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Friday Food Fair

Friday Food Fair

Enjoying the food trucks at Jones on Wednesdays? Why wait another week? Joining the food-truck frenzy is east Pasadena’s Chefs Center of California, which is hosting the Friday Food Fair & Artisanal Marketplace. It’s taken on this adventure to help draw attention to its nonprofit program that helps entrepreneurs start and expand food-based businesses. You can support its […]

Summer Soda Tasting

Summer Soda Tasting

Celebrate the summer heat by spending some time with the King of Pop—soda pop, that is. Galco’s Soda Pop Stop is hosting its first Summer Soda Tasting, showcasing old and new favorites and a few surprise flavors. The event, hosted by Galco’s owner John Nese, will feature countless soda samples, live music, a silent auction and an […]

Art for a Cause

Art for a Cause

Beginning this Sunday, Offramp Gallery will be hosting a Benefit Art Sale supporting Jade Bemiller, daughter of Offramp artists Megann Zwierlein and Quinton Bemiller, in her fight to beat leukemia. The 4-year-old was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) on April 29 of this year. She is currently undergoing chemotherapy at Children’s Hospital in Los […]

Vroman’s Bestsellers 7/11/11

Vroman’s Bestsellers 7/11/11

Hardcover Fiction Silent Girl, Tess Gerritsen State of Wonder, Ann Patchett Witches of East End, Melissa De La Cruz Paris Wife, Paula Mclain Before I Go To Sleep, S J Watson Against All Enemies, Tom Clancy Dog Who Came In From The Cold, Alexander Smith Calebs Crossing, Geraldine Brooks Dreams of Joy, Lisa See Now […]

Wheel Food Wednesdays

Wheel Food Wednesdays

Every Wednesday since May, Jones Coffee Roasters has been pairing with food trucks of every stripe to bring locals an evening of fun food and music. First-timers curious about the crowd in the small parking lot mix with regulars who never miss a week. Every Wednesday, a new group of trucks and carts appears, but […]

Shakespeare’s Summer Festival

Shakespeare’s Summer Festival

A Shakespeare festival in… La Cañada? At a Catholic girls’ high school? Sure, why not! This summer Vanguard Repertory Company is staging the La Cañada Flintridge Shakespeare’s Summer Festival, and they’ve rented the spectacular, view-rich Flintridge Sacred Heart campus for the duration. This year brings three productions, two of which are world premieres developed by Vanguard Rep. […]

Vroman’s Bestsellers 7/4/11

Vroman’s Bestsellers 7/4/11

Hardcover Fiction State of Wonder, Ann Patchett Witches of East End, Melissa De La Cruz Joy for Beginners, Erica Bauermeister Extraordinary Rendition of Vincent Dellamaria, Jack Walker Dreams of Joy, Lisa See Hypnotist, Lars Kepler Calebs Crossing, Geraldine Brooks Map of Time, Felix Palma Smokin Seventeen, Janet Evanovich Paris Wife, Paula Mclain Hardcover Non-Fiction Go […]

Tournament House Tours

Tournament House Tours

Don’t miss out on seeing the inside of the Tournament House before it closes its doors for the fall. Free tours of the house are offered every Thursday through August; not only do you get to see the house, but you’ll also see—get ready for it—the Crown of the Rose Queen. Inside the 21-room, 18,500-square-foot Italian Renaissance-style […]

Pie ‘n Burger Truck

Pie ‘n Burger Truck

An old-time Pasadena spot has surprised us by keeping up with the hipster kids. That’s right, Pie ‘n Burger has launched a food truck! It made its premier at Jones Coffee and is now cruising around town, offering an alternative to all those trendy banh mi and bacon-everything trucks. And the alternative? The Pie ‘n Burger […]

Jordan Stringfellow, Parties, Decor and More

Jordan Stringfellow, Parties, Decor and More

Jordi Stringfellow is a former television executive and USC-trained lawyer who gave that all up in 2001 to start Jordi & CO, a party-planning business. She’s orchestrated the small (dinner and cocktail parties), the large (Christmas and anniversary parties) and every kind of event in between. The business grew out of motherhood—she had two small […]

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