Mangiamo

Cucumber Gin Rickey »

Editor’s note: Summer is just coming upon us—with daily graduations, summer camps locked in, and vacation plans being cemented. Our hot weather has yet to descend upon us, thankfully, but we figure it’s never too early to consider what cocktails should be concocted for summer parties, outdoor barbecues, July 4th celebrations, and for when...

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Eat & Drink

Bottled Cocktails with Mark Brown

Bottled Cocktails with Mark Brown »

The Parkway Grill invites one and all to come learn the “tricks of the trade” about making cocktails on June 17. How about Barrel Aged Manhattan, Batch 40 Bourbon, or Barrel Old Fashioned? Jalapeño-spiked tequila even! Mark Brown leads this cocktail class—singles, pitchers, and bottles to go. Parkway Grill hors...

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Kid Stuff

Legends & Fairytales, Roots & Shoots

Legends & Fairytales, Roots & Shoots »

  We wish our summer camps had titles like this—”Myths, Legends & Fairies of the Forest.” It’s just one of the one-week summer camp sessions at the Arboretum for kids age 5 to 11. We apologize for being a bit late to the promotion party, but here is a listing of the...

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Home & Garden

Plumeria Grafting

Plumeria Grafting »

Apparently grafted plumeria trees bloom in a variety of colors. That’s an interesting idea. But how does one graft? Diana Donnellan leads a hands-on workshop “exploring both the mechanics of grafting as well as best practices” on June 17. Donnellan will show on the grove’s demonstration trees examples of “good”...

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Talk of Our Towns

Hold These Truths »

Hold These Truths

Hold These Truths is currently playing at the Pasadena Playhouse. Saw this play last night. By far, one of the best I’ve ever seen. Deep, heart wrenching yet ironically...

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The Last Five Years »

The Last Five Years

Brian Elerding is Executive Director of Lineage Performing Arts Center. We first met him through the Ensemble Shakespeare Theatre Company, which now performs at Descanso Gardens. Elerding is one of...

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Fiore Market Cafe

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Brother »

Brother

  Brother by Thelma T. Reyna        The seventh time almost worked. Officer Bo Velez hovered in the hallway, poking his large, shaved head into the trauma room...

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Creative Types

4,000 Murals Later… »

4,000 Murals Later…

The Pasadena Chalk Festival celebrates its 25th anniversary during this annual event on Father’s Day weekend, June 17-18. Over 600 artists descend upon Pasadena to create 200 chalk...

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Good Deeds

Saving Edgar »

Saving Edgar

It hasn’t been an easy road for Edgar. For two weeks after he was born, he was “on the streets.” No food bowl, no warm bed to sleep in...

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Maude Woods - Opening October 22nd in Pasadena

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Wellema Hat Co. »

Wellema Hat Co.

“Each hat starts with me.” So says Cody Wellema of Wellema Hat Company, which has just celebrated its one-year anniversary on East Mariposa Street in Altadena. Wellema writes about “a glorious Creator” who created mankind in His image. Cody believes that we are all “designed” to create, whether it be in making an instrument by hand, writing a […]...

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Events

Wine & Song This Summer »

Wine & Song This Summer

Another evening of wine and song; part of the Wednesday Wine & Song Concert Series—”a mid-week, spirit-lifting hootenanny”—thanks to musician and host Brad Colerick. As per usual, the location is the Arroyo Seco Grill at the golf course in South Pasadena. It’s a funky, intimate spot right off the putting green. Food is available; the […]...

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Altadena Sheriff’s Station Car Show »

Altadena Sheriff’s Station Car Show

We thought the word was “hot rod.” Are we merely misremembering the cars in Rebel Without a Cause and American Graffitti? Appearing at the 5th Annual LA County Sheriff’s Department Altadena Station Car Show (could that name be any longer) is what’s being called “street rods.” Also showing off their goods will be vintage trucks and […]...

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Mystery Lit: Holmes, Sherlock & the Consulting Detective »

Mystery Lit: Holmes, Sherlock & the Consulting Detective

Ellen Dostal writing for Broadway Word calls it a “roguishly handsome production” and an “epic whodunit” with a cast that has “whip-smart abilities. Where Wicked Lit uses the mausoleum to achieve a spooky effect, the train depot plays into the dark and foggy night intrigue of Victorian England. It’s a surprisingly versatile canvas on which […]...

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History Buff

PMH Free Admission to “The Art in the Street” & Feynes Mansion Tours »

PMH Free Admission to “The Art in the Street” & Feynes Mansion ToursTo coincide nicely with the 25th Annual Pasadena Chalk Festival, the Pasadena Museum of History is welcoming everyone to view a current exhibit “Art in the Street: 25 Years of the Pasadena Chalk Festival”—free of...

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What We're Reading

A Homecoming, of Sorts »

A Homecoming, of SortsWhat would you do if all your stuff went up in smoke?” Megan Edwards knows. In 1993, Megan Edwards‘s house was the first of 200 to burn down in the 1992 Altadena wildfire dubbed “the fire of...

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Photo Op.

5 Years, 2 Months, 8 Days »

5 Years, 2 Months, 8 DaysJenna Franks has been waiting five years, two months, and eight days for a kidney transplant. Her mother Karol waits right along with her, next to her; in step, every step of the way. Along the way, Karol takes pictures. Stunning photographs. We’ve shared many, and here are some more. Enjoy. LA’s Venice canals…    ...

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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...

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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 June 17 to 23

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events June 17 to 23

Here are events scheduled Saturday, June 17, to Friday, June 23.All events are free, so...

Jun 16, 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

What if the Mexican border wall was made of tech, plus checking in on the prototypes and legal pushback

What if the Mexican border wall was made of tech, plus checking in on the prototypes and legal pushback

A Mexican family stands next to the border wall between Mexico and the United States,...

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Eastsider LA

On The Market: Cypress Park triplex; Eagle Rock Craftsman; Monterey Hills condo by Debs Park

On The Market: Cypress Park triplex; Eagle Rock Craftsman; Monterey Hills condo by Debs Park

Around four dozen single-family homes, condos and other properties went up for sale on the...

Jun 22, 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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