Author Archive

  • Page 2 of 2
  • <
  • 1
  • 2

Onesipkim

Onesipkim

It’s not often that you know a shop owner’s drinking habits before you enter, but Kim Madolora’s store is named for hers. This beautiful, modern space in Old Town is rich in the newest names in L.A. fashion — Voom, LA Made, EVER, Revolver, Hourglass — as well as Lollia fragrances and candles, bags by [...]

The Unburger Burger

The Unburger Burger

The humble veggie burger, oft maligned by carnivores, loved by vegetarians… it’s a burger but not a burger. For vegetarians (myself among them) who miss some of the trappings of “real” burgers, but not the meat itself, veggie burgers are a staple. I am always searching for the new and different — anything but those [...]

Spas

Spas

After celebrating with abandon during the holidays, the Hometown Pasadena “girls” spent the month of January recovering by spa-ing around town. We each did a treatment or two — yes, it’s a tough job, but as the saying goes, someone’s gotta do it — and here are our finds, some more worthy than others. Amadeus [...]

Hometown Holiday Gifts

Hometown Holiday Gifts

Just like Dorothy’s oft-quoted words from The Wizard of Oz, we at Hometown Pasadena believe there’s no place like home—Pasadena, that is—for holiday shopping. The perfect gift awaits each person on your list right here in our own towns, from Pasadena to Montrose. And remember, every dollar you spend at an independently owned store puts [...]

NoCo: The Creative Heart of Old Town

NoCo: The Creative Heart of Old Town

New York has its Soho, Tribeca and Nolita, L.A. has its WeHo, and now Pasadena has its very own NoCo, as in North of Colorado. Often overlooked but never boring, the Old Town streets north of Colorado — Union, Holly and Fair Oaks – are home to great stores (including a couple of brand-new ones), [...]

White T-Shirts for Summer

White T-Shirts for Summer

It’s only May, and we’ve already had two rounds of 95-degree heat waves. That means it’s time to refresh your collection of t-shirts — because there’s nothing like a crisp, clean, comfortable white tee to get you through the many coming days of blazing sun and rising temps. To that end, Hometown Pasadena’s resident shopper, [...]

Fashionista Action in San Marino

Fashionista Action in San Marino

There’s a little section of Mission Street in San Marino that’s really happening. You read that right: San Marino! Three stores — deVelle, e.g page and Single Stone — have suddenly made this one of the most fashion-focused blocks in the whole San Gabriel Valley. DeVelle, a well-established women’s clothing store known for its personalized [...]

a

Maude Woods - Opening October 22nd in Pasadena

a

a

Camelot and Vine

Search