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Bike Week Pasadena 2013

Bike Week Pasadena 2013

Four days left of the 7th Annual Bike Week Pasadena. Activities as conveyed by press release: Wednesday, May 15th, 6:30-9:30 p.m.: dedicated to supporting women on two wheels. A quick-fix repair clinic will be at Paseo Colorado with a social ride through the streets of Pasadena. The ride will be through the streets of Pasadena, […]

Tuna Salad with Tarragon

Tuna Salad with Tarragon

Tuna salad can go, oh, so many ways: sweet, pickled, and crunchy; exotic, spicy, or unadorned; and augmented by macaroni, arugula, cottage cheese, or parmesan. Whether you’re using Bumblebee or grinding up last night’s yellowfin steaks, tuna salad is—almost—as American as apple pie. Tuna salad can be made with: Miracle Whip—we swear!—it’s called “Tempting Tuna […]

Lian Dolan at Showcase House

Lian Dolan at Showcase House

THE NEW ROMANTIC COMEDY BY THE BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF HELEN OF PASADENA Lian Dolan’s upcoming author events: Pasadena Showcase House, Wednesday, May 15th, 3 p.m. Altadena Town & Country Club, Thursday, May 16th, 7 p.m. Barnes & Noble, Saturday, May 18th, 2 p.m. Pasadena Shakespeare Club Luncheon, Tuesday, May 21st, 11 a.m. National Charity League, Glendale […]

Rodin & Canaletto — Mattox & Flavin

Rodin & Canaletto — Mattox & Flavin

He admired the bronzes so much, he wrote poems about them. Auguste Rodin was “enamored” with Chola bronzes from southern India, and the Norton Simon Museum has a collection of Chola sculpture, which shall be used to compare and contrast with the works of Rodin, “who is credited with single-handedly reviving sculpture in the late […]

Twohey’s is 70 & They’re Celebrating

Twohey’s is 70 & They’re Celebrating

Home of the Little Stinko Burger or Stink-O. Caramel and bittersweet hot fudge sundaes. Pasadena Weekly’s 2012 winner for “Best Family Restaurant,” “Best Burger,” and “Best Breakfast.” It’s Twohey’s. “Two-ee’s.” Opened in 1943 with a mere 37 seats (compared with the 180 they have now), the restaurant specialized in hamburgers, onion rings, and “hand-dipped fountain […]

Fancy Food Truck Friday

Fancy Food Truck Friday

Webster’s Community Pharmacy, Webster’s Fine Wines & Spirits, and Danny’s Farm presents Altadena’s Fancy Food Truck Friday. Between 5-9 p.m., in Webster’s parking lot, Bool BBQ, Ludo Truck, The Fry Girl, Greenz on Wheelz, Me So Hungry, and My Delight Cupcakery will be offering up their varied delectables. McKinley School’s “McKinley Rock Stars” will provide […]

Merrill Joan Gerber Is Lost in Living

Merrill Joan Gerber Is Lost in Living

You may have seen prize-winning novelist Merrill Joan Gerber in the fabulous documentary Lost in Living by Mary Trunk. Or maybe you’re a New Yorker fan, a Redbook reader, or favor The Atlantic, and have read one of her many short stories. Maybe you’ve seen her walking the campus of Caltech where she teaches fiction […]

Grillin’ the Pollo

Grillin’ the Pollo

Okay this isn’t the fanciest of dinners, but it’s a family favorite and very easy (you could almost say we’re cheating), and we love the smell of something grillin’ on the barbecue—especially when it’s out of season and on a rainy day. Ingredients: Boneless chicken breasts, enough to feed your crew, medium-sized Lemons Olive oil Freshly […]

Mudbound by Hillary Jordan

Mudbound by Hillary Jordan

Mudbound by Hillary Jordan Reviewed by the Book Babes: Carole, Charlotte, Vicki, Judy, Betsy, Missy, Sally, Rosey, Gail, and Patti Vroman’s summarizes Mudbound: “This prize-winning novel is storytelling at the heights of its powers; the ache of wrongs not yet made right, the fierce attendance of history made real (Barbara Kingsolver), as men and women […]

The Rose

The Rose

This comes straight from NASA: The spinning vortex of Saturn’s north polar storm resembles a deep red rose of giant proportions surrounded by green foliage in this false-color image from NASA’s Cassini spacecraft. Measurements have sized the eye at a staggering 1,250 miles (2,000 kilometers) across with cloud speeds as fast as 330 miles per […]

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