Cacti & Cats in TreesWe continue our joy of spring. All the growing and flourishing. The vibrancy and hues. The shapes big, small… and humongous. We’re not sure why we are especially taken with this spring—maybe it’s the seesaw from blistering heat that reminds one of late August to the nippy days requiring sweaters, or the stillness and quiet in an...

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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 April 30 to May 6

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events April 30 to May 6

Here are events scheduled Saturday, April 30, to Friday, May 6. All events are free,...

Apr 30, 2016 / More »

Vroman's Blog

Little Flower Baking!

Little Flower Baking!

This coming Saturday (4/23), we have the pleasure of hosting Christine Moore and Cecilia Leung of...

Apr 20, 2016 / 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

Sí, Se Puede 2016

Sí, Se Puede 2016

Theoretically there are four seasons.  In Southern California there are those who argue that there...

Apr 4, 2016 / 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

California Republicans kiss votes goodbye, closet Trump-ers speak and Sanders holds out

California Republicans kiss votes goodbye, closet Trump-ers speak and Sanders holds out

Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) announces the suspension of his campaign as wife...

May 4, 2016 / More »

Eastsider LA

New to Market: Atwater Oasis & Silver Lake Stunner

New to Market: Atwater Oasis & Silver Lake Stunner

Sponsored Post 4261 Brunswick Avenue | $869,000 A creative oasis located in highly sought after...

May 5, 2016 / More »

Glimpses of S. Pas.

Taijitu Revisited

Taijitu Revisited

Duality fascinates me. I love the way two seemingly incongruous things can exist together in...

Apr 14, 2016 / 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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